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This past weekend, the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) held their annual draft and picked up Akron Aviators guard, Davon Eley. Eley joins Desmond Gattis and Tony Anderson as the 3rd Akron Aviator to be picked up internationally. We’re very proud and happy for the next stage in his career. We’ll be rooting for him…

August 27, 2018

This Saturday, come see our owner, Brian “Essince” Collins throw out the First Pitch at the Akron Rubber Ducks (AA team for the Cleveland Indians) game. And it’s Mark Price Night! The first 1,000 people will receive a bobble head and the legendary Cleveland Cavaliers player will be in attendance! Stop by our table on…

July 19, 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve just partnered with Akron-Based ticket selling platform, 330Tix for our 2018-2019 season! 330TIX.com is an online ticket portal dedicated exclusively to events around The 330 (Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Wayne Counties). Purchases can be made by using 330TIX.com on your phone or computer, or by calling or visiting the convenient…

March 28, 2018

Congratulations to our point guard, Desmond Gattis who just signed to the Top Macedonian league! Desmond joined our team part-way through the season and has been an excellent asset to our program. Desmond is the 2nd Akron Aviator to be signed overseas after Tony Anderson was signed to play in southeast Asia. We’re happy for him…

March 10, 2018

The Akron Aviators are thrilled to be working with the Barnstorm Basketball Association (BBA) to sponsor an awesome Youth Basketball Tournament in Cleveland this St. Patty’s Day Weekend! March 17-18, 2018 Garfield Heights High School 4900 Turney Road Cleveland, Ohio Boys and Girls Grade Divisions: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,10/11 Pool Play +…

March 9, 2018

After a very tough game against the ABA’s #1 team, the undefeated Kentucky Enforcers we came straight home, packed, and headed for the airport to take on the also undefeated Hawai’i Swish! 12 hours of traveling and missed transportation we headed straight to the arena for another close game with a great team. In less…

March 3, 2018

Last month owner, Brian “Essince” Collins and guard Malik Billingsley were guests on the “Bubble N Blow” radio show in Cleveland, OH on one of the country’s top-rated internet radio stations, Voice It Radio (click here to listen to the interview). During the interview, award-winning host Shugabooga challenged co-host Soopa Engineer Myke to come run…

February 4, 2018

Cleveland-based recording artist, J.Leshelle will be singing the national anthem at our final home game This Saturday, January 27th at the LeBron James Area. Check out her single, “Whatever You Want” below, follow @jleshelle on twitter and @j.leshelle on instagram. Don’t forget to grab tickets to the last game HERE!

January 22, 2018

After helping lead us to our most recent victory, 6’9″ center, Tony Anderson was just drafted to the Thailand Basketball Super League (TBSL). We’re sorry to see him go but VERY excited for the next step in his young career! Akron Aviators owner, Brian “Essince” Collins played in Thailand and shares an understanding and appreciation…

January 18, 2018

Big thank you to Brandon, the Voice of the St Pete Tide, for featuring our team and owner, Brian “Essince” Collins in 2018’s first episode of ABA Weekly Podcast! Check it out below and follow @ABAWeekly1 on twitter! Merry New Year Edition We talk about last week’s results, the poll of the week, a Vader-esque…

January 3, 2018
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