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The Canton Charge is an American professional basketball team based in Canton, Ohio, that competes in the NBA Development League. The Charge is owned by and is the minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association and home games are held at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. The franchise was founded in 2001 as the Huntsville Flight, based in Huntsville, Alabama, before moving to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2005, where they were known as the Albuquerque Thunderbirds until 2010. The team won their first league championship while playing in Albuquerque, claiming the 2006 NBA D-League title. After playing the 2010–11 season in suburban Rio Rancho as the New Mexico Thunderbirds, the franchise was purchased by the Cavaliers and moved to Canton. Through the 2015–16 season, the Charge has one league title and one division championship.

Canton Charge
Canton Charge logo
League NBA Development League
Founded 2001
History Huntsville Flight
2001–2005
Albuquerque Thunderbirds
2005–2010
New Mexico Thunderbirds
2010–2011
Canton Charge
2011–present
Arena Canton Memorial Civic Center
Location Canton, Ohio
Team colors Wine, gold, white
              
Team manager Mike Gansey
Head coach Nate Reinking
Ownership Cleveland Cavaliers
Affiliation(s) Cleveland Cavaliers
Championships 1 (2006)
Division / Conference titles 1 (2013)
Website cantoncharge.com

The Canton Charge is an American professional basketball team based in Canton, Ohio, that competes in the NBA Development League. The Charge is owned by and is the minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and home games are held at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. The franchise was founded in 2001 as the Huntsville Flight, based in Huntsville, Alabama, before moving to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2005, where they were known as the Albuquerque Thunderbirds until 2010. The team won their first league championship while playing in Albuquerque, claiming the 2006 NBA D-League title. After playing the 2010–11 season in suburban Rio Rancho as the New Mexico Thunderbirds, the franchise was purchased by the Cavaliers and moved to Canton. Through the 2015–16 season, the Charge has one league title and one division championship.

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