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The Sudbury Five: What do you think of the name of Sudbury's pro basketball team?

SW Sports and Entertainment unveils team name and logo
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Here's the logo for the Sudbury Five, the name of the city's National Basketball League of Canada team. (Supplied)

So, Sudbury's professional basketball team will be known as ... wait for it ... the Sudbury Five? Yup, that's the name.

Cliff Skelliter of Launchpad Creative, explained the "Five" refers to the end of the Northern Ontario area code, 705, the nickel (the major ore mined in Sudbury) is five cents  and five players are on the court at any given time on a basketball team.

Twitter has already reacted to the name, and the response, so far, isn't that enthusiastic.

The team will be playing in the National Basketball League of Canada starting in November. 

You can visit the Five's website at, fittingly, TheFive.ca.

 




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