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Philadelphia Spirit

The Philadelphia Spirit were a United States Basketball League team that played from 1991 to 1992.

In 1991, they finished first in the league with a 15-5 record. They beat the Miami Tropics in the league's finals, winning the championship.The team was coached by Bill Lange, a NJ High School Coach, who was named USBL Coach of the year. In 1992, they again finished first in the league, with a 21-5 record. They played in that year's league finals as well, however they lost by two points to arch rival, the Miami Tropics. They disbanded following that season.[1]

Notable players include Michael Anderson and Marques Bragg.


  1. ^ USBL history
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