News from around the Association – Week ending 6/11/22

This week in the PBA and LPBA! 

In the Southeast, Georgia Vipers appeared on ABC, along with Georgia Venom and Mississippi Magnolias and Hawks were both on CBS. Those teams join Southwest Florida Blazers (ABC), Chattanooga Spades (Fox), and Dothan Snipers (ABC) as 8 teams in total appeared on a major network affiliate last week. It’s a good time to be a part of the PBA and LPBA! 

The Pacific Northwest kicked off this past weekend and saw the Base Hill Bullies hold off the Seattle Reign in Orting, WA 97-77. The Northwest features the aforementioned Bullies and Reign, but expansion Bellevue Strategy and defending division champs PNW Vets will have something to say about the crown when it’s all said and done.

In the South, BLTN went to Oklahoma and defeated the Kings 95-89 at the Hive in Edmond. 
The F.I.R.M. had their annual summer camp for kids in Fort Worth and always do their part to make a difference in the community.  

DK Eldridge made his appearance for DFW Just Hoops just over a week ago in a win against BLTN that went to overtime 121-120. Players of the game Cedric Harris and Eddie Sims both had stand out performances and will be recognized as co-players in that win. 

In the Midwest, MSP Pride had a road trip in Tennessee and battled Music City And Trained to Eat over the weekend. Music City Kings winning 97-86 and TTE winning 147-81. 

More Southeast news – The LPBA had the Ladies Pro Basketball Association rocking with Mississippi Magnolias winning 73-43 over Georgia Venom. 

Georgia Vipers defeated Mississippi Hawks 105-93 as a part of the first PBA – LPBA double header in league history. Georgia and Mississippi both picking up a win. 

In the Southwest, Que Hines erupted for 39 at New Mexico on June 4th and received recognition this week for the performance. 

In the Northeast, New York DLS Rockets was triumphant in Pennsylvania defeating the Firefighters 89-55. Pocono Peacemakers best New York Empire 96-91. 

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News from around the Association – Week of 6/2/22-6/5/22

What a week in the PBA! BLTN started the week off with a 20 point victory and then New Mexico jumped all over Plainview 140-96. Que Hines had 35 in a losing effort but shined bright. Three teams had appearances in the news with Southwest Florida Blazers being featured on ABC-7, Dothan Snipers were also on ABC, and Chattanooga Spades were shown on Fox. Darrell White, Wolf Rabb, Cornelius Thomas and Jason Siples were players of the week. The aforementioned Blazers beat Montgomery Knights 89-73. DFW Just Hoops needed overtime to hold off BLTN 121-120. The F.I.R.M. in a battle of unbeaten beat crosstown rival Metroplex Lightning 114-89. Georgia Vipers also remain undefeated, needing overtime, but winning over Chattanooga Spades 99-96. Dothan Snipers defeated Louisiana Kingdom Riders 93-77 and New York Empire beat D.L.S. Rockets 93-88 in a great game. In the Pacific Northwest, the PNW Vets held their media day as players and coaches were announced.

Memorial Weekend in the PBA

May 30, 2022 – PBA action from the holiday weekend was in full effect Nationwide. Peacemakers and Midcoast Sternmen (Maine) was a matchup of two high powered teams. Sternmen coming off their season opener at Pennsylvania Firefighters the night before being a sucessful one for them 113-85 but fell to the Pocono Peacemakers on Sunday 85-77, splitting on the road. 
Metroplex Lightning went 2-0 on the weekend in Dallas defeating Oklahoma 107-90 on Saturday and Better Late than Never 130-115 on Sunday. Dothan went on the road and got a tough win at Mississippi Hawks 116-101. TTE beat Montgomery Knights (Alabama) in Nashville 92-91. The aforementioned Peacemakers also went 2-0 having defeated New York DLS on Saturday. 
The defending PBA champion Fort Worth F.I.R.M. stay undefeated on the young season at 2-0 by defeating DFW Just Hoops 110-97.

Bluetails host US Airforce in Exhibition

Bernalillo, NM – New Mexico Bluetails defeated the Air Force All Stars 133 – 98. NM Bluetails shot 60% from the 3pt line while hitting 19 of 32 from distance.Β Cam Cauley lead the way with 30 points on 5/6 from long distance. The New Mexico Bluetails franchise and the Pro Basketball Association want to celebrate our heroes in the US Armed Services this Memorial Day. Thank you for all the sacrifices you make and God bless the U.S.A.

San Antonio Powerhouse awarded PBA franchise

San Antonio, TX – The Pro Basketball Association is pleased to announce that a franchise has been awarded to the Sam Antonio Powerhouse. The first year PBA Head Coach/Team Owner, Patrick Rodriquez, has 15 years of coaching experience at all levels and knows what it takes to put a winning product on the floor. 
San Antonio joins the South Division and pairs nicely with the franchise awarded to the Texas Roughriders based out of the Austin area that was announced yesterday. Joining those clubs in the South is the defending PBA Champion F.I.R.M. out of Fort Worth, Metroplex Lightning (Dallas), DFW Just Hoops, Shreveport based Louisiana Kingdom Riders, North Texas Prowlers (Argyle, TX), Plainview Knights (20 miles north of Lubbock), Oklahoma Kings, BLTN (Arlington, TX). Organizations in the South will also play some intra-league matchups with the Southwest Division New Mexico Bluetails. 
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Chattanooga, TN ownership group acquires Knoxville Yellowjackets – moves team

Chattanooga, TN – The Pro Basketball Association has announced that the Knoxville Yellowjackets has been acquired in a move that will help bring pro basketball to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Antonio McMath and Preston Halbert are the principles owners of the Chattanooga Spades. 
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Texas Roughriders join the PBA

Austin, TX – The Pro Basketball Association is pleased to announce a market has been awarded to the Texas Roughriders. Team ownership is no stranger to minor league basketball having owned another franchise in a different league.Β The Texas Roughriders Management Group will play in the Austin area.

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Classic early season match-up in the Southeast – Knoxville defeats Mississippi 95-92

Jackson, MS – The PBA Southeast Division opener for both teams as the Jackson based Mississippi Hawks hosted the Knoxville Yellowjackets on Saturday. Both teams battled for the entire game and it came down the stretch with either having a chance to prevail but Knoxville gets the tough road victory defeating Mississippi 95-92 in a classic early season Southeast match-up.

New Mexico Bluetails triumphant in home opener, defeating Plainview Knights 128-102

Bernalillo, NM – The New Mexico Bluetails hosted the Plainview Knights last night in a battle of New Mexico and Texas. The Southwest Division Bluetails win at home over the South Division Knights 128-102. Bluetails moved to 1-0 on the season and Knights open at 0-1. Both clubs played with determination and grit in what is a promising season ahead for both in the Pro Basketball Association.

Georgia Vipers defeat Dothan Snipers 106-82

Columbus, GA – The Georgia Vipers had their season opener last night in Columbus, defeating Dothan Snipers 106-82. The Snipers who won their home opener last week against Montgomery fall to 1-1 on the season with the loss. With the win, Georgia Vipers open the season at 1-0.