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Fayetteville Patriots

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League  NBA Development League
Arena  Crown Coliseum
Founded  2001
Folded  2006
Championships  none
Head coach  Mike Brown
Ownership  NBA

History  Fayetteville Patriots2001–2006
Location  Fayetteville, North Carolina
Team colors  White, Lilac, Red, Black, Navy Blue
Affiliation(s)  Charlotte Bobcats, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks

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The Fayetteville Patriots were an NBA Development League team based in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States. Its logo design features a bald eagle's head and a basketball in the middle of a capital letter "P" with stars and stripes filling the rest of it.


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Franchise history

In 2001, the Fayetteville Patriots became one of the NBA Development League's eight charter franchises. They played their home games at the Cumberland County Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. On May 2, 2006, The D-League decided to no longer field a team in Fayetteville. The announcement came a day after the league decided the same fate for the Roanoke Dazzle franchise, based in Roanoke, Virginia.

2005–2006 season

The Fayetteville Patriots finished last in the NBDL with a 16-32 record. They got a lift in late February and early March, with the acquisition of Amir Johnson and Alex Acker from the Detroit Pistons.

Players of note

  • Chris Andersen, 1st ever draft pick of the NBDL, 1st ever call-up to the NBA from the NBDL with the Denver Nuggets in 2001, 2013 NBA Finals champion, Former New Orleans Hornet; Currently playing with the Memphis Grizzlies
  • 2007 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champion – Gerald Green, Former Minnesota Timberwolf, Houston Rocket, Dallas Maverick, New Jersey Net, Indiana Pacer, Phoenix Sun, and Miami Heat; Currently playing with the Boston Celtics
  • Mateen Cleaves, 2000 NCAA National Champion & Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, Former Detroit Piston, Sacramento King, Cleveland Cavalier, & Seattle SuperSonic
  • Amir Johnson, Former Detroit Piston and Toronto Raptor; Currently playing with the Boston Celtics
  • Alex Acker, Former Detroit Piston & Los Angeles Clipper
  • Terrell McIntyre, Italian Club "Mens Sana Basket" player.
  • Matt Barnes, Former Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Clipper, Sacramento King, New York Knick, Philadelphia 76er, Golden State Warrior, Phoenix Sun, Los Angeles Laker, and Sacramento Kings
  • Affiliates

  • Charlotte Bobcats (2005–2006)
  • Detroit Pistons (2005–2006)
  • New York Knicks (2005–2006)

  • Fayetteville Patriots links gt FACVB


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