Arena Fargo Civic Center
|Location Fargo, North Dakota|
Date founded 1995
|History International Basketball Association (1995-2001) Continental Basketball Association (2001-02)|
Roland miller iba fargo moorhead beez february 18 2000
The Fargo-Moorhead Beez was a professional basketball club based in Fargo, North Dakota that competed in the International Basketball Association beginning in the 1995-1996 season. They were the 1995-1996 and the 1997-1998 International Basketball Association champions. The team joined the Continental Basketball Association in 2001 when the IBA folded, along with IBA rivals, the Dakota Wizards and the Saskatchewan Hawks. In their one and only CBA season, the Beez made the play-offs and faced off in a best-of-5 series with the Dakota Wizards for the National Conference Championship. The Wizards, however, won the series 3-0 and went on to become the 2002 CBA Champions. The Beez folded that following summer. Notable former players include Chris "Birdman" Andersen, Sam Nysetvold, and Tony Dunkin.