RazorSharks Release 2006-2007 Schedule
(Rochester, New York)...The defending American Basketball Association champion Rochester RazorSharks will raise the 2005-2006 championship banner before their first home game of the regular season on Thursday, November 16 at The Blue Cross Arena as they host the Buffalo Silverbacks at 7:05 p.m. The RazorSharks will tip-off an 18 game home schedule on that night as they begin their second season of play in the ABA.
The RazorSharks open the 2006-2007 season with two games on the road, including their first game of the season at the Brooklyn Wonders on Thursday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m.
Rochester's home schedule includes ten night games beginning at 7:05 p.m., five weekend afternoon games with tip-off at 2:05 p.m. and three holiday games - New Year's Eve, Sunday, December 31 at 4:05 p.m. vs. Quebec City; Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 15 at 4:05 p.m. against Pittsburgh; and President's Day, Monday, February 19 at 4:05 p.m. vs. Toledo.
Rochester will be joined in the ABA's White Conference - North Division this season by Buffalo, Pittsburgh Xplosion, Toledo Ice and Detroit Panthers. The RazorSharks will play each team in their division on the road three times, with Buffalo returning to Rochester for three games and the other teams twice.
The RazorSharks will play a home-and-home series with Brooklyn, the Strong Island Sound, Quebec Jumping Frogs, Cape Cod Frenzy and Newark Express. The Montreal Matrix and Maryland Nighthawks visit Rochester once and the expansion Vermont Frostheaves, owned by Brighton native and Sports Illustrated writer Alexander Wolff, visit the RazorSharks twice at The Blue Cross Arena.
Season tickets for the RazorSharks second season of play in the ABA are now on sale at the RazorSharks offices, located at 39 State Street, Suite 100. Season tickets can also be purchased by calling the RazorSharks Ticket Department at 585-232-9190. For more information, log onto www.razorsharks.com.
For further information, contact Steve Rossi, Communications, at 585.755.0052
2006-2007 ABA Schedule
All Home Games at The Blue Cross Arena
Thursday, November 9 at Brooklyn Wonders 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 11 at Strong Island Sound 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 16 BUFFALO SILVERBACKS 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, November 18 PITTSBURGH XPLOSION 2:05 p.m.
Friday, November 24 at Buffalo Silverbacks 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 29 MONTREAL MATRIX 7:05 p.m..
Friday, December 1 at Detroit Panthers 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 2 at Toledo Ice 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 7 DETROIT PANTHERS 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, December 9 BUFFALO SILVERBACKS 2:05 p.m.
Monday, December 11 at Pittsburgh Xplosion 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 14 at Vermont Frostheaves 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 16 at Quebec Jumping Frogs 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 20 at Buffalo Silverbacks 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 23 TOLEDO ICE 7:05 p.m.
Thursday, December 28 CAPE COD FRENZY 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, December 31 QUEBEC JUMPING FROGS 4:05 p.m.
Friday, January 5 at Buffalo Silverbacks 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 7 at Detroit Panthers 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 11 NEWARK EXPRESS 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, January 13 VERMONT FROSTHEAVES 2:05 p.m.
Monday, January 15 PITTSBURGH XPLOSION 4:05 p.m.
Thursday, January 18 at Pittsburgh Xplosion 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 20 at Detroit Panthers 7:00 p.m.
Monday, January 22 at Toledo Ice 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 25 BROOKLYN WONDERS 7:05 p.m.
Sat/Sun., January 27-28 All-Star Weekend at TBA
Sunday, February 4 DETROIT PANTHERS 2:05 p.m.
Sunday, February 11 BUFFALO SILVERBACKS 2:05 p.m.
Wednesday, February 14 at Toledo Ice 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 15 at Pittsburgh Xplosion 7:00 p.m.
Monday, February 19 TOLEDO ICE 4:05 p.m.
Thursday, February 22 MARYLAND NIGHTHAWKS 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 3 at Newark Express 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 at Cape Cod Frenzy 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6 VERMONT FROSTHEAVES 7:05 p.m.
Thursday, March 8 STRONG ISLAND SOUND 7:05 p.m.
American Basketball Association
2006-2007 Conferences and Divisions
Red (West) White (Central) Blue (East)
Oregon Riptide Detroit Panthers Cape Cod Frenzy
Seattle Toledo Ice Vermont Frostheaves
Bellingham Slam Buffalo Silverbacks Montreal Matrix
Pittsburgh Xplosion Quebec City Leaping Frogs Rochester RazorSharks Brooklyn Wonders
Strong Island Sound
Carson Buzz St. Louis Stunners Norfolk Navigators
Fresno Heatwave Twin Cities Ballers Alexandria United
Big Valley Schockwave Quad Cities Maryland Nighthawks
Beijing Olympian Peoria Baltimore Pearls
Maywood Chicago Rockstars Richmond Warriors Hollywood Fame Hammond Rollers Wilmington Sea Dogs
Gallop Outlaws Waco Wranglers South Georgia 36ers
Las Vegas Venom Little Rock River Catz Atlanta Vision
San Diego Wildcats Arkansas Aeros Knoxville Noise
Tijuana Dragons Houston Undertakers Mississippi Miracles
Mexicali Centinelas Texas Tycoons South Alabama Bounce
Monterrey Veneno Chattanooga Mud Frogs
Southeast Miami Tropics
Palm Beach Imperials
Orlando Orange Men
Tampa Bay Strong Dogs
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