South Houston, TX – April 3. 2013
The American Basketball Association (ABA) today announced that the South Houston Assault has been added as an official ABA Travel Team in the ABA Gulf Coast Division and will play 15-20 games this season. “ABA Travel Teams are an important part of the ABA plan,” stated Joe Newman. “The ABA Travel Teams fill in holes in the ABA schedules and provide excellent competition for our teams. The ABA South Houston Assault is no exception.”
Led by Cory Tellis, a former starting point guard from the University of Houston, the South Houston Assault is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for young players seeking a professional career in basketball. “There are so many good players in the Houston area,” commented Tellis, "and we feel that we can be very competitive. We appreciate the ABA giving us an opportunity to compete on that level. Our players are very excited.”
The ABA is the largest professional sports league in the US with nearly 90 teams. It is also the most diversified with 75% of its owners being African-American, Hispanic, Asian or women. The league provides exciting professional basketball games at affordable prices.
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