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The Winter Park Storm is a Minor League Basketball Team playing in the Florida Basketball Association (FBA). The Storm is committed to having a strong sense of community and service, while upholding a standard of excellence throughout our organization. Not only will the Storm be vigorous on the court, but we will keep that same intensity in servicing the community around us off the court.
Optimism in the Storm
(Kylie Austin, Semi Pro and College Sports Network)
It’s no secret that in 2021, basketball, along with other sports, looks very different than last year. The Winter Park Storm of the Florida Basketball Association (FBA) are no exception.
As the FBA Winter League kicks off on Feb. 21st, 2021, the Storm are ready to play all-out. The Storm are a new franchise as of 2019, however, because of COVID-19 the team was unable to participate in regular season play last year. This year however, they are not the newest franchise as the FBA has added three new teams across Florida: the Gainesville Mighty Oaks, the Clermont Crocs, and the Brevard Bobcats. This puts a lot of emphasis on the Winter League this year since the games allow coach Berry Mestel and owner Ernest Jones to see how players work together, present their skills, and evaluate the talent that the team brings. The Storm have many returning players who have a lot to prove and plan on participating in the Winter League...........READ MORE