Opponent Set for Semi-Finals Playoff Game

Opponent Set for Semi-Finals Playoff Game

Team Trouble: Opponent Set for Far West Playoff Semi-Finals

San Joaquin County, CA – The opponent has been set for Far West Semi-Finals game, hosted by Team Trouble. It is a familiar foe, The Orange County Novastars. The Novastars, earned their chance to take on Team Trouble in a stunning overtime victory over the Oakland Townhawks on Saturday, with a 142 – 136 victory. Team Trouble and the Novastars have played each other three times previously, in the past two seasons, with Team Trouble coming out victorious in all three of those meetings.

Playoff Recap:

But this is playoffs, where anything can happen, and this weekend was proof of that fact. In two of the three Quarter-Final games played in the Far West Division this past weekend, there were two upsets and two games that were decided in overtime. The Las Vegas Royals as the 5 seed came into San Diego and upset the formerly reigning champion from 2018, San Diego Kings, 127 – 123. The other upset was the number 7 seed Seven City Knights out of Phoenix, AZ defeating the number 3 seed San Diego Guardians, in overtime, 127 – 122. 

The Las Vegas Royals at the number 5 seed will now host the number 7 seed Seven City Knights in the other Semi-Final game in Las Vegas, NV. The winner of the two Semi-Final games will meet each other on Saturday, March 30th to determine who will get the right to travel to St. Louis, MO., where the finals will be held to determine an American Basketball Association champion, battling in the Elite Eight, hosted by the St. Louis Spirits. Team Trouble, the current 1 seed in the playoffs, will look to take care of the Novastars and get themselves one game closer to the goal of reaching St. Louis.

Thoughts on the Upcoming game: 

“We can’t take any team for granted, no matter what was done in the past.” Stated Trouble GM Jovan Bankston when asked about how he felt the team’s chances were in making the Elite Eight in St. Louis. “The playoffs are a different season, we just need to take it one game at a time and not squander this opportunity that we have worked for in getting the 1 seed!” – Bankston added.

The game will be played at Franklin High School, Saturday, March 23rd with a tipoff of 6pm. Tickets can be bought at the door, or purchased online on the teams Facebook page, or through Eventbrite under the event Far West Playoffs Semi-Finals www.eventbrite.com/e/far-west-playoffs-semi-finals-tickets-58313978680

The American Basketball Association consist of 143 teams nationally, Team Trouble competes in the Far West Region. Teams in the region consist of the San Francisco CityCats, Oakland Townhawks, Sacramento SuperKats, San Diego Kings, Orange County Novastars, San Diego Guardians, Vancouver Dragons, San Diego Surf, Arizona Beast, Las Vegas Royals, Solano Stallions, Oaktown Warriors as well as the Contra Costa County Delta Stars to name a few. Please visit www.teamtrouble.net for more information about Team Trouble,  www.abaliveaction.com to get more information about The American Basketball Association and www.theabafinals.com to find out more about the ABA Elite Eight.



ABA Announces ABA Gold CBD

INDIANAPOLIS,IN–The American Basketball Association (ABA) has announced that it has entered into a partnership with LT Presents, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of CBD products, to produce a complete line of CBD “professional sports league approved” CBD products including ABA Gold Energy, an exclusive new Energy Formula that provides both a short-term energy boost as well as a sustainable and increased level of energy over an extended period.
“We are very excited about this latest ABA initiative,” stated ABA co-founder Joe Newman. “The entire sportsworld is abuzz about what CBD-based products can do, and the ABA is the first professional sports league to introduce a complete line of products.”
“The body functions at a much higher level with the natural anti-inflammatory and healing properties of the CBD and herbs,” added Craig Torosian, VP of LT Presents.  “It provides a more focused, clearer and elevated state of mind with heightened awareness; the sustainable energy boost is unlike energy shots, rather than a speed caffeine buzzy feeling.”
The complete line of ABA Gold CBD products is now in production and will be introduced at the ABA League Meeting in Indianapolis, IN on July 21st.  The product will be available on-line and at many locations beginning early August following the product introduction at the Opening of ABA Gold in Las Vegas on 4th. (www.abagoldbasketball.com). Products will include 3-D, Rebound, Assist and Jump Shot in addition to ABA CBD Energy.
“I’m very proud that the product has been named ABA Gold CBD,” commented Harold Whaley, ABA Gold CEO.  “Being a part of this project from the ground floor has added much to our exciting new league.”
About LT Presents
The company was founded by Lars Tetens, an American artist in ventor, innovator and creative force in many industries. His company manufacturers gourmet spices, leather bags, luxury cigars and other produts.  His overall guiding mission is to improve people’s lives by invigorating their senses and enhancing their experiences so they can live a more full and healthy life.  It is with these principles that he moved to tackle and shatter one of the biggest problems facing our nation today, opioid addiction.  And thus, created a proprietary CBD based product that will help millions of people get back to living a full, inspired, pain free life with a heightened state-of-mind and a healthy sense of well-being without addiction.

Team Trouble and KXVS Extend Streaming Rights Deal

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY,CA—Under the new deal KXVS will have the rights to all thirteen Team Trouble home games this upcoming ABA season.

“It was a fantastic opportunity for KXVS to cover our local professional basketball team last season”said KXVS General Manager Don Maszewski.”We are very excited to once again provide live coverage of our hometown team to the great fans of the 209”

Fans can enjoy the game live wherever they are on Facebook, YouTube and Periscope. In addition to this great perk you will also be able to replay the game following the conclusion of the live stream.

“We are very excited to work again with Don, Dustin and Alex,”said Team Trouble GM Jovan Bankston.”They are great to work with and I look forward to doing great things with them this season.”

Coming back for their second season to the airways for KXVS will be Dustin Brakebill and Alex Woods. The two will not only look to call the game, but talk everything Team Trouble Basketball throughout the season on their weekly Sports Tonight segment.

“Fans can expect knowledge and entertainment to the broadcast’s,”said Dustin Brakebill.”We want to provide, a different type of a broadcast that fans will like from the point of view of local broadcasters covering local basketball!”

As the season fast approaches fans can expect more Team Trouble Basketball news from KXVS very soon.

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Meet Team Trouble

Team Trouble is a Powerhouse Basketball Team from Stockton, CA

Team Trouble competes in the American Basketball Association. Our inaugural record is 18-4. We’re ranked as high as 3rd in the nation in ABA power rankings in 2017-2018.

Here Comes Trouble

Team Trouble Reaches Beyond the Basketball Court

Team Trouble’s mission is to provide not only entertainment, but a safe space for kids in Stockton

Team Trouble would like to thank Lina Washington, the sports anchor/reporter at ABC 10 News KXTV-TV, for featuring us in her news segment titled “Stockton’s professional basketball team giving back to local kids.”

The American Basketball Association is a league where athletes can play at a high level while staying local. One of the league’s newest members is named Team Trouble but they’re bringing a lot of positivity to the community.

“These men that are on this team, a lot of them grew up in this community,” team owner James Paul said. “A lot of these kids really have the opportunity to see that path and how that path is something that they could also follow.”

Watch Team Trouble in the video clip below from ABC 10 News.

Introducing Team Trouble Basketball

Meet Team Trouble

Antoine Moore, Vice President of basketball operations at Team Trouble, was interviewed by Olivia DeGennaro at FOX40 News. Moore discusses how the team got its notorious name, and how he plans to work with the team’s owner to help inspire the city of Stockton, CA through the game of basketball.

FOX40 News

Team Trouble Featured on FOX40 News

Stockton, CA Has Its Very Own Professional Basketball Team

Team Trouble would like to thank Olivia DeGennaro, the morning news reporter from FOX40 News, for featuring us in her news segment titled ‘Team Trouble’ Makes Good on Stockton Court.

Olivia couldn’t have said it any better, playing basketball is our passion, especially in front of our hometown crowd.

Team Trouble is now ranked seventh in the nation, out of about 120 other American Basketball Association teams. “I think right now we’re probably the hottest team on the West Coast right now in the ABA,” head coach Hernandez said.

Watch Team Trouble in the video clip below from FOX40 news.