Chicago, IL – The PBL Second All Team of the 2015 season includes some of the best players in the PBL. Each one of these players were an asset to their team both on defense and offense. They showed tremendous talent throughout the season and helped to lead their team to multiple wins. Congratulations to Corey Allmond and Jerice Crouch of the Rochester Razorsharks, Nate Barfield of the Lake Michigan Admirals, Kyle Meyer of the Ohio Lima Express, and Thomas Cobbs of the Racine Storm.
Chicago, IL – The All PBL Defensive Team of the 2015 season consists of 5 talented individuals who showed an outstanding performance on the defensive end of the court throughout the season. All five of these individuals had consistent blocks, steals and rebounds to help their teams secure the most wins possible. In basketball, like most competitive sports, it’s defense that wins games. Congratulations to Troy Franklin Jr and Courtney Blackmore of the Lake Michigan Admirals, Anthony Stover of the Rochester RazorSharks, Shakir Johnson of the Carolina Pee Dee Vipers, and Ayron Worthington of the Danville Riverhawks.
Chicago, IL - The 2015 PBL Community Service Team of the Year Award goes to the Lake Michigan Admirals. The Premier Basketball League focuses not only on the game, but also on what their teams are doing off the court to give back to their community. The PBL recognizes the Admirals as an outstanding organization dedicated to giving back to their community in every way possible. Throughout the season they visited numerous places in the community including: pediatric departments, elementary schools, senior centers, high schools, and many others in-between. Their commitment to the community is extraordinary and has not gone unnoticed.
Premier Basketball League Adds Major Network to Media Lineup
Chicago, IL- The Premier Basketball League announced today, the beginning of a new partnership with ESPN3. The new deal will allow the PBL to reach even more fans by adding another major broadcasting partner to its impressive network lineup of live and on-demand game coverage.
ESPN3 is the official online streaming network of ESPN owned primarily by The Walt Disney Company available in North America and internationally.
“We are very excited for the opportunity to partner with the largest and most recognizable name in sports,” stated Dennis Truax, Commissioner of the PBL.
ESPN3 currently broadcasts NCAA college basketball, FIFA World Cup, the Arena Football League, NBA, WNBA, MLB and other big name leagues that now include the PBL.
The first PBL game will be televised on Saturday, December 6th at 1:00 pm when the defending champion Rochester RazorSharks host the Carolina Vipers.