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Encyclopedia > Fort Worth Flyers
Fort Worth Flyers
Founded 2005
History Fort Worth Flyers
2005-Present
Arena Fort Worth Convention Center
City Fort Worth, Texas
Team Colors Light blue, Navy blue, and Brown
Head Coach Sam Vincent
Owner David Kahn
Southwest Basketball, LLC
Championships none
Affiliations Dallas Mavericks ("local" affiliate), Charlotte Bobcats, Philadelphia 76ers

The Fort Worth Flyers is the name of a NBA Development League minor league basketball expansion team based in Fort Worth, Texas. They began play in the 2005-06 season.
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Contents

Franchise history

Players of note

Not to be forgotten:

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Current stars:

Kelenna David Azubuike (born December 16, 1983 in London) is currently a NBA Development League player for the Fort Worth Flyers. ...

Current Roster

Fort Worth Flyers
Current Roster
Head Coach: Sam Vincent
C 8 Deji Akindele
G 24 Kelenna Azubuike (Kentucky)
G 11 Bimbo Carmona
F 88 Ndudi Ebi (Westbury Christian HS (TX))
G 0 Keith Langford (Kansas)
G 13 Aaron Miles (Kansas)
F 12 Jamario Moon
C 34 Pavel Podkolzin (Russia)
C 18 Nick Sheppard (Pepperdine)
F 9 Anthony Terrell (UNC-Wilmington)
G 23 Von Wafer (FSU)
(FA) - Free Agent 2006 - 2007 Fort Worth Flyers

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External links

  • Fort Worth Flyers Homepage
  • Official NBA Development League website
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  Results from FactBites:
 
Fort Worth: Weather and Much More from Answers.com (2720 words)
Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas and the 19th-largest in the United States.
As of the 2000 U.S. Census, Fort Worth population was 534,694 (though a 2005 Census estimate placed the population at 624,067).
Fort Worth is also in the top 5 cities with the largest numerical increase from July 1, 2003 to July 1, 2004 with 17,872 more people or a 3.1% increase.
Top20FortWorth.com - Your Top20Guide to Fort Worth, TX. (1729 words)
Fort Worth is within the Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan division of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, a title designated by the U.S. Census, and is colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Fort Worth was founded as a military camp in 1849, named after General William Jenkins Worth, during the closure of the Mexican-American War.
Fort Worth is home to the NCAA football Fort Worth Bowl, Fort Worth Cats, a minor league baseball team in the Central Baseball League, and the Fort Worth Brahmas, a minor league ice hockey team in the Central Hockey League.
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