Founded: 2009 (1998 as the Detroit Shock)
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Home Court: BOK Center
Colors: Black, Red and Gold
WNBA Championships: 3 as the Detroit Shock (2003, 2005, 2008)
Head Coach/General Manager: Nolan Richardson
September 29, 2009: Nolan Richardson named Head Coach of the WNBA Tulsa
October 20, 2009: WNBA president Donna Orender announces that the Detroit Shock will relocate to Tulsa, Oklahoma. WNBA Tulsa will be owned by a group of investors led by Oklahoma businessmen Bill Cameron and David Box.
November 5, 2009: During the WNBA Draft Lottery, it is announced Tulsa will pick 8th.
December 14, 2009: In the WNBA Dispersal Draft of the Sacramento Monarchs, the WNBA Tulsa selected Scholanda Robinson.
January 11, 2010: WNBA Tulsa hires experience Sports Veteran Steve Swetoha as team president.
January 23, 2010: It's official! The WNBA Tulsa franchise will be known as the Tulsa Shock. The team colors will be black, red and gold.
March 10, 2010: Former Olympian Marion Jones signs with the Shock. Jones attended the University of North Carolina on a basketball scholarship and helped lead the team to a 1994 NCAA Championship.
March 31, 2010: The Shock officially unveils their new jerseys. Players Alexis Hornbuckle, Marion Jones and Plenette Pierson wore the new uniforms at the official press conference. The Shock also announced that Warren Clinic Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine (Warren Clinic) will be the official health care partner and provide the team's physicians and team's athletic trainer.
May 15, 2010: In its first game in franchise history, the Tulsa Shock were narrowly defeated by the Minnesota Lynx, 74-80, in front of a sell-out crowd of over 8,000 fans at the BOK Center.
May 23, 2010: After a tough loss to the San Antonio Silver Stars, the Shock bounced back to record their first win in franchise history by defeating the Minnesota Lynx 94-82 on the road at the Target Center.
May 29, 2010: The Tulsa Shock made history once again when they recorded their first home victory at the BOK Center by beating the Indiana Fever, 79-74.