Chicago Throwbacks

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Chicago Throwbacks
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Founded2007
League ABA 2007
PBL 20082009
Team historyChicago Throwbacks 20072009
Based in Chicago, Illinois
Arena Attack Athletics (1,000)
ColorsBlack, silver
Owner George Bellevue
Head coachJoe Boylan
Championships0
Division titles0

The Chicago Throwbacks were a team of the Premier Basketball League that begin play in fall 2007. Their home arena was Attack Athletics on Chicago's West Side.

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They were originally part of the American Basketball Association for the first part of the 2007–08 season, playing alongside their intra-city rivals the Cicero Cometas USA and the South Chi-Land Infernos. When the Infernos never began play and the Cometas folded, the Throwbacks were left to play several games against exhibition teams that happened to count in the standings.

A second chance at stability came when the Chicago Aztecas of the PBL shut down and the PBL needed a replacement team. The Throwbacks took that opportunity and played in the PBL's inaugural season in its Central Division.

Roster

Head Coach: Joe Boylan

#Pos.Ht.PlayerAcquiredCollege
5 Flag of the United States.svg SF6'5 Stanley Thomas 2008 Robert Morris College
8 Flag of the United States.svg SF6'6 Dameon Mason 2008 LSU
10 Flag of the United States.svg SG6'5Michael Herman2008 Indiana
11 Flag of the United States.svg PG6'2 Michael O'Neal 2008 Central State
15 Flag of the United States.svg PG6'2 Imari Sawyer 2008 DePaul
20 Flag of the United States.svg SG6'5 Marcus Jackson 2008None
21 Flag of the United States.svg SG6'5 Jerome Harper 2008 Robert Morris College
23 Flag of the United States.svg PF6'8 Herman Smith 2008 Idaho State
24 Flag of the United States.svg PF6'8 Amir Major 2008 Bemidji State
32 Flag of the United States.svg SF6'5 Michael Simms 2008 Robert Morris College
33 Flag of the United States.svg PF6'7 Casey Love 2008 Robert Morris College
34 Flag of the United States.svg PF6'8 Anthony Simmons 2008None

2009 Season Schedule

DateOpponent Home/Away ScoreHigh pointsHigh reboundsHigh assistsLocation/AttendanceRecord
January 2 Battle Creek Knights Away113-120 Stanley Thomas (23) Michael O'Neal (8) Imari Sawyer (7) Kellogg Arena (1,257)0-1
January 4 Detroit Panthers Away110-106Stanley Thomas (24)Stanley Thomas & Marcus Jackson (9)Imari Sawyer (8) Groves High School 1-1
January 10Battle Creek KnightsHome106-94Imari Sawyer (18) Dameon Mason (7)Imari Sawyer (5) Attack Athletics 1-2
January 12 Quebec Kebs Home91-92Dameon Mason (19)Stanley Thomas & Michael Herman (7)Imari Sawyer (10)Attack Athletics2-2
January 18Detroit PanthersHome107-119Stanley Thomas (21) James Booyer (11) Michael O'Neal (3)Attack Athletics3-2
January 23 Mid-Michigan Destroyers Away105-116 Anthony Simmons (27)Anthony Simmons (10)Stanley Thomas (3) Bay City Western high school 3-3
January 24 Rochester Razorsharks Home112-83Dameon Mason (22)James Booyer (12)Stanley Thomas & Michael Herman (3)Attack Athletics3-4
January 26Mid-Michigan DestroyersHome117-104Michael Herman (28) Amir Major (16)Imari Sawyer (10)Attack Athletics3-5
February 6Battle Creek KnightsAway112-117Stanley Thomas (29)Anthony Simmons (11)Michael Herman (6)Kellogg Arena3-6
February 8Detroit PanthersAway114-113Dameon Mason (24) Casey Love (13)Imari Sawyer (8)Groves High School4-6
February 13Mid-Michigan DestroyersHome108-121Stanley Thomas (32)Stanley Thomas (9)Imari Sawyer (9)Attack Athletics5-6
February 20Quebec KebsAway109-104Imari Sawyer (28)Anthony Simmons (8)Imari Sawyer (11) Pavillon de la Jeunesse 6-6
February 22 Augusta Groove Away105-119 Willie Mitchell (25)Imari Sawyer (9)Michael O'Neal (4) Richmond Academy 6-7
February 27 Manchester Millrats Away105-124Dameon Mason (22)Casey Love (12)Imari Sawyer & Michael Herman (7) Southern New Hampshire Fieldhouse 6-8
March 6Detroit PanthersHome123-116Dameon Mason (28)Willie Mitchell & Dameon Mason (4)Imari Sawyer (10)Attack Athletics6-9
March 8Battle Creek KnightsHome114-109Casey Love (22)Willie Mitchell (8)Imari Sawyer (11)Attack Athletics6-10
March 13Battle Creek KnightsHome*120-123Stanley Thomas (46)Casey Love (15)Imari Sawyer (10)Attack Athletics6-11
March 15Manchester MillratsHome122-99Stanley Thomas (25)Stanley Thomas (11)Imari Sawyer (8)Attack Athletics6-12
March 27Battle Creek KnightsHome121-95Casey Love (28)Casey Love (11)Imari Sawyer (10)Attack Athletics6-13
March 28Rochester RazorsharksAway96-176Stanley Thomas (28)Anthony Simmons (9)Imari Sawyer (8) Blue Cross Arena 6-14

* Replacement game for a game at Mid-Michigan

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