Indianapolis IN, Evelyn Magley CEO of The Basketball League announced the 34th market in the 4th year league has been awarded to Shreveport LA.
The Mavericks are returning “home” after an incredible run that ended in 2015. The man heading the charge is the only coach in team history Steve Tucker GM/Head Coach who can boast of a rather impressive list of accomplishments:
• 4 Time Pro Basketball National Champions
• 196-14 record over 7 Seasons
• Back to Back Undefeated Champions (66-0 -2014 & 2015)
• 103 Consecutive Wins (from 2011 to 2016)
• 104 Straight Home Wins (from 2011 to 2016)
“I am excited to be a part of bringing pro basketball back to Shreveport. Having spent my entire adult life as a coach, I can with great confidence say that this market supports pro basketball like none other. We have every intention of bringing an entertaining, championship level brand of ball back home to Shreveport where it belongs. Additionally we will be visible and active in the community impacting young lives to the best of our abilities” – Steve Tucker GM/Head Coach Shreveport Mavericks
Shreveport-Bossier Metro has Produced some of the Greatest Talent in Louisiana Basketball History and Many of these Talents are part of the Shreveport Franchise Ownership Group. That List of Great Players will be released at a Late January News Conference in Shreveport.
“We are thrilled to be able to add Shreveport as one of the last pieces to the puzzle for next season. Geographically it fits perfect with our southwest division and the history of this great team with a winning coach and passion for community is exactly the fit we look for.” – Evelyn Magley CEO TBL
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