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Dennis Truax named CBA Deputy Commissioner

November 26, 2007 - Continental Basketball Association 1 (CBA 1) News Release

Albany, NY (November 26, 2007) - The Continental Basketball Association today announced that current Vice President of Basketball Operations Dennis Truax has been promoted to Deputy Commissioner for the 2007-08 season. Truax had previously served as the CBA Director of Operations for two seasons and was most recently promoted to the position of Vice President of Basketball Operations in May.

Prior to his time in the CBA League Office, Truax briefly served as Director of Media Relations and assistant coach of the Rockford Lightning in 2005. During the 2004-05 CBA season, Truax was the Director of Media Relations and Assistant Director of Basketball Operations for the Gary Steelheads. From 1999-2004, Truax worked for the United States Basketball League in many capacities including consultant, intern, and Director of Media Relations.

"I would like to thank the CBA Board of Directors for my continued rise through the organization," said Truax. "Their confidence in me is important as we prepare for our upcoming season. I look forward to serving at the behest of the Board of Directors to make this season one of the best ever in CBA history."

"Dennis is an important part of the CBA organization," said CBA Executive Committee Chairman Ben Fernandez. "His continued daily skills with the operations of the league, his work ethic and desire to do the best job possible is invaluable to the CBA."

"This is a well deserved promotion for Dennis," said CBA Acting Commissioner Jim Coyne. "His continued hard work and knowledge of the CBA is of great value to me and the teams in the league. I look forward to working with Dennis to make the upcoming season a success."

"Dennis has been a tremendous resource and asset to the CBA, said CBA Properties CEO and President Ricardo Richardson. He will continue to focus on league operation and administration to help existing and expansion franchises operate at a level of excellence consistent with the CBA regulations."

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