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All-American Basketball Alliance (1978)

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Formed: Fall 1977
Folded: First week of February 1978

First Game: January 6, 1978
Final Game: February 2, 1978

Seasons: <One 
States: Seven (Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia)


The All-American Basketball Alliance was a doomed minor league basketball outfit that lasted less than one month in the winter of 1978.


All-American Basketball Alliance Franchise List

Franchise Years Active
Carolina Lightning 1978
Georgia Titans 1978
Indiana Wizards 1978
Kentucky Stallions 1978
New York Guard 1978
Richmond Virginians 1978
Rochester Zeniths 1978
West Virginia Wheels 1978

Written by AC

April 23rd, 2013 at 11:25 pm

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  1. I was in attendance on opening night in Louisville and I still have my program that lists the rosters of all the teams. I was excited to see so many of the former Pacers from the ABA playing, even though they were slower and older. Too bad the league folded so quickly.

    Barry Sears

    9 Nov 15 at 9:37 pm

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