National Athletic Basketball League

This article is about the National Athletic Basketball League formed in 2009 by Nathan Mumm and Joe Becerra.
National Athletic Basketball League (NABL)
Sport Basketball
Founded 2009
Inaugural season 2010
No. of teams 2010 6 teams - 2011 8-10 teams
Country(ies)  United States (6 teams)
Continent FIBA Americas (Americas)
Most recent champion(s) Portland Showtime (league title)
Official website

The National Athletic Basketball League (NABL) is a men's spring basketball league featuring teams from the West Coast.

The first season 2010 NABL Season Recap: The first regular season in the National Athletic Basketball League is officially complete and in the books, and overall the league in season one did a solid job. The Seattle market has a new ownership group and look to make a great impact immediately with the Seattle Flight. The 'NABL All Star Weekend' event in Portland accomplished itsgoal of having the best players play in a mid season All Star Event. The talent level was incredible, expansion will happen, but according to Compliance Director Nathan Mumm itwill be done in short spurts as opposed to 20 teams in a month.



2010 All Star Selections: *Voted Starters

Washington All Stars

  • Chris Weakley - Snohomish County Explosion
  • Shawn Wolter - Snohomish County Explosion
  • Jason Hicks - Snohomish County Explosion
  • Chris Keller - Seattle Mountaineers
  • Rashad Powell - Seattle Mountaineers

Jamaal Miller - Seattle Mountaineers Chris Ferguson - Snohomish County Explosion Brian Spielman - Seattle Mountaineers Nate Jackson - Tacoma Thunder Jason Stromvall - Tacoma Thunder Brandon Larrieu - Tacoma Thunder

Oregon All Stars

  • Chris Hoyt -Tualatin Rainmakers
  • Doug Lamb - Tualatin Rainmakers
  • Antone Jarrell - Salem Stampede
  • Mike Tabb - Salem Stampede
  • Mac Hopson - Portland Showtime

Villi Dorsainvil- Tualatin Rainmakers Terrance TwoTwo- Portland Showtime Dominic Waters - Portland Showtime Seth Tarver - Portland Showtime Jeremiah Dominguez - Salem Stampede Cameron Mitchell - Salem Stampede Jeff Dunn - Salem Stampede

Slam Dunk Contest Winner Shawn Wolter - Snohomish County Explosion

Three Point Contest Winner Jason Stromvall - Tacoma Thunder

2010 ALL STAR Game MVP Mac Hopson - Portland Showtime

League Awards

2010 Post Season Awards

First Team

  • F- 6’7” Cameron Mitchell– Salem Stampede
  • F- 6’6” Terrance TwoTwo- Portland Showtime
  • G- 6’6” Mike Tabb- SalemStampede
  • G- 6’3” Chris Weakley- SnohomishCounty Explosion
  • G- 6’3” Mac Hopson-Portland Showtime

Second Team

  • F- 6’7” AntoneJarrell- Salem Stampede
  • F- 6’6” AnthonyLackey- Portland Showtime
  • F- 6’5” Shawn Wolter-Snohomish CountyExplosion
  • G- 5’10” JasonHicks- Snohomish CountyExplosion
  • G- 6’1” DominicWaters- Portland Showtime

Third Team

  • F- 6’9” VilliDorsainvil- Tualatin Rainmakers
  • F- 6’7” Willie Freeman- Salem Stampede
  • F- 6’5” Seth Tarver- Portland Showtime
  • G- 6’4” Jason Stromvall- Tacoma Thunder
  • G- 6’0” Nate Jackson- Tacoma Thunder

Most Valuable Player of the Year: Mac Hopson- Portland Showtime Defensive Player of the Year: Mike Tabb- Salem Stampede Sixth Man of the Year: Chris Ferguson-Snohomish County Explosion Coach of the Year: Paul Kelly- Portland Showtime Executive of the Year: Joe Becerra- Salem Stampede

Player of the Month Award: April 2010 Co-Players of the Month

  • Cameron Mitchell – Salem Stampede - 19.2 ppg, and 12.1 rpg.
  • Mac Hopson – Portland Showtime - 27.3 ppg, 9.1 assists and 7.3 rpg.

May 2010 Player of the Month

  • Jason Stromvall - Tacoma Thunder - 34 ppg, 14 rpg


Founded by Courtyard Media Foundation, the league features NBA rules designed to create a league were the top players play before the NBA Summer League.


Complete team list

  • Salem Stampede (2006–07) (2010–present)
  • Seattle Flight (2010–present)
  • Seattle Mountaineers (2010) - Team was removed from the league -
  • Snohomish County Explosion (2008–present), as Everett Explosion (2007)
  • Tualatin Rainmakers (2010–present)
  • Tacoma Thunder (2010–present)
  • Portland Showtime (2010–present)

Joined other leagues

Notable people


  • Nathan Mumm - Was the Director of Compliance and Commissioner.

Ty White is the current League Commissioner

See also

External links


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