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Idaho Stampede

Idaho Stampede
Idaho Stampede logo
League NBA Development League
Founded 1997
History Idaho Stampede
CBA: 1997–2001; 2002–2006
NBA D-League: 2006–present
Arena CenturyLink Arena Boise
Location Boise, Idaho
Team colors Red, silver, black, white[1]
Head coach Dean Cooper
Ownership Utah Jazz
Affiliation(s) Utah Jazz
Championships 1 (2008)
Division / Conference titles 3 (2001, 2007, 2008)

The Idaho Stampede is an American basketball team that plays in the NBA Development League. The team is based in Boise, Idaho. Since 2005 they have played at the CenturyLink Arena in Boise. The team was founded as a member of the Continental Basketball Association in 1997 and was league runner-up in the 2003–04 season, losing to the Dakota Wizards. After the 2005–06 season, the Stampede announced that the team would be joining the NBA Development League. The Stampede's sole NBA affiliate is the Utah Jazz, with whom they originally had a hybrid partnership. However, on March 24th, 2015, the Utah Jazz and the Idaho Stampede announced that the Jazz had purchased the Stampede, becoming the 8th NBA team to become owners of their D-League affiliate.[2] They also had past affiliations with the Denver Nuggets, Seattle SuperSonics, Toronto Raptors and most recently the Portland Trail Blazers, with the Jazz taking sole affiliation after the 2013-2014 season.[3][4] In the Stampede's first D-League season, the team won the Western Division title, tying for the best record in the league.

On April 25, 2008, the Stampede defeated the Austin Toros, 108–101, in Game 3 of the D-League finals. It was the first title in team history in either the CBA or the D-League. Ever since they lost to the Austin Toros in the 2009 NBA Development League Playoffs, they've never returned to the playoffs, with a 70-80 record for the past three seasons. Earlier in the season, in January 2008, the team had hosted the annual D-League Showcase, in which all the league's teams played two games each in a five-day period.

In 2015, the Idaho Stampede will receive the first overall pick in the D-League Draft.


  • Logos 1
  • Season-by-season 2
  • Current roster 3
  • Notable players 4
  • Affiliates 5
  • Former Affiliates 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8



Season League Conference/Division Head coach Standing W L % Postseason
Idaho Stampede
1997–98 CBA National Bobby Dye 4th 25 31 .446 Lost Round 1 (Fort Wayne) 3-2
1998–99 CBA National Russ Bergman 4th 25 31 .446 Lost Round 1 (Sioux Falls) 3-2
1999–2000 CBA National Russ Bergman (9–17)
Rory White (10–20)
5th 19 37 .339
2000–01^ CBA National Rory White 1st 17 7 .708
2001–02 Did Not Play
2002–03 CBA National Rory White 3rd 17 31 .354
2003–04 CBA Larry Krystkowiak 2nd 34 14 .708 Won Semifinals (Gary) 3-1
Lost CBA Finals (Dakota) 132-129
2004–05 CBA Western Joe Wolf 3rd 23 25 .479
2005–06 CBA Western Joe Wolf 3rd 25 23 .521 Lost Round-Robin Tournament (1-2)
2006–07 D-League Western Bryan Gates 1st 33 17 .660 Lost Semifinals (Colorado) 94-91 (OT)
2007–08 D-League Western Bryan Gates 1st 36 14 .720 Won Semifinals (Los Angeles) 97-90
Won D-League Finals (Austin) 2-1
2008–09 D-League Western Bryan Gates 2nd 31 19 .620 Lost Round 1 (Austin) 119-116 (OT)
2009–10 D-League Western Bob MacKinnon 6th 25 25 .500
2010–11 D-League Western Randy Livingston 7th 24 26 .480
2011–12 D-League Western Randy Livingston 8th 21 29 .420
2012–13 D-League Western Mike Peck 4th 19 31 .380
2013–14 D-League Western Mike Peck 4th 24 26 .480
2014–15 D-League Western Dean Cooper 5th 9 41 .180
Regular season 421 427 .497 1997–2015
Playoffs 10 12 .455 1997–2015

^=Due to financial problems, the CBA temporarily folded, effectively ending the season.

Current roster

Notable players


  • Utah Jazz (2006–2007, 2011–2012, 2014-present)

Former Affiliates


  1. ^ "Idaho Stampede Reproduction Guideline Sheet" (PDF). NBA Media Central. September 8, 2014. Retrieved July 28, 2015. (registration required (help)). 
  2. ^ Utah Jazz Purchase the Idaho Stampede, Ty Carter, Idaho Stampede website, March 24, 2015
  3. ^ Freeman, Joe (February 27, 2014). "Trail Blazers to end single-affiliate partnership with D-League's Idaho Stampede".  
  4. ^ "Utah Jazz and Idaho Stampede Enter into Single Affiliation Partnership Beginning with 2014-15 Season". Utah Jazz. June 10, 2014. Retrieved June 10, 2014. 

External links

  • Official website
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