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Rochester Fire Sign Michael Hardy

June 5, 2007 - American Basketball Association (ABA) News Release

Rochester, MN. The ABA Rochester Fire announced that they have signed Michael Hardy to their roster. Hardy will join Eric Bergstrom, Joe Evert, Robert Riley and Diarra Tillman as the team's first five players signed for the inaugural season that begins in November.

Hardy is a Rochester, MN native who played for John Marshall. Coach Herb Hofer said, "Michael is a versatile outside player that we expect will aid the team in scoring. Michael is very athletic and his size makes him a good defensive player." The Fire looks to sign five additional players in the upcoming months to complete the roster. For more information, call 507 289 8800, email, visit or

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