The Pensacola Tornados were a basketball team that played in Pensacola, Florida in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) from 1985-1991.The first Tornados team began as the LaCrosse Bobcats for a short time in 1983. The team quickly relocated to Toronto and became the Tornados from 1983 through part of the 1985-86 season. Toronto is owned by former NBA owner Ted Stepien. After a 2-7 start, the Tornados moved to Pensacola. At the time, the CBA comprised fourteen teams.