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Old 06-04-2013, 03:35 AM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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The following teams listed below, I've always wondered how their names came about. Does anyone know their origins?
  • Alexandria Wind Jammers (ABA 21st Century)
  • Greenville Groove (NBA D-League)
  • Kansas City Knights (ABA 21st Century)
  • Kentucky Colonels (ABA)
  • Knoxville Noise (ABA 21st Century)
  • Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks (NBA)
  • Philadelphia Warriors (NBA)
  • Rochester Fire (ABA 21st Century)
  • Virginia Squires (ABA)
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Old 06-04-2013, 09:40 AM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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This is a Kentucky Colonel.
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Old 06-22-2013, 06:26 AM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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Nice. Thank you.
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:38 PM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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Do you know of the others by chance?
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Old 07-10-2013, 08:36 AM
 
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Some simply sound generic and have nothing to do with the community in which they play.
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Old 07-10-2013, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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The Quires might be a tribute to the English colonial history in Virginia.
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