Indianapolis IN.  The American Basketball Association (ABA) today announced the Team Trouble located in Stockton CA has been added to the record-setting roster of teams set to begin play in November.  “We are very excited about adding this team,” stated ABA co-founder Joe Newman. “It is a well organized existing team with excellent players and outstanding leadership.  Their feeling and ours was why wait until next year?”

The team will be owned by James Paul, who played football and basketball for Bear Creek High School in Stockton. After earning his BS in International Business Management from the College of Agriculture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and working with multiple corporations in fresh produce representation, he is currently a Senior Category Manager for Grower Direct Marketing, a large scale international freshy produce supplier.
Jame is also a very competitive race driver in NASA’s Super Unlimited and SCCA’s Prototype 1 where he won the SFR
SCCA Championship and will be competing for a National
Championship Title in 2018 in a no rules, no restrictions format of Extreme Sports Car Racing.
“I am eager and excited to bring my passion to the ABA and the Stockton Community, allowing multitudes of basketball fans in the community an amazing opportunity to enjoy a fast-paced, high Octane professional basketball experience here in their hometown.”  For more information, email or call 209 479 8668 or visit
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