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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…

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

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

Join your Akron Aviators for our FINAL home game of the scheduled 2017-2018 season as we take on a tough Chicago Fury! Tickets start at just $5 for students and $10 for adults! Order a shirt from our Official Team Store and make sure you get it in time for the game! Enter code AKRON…

January 16, 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

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_video _builder_version=”3.0.76″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0qszsOnTy4″ /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.76″ background_layout=”light” border_style=”solid”] January 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Akron Pro Basketball Continues at the LeBron James Arena with Celeb Appearances Akron, OH – Akron’s newest professional basketball team, the Akron Aviators will be hosting the top ranked Baltimore Hawks and WV Warlocks on Saturday and Sunday, January 6th…

January 2, 2018

On Sunday, January 7th we’ve teamed with the Ohio Youth Basketball of America (OYBOA) to host a Youth Skills Challenge during our morning game against the WV Warlocks! Learn more and register on their website. All kids will be given Free Admission to our game! [button link=”http://oyboa.com/registration” type=”big” color=”red” newwindow=”yes”] CLICK HERE TO REGISTER[/button] See…

December 29, 2017

CALLING ALL ENTERTAINERS! Are you a singer? Dancer? Rapper? Or other Entertainer? We’re looking for YOU! Perform during a Professional basketball game Live in front of fans and viewers online during our first season at the LeBron James Arena! Contact Us now and send us Links to your music or EPK for consideration. (Clean/Family Friendly…

October 29, 2017