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Marietta Storm, coach Garrett part ways

June 4, 2006 - World Basketball Association (WBA) - Marietta Storm News Release

June 4, 2006-JUSTT Us, LLC - owners of the Storm reported ending the contract with Head Coach/GM Lionel Garrett. The decision came about as the Storm try to restructure their organization to make a serious run at the championship.

In spite of the plethora of talent on the Storm's roster they have fallen short in the victory column. The Storm are currently 5-7, with a record of 3-3 at home, 0-4 on the road, plus two wins through forfeiture. They have lost 3 in a row and 5 of the last 6 games.

Can the Storm still win the championship? "Yes", stated assistant coach Revelle Williams. "With the necessary adjustments anything's possible", he replied.

The organization has made no formal announcements of a replacement at this time. However, they did state that their coaching staff which consists of Kerol Armstead, Courtney Brooks and Revelle Williams will remain intact.

The Storm's next game is at Cartersville on June 9th. Go to for more information

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