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Buffalo Silverbacks Name Head Coach

September 28, 2007 - American Basketball Association (ABA) - Buffalo Silverbacks News Release

Buffalo, NY - Vincent Lesh, the new owner of the Buffalo Silverbacks, wasted no time in naming Rich Jacob as head coach of the team. "He is the perfect fit for our organization," stated Lesh. "He brings to the team a vast knowledge of basketball with over twenty years of coaching experience. As Director of Sport Management at Medaille College, he also has a great grasp on the business side of the team.

Mr. Jacob was the coach and GM of the Buffalo Rapids in the ABA in 2005. "WE are very excited to be able to have such a class individual guiding the team," added Lesh.

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