Thanks to the leadership, responsibility, loyalty, and respect that this league provides to the players, its affiliates, and the fans, this Central Basketball League will grow in a positive direction while getting positive attention in building and providing truth in minor league professional basketball. Due to the unfortunate circumstances and dismissal of the former owner and coach of the Fort Pierce Warriors from the CBL, it is up to the league to continue and keep scheduled events intact for its players, businesses and fans. Therefore , the Pelicans organization have agreed to play the Spartans and compete in this pre-season showdown while the new Warriors organization gather themselves together and get ready for tip off in April. The CEO of the CBL Benjamin Mireles and owner of the Spartans organization has made a commitment to its players to always keep the players best interest in front of any and all issues pertaining to the organization. “Our players came here to play professional basketball and train and develop accordingly with respected coaches and owners” said Mr. Mireles “Since the league had to intervene in a situation that released ownership of its team, we have had to take over the teams to ensure these players continue to play for the 2014 season.” The CBL feels like no matter the situation with a team owner, coach, or representative, players that move from their families, friends, kids, and jobs, should not be told that they have to leave and go home because of problems” said CEO Mr. Mireles. “This is why we have an open door policy in our league to allow a player to come disclose problems within an organization so we can get down to the bottom of it and fix the problem NOT push it out of the league and send the players with it.”
Breaking News: The Central Basketball League has decided it was in the best interest of the league, its affiliates and the players to part ways with Mr. Mark Hadden. The league has determined that the Fort Pierce Warriors and the Martin County Lions will have a new ownership group under Chris Alba as Mr. Hadden has been released of all duties and will no longer have any relationship with the Central Basketball League or its affiliates. “We take pride in our organization and hold all of our owners, coaches, and players accountable for actions off the court” said CEO Benjamin Mireles. “Therefore we feel that because of our policies and guidelines in our league were not being followed by Mr. Hadden, we felt it to better to protect our players and our business relationships to disconnect our relationship with him”. The league has a very serious business model of professionalism and respect to the game and the business itself. They will always look to build the league in an honest fashion for the fans, the businesses, and the players it which grows relationships with. “We would like to apologize for the unfortunate circumstances that have taken place and will continuously work hard to make things better in our league”. said Mr. Mireles “The players that have come here to play and left where they reside to come here, WILL PLAY this season as we will make sure that no matter how it is done, these players get the equal opportunity and treatment as the others in other organizations”.
The Central Basketball League is proud of the relationship with Jal Sports Management. The agency has provided some players with very solid talent and looking to promote these players within the league throughout the year. “I believe there are some players here that will be gone right after the season begins as their talents just need that look from the right scout or team” said CEO Benjamin Mireles. It is up to the league to expose these players but with an agency such as JAL Sports Management, its a great addition to the exposure points of what the league is about. Having this agency and a couple of others be apart of the Central Basketball League shows that it would like to become one of the most consistant leagues with players being moved than any other out there. 6 players belonging to the agency have already signed contracts in the Central Baseketball League.
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Spartans officially sign another guard. The South Florida Spartans are proud to announce they have agreed to terms with Darryl Foster (6-3) out of Detroit, Michigan who is a strong defender who guards the 1-2-3, good shooter, coach-able, and hard worker looking to get better everyday. “This is a great addition to our team as we feel that Mr. Foster will bring us a strong defensive presence” said Coach Mireles. “He is a hard worker and can be an offensive threat as an outside shooter when left wide open” said Coach Nichols. The team looks to sign the rest of the team this week.
The Central Basketball League would like to announce that the South Florida Spartans have reached 10,000 visits on its website. The team would like to say thank you to all fans and supporters as they continue to build the brand of professional basketball while reaching out to over 140 different countries through WBAD Sports radio and right here in the U.S. Thanks again and keep up as they get ready for the season beginning with Preseason in 2 weeks against the Fort Pierce Warriors on March 15, 2014 at 5pm.
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