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The Pittsburgh Condors were a professional basketball team in the original American Basketball Association. Originally called the Pittsburgh Pipers, they were a charter franchise of the ABA and captured the first league title. The team played their home games in Pittsburgh's Civic Arena.
There was some support to revive the name Hornets, used by a Pittsburgh AHL team for decades. And while the Penguins name caught on quickly, it wasn’t the first choice of inaugural General Manager Jack Riley; he pushed to call the squad the Pittsburgh Shamrocks.
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Pittsburgh had a team called the Rens in the 1960s with hall of famer Connie “The Hawk” Hawkins, one of my all time favorites. Later in the 60s, Pittsburgh had an ABA team variously called the Pipers, Pioneers and Condors. Hawkins played for the Pipers until he finally got into the NBA in about 1969, after waiting about a decade for the chance.
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NBA Basketball is an association called the National Basketball Association. In it people play basketball in a season on one of the 30 teams. The teams verse each other at one of their home courts.
1970-1971, Pittsburgh Condors; ABA. 1967-1967, Pittsburgh Pipers; ABA. 1968-1968, Minnesota Pipers; ABA. 1969-1969, Pittsburgh Pipers; ABA. 1946-1947, Pittsburgh Ironmen; BAA. 1946-1948, Providence Steam Rollers; BAA. 1974-1975, Spirits of St. Louis; ABA. 1969-1973, Carolina Cougars; ABA. 1967-1968, Houston Mavericks; ABA. 1975-1975, San Diego Sails; ABA
What should the team name be for Pittsburgh if they ever expand into the AUDL? I feel like it's only a matter of time before someone looks at placing a team in Pittsburgh. They're probably coming up with names as we speak.