Springfield Armor

The Springfield Armor are a basketball team from Springfield, Massachusetts, playing in the NBA Development League. Their home games carries out the team in MassMutual Center. The team belongs HWS Basketball, LLC, whose owner Michael Savit is. This includes four minor league baseball teams: the Mobile BayBears, the Modesto Nuts, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers and Columbia Blowship. For the season 2011/12 they became the exclusive farm team of the Brooklyn Nets ( at that time still as New Jersey Nets ). That is, only the Nets they may have as a farm team.

Since it was invented in Springfield basketball, the city is also called the Birthplace of Basketball ( German birthplace of basketball ).

The name of the team comes from the Springfield Armory, which was founded in 1777 by George Washington. On 30 June 2009, the team gave its logo and its name officially.

In the D - League 2011/12 season the team made ​​it for the first time in the playoffs, where it was defeated by the Canton Charge in the first round.

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