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The Beginnings Of The Junior Basketball League

The Beginnings Of The Junior Basketball League

The Junior Basketball League was an American league exclusively for high school and junior college basketball players. Its design was primarily an alternate to the NCAAs, allowing junior college and high school players to quickly transition to professional play immediately. A large percentage of players who started out in this league were not recruited by any Division I programs, which meant that the Junior B Leagues was a much cheaper and more accessible place for many talented young...

ABA ADDS BUFFALO 716ers TO EXPANSION TEAMS

Indianapolis, IN.  The American Basketball Asssociation (ABA) www.americanbasketballassociation.org today announced that the Buffalo 716ers has been added to its growing list of expansion team.  "We are thrilled to have Tawan Slaughter and her team in the ABA," stated Joe Newman, ABA co-founder.  "She has proven herself to be a great leader both on and off the court - and the 716ers will be a wonderful addition to our Northeast Division." Tawan was born and raised in...