Wildwood Aces

The Wildwood Aces were a professional basketball team that played in the United States Basketball League in 1985 and 1986. Their home court was the Wildwood Convention Hall in Wildwood, New Jersey.[1] The team moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1987 and became the Philadelphia Aces.

Wildwood Aces
LeagueUnited States Basketball League
Founded1985
Dissolved1990
HistoryWildwood Aces
(1985–86)
Philadelphia Aces
(1987-88, 1990)
Division/Conference titles1988

In 1985, the team finished last in the USBL with a 6-18 record, 12.5 games out of first place. The following year, the squad improved to 21-10, finishing third in the league.[2]

Notable players include Stewart Granger, Ralph Lewis, Othell Wilson and Granger Hall.

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  1. ^ "A look at the USBL", The Record, May 29, 1985. Accessed December 22, 2020. "Wildwood Aces (Wildwood Convention Hall) Pete Monska's club received a big boost this week when it signed Villanova's Gary McLain, the point guard who made the national champion Wildcats go."
  2. ^ APBR.org