Giovanni Feroce brings pro basketball team to RI

By News Staff

news@abc6.com

Rhode Island businessman Giovanni Feroce is bringing a professional basketball team to Providence.

The former Alex and Ani CEO and current head of the fashion company BENRUS is buying a team in the developmental American Basketball Association.

The Providence SkyChiefs will be the first pro basketball team in 30 years to play in the state since the Newport Gulls were here.

The SkyChiefs will play games in the Murray Center at Rhode Island College.

Feroce is expected to release more details Wednesday.

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