Las Vegas Team Announces Name Change
Las Vegas, NV. The American Basketball Association (ABA) today announced that the Las Vegas entry into the 2007-2008 season has changed the team name. According to Joe Newman, ABA CEO, "Las Vegas is a great basketball city and it is great to be back with an outstanding ownership group that really understands the business of basketball.
The team will be operated by PROLYM ENTERPRISES and its team Head Coach/GM Dan Savage. "After five years in the ABA as a coach, GM and owner, " Savage stated, "I am excited to have the proper funding and support from a world recognized company such as PROLYM. The name of the team has changed to reflect the commitment and from our parent company, and the PROLYMS will take the court this November and match up against the best that the ABA has to offer."
PROLYM is a combination of Pro and Olympic athletes. PROLYM covers all aspects of an athletes world from world class event sponsoring to athletic gear. PROLYM also offers all walks of life a chance to increase their "competitive performance" which will be the slogan of the PROLYM's.
The PROLYM'S will be extremely active in the Las Vegas community. All of the players and staff will be required to continue the amazing charity work that PROLYM has begun with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Candlelighters for childhood cancer and the Brent Shapiro Foundation.
PROLYM too several players including 7'7" Neil Fingleton and minor league star Dajuan Tate to Hollywood for an event at Paramount Studios. Several major celebrities showed up to support PROLYM and the charities they represent. Some of the people in attendance included Paris Hilton, Puff Daddy, Sharon Stone, Jose Conseco, Cuttino Mobley, Smush Parker and Tom Arnold. "Look for some amazing things out of Las Vegas this season," added Savage. For more information, contact Dan Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.prolym.com or www.abalive.com.
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