FBA Week 4 Check In

(Orlando, FL) – The Florida Basketball Association (FBA) finished week 4 with the defending Champion Tampa Bay Rebels surging back to the front of the pack. Undefeated this year, the Rebels have won 5 straight games with no signs of slowing down.

The Florida Flight have dropped 3 straight, with their last loss coming from the streaking Heartland Prowl during the Flight’s season home opener in the most lopsided win in the history of the FBA: 150 – 92. The Flight get an opportunity to regroup with a bye next week.

The Heartland Prowl are coming off a successful weekend sweep of games by defeating both the Flight in Orlando and the Palm Beach Knights on their home court at Warner University. They have won 3 straight since their season-opening loss to the Rebels, whom they will play next weekend at Warner.

The Palm Beach Knights started off promising, losing 2 close overtime games to the Florida Flight in their home opening weekend. They’re still searching for their first win of the 2013 season. They are off until June 8th, when they will seek to avenge their first two overtime losses as they travel to Orlando for a double-header weekend against the Flight.

The FBA is a Florida-based professional basketball league providing a development, branding and exposure platform for athletes, referees and other individuals seeking to further their professional basketball career.

FBA NAMES THE FLIGHT’S JONATHAN ADAMSON FBA PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Adamson FBA Player of the Week

 

(Orlando, FL) – The Florida Basketball Association (FBA) has named the Florida Flight’s Jonathan Adamson player of the week for week 1.

Adamson averaged 28.5     points, 18 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 2.5 steals to lead the Flight to a 2-0 start by sweeping the Palm Beach Knights on the road this past weekend.

The FBA is a Florida-based professional basketball league providing a development, branding and exposure platform for athletes, referees and other individuals seeking to further their professional basketball career.

FBA Week 1 Recap

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(Orlando, FL) – The Florida Basketball Association (FBA) kicked off its season-opening weekend in exciting fashion with all three games requiring overtime for the finish.

On Saturday, April 27th,the Florida Flight (Orlando) traveled to Riviera Beach to take on the Palm Beach Knights in one of the highest scoring games thus far in the FBA. Despite trailing by 18 at one point, the Flight regrouped to force overtime and won by a score of 140-132. The Flight’s Corey Williams led all scores with 36 points, and also contributed 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Jon Admason also contributed 32 points, 16 rebounds and 9 assists.Germer Kinsey led the Knights with 25 points.

That same day, the Defending-Champion Tampa Bay Rebels hosted the Heartland Prowl at Freedom High School. The Rebels came out on top to win 123-122 in overtime. The Rebels Chris Stephenson led all scores with 24 points. He also added 8 rebounds, 7 assists, and 5 steals. Charles Okwandu for the Rebels also added 22 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals and 2 blocks.

Sunday, April 28th provided the Knights with an immediate opportunity to avenge their opening day loss to the Flight. Momentum carried over for the Flight, who held a 51-44 advantage at halftime. The Knights pushed ahead to force overtime by the end, but couldn’t recover from a barrage of 3 pointers from Ernest Jones and Mark King. The Flight won by a score of 117-108.

The Flight’s Jonathan Adamson picked up where he left off in game 1, contributing game highs in points (24) and rebounds (20). Jones and Corey Williams contributed 24 a piece, and Adam Waldo added 21 points and 14 rebounds. Germer Kinsey again led the Knights with 22 points.

On Saturday, May 5th, the Flight travel to Tampa to take on the Rebels.The game will be held at Freedom High School. Tip off is slated for 2:00pm.

The FBA is a Florida-based professional basketball league providing a development, branding and exposure platform for athletes, referees and other individuals seeking to further their professional basketball career.