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Guam Basketball Association is back for Season 3

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Guam Basketball Association Season 3 Basketball League tips off this weekend at the UOG Calvo Field House. The Guam Basketball Confederation continues to promote quality basketball opportunities for players and fans by organizing and sanctioning the GBA and first ever season of the WGBA.

Earv Jose, GBA Coordinator, said, "The league has grown tremendously not with just the fan following but with the teams itself. We are up to 7 competitive men's teams now with a lot more basketball this season with a lot more competitiveness."

Players in the league getting use to the physicality of the FIBA rules and 24 second shot clock. GBC President Tony Thompson says the league will provide high quality experience for both players and fans by hosting games only in state-of-the-art facilities.

Jose added, "Playing more through contact with the different style of play and the refs letting it go where it doesn't become an advantage or disadvantage. Players are starting to understand that and getting use to it and are preparing for that come season 3."

Teams taking to the hardwood: 2 time defending champion Tooth Fairies, Auto Spot Phoenix, The University of Guam Tritons, KFC Bombers, MVP Stars, Mitsubishi Outlanders (formerly known as Team Justice) MacTech Nerds

Jose said, "There has been a lot of news with players moving around with new teams as well. We lost a couple of players but we also gained a couple of big players as well. Some of the other teams picked up key players to help in particular to their teams."

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