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Premier Basketball League Montreal Statement

February 28, 2009 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) News Release

Chicago IL...The PBL was forced to cancel the games scheduled in Montreal this weekend.

"Unfortunately the arena management group in charge of the arena that had been secured for the weekend games, informed the ownership group in Montreal on Friday that the venue could not be used," said Thomas Doyle PBL CEO. "To the credit of the Montreal organization they attempted to find a replacement venue, however the venue available did not comply with the required PBL standards and could not be used. We appreciate the cooperation of all of the organizations involved in this weekends games efforts to work with the league and the understanding that PBL requirements must be met to play."

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