Indianapolis, IN. The American Basketball Association IABA) www.abalive.com
today announced that it has added the Providence Anchors to its growing list of 2014 expansion teams. “We’re very excited to have Abdur Shabazz and his Providence Anchors as part of the ABA,” stated Joe Newman, ABA CEO. “We have always felt that Providence could be a great ABA city with the right ownership, and in Addur, we think we have the perfect combination of basketball and business acumen.”
Abdur Shabazz, grew up in Wilmington, Delaware and attended Alexis I. DuPont High School where he was named McDonald’s All American, Converse All American, Delaware 1st team All State and New Jersey College Basketball Play of the Year in 1993. Prior to starting Providence Anchors, he was a business owner in the jewelry industry on Rhode Island.
“I pledge to make the Anchors’ organization “world class,” added Shabazz. “We are going to create a first-rate fan experience while putting together a team of which Rhode Island sports fans will be ;proud, on and off the court…our goal is to provide a comprehensive transformation of the team and to secure its place as a leader in the Providence community. We are very excited to be a part of the ABA.” For more information,