Springfield, Mass. – It’s fitting that the city touted as the birthplace of basketball should once again be home to a professional team. Basketball returned to Springfield in 2022 thanks to 413 Elite’s Team Owner Charles Evans. The Springfield native said that growing up in the community and visiting the Basketball Hall of Fame was…
12/21/2022 On this day, December 21, 1891, 131 years ago, Dr. James Naismith introduced to Springfield and the world, the game of Basketball. Originally from Canada, Dr. Naismith was a 31-year-old physical education teacher at Springfield College (then known as the YMCA Training School), when he presented the new game, which could be played in-doors…
HOLYOKE, MA. -In anticipation of the 413 Elite’s inaugural Purple Knights Night scheduled to take place in Holyoke on November 19, 2022, Holyoke Mayor Josh Garcia recently welcomed 413 Elite owner Charles Evans and Director of Business Lamar Cook at Holyoke City Hall.
SPRINGFIELD, Ma. — The 413 ELITE of the American Basketball Association (ABA) is excited to announce “Mr. Buckets” as the official mascot for the birthplace of basketball’s home team.
SPRINGFIELD – As the newest member of the American Basketball Association (ABA), 413 Elite dribbles in a new source of local basketball to the sport’s long-respected homestead.
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce welcomed and congratulated 413 Elite, the American Basketball Association’s (ABA) newest team.