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Florida Basketball Association Announces Regular Season Schedule

March 20, 2012 - Continental Basketball League (CBL) - Florida Flight News Release

(Orlando, FL) - The Florida Basketball Association (FBA) has unveiled its regular season schedule, it was announced today by Commissioner Greg Kite.

The FBA consists of 6 teams representing Orlando (Florida Flight), West Palm Beach (Palm Beach Titans), Miami (Miami Stars), Tampa Bay (Tampa Bay Rebels), Panama City (Panama City Dream), and Avon Park (Heartland Prowl).

The season kicks off on Saturday, May 5 with the Rebels heading to West Palm Beach to face the Titans and the Stars visiting Panama City to take on the Dream. The following week, the Prowl visits Orlando to take on the Flight in their season opener.

The regular season ends July 7th, with the top 4 FBA teams competing in a single-game elimination playoff series stretching over the next two weeks. The teams with the highest winning percentage will host their opponent for each playoff game.

Five of the six teams will play a minimum of 9 games, 8 of which will count towards playoff positioning. The Miami Stars, classified as an E-2 team, is a road-only opponent seeking full FBA participation in 2013. Each team will also have the option to play non-sanctioned games against teams outside the FBA.

"We can't wait to get things started," said Kite, who won two NBA championship rings during his playing days with the Boston Celtics. "We have six very exciting and highly competitive teams that have already established some interesting rivalries with each other. The fans will enjoy and appreciate the high quality of basketball these teams will bring to their cities."

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the FBA Website at www.thefba.com.

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