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Sioux Falls Skyforce
Sioux Falls Skyforce logo
Founded 1989
History Sioux Falls Skyforce
CBA: 1989-2006
NBA D-League: 2006-present
Arena Sioux Falls Arena
City Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Team Colors Teal, Black, Silver, White
(2006-2007 through present)
                   
Head Coach Tony Fritz
Owner Greg Heineman
Championships 2 CBA
Division Titles 3 CBA
Affiliations Minnesota Timberwolves ("local" affiliate)
Miami Heat
Website www.nba.com/dleague/siouxfalls

The Sioux Falls Skyforce is a basketball team that plays in the NBA Development League. They are based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. The team plays at the Sioux Falls Arena. The Skyforce began in the CBA in 1989. They participated in four CBA championship finals, winning the championship trophy in 1996 (defeating the Fort Wayne Fury, four games to one) and 2005 (defeating the Rockford Lightning three games to one).

The Skyforce have also hosted the CBA All-Star Game three times; in 1996, 2000 and 2003.

In 2006, the Skyforce became a part of the NBA's D-League.

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Year-by-year record

Continental Basketball Association

Year GP W L Pct. Finish Playoffs
1989-90 56 20 36 .357 3rd, NC Midwest Out of Playoffs
1990-91 56 26 30 .464 3rd, AC Midwest Out of Playoffs
1991-92 56 24 32 .429 4th, NC Northern Out of Playoffs
1992-93 56 26 30 .464 3rd, NC Midwest Out of Playoffs
1993-94 56 24 32 .429 5th, NC Midwest Out of Playoffs
1994-95 56 34 22 .607 2nd, NC Western Lost First Round (Omaha, 2-1)
1995-96 56 32 24 .571 1st, NC Northern Won Round 1 (Oklahoma City)
Won NC Championship (Florida, 3-2)
Won CBA Championship (Fort Wayne, 3-2)
1996-97 56 47 9 .839 1st, National Lost First Round (Omaha, 3-2)
1997-98 56 31 25 .554 2nd, National Won Round 1 (Yakima, 3-2)
Won Conference Finals (Fort Wayne, 3-0)
Lost CBA Championship (Quad City, 3-4)
1998-99 56 32 24 .571 1st, National Won Round 1 (Idaho, 3-2)
Won NC Championship (Quad City, 3-2)
Lost CBA Finals (Connecticut, 4-1)
1999-00 56 30 26 .536 3rd, National Won Round 1 (Connecticut)
Lost Semifinals (La Crosse)
2000-01 23 8 15 .348 5th, National Out of Playoffs

International Basketball League

Year GP W L Pct. Finish Playoffs
2000-01 30 16 14 .533 3rd, Western Lost Round 1 (Rockford)


Continental Basketball Association

Year GP W L Pct. Finish Playoffs
2001-02 56 33 23 .589 2nd, American Lost Semifinals (Rockford)
2002-03 48 17 31 .354 4th, National Out of Playoffs
2003-04 48 23 25 .479 5th, League Out of Playoffs
2004-05 48 31 17 .646 2nd, Western Won Semifinals (Dakota)
Won Championship (Rockford)
2005-06 48 30 18 .625 2nd, Western Lost Round-Robin Tournament (0-2)

NBA D-League

Year GP W L Pct. Finish Playoffs
2006-07 50 30 20 .600 2nd, Eastern Lost Conference Finals (Dakota)
2007-08 50 28 22 .560 2nd, Central Won Round 1 (Dakota)
Lost Semifinals (Austin)
2008-09 50 25 25 .500 4th, Central Out of Playoffs
2009-10 42 26 16 .619

2009-2010 Roster

Sioux Falls Skyforce
Current Roster
Head Coach: Tony Fritz
Associate Head Coach: Duane Ticknor
Athletic Trainer: Dustin Schramm
13 G 5'8 United States David Bailey (Loyola (IL))
19 G 5'11 United States Leemire Goldwire (UNC-Charlotte)
32 F 6'9 United States Alexander Johnson (Florida State)
22 F 6'7 United States Michael Joiner (Florida State)
14 G 6'5 United States Chris McCray (Maryland)
10 G 6'5 United States Jared Newson (Tennessee-Martin)
17 G 6'4 United States Mike Nelson (North Dakota State)
34 C 6'11 United States Greg Stiemsma (Wisconsin)
23 F 6'9 United States Raymond Sykes (Clemson)
15 F 6'6 United States Reggie Williams (VMI)

As of February 20, 2010

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References

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