NBL Canada Headlines
Windsor Expansion Bid Approved
(TORONTO, ON) The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that the City of Windsor expansion bid has been approved for the 2012-2013 season.
After reviewing the Windsor’s ownership group’s application, NBL Canada’s Board
of Directors voted unanimously to bring professional basketball to the great City of Windsor.
“I’m truly excited for the City of Windsor being awarded a new professional
basketball organization”, said NBL Canada President & CEO, Andre Levingston. “I
know the owners, and players will do a tremendous job of supporting the
community along with serving as role models for the youth of Windsor. I’m
confident the city will embrace this amazing opportunity and support their club.”
With the approval of Windsor, the new organization will become the eighth team in
the National Basketball League of Canada.
National Basketball League of Canada
About the National Basketball League of Canada
Founded in 2011, the National Basketball League of Canada is the nation’s only
professional basketball league. There are seven teams - Halifax Rainmen, London
Lightning, Moncton Miracles, Oshawa Power, Quebec Kebs, Saint John Mill Rats and
Summerside Storm – playing in the inaugural 2011-12 season and the league is poised
for continued expansion across Canada. NBL Canada is headquartered in Toronto, Ont.
NBL Canada is committed to developing the next generation of Canadian athletes and
raising the excitement for and awareness of basketball throughout the country.
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