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Utah Flash
Utah Flash logo
Founded 2007
History Utah Flash
NBA D-League: 2007-Present
Arena McKay Events Center
City Orem, Utah
Team Colors Black, Red, Silver
              
Head Coach Brad Jones
Owner Brandt Andersen
Championships 0
Division Titles 1 (2008-09)
Affiliations Utah Jazz("local" affiliate)
Atlanta Hawks
Website www.nba.com/dleague/utah/

The Utah Flash is a team of the NBA Development League that began playing in 2007. They play their home games at the McKay Events Center on the campus of Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. The Utah Flash is the affiliate team for the Utah Jazz and the Atlanta Hawks.

The team name was chosen by a name-the-team contest, with the choices Dash, Flash, Dynos, and Heroes. The Utah Flash name was announced on April 17.

On May 24, it was announced that Utah Jazz regional scout Brad Jones would be the team's inaugural head coach.[1]

Dec. 8, 2009. Owner, Brandt Andersen, hoaxed a sold out crowd that expected Michael Jordan to play in a charity exhibition at halftime. A Jordan lookalike instead was introduced to face former Utah Jazz guard Bryon Russell in a promotional fiasco. Fans were outraged, and many booed and left the game.[2]

Contents

Current Roster

Utah Flash roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
F 21 United States Brady, Jordan 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Utah Valley
F 23 United States Darger, Joe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) UNLV
F 34 United States Davis, Bennet 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Northeastern
G 15 United States Greene, Orien 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Louisiana-Lafayette
F 22 United States Hamilton, Brian 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Louisiana-Lafayette
G 12 United States Ingram, Andre 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) American University*
C 41 Australia Nevill, Luke 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Utah
G 11 United States Jefferson, Dontell 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Arkansas
G 18 United States Pruitt, Gabe 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Southern California
F 33 United States Wheeler, Carlos 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Campbellsville, KY*
Head coach
  • United States Brad Jones
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2010-01-22

Season-By-Season

Season Division Regular Season Playoffs Postseason Results
Finish Wins Losses Pct.
Utah Flash
2007–08 Western 3rd 24 26 .480
2008–09 Western 1st 32 18 .640 Won Round 1
Won Semifinals
Lost D-League Finals
Utah 94, Bakersfield 81
Utah 103, Dakota 93
Colorado 2, Utah 0
2009–10 Western 22 20 .524
Regular Season Record 72 59 .716 2007-2010
Playoff Record 2 1 .667 2007-2010

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