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Encyclopedia > Arkansas RimRockers
Arkansas RimRockers
Founded 2004
History Arkansas Rimrockers
ABA: 2004-2005
NBA D-League: 2005-present
Arena Alltel Arena
City North Little Rock, Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas
Team Colors Red, White, Blue
Head Coach Andy Stoglin
Owner Larry Crain
Championships 1 (ABA)
Affiliations Atlanta Hawks
Memphis Grizzlies
Miami Heat

The Arkansas RimRockers is the name of the NBA Development League minor league basketball team based in North Little Rock.
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Franchise history

Logo used while in the ABA
Logo used while in the ABA

They began play during the 2004-05 season for the American Basketball Association. They posted a 32-5 record in the team’s inaugural season and won the ABA championship. Soon after winning the title they left the ABA and began play in the NBA Development League for the 2005-06 season. Image File history File links RimRockersold. ... Image File history File links RimRockersold. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Basketball Association (ABA) is a mens basketball league founded in 1999. ... The National Basketball Association Development League, more commonly known as the NBA Development League, NBA D-League, or just D-League, is the NBAs officially sponsored and operated developmental basketball organization. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On February 10, 2006 the team fired head coach Joe Harge, the only man to coach the team up to that point. He was replaced by Andy Stoglin.


Stoglin said he will bring a much different style that begins with strict discipline. He joined the organization as an assistant during the 2005-06 season after leading the Mississippi Stingers to the ABA semifinals, where they lost to Arkansas. Stoglin has been coaching since 1969, including a 13-year run as Jackson State’s head coach. The Mississippi is an American Basketball Association (ABA) team based in Greenville, Mississippi. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Jackson State University, often abridged as Jackson State or by its initials JSU is a historically black university located in Jackson, Mississippi founded in 1877. ...


Players of note

NBA Players Formerly Assigned to Arkansas

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Current stars:

  • Clay Tucker
  • Kareem Reid

Current Roster

Arkansas RimRockers
Current Roster
Head Coach: Andy Stoglin
G 11 Myron Allen (North Dakota)
G 13 Brandon Dean (Arkansas)
SG 23 Olu Famutimi (Arkansas '05)
PF 33 Brian Jackson (Oregon State)
C 54 James Lang (Central Park Christian School, (HS) AL)
PG 12 Kareem Reid (Arkansas)
F 32 Chris Shumate (Murray State)
G/F 5 Donta Smith (Southeastern Illinois JC)
G 6 Anthony Roberson (Florida)
G 24 Clay Tucker (Milwaukee '03)
G 19 Rudy Roquemore (University of California, Santa Barbara '03)
(FA) - Free Agent Arkansas RimRockers

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External links

  • Arkansas RimRockers 2005-2006 Schedule
  • Arkansas RimRockers Homepage
  • Official NBA Development League website

Highlights and Interviews

NBA Development League
Albuquerque Thunderbirds | Anaheim Arsenal | Arkansas RimRockers | Austin Toros | Bakersfield Jam | Colorado 14ers
Dakota Wizards | Fort Worth Flyers | Idaho Stampede | Los Angeles D-Fenders | Sioux Falls Skyforce | Tulsa 66ers
Suspended operations: Florida Flame
Expected to begin play in 2007-08: Utah
Defunct/Former Teams: Asheville Altitude | Charleston Lowgators | Columbus Riverdragons | Fayetteville Patriots
Greenville Groove | Huntsville Flight | Mobile Revelers | Roanoke Dazzle

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