Cira the 1920’s or 30’s, Phosy Saba played on The Palace Five Basketball team
Jean Hall (D), William Monroe, Phosy Saba, Jacob Mandell (D), Harry Levine (D) (here)
The only reference I could find for the Willimantic, Palace Five was here and here. From the articles the Palace Five was still playing in 1936. Thank you to Mickey Saba (Phosy’s son) for providing this photo and some of the background.