The California Heatwave was a professional basketball team in the American Basketball Association (ABA) team based in Madera, California. The team began play in the fall of 2003 at Selland Arena in Fresno, California. The founder of the Fresno Heatwave was Albert Ellis and Richard Hanna. The Fresno Heatwave was coached by Sean Higgins, and its vice president was Janine Nkosi.
|Team history||Fresno Heatwave (2003-06)|
Sacramento Heatwave (2006-13)
California Heatwave (2013-14)
|Based in||Madera, California|
|Arena||Liberty High School|
|Colors||Orange and White|
|Head coach||Reggie Davis|
|Cheerleaders||Heatwave Dance Team|
In November 2014 team owner Reggie Davis announced that the Heatwave was ceasing operations immediately.
- "No NBA, no problem: Heatwave basketball revs up to start season". Sacramento Press. 18 October 2011.
- "The Sacramento Heatwave put a new spin on basketball". Sacramento Press. 18 July 2009.
- "Two pro sports teams relocating to Folsom". Folsom Telegraph. 20 October 2009.
- "Sacramento Heatwave moves to Madera". ABAlive.com. 28 October 2013.
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