Indianapolis, IN. The American Basketball Association (ABA) today announced that the Scranton Shamrocks are the latest team to join America’s largest professional sports league. “The goal of growing the ABA into a league the size of the NCAA seems to be working,” stated Joe Newman, ABA Co-founder. “We’ve certainly found the formula for growth which includes the best business model in professional sports, ease of ownership and of course, our diversity of ownership. The Scranton Shamrocks are a wonderful addition.”
The Shamrocks organization was founded in hopes of connecting and unifying a community passionate about basketball. The Shamrock have been and will continue to be involved in the community with ties to a local youth basketball organization called Backcourt Hoops. With over 40 AAU teams, Backcourt Hoops and many different middle/high schools, the Shamrocks will look to become role models for all kids in the programs. “The Shamrocks look forward to participating in the ABA and coming together with other owners, coaches and players to make it an enjoyable experience for all involved,” added Head Coach Kevin Clark. The team will actually play some games this season in January and February as it prepares for its inaugural season in the fall. For more information, call Coach Clark at 57 8915 8299 or email [email protected] or visit www.abaliveaction.com.