Edmonton Stingers

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Edmonton Stingers
Edmonton Stingers Logo.png
Leagues CEBL
Founded2018
HistoryEdmonton Stingers
(2019–present)
Arena Edmonton Expo Centre
Capacity4,000
Location Edmonton, Alberta
Team coloursYellow, blue, white
            
PresidentBrett Fraser
Head coachJermaine Smalls
Website www.thestingers.ca

The Edmonton Stingers are a Canadian professional basketball team based in Edmonton, Alberta. They compete in the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) and play their home games at the Edmonton Expo Centre.

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History

On May 2, 2018, it was announced that Edmonton would be one of the six cities to participate in the Canadian Elite Basketball League, with the team expected to play its inaugural season beginning in May 2019. [1] On June 22, 2018, it was announced that the team would be called the Edmonton Stingers. [2]

The Edmonton Stingers played their inaugural game on May 10, 2019 against the Niagara River Lions, winning 118-105. [3]

Players

Current roster

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Edmonton Stingers roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.Nat.NameHt.Wt.Age
G 5 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Ambanza, Narcisse 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)195 lb (88 kg)23 – (1996-12-03)3 December 1996
G/F 8 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Baker, Jordan  (C)6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)229 lb (104 kg)28 – (1991-08-26)26 August 1991
F 20 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Clarke, Brody 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)235 lb (107 kg)23 – (1996-06-04)4 June 1996
F 30 Flag of the United States.svg Daniels, Travis 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)219 lb (99 kg)28 – (1992-01-25)25 January 1992
F 12 Flag of the United States.svg Ellis, Akeem 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)210 lb (95 kg)29 – (1990-08-04)4 August 1990
F 22 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Glaze, Grandy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)235 lb (107 kg)27 – (1992-03-04)4 March 1992
F 3 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gueye, Mamadou 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)195 lb (88 kg)26 – (1993-10-15)15 October 1993
G 9 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Kamba, Mathieu 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)209 lb (95 kg)24 – (1995-10-05)5 October 1995
G 2 Flag of the United States.svg Moon, Xavier   Cruz Roja.svg 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)190 lb (86 kg)25 – (1995-01-02)2 January 1995
G 24 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Otieno, Kenny 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)28 – (1991-06-21)21 June 1991
F 21 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Overwater, Zac 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)23 – (1996-07-23)23 July 1996
G 10 Flag of the United States.svg Parks, Deondre 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)194 lb (88 kg)27 – (1992-10-30)30 October 1992
G 14 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Peter-McNeilly, Adika 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)188 lb (85 kg)26 – (1993-04-17)17 April 1993
F 4 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Smith, Ashton 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)192 lb (87 kg)30 – (1989-06-26)26 June 1989
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • George Hoyt
  • Jermaine Small
  • Kent Johnson
  • Brandon Brock
Team manager
  • Zale Smordin

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured

Updated: June 14, 2019

Season-by-season record

LeagueSeasonCoachRegular seasonPost season
WonLostWin %FinishWonLostWin %Result
CEBL
2019 Jermaine Small146.7002nd01.000Lost Semi-finals
Totals146.70001.000

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References

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