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Toronto Lazers Join Premier Basketball League

April 17, 2008 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) News Release

(Chicago, IL)... The Premier Basketball League officially announced today that the Toronto Lazers, from Toronto Canada have joined as an expansion team when the professional league begins its second season of play in 2008/2009.

The ownership group is headed by Dr. Hartley Miltchin and his son Harlan. "We have been working with the PBL leadership throughout the inaugural season so we would be prepared to bring an exciting, accessible brand of professional basketball to Toronto" said Dr. Miltchin. "Harlan and I are extremely excited to partner with the PBL and cannot wait to show the fans of Toronto the PBL brand of basketball."

"We are very pleased to welcome the Toronto team to the Premier Basketball League," said PBL President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Doyle. "The addition of Toronto continues to push forward the International initiatives of PBL. The Miltchins have demonstrated a vision matched by the league and we look forward to having them aboard when we tip off next season."

Information regarding the press conference in Toronto will be released soon.

For league information contact the Premier Basketball League Maryland/Washington D.C. office at (301) 424-8612 or visit

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