Carolina Cheetahs taking it to the streetahs with game beatahs plus new coach Tim Wells and training camp at UNCG

Posted by Andy Durham on October 5, 2011 at 1:53 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

*****Note on the Carolina Cheetahs…..The first home game will be on November 19th at the Fleming Center/Gym(UNCG) which holds about 1,800 fans.*****

News on the new Carolina Cheetahs in the American Basketball Association……..

1. ABA Carolina Cheetahs Hold 3-Day Training Camp at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the “Gate City” Triad, N.C.

-If you haven’t already heard, the “Gate City” is the home of a professional
basketball team. It should not come as a surprise to the basketball faithful in the
Triad, that Greensboro would again, strive to reach hardwood greatness and add to
its hoops history by welcoming a professional basketball team.

2. It’s Official: Carolina Cheetahs Names New Coach Tim Wells Triad, N.C. – Carolina Cheetahs is pleased to announce the hiring of Tim Wells as the new head basketball coach. Tim was employed last season as Head Coach at KK Triland, a professional basketball team in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Wells led the Triland team to an undefeated regular season record (10-0). Wells was named League “Coach of the Year” after coming back to the triad area with the Championship. —

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About the Carolina Cheetahs Professional Basketball Team: The Carolina Cheetahs ABA organization is a local expansion franchise that will begin play in the 2011 season. The organization is dedicated to providing affordable, family-fun entertainment to the community; in addition to providing local athletes an opportunity to play on a professional level.

The Carolina Cheetahs will represent the greater Piedmont Triad communities of
Greensboro, Winston Salem, and High Point. The organization gives back to its
community by providing empowerment camps for children and their parents and classes
on financial freedom. The Cheetahs are one of three teams owned by the Carolina Cats
Sports & Entertainment Group Inc.; the other two being the Raleigh-based
Carolina Jaguars and the Rocky Mount-based Carolina Cougars.

About the American Basketball Association, Inc. (ABA): The ABA is the largest professional sports league in the US with over ninety (94) teams based in the US and internationally. It is also the most diverse professional sports league in history with over 75% of its teams owned by women and minorities. The ABA has made professional basketball fan-friendly and affordable and it teams are committed to working closely with the youth in their communities.

The ABA provides over 1000 players, 200 coaches and 200 referees the opportunity to work and compete at the professional level. The league recently announced its new ABA Classics Division, a celebrity-backed prize money league that will begin next summer; the WABA, a women’s league that will begin play in January, ABA Global, its international initiative and the ABA Entertainment League featuring top entertainers, directors, producers and former NFL, NBA, MLB players that begins play in October.

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