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Old 08-06-2009, 05:37 PM
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Thumbs up 2009 PBL National Tryout Combine

The 2009 PBL National Tryout Combine will take place this weekend in Chicago, IL. This is the first of several planned combines leading up to the PBL Lottery Draft, which will be hosted at the ESPN Zone later this year in Chicago.

Mark King (a.k.a. Zeke) will be at the Chicago combine. Like Lance Armstrong at the Tour de France, Mark will be providing updates via Twitter:

http://twitter.com/markking14

So, whether you are interested in the PBL or just a fan of Mark King, stayed tuned for his take on the combine. For updated news and info on the Florida Flight, visit:
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Old 08-07-2009, 04:16 PM
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Well with Carrie from the PBL office setting up the camp, it will go well. She is a great person and the PBL is fortunate to have her.

There always unsung heroes and great behind the scenes people in every walk of life and Carrie is that.
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Old 08-07-2009, 05:06 PM
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Wow, a compliment from NSF! lol

But seriously, I hope things go well for you, Mark. However, I'm wondering why I'm not seeing any press releases on this?
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Old 08-07-2009, 05:13 PM
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I remember the PBL advertising this on EuroBasket. When are the later tryouts and are they all in Chicago. Also are the combines open to the public?
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Old 08-07-2009, 06:43 PM
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The tryouts are open to the public. The PBL has always been fan friendly.

I have given lots of compliments, (when they are deserved), I have had nothing but praise for the entire way the rochester runs their organization. I have always been complimentary to battle creek, and I was an original suporter of the PBL when it first started.

I think they have good intentions, and are trying. haven't always agreed with the methods 100 percent, but I don't agree with anything 100 percent.

By the way, I was pulling for pittsburgh when they were in the cba. They had three players I knew very well in training camp a couple of years ago. But I am a ronnie Fields fan, so I switched to Minot!
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Old 08-07-2009, 07:43 PM
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I was kidding, NSF. I know how you feel about the PBL, it just seems that you are always critical of Mark and his team. I'm glad to see you post something supportive.
As far as the Xplosion, I still miss them, even though we are getting another pro(which I'm still cautious about). Despite their problems(X), I have fond memories of being at their games.
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