26. Mar, 2018

2018 ABA Honorable Mentions / Global Draft

California Seakings - Gregory Foster
Team Perseverance - Keyon Hilton
Akron Aviators - Malik Billingsley
La Crosse Showtime - Steven McAfee
Worcester 78's - Lee Vasquez
Steel City Yellow Jackets - Gilmore Cummings
DC Swarm - Winston Veney
Windy City Groove - Derrick McDonald
Georgia Gwizzlies - Denard Williams
Chicago Knights - Davbrian Johnson
Oakland Bayhawks - Brett Corbett
New England Outatowners - Noah Guity
Greenville Galaxy - Isaiah Lewis
Columbus Blackhawks - Ramond Dupass
Las Vegas Wizards - Dominique Watson
Bronx Holy Flames - Johnathan Greenfield
Team Network - Tori Billings
Atlanta Rapperz - Elliott Meredith
Elmira Eagles - Norman Smith
Charlotte Rams - Omar Butler
Atlanta Storm - Derrick Spears
Central GA Rattlers - Lance Hall
Atlanta Wildcats - Norman Stewart
Sunrise Jewels - Stefan Whittingham
St. Petersburg Tide - Jerrick Stevenson
Roc City Ravens - Lovell Smith

24. Mar, 2018

2018 ABA All-Star Teams

Jacksonville Giants - Maurice Mickens
Kentucky Enforcers - Jeff Robinson
South Florida Gold - Chuck McRoy
Binghamton Bulldogs - Ky Sutton
Richmond Elite - Jestin Lewis
San Diego Kings - Manny Perez
DC Swarm - Randy Gill
Jersey Express - Antoine Obery
Steel City Yellow Jackets - Tone Riddic
Team Trouble - Christian Williams
DMV Warriors - Brian Smith
Worcester 78's - Tony Gallo
Texas Seraphim - Lyndale Brown
Chicago Fury - Devante Jones
Middle GA Pits - Todd Johnson
Central Texas Nighthawks - Tramon Thomas
West Michigan Lake Hawks - Xavier Fletcher
Southwest Warriors - Aldis Presley
La Crosse Showtime - Simeon Pooler
Magic City Surge - Javier McKinney
Illinois Bulldogs - Royce Parron
Modesto SuperKats - Austin Johnson
Atlanta Aliens - Kenny Holmes
Baltimore Hawks - Dishawn Bradshaw
Jacksonville Giants - Aaron Bowen
St. Louis Spirits - Ryan Hill
Fredricksburg Grizzlies - Tim Turner
PG Valor - Darius Clark
Port City Tornados - Eric Thrash

23. Mar, 2018

2018 ABA Power Rankings

Team Trouble over Oakland Bayhawks 122-103
Chicago Steam over West Michigan Lake Hawks 107-94
Port City Tornados over St. Augustine Glory 104-87
Chicago Fury over La Crosse Showtime 143-123
Binghamton Bulldogs over Jersey Express 111-102 advance to Austin
DMV Warriors over PG Valor 121-115
Chicago Fury over Chicago Steam 122-114
DMV Warriors over Richmond Elite 1-4-102 advance to Austin
San Diego Kings over Team Trouble 107-94 advance to Austin
Salina Saints over St. Louis Spirits 122-119
Teams set for Austin: Jacksonville Giants, Kentucky Enforcers, Binghamton Bulldogs, DMV Warriors, San Diego Kings.
Teams still competing: Steel City Yellow Jackets, South Florida Gold, Port City Tornados, Texas Seraphim, Salina Saints, Chicago Fury, California Seakings

Baltimore to host 2016 ABA All-Star Game

The American Basketball Association (ABA) announced that the Baltimore Hawks will host the 2015-2016 All Star Game in mid-April following the Final Four playoffs. "Gregory Brown and the Hawks did a fabulous job in their first season and we anticipate another great year," stated Tom Chichester , ABA Global SVP of Operations and All Star Game Committee Director. "They are putting together a fabulous weekend of activities and were the majority choice of the Selection Committee. We are looking forward to an exciting All Star Game." 


ABA Global launches Worldwide TV Partnership

February 1, 2016, Singapore - The American Basketball Association (Global League) in partnership with the Moñozca Foundation, has launched it's global television airtime agreement with one of Asia's leading television stations with a coverage of over 25 countries worldwide. 

The deal to air ABA Global games and other associated content had it's pilot run last year with the final 8 games aired with over 3 million viewers from around the world and a syndicated distribution agreement with a secondary global channel to cover commonwealth countries. 

The airtime agreement provides coverage for sponsors and advertisers of ABA teams in the United States and international teams who play in the ABA Global League. 

"It is a big step for ABA Global to commit to a global airtime agreement. This shows our commitment to the ABA Global League and it's adoption of international teams" said Don Sanchez, President of ABA Global. 

Inquiries on International Teams : susan.lee@abaglobalbasketball.com 

Hoopland partners ABA Global

8. Apr, 2015

April 8, 2015 . Tampa, Florida - The USD$300million Hoopland Theme Park, a vision of ABA Global Chairman and sports philanthropist Paul Monozca in collaboration with ABA Los Angeles Slam team owner Don Sanchez will soon rise in Florida, USA and the basketball loving nation of the Philippines.

The investment to develop the Hoopland brand comes after an initial $200m has already been spent to develop television and other commercial interests worldwide which was completed this year to benefit the ABA till 2024. This brings the total investment committed for ABA Global to $500million by the Monozca Foundation which includes both the US and Asia facilities.

Covering an area of 25 hectares for Florida and 60 hectares for the Philippines, the park will house indoor basketball courts coupled with resort hotels, a discovery center, museum, a sports science center and the Spirit Sports University, Asia's first sports institution producing executive level programs in the sports industry.

The park will have as key investors the Parmon Trust of Europe represented by British and Arab investors and Singapore's Monozca Foundation. Joe Newman, ABA USA Chairman and CEO has also been appointed to the board of directors together with Tom Chichester, Director of Officials. The board is chaired by Paul Monozca.

"Don Sanchez had this fantastic idea of a basketball park and even gave the name for the development. This is definitely a good fit with our advocacy for educational entertainment and to build a fan base for the ABA worldwide starting from the grassroots level and up" said Paul Monozca. The park will have tremendous presence from ABA teams from the United States which will take part in the ABA Basketball Academy and other events leading to the ABA World Basketball Cup in Las Vegas.

The Monozca Group is known worldwide as the key investor in the Coral World Park (www.coralworldparkexperience.com) a Euro1Billion ocean protection project in the Philippines and owns stakes in companies around the world from coconut products to an electric car company. He invented the world's first cross border fund transfer system called the Parmon Payment Network used by ATM's and sold the company in 2005 afterwhich he formed one of Europe's largest Philanthropic Funds. He invested in the ABA in 2010 forming ABA Global as part of his sports interests (www.abaglobalbasketball.com).

The Hoopland Theme Park will be a partnership with the American Basketball Association (ABA). The Hoopland trademark is registered by the Monozca Foundation in the Philippines, United States, China, Japan, Australia, Russia, European Union, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Canada.

Israel joins the ABA

8. Sep, 2014

September 8, 2014 - Miami, Florida --- The Maccabi Haifa basketball team, reigning champions of the Israeli Super League has acquired the American Basketball Association’s (ABA) Miami Midnites team based in Florida owned by businessman Jeff Rosen.

The acquisition cements the player exchange program between both teams where the best players from Israel and their affiliates can train and compete in US professional basketball. The Miami Midnites will participate in the ABA from November through April starting this 2014 to 2015 season.

Israel is the 6th international team to join the ABA Global Games after Canada, Japan, China, Russia and the Philippines. “The ABA is going global and we welcome Israel as the latest addition to the international teams to have its own franchise in the ABA, said Paul Monozca, Chairman of ABA Global”.

There has been a surge in interest in the ABA Global Games from various countries including Europe, Russia, Australia and the Philippines. The games provide a platform for national teams of each country to deploy in part or in full their player/s teams to train and compete against United States professional teams in the ABA where veterans and free agents play from the NBA and NCAA.

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