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Forum: ABA 01-31-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By Paul S
Maybe one of President Trump's planned border...

Maybe one of President Trump's planned border wall's unintended consequences will be to keep the ABA/Joe Newman out of Mexico.

MAKE BASKETBALL GREAT AGAIN.
Forum: ABA 10-18-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,135
Posted By Paul S
While I defended A1 vociferously, to this day I...

While I defended A1 vociferously, to this day I am unconvinced that he "the Doc", but to the OSC poster who got sued for saying games were rigged by the PBL (as well as suing OSC)...........how...
Forum: ABA 09-27-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,704
Posted By Paul S
I found this little tidbit on the left hand side...

I found this little tidbit on the left hand side of the Iowa Greyhounds website, the part where they were having player tryouts........

THE GREYHOUNDS ARE ALSO IN LOOKS OF HIRING COACHES SO IF YOU...
Forum: ABA 08-16-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,390
Posted By Paul S
The first problem I would see is where are they...

The first problem I would see is where are they going to play the games? The Harlem Globetrotters don't have a home gym or arena. Most ABA teams also don't have a home gym or arena.

I'm...
Forum: ABA 07-26-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,098
Posted By Paul S
I saw the North Texas Vandals play the Shinozula...

I saw the North Texas Vandals play the Shinozula Gym-Rats at the Dr Pepper Centre where the Texas Legends play. It was the 2nd ABA game I actually saw. Now it was the fifth game I got in my car...
Forum: ABA 07-26-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,497
Posted By Paul S
It's a short list of guys who have gone from the...

It's a short list of guys who have gone from the ABA to the NBA
Forum: ABA 07-26-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,728
Posted By Paul S
After Hurricane Katrina, Joe decided a good way...

After Hurricane Katrina, Joe decided a good way to get New Orleans back on its feet was to have an ABA vs NBA game.

So he issued the idea in one of his internet radio shows.

Then he put out a...
Forum: WHL 07-26-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,234
Posted By Paul S
I did not realize the Kooteney ice were in...

I did not realize the Kooteney ice were in trouble in Crambrook I thought that was a solid franchise. I guess I've been out of touch from the WHL for too long.

Nanaimo had a team in the 80s called...
Forum: ABA 06-09-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,535
Posted By Paul S
Forum: ABA 03-21-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,657
Posted By Paul S
Chuck -That's really good. Congratulations. God...

Chuck -That's really good. Congratulations. God knows few people get rich and the rest get poorer in the minors. That was a lot of toil.

I was really surprised about the story you mentioned,...
Forum: ABA 03-21-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,541
Posted By Paul S
Carter - Thanks for coming on here and...

Carter - Thanks for coming on here and participating. The Quentin Townsend emergence into basketball was one of the more peculiar events/frauds in ABA and D-League history. I wish you the best...
Forum: ABA 02-18-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,183
Posted By Paul S
That's a great point Minor League Man. The ABA...

That's a great point Minor League Man. The ABA is so poorly run how was the Gold to know this guy was under contract.
Forum: ABA 01-18-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,640
Posted By Paul S
I will second that. The Gwizz have delivered...

I will second that. The Gwizz have delivered some of the most hilarious press release's of all time but they keep on plugging along.

Even the name Gwizzlies was an error.
Forum: ABA 10-06-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,552
Posted By Paul S
NBL Canada also played all there games that were...

NBL Canada also played all there games that were scheduled, but your point is valid.
Forum: ABA 08-05-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,230
Posted By Paul S
I think my favorite quote is this one. ...

I think my favorite quote is this one.



This kid really didn't get much value for either discipline. On paper the guy has a degree in sports management, yet has probably never heard of this...
Forum: General Football 07-31-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,454
Posted By Paul S
Wichita Falls Nighthawks Fold. Owner held on too long....house is gone

http://www.timesrecordnews.com/news/nighthawks-future-in-doubt-after-hardships

A sad story. Last year they were getting crowds North of 10000 fans. Now they are kaput

Some quotes

-"having...
Forum: ABA 07-28-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,238
Posted By Paul S
It was tried in SLC as well. They ran into a...

It was tried in SLC as well. They ran into a number of problems (ie. SLC Jazz and others) before collapsing. There was a guy on here for awhile who bought season tickets and then the team...
Forum: ABA 07-23-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,238
Posted By Paul S
First article about an ABA team I've seen in a...

First article about an ABA team I've seen in a long time without some patently absurd comments from Joe Newman, talking eloquently about the values, attributes and strengths of the owner.

New CEO...
Forum: ABA 07-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,238
Posted By Paul S
Staten Island Vipers...the many trials and tribulations of 4 years in the ABA

I am really hoping these two pull it off. However, they are running into one or two hurdles as ABA team owners. Working with your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend would be hard at the best of times,...
Forum: Men's Basketball 04-24-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,075
Posted By Paul S
Return of the USBL?

The stock has been moving over the last few days. From $0.20 a share on 4/11 to $1.38 today. Large volume going on as well. Don't know what it means but is the USBL getting back into being a...
Forum: ABA 04-22-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,114
Posted By Paul S
Hi Bridgeport. Welcome aboard the crazy train...

Hi Bridgeport. Welcome aboard the crazy train that is the ABA. It's good to hear a new voice on the absurdity of this ridiculous league

One thing, Joe has indicated in a number of articles...
Forum: ABA 02-25-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,513
Posted By Paul S
Poor Spyder ran into a spot of trouble with a...

Poor Spyder ran into a spot of trouble with a neighbor whilst living/hanging out/crashing in the Phillipines

http://www.philstar.com/cebu-news/2012/07/25/831329/american-nabbed-causing-trouble
Forum: ECHL 02-05-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,495
Posted By Paul S
AHL Oklahoma City is not a poor draw though. ...

AHL Oklahoma City is not a poor draw though. Dollar for Dollar, I think Oklahoma City did really well as a CHL team, the AHL numbers are down but I wouldn't call it a poor draw.

The Bakersfield...
Forum: ABA 02-05-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,254
Posted By Paul S
On one of those "Around the ABA with Robbie...

On one of those "Around the ABA with Robbie Kendall, Joe once mentioned that its not the NBA's name to pull.

I'm paraphrasing here, but Joe indicated that even if the NBA tried to stop them,...
Forum: ABA 01-20-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,961
Posted By Paul S
Chuck- well spotted. I have not seen Tom...

Chuck- well spotted. I have not seen Tom Chischis06er mentioned for years. The photo of him beside you and your Utica Wreckers jersey is proof positive he has a sense of humor.

ABARedWhiteBlue...
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