Lewisville Leopards

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Lewisville Leopards
LeagueThe Basketball League
Founded2020
HistoryLewisville Yellow Jackets
2020
Lewisville Leopards
2021–
ArenaMacedonia C.A.R.E. Center
LocationLewisville, Texas
Team colors     
General managerDr. Shira Ackerman
Head coachMathis Crowder
OwnershipCreating Young Minds Academy
WebsiteOfficial website

The Lewisville Leopards are an American professional basketball team based out of Lewisville, Texas, and a member of The Basketball League (TBL).

History[edit]

On August 18, 2019, Evelyn Magley, CEO of The Basketball League (TBL), announced a new franchise called the Lewisville Yellow Jackets sponsored and owned by Creating Young Minds located in Lewisville, Texas.[1] Creating Young Minds also operates CYM Academy, a high school and amateur team.[2][3] The team was renamed the Lewisville Leopards following their inaugural pandemic-shortened season.[4][5]

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Lewisville Leopards roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
G Sri Lanka Sundufu, Moses 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 205 lb (93 kg)
F United States Weiher, Austin 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 25 – (1995-06-15)15 June 1995
Head coach
  • Mathis Crowder

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lewisville Yellow Jackets are the newest buzz joining TBL". The Basketball League. August 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "Creating Young Minds shoots for success on and off the court". CommunityImpact.com. September 2, 2019.
  3. ^ "Lewisville's first professional basketball league looks to open opportunities". StarLocalMedia.com. October 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "Official name change as Leopards leap in and Yellow Jackets buzz out". The Basketball League. July 28, 2020.
  5. ^ "About the Program". www.creatingyoungminds.org/about.