ABA Gold Teams
Eight Cities For Eight Teams
All ABA Gold basketball games will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Eight team will be represented by one of eight cities.
Eight Cities Will Represent ABA Gold Teams
Team Ambassadors or V-Owners will act as the leadership of each team. They will responsible for building each team, selecting the player roster for the team they represent and overseeing team operations. These ambassadors will be announced shortly. Sign up for our mailing list to be notified when this information is made public.
The head basketball coach of each ABA Gold team will be a former player from the original American Basketball Association. Join our mailing list to be notified when team coaches have been named.
Each ABA Gold team will consist of ten players.
- One player on each team will be a former professional basketball player.
- Eight players will be selected by each team in the ABA Gold Draft.
- One additional player will be selected from those players who were not chosen during the ABA Gold Draft through a pre-season tournament.
ABA Gold Player Draft
The draft order will be assigned through a random card picking ceremony attended by team ambassadors. Team ambassadors will take an active role in the draft process.
Each player in the ABA Gold Draft will have been a player in the ABA during the 2017-18 season. Each player will have been recommended by the owner of their current ABA team. 120 players will be eligible to be selected in the draft. 64 players will be selected, eight by each ABA Gold team.
The 56 players not drafted will be eligible to take part in a preseason tournament. In that tournament 8 additional players will be added to the ABA Gold, one to each team. The remaining 48 players will be reserve players.