Connecticut Pride

The Connecticut Pride were an American professional basketball team based in Hartford, Connecticut that was a member of the Continental Basketball Association. They played in Hartford from 1993 to 2000, primarily at the Connecticut State Arsenal and Armory, and also at the Hartford Civic Center and the University of Hartford Sports Center.[1] Its final season, from 2000 to 2001, was played at the New Haven Coliseum.

Connecticut Pride
Connecticut Pride logo
LeaguesCBA (1993–2001)
IBL (2001)
ArenaState Arsenal and Armory
Hartford Civic Center
University of Hartford Sports Center
New Haven Coliseum
Team colorstan, purple, teal
OwnershipBrian Foley
Conference titles1999, 2001

The team was previously known as the Albany Patroons, Capital Region Pontiacs, and Hartford Hellcats. With the collapse of the CBA during the 2000/01 season, the team joined the International Basketball League.


Year League Reg. season Playoffs
Hartford Hellcats
1993/94 CBA 3rd, American Eastern Did not qualify
Connecticut Pride
1994/95 CBA 4th, American Eastern N/A
1995/96 CBA 3rd, American Eastern Did not qualify
1996/97 CBA 5th, American Did not qualify
1997/98 CBA 3rd, American Semifinals
1998/99 CBA 1st, American Champions
1999/00 CBA 2nd, American 1st Round
2000/01 CBA 1st, American No playoff
2000/01 IBL David Young named team MVP Did not qualify

All-time rosterEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Tom Yantz. "Pride Move Only Matter Of Time". Hartford Courant.

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