Indianapolis, IN.  The American Basketball Association (ABA) www.abalive.com today announced that it has added Baltimore, MD to its growing list of expansion teams for the 2014 season.  “Having an ABA team in Baltimore is long overdue,” stated Joe Newman, ABA CEO.  “It is a great city with a tremendous basketball tradition and there’s a wealth of talent in Maryland.  And with the new owners, Gregory Brown and Kenneth Smith, I think we have two guys who can help maximize the potential of the team.”
Greg Brown, Jr is a native of Baltimore and began playing basketball in the 2nd grade at Brehms Lane Elementary School and went on to attend Lake Clifton/Eastern High School where he average 18.1 pts per game while his team had a record of 72-13.  He finished his senior year at Continental Academy Prep in Florida and was named first team All State.  He went on to play in the ABA before playing professionally abroad.  “My goal was to eventually own my own team,” added Brown, “And now Ken and I are ready to take the next step in our sports career.”
Ken Harris is also from Baltimore where he graduated from Thurgood Marshall High School and after becoming a certified carpenter, attended Morgan State University majoring in Civil Engineering.  “I can’t think of anything I would rather do than to bring exciting professional basketball at affordable prices teaming up with my childhood friend Greg Brown,” commented Harris.  “I know that we can make this the Baltimore Hawks something really special on and off the court.  We are very excited.”  For more information, email Gregory Brown at gregbrown2020@aol.com or call 443 560 1724 or visit www.abalive.com.  The Hawks new website should be announced shortly.
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