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ABA Finals notes: Finals teams announced; Mavs prepare to host with busy week of events

By Kirk Copeland
(318) 525-8853 cell
kirk@abamavericks.com

Monday, March 30th


(Shreveport, LA.) – The 2015 American Basketball Association Championship Finals are finally set, and the host Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks have a lot in store for fans and teams alike for the event April 7-13 at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum.

The ABA announced late last week that the Chicago Steam would be the fourth seed for the Finals, joining the top-seeded Mavericks, second-seeded Jacksonville Giants, and third-seeded Miami Midnites in the title tournament. Chicago will face Shreveport-Bossier Tuesday, April 7, at 8 p.m., immediately after the 6 p.m. game between Jacksonville and Miami. A full bracket can be seen at abafinals.com.

***** The Mavericks are excited to present the SPAR Athletics 2015 ABA Championship Finals Fan Zone and 3-Point Contest Preliminaries. The Fan Zone will begin Tuesday, April 7, from 1-6 p.m. at the Mavericks Training Facility (located across Pershing Blvd. from Hirsch Memorial Coliseum). Fans will enjoy free food, music and interactive activities. The 3-Point Contest has a $5 entry fee and will consist of four groups: Girls age 13-15, Girls age 16-19, Boys age 13-15 and Boys age 16-19. Contestants will shoot from the high-school regulation 3-point line, with winners getting a chance at $4000 in scholarship money.

***** The Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks Camp of Champions is filling up quickly. The free camp, for kids K-12, is slated for this Saturday, April 4, with two sessions. The first session, which has already been filled, will run from 10 a.m.-noon, with the second from 1-3 p.m. at the Mavericks Training Facility. To register for the free camp, which will include instruction from Mavs players and coaches, visit sbmavs.com or phone 318/347-2021.

***** Other big events will be taking place in and around Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in the remaining eight days before the Finals. For a complete list of events, visit sbmavs.com or abafinals.com.

***** Tickets for the Finals can be purchased at abafinals.com or the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum box office. Call 318/631-4930 for more ticket information.

***** For further information on the ongoing ABA playoffs, visit sbmavs.com and abafinals.com.

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