The Southwest Fellowship Warriors are a professional basketball team that plays in the American Basketball Association. The Warriors are based in Decatur, Georgia and were created in the 2012-2013 season.

The Warriors play in the Atlantic South Division of the ABA and play their home games at the Philips Arena.


  • Owner(s) - Ralph L. Presley
  • Head Coach - Ralph L. Presley
  • Assistant Coach(es) - William 'Go' Johnson



The Southwest Fellowship Warriors first came to be when the ABA awarded an expansion franchise to Ralph L. Presley. The team played it's first season in 2012.

Originally, the Warriors were to be placed in the Southeast Division (along with another expansion franchise, the Phenix City Bombers) but were moved to the Atlantic South Division as the season began.

Season-by-Season RecordEdit


In their first season, the Southwest Fellowship Warriors finished 2-13, third-last in the division, and missed the playoffs.

On the upside, the Warriors' Marcus Johnson was selected to the 2013 ABA West All-Star Game


In the off season, the Warriors signed Brandon O'Brien, a 6'6 forward from Georgia Tech, making him the first player from a major college team to sign with the ABA.


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