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Anaheim Arsenal

Anaheim Arsenal
Anaheim Arsenal logo
League NBA Development League
Founded 2006
Folded 2009 (relocated to Springfield)
History Anaheim Arsenals (D-League): 2006–2009
Springfield Armor (D-League): 2009–2014
Grand Rapids Drive (D-League): 2014–present
Arena Anaheim Convention Center
Location Anaheim, California
Team colors Red, Navy Blue, Gray, White
Head coach Sam Vincent
Ownership Tom & Louise Jones, Gino Kwok, Roy Englebrecht
Affiliation(s) Los Angeles Clippers
Atlanta Hawks

The Anaheim Arsenal was a professional basketball team which played in NBA Development League from 2006-2009. They played their home games at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim, California.

Team owners included Tom and Louise Jones, Jeff Jones, as well as Gino Kwok, who is former president of the Summer Pro League in Long Beach, California, and Roy Englebrecht, who operates a school for aspiring broadcasters, fight promotors known as Fight Promoter University and is a boxing promoter.

The team was led by President Cliff Dochterman, and Head Coach Sam Vincent.

The Arsenal were the first professional basketball team to play in the Anaheim Convention Center since a 1992 Clippers NBA playoff game was played there because of Los Angeles riots of 1992.

On March 31, 2009, the D-League announced that the Arsenal would relocate to Springfield, Massachusetts for the 2009-10 season, where they became known as the Springfield Armor.[1][2] On April 15, 2014, the D-League announced that the Armor would relocate to Grand Rapids, Michigan for the 2014-15 season.[3]

In 3 years in Anaheim, the Arsenal never made the playoffs.


Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, % = Win–Loss %

Season W L  % Playoffs Results
Anaheim Arsenal
2006-07 23 27 .460
2007-08 23 27 .460
2008-09 15 35 .300
Totals 61 89 .407


See also


  1. NBA Development League Team Comes To Springfield, Massachusetts
  2. Springfield’s NBA Development League Team Unveils Name and Logo
  3. "NBA D-League Comes to Grand Rapids for 2014-15 Season". NBA Development League. April 15, 2014. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 

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