Jersey Express adds versatile Justin Leith

October 25, 2007 - American Basketball Association (ABA) - Jersey Express News Release

Madison, NJ - The Jersey Express adds versatile Justin Leith to the 2007-2008 roster. Justin epitomizes the term versatile, with his ability to play inside and out.

Justin played college basketball at Merrimack College, in North Andover, Massachusetts, from 2001 to 2004. During that time he was recognized as an honorable mention All American. Justin was the first player in Merrimack history to score over 1,500 pts and grab over 700 rbds.

From 2004 thru 2006, Justin played professionally in the Czech Republic, averaging 19ppg and 9.5rpg, while leading his team to the 2005-2006 championship.

Leith is also a strength and conditioning coach, who can bench press up to 465lbs, with a squat of 500lbs, and a 40 yard dash sprint of 4.5sec. Justin weighs in at 250lbs and stands 6'7".

"Justin has the experience and the desire we need to help take us to the next level. We expect Justin to make an immediate impact in the league, with his ability and touch from outside, along with his strength and leaping ability to play the post. He's definitely a double-double guy, who's going to do great things on the basketball court" stated President Marsha Blount.

For more information on the Jersey Express, log onto: www.jerseyexpress.net, or e-mail: info@jerseyexpress.net . Season and individual game tickets are on-sale now. Tickets can be purchased on-line, or at the door. Opening night is Saturday, November 10th @ 7pm vs. the Westchester Phantoms.

Note: OurSports Central no longer actively covers the American Basketball Association (ABA) as a professional league due in part to its inability to publish and play a schedule and the transitory nature of many of its teams. For information on professional minor leagues, please see OSC's basketball section.

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