ABA already losing current teams for '08-'09

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ABA already losing current teams for '08-'09

Post by The Magician » Wed Jul 16, 2008 10:53 pm

First State Fusion have been moved to the 2009-2010 Expansion List
http://www.abalive.com/expansion/

And of course, we know this is where the ABA CEO likes to place deceased teams, or teams that roll over year after year as a promised expansion team,

Then, like clockwork, the ABA CEO likes to mask losses to the league ...

By announcing another team ...

example:

ABA to Return to Charlotte, NC in 2009
07/16/08
//www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3682540

:rolleyes: !
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Post by The Sweeper » Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:06 pm

Come on, Magician, we know the ABA is S.S.D.D (Same Shyster Different Day)

He hasn't even removed the Quebec City Kebs fome the "Current Teams" list.
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Post by Paul S » Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:51 am

Isn't it funny how Joe works 10 times harder to get a new investor in the door than keeping a quality one happy.

I mean Quebec was/is a perfect example. They felt they were swimming upstream because of a lack of league support, broken promises and missed games. Meanwhile when the called Joe's basement all he did was talk like it was a great thing that he found a new stumble-bum in small town America or Canada.

He can't make that connection between getting them in the door and keeping them there once they've arrived.
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Post by boing » Tue Jul 22, 2008 2:33 pm

Quebec is off the teams list as of today, as is Orange County and two others....

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Post by Minor League Man » Tue Jul 22, 2008 2:43 pm

"boing" wrote:Quebec is off the teams list as of today, as is Orange County and two others....

Do you have any idea what the "two others" might be?

BTW, they've added Oakland as a 2009-10 team.
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Post by preeths » Tue Jul 22, 2008 3:38 pm

OC is a real loss. They were one of the relatively few stable teams outside the now-decimated ABA Northeast.

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Post by The Sweeper » Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:14 pm

One of the "others" could be the Strong Island Sound. They had been up there all the time even after they had folded last season.
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Post by boing » Tue Jul 22, 2008 8:32 pm

I think Sweeper was right about Strong Island. I have no idea who the other team is. Also, it appears that Bowling Green and Kentucky, listed seperately are probably one and the same. It appears the ABA is at 45 teams.

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Post by Pounder » Wed Jul 23, 2008 3:37 pm

"boing" wrote:I think Sweeper was right about Strong Island. I have no idea who the other team is. Also, it appears that Bowling Green and Kentucky, listed seperately are probably one and the same. It appears the ABA is at 45 names of teams.


Fixed your post.
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ABA Scratches ...

Post by The Magician » Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:21 am

[XX] First State Fusion
[XX] Knoxville Storm *
[XX] Modesto Sabers **
[XX] Monterrey Veneno
[XX] Orange County Gladiators
[XX] Quebec Kebekwa
[XX] Strong Island Sound

* Renamed Knoxville Thunderbolts, Same ownership

** Renamed Modesto Bearcats, Different ownership

Methinks, it's just the beginning ...

I'm sure there's a good # of teams listed on the ABA Current Teams list, who are not going to participate in the league this upcoming season ...
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