Anonymous
Two weeks ago

ABA Australia starting 2019

Does anybody have any idea what this league is? It seems they have taken on the old ABA history in the USA and have started a league in Australia with the "Melbourne Manta" being the first franchise. It says its starting in 2019??

https://abaliveaction.com/2019/01/16/aba-league-australia-announces-first-team-melbourne-manta/

They also have a ABA australia and Melbourne Manta Facebook and twitter pages.

Is it another Semi pro league?

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James Harvey fan  
Two weeks ago

A competition starting this year that has a subzero profile? Sounds promising.

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Anon  
Two weeks ago

It is just SEBL renamed I think you will find.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

lmao

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KET  
Two weeks ago

Such a bad website, kind of fitting

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Reality  
Two weeks ago

its a new league some yanks are trying to get off the ground as a second tier league.

Not sure what the budget will be if Vaughns is the owner but certainly won't be NBL level.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Hope for Adelaide yet..

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Podcast Potential  
Two weeks ago

MTG must be all over this ....

How did you even find this link??

Odd .... very Odd.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

I thought the same also. I came across it in an article on a basketball website australiabasket.com. I am a basketball tragic and will usually be up on all developments but hadn't heard a thing anywhere until I saw this. I doubt BA would endorse it.

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anonymous  
Two weeks ago

So this is a league they are starting in Australia??? or is this team going to somehow play in the US league?

It is very strange and with the Elite league just starting it would appear to be very bad timing.

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