(Greensboro, North Carolina): The Carolina Cheetahs cruised to victory and avenged last Sunday’s loss against the West Virginia Blazers. This game was about a Re-Match after losing January 8th to the Blazers at home with a close 121 – 128 score. Last week’s high intense game was a controversial one for the Cheetahs and so last night’s game was pure victory for Greensboro.
Top Scorer for the night was High Point, NC native Kellen Brand with 41 points. The 6’1 former Appalachian State University Mountaineers led the Cheetahs to a 9-4 record for the season. The next top scorer was Ryan Scott with 27 points.
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About the Carolina Cheetahs Professional Basketball Team:
The Carolina Cheetahs ABA organization is a local expansion franchise that began play for their first season Nov 2011. 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 represent the greater Piedmont Triad communities of Greensboro, Winston Salem, and High Point. The organization will give back to its community by providing scholarships, basketball camps and 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 announced its new ABA Classics Division, a celebrity-backed prize money league that will begin summer 2012; the WABA, a women’s league that will begin play January 2012, ABA Global, its international initiative and the ABA Entertainment League featuring top entertainers, directors, producers and former NFL, NBA, MLB players that began play in October 2011.