The Dayton Air Strikers are a team in the Premier Basketball League. They started play as an expansion franchise of the Premier Basketball League in the 2011 season, then joined the International Basketball League as a "branding team" in the spring of 2011. Subsequently, they left the IBL after the 2011 season and rejoined the PBL. Based in Dayton, Ohio, the Air Strikers play their home games at the James S. Trent Arena in nearby Kettering. At the beginning of the 2012 season the Air Strikers faced the Lake Michigan Admirals in the PBL preseason championship game winning 122 to 102.