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ABA’s Jersey Express Pro Basketball Team 1st to Call Jersey City Home


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Jersey City Armory to play host to Jersey City’s own Pro team The Jersey Express

jersey-express-again The Jersey Express Professional Basketball Team, is proud to call Jersey City home! The Express will be playing its home games at the National Guard Jersey City Armory, located at 678 Montgomery Street, for the upcoming American Basketball Association (ABA) Season.

terry-dehere-againThe Express comes to town with Jersey City written all over it! Jersey City’s own; Terry Dehere, former player for St. Anthony’s High School, Seton Hall University, and an NBA 1st round draft pick of the LA Clippers, takes over as Head Coach. Luther Wright, former Seton Hall star and 1st round draft pick of the Utah Jazz, acts as Big Man Coach. For those players looking to go overseas, or maybe even have aspirations on playing in the NBA, here’s an opportunity to play for those who have been…where you want to go! Player instruction and exposure will be at its highest.
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LA LAKERS WIN NBA CHAMPIONSHIP DEFEATING BOSTON CELTICS 83-79 in Game 7

The LA Lakers won thier 5th NBA Championship in 11 seasons by defeating the  BKN-NBA-FINAL-LAKERS–CELTICSBoston Celtics. The Lakers came back from a fourth quarter deficit beating the Boston Celtics 83-79 to win the NBA Championship. In front of the hometown crowd packed with regulars and movie stars Kobe Bryant scored 23 points and Ron Artest added another 20 points to give  the Lakers the championship.

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Former NBA Player John Celestand Joins MSG Varsity

celestandphotoFormer NBA player John Celestand has come back to his New Jersey roots, as a Garden State basketball play-by-play announcer for MSG Varsity. Celestand (on right) is pictured with fellow sports producer Lou Brogno.

 

BETHPAGE, N.Y., January 25, 2010 – John Celestand, former NBA player and member of the Los Angeles Lakers’ championship team in 2000, has come back to his New Jersey roots, as a Garden State basketball play-by-play announcer for MSG Varsity.

 Celestand, an alumnus of Piscataway High School, helped lead the Chiefs to two consecutive County Championships. He went on to play at Villanova University scoring, 227 points in 124 career games from 1995-99. He was drafted in the second round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Lakers. Continue reading Former NBA Player John Celestand Joins MSG Varsity

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Pine Hill Lodge, Mount Pocono Pennsylvania – A FUN PLACE

River View Observer Best Pick – “Poconos”  Close to Home” Vacation

pine-hill-lodge1Pine Hill Lodge is a fun place for Private Groups, Couples and Families where you can rent your own Lodge in the Pocono’s

Located at Pine Hill Road in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania  (570)-839-8060 or

(570)- 839-9579 for rates and information

Pine Hill Lodge, a member of the Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau is a large year ‘ round, completely furnished 3-story country inn located in the heart of the Pocono Resort Area with 11 Bedrooms- 7 Bedrooms on 2nd floor, 4 Bedrooms on 3rd Floor, 3 1/2 baths, Large Living Room, with cozy stone Fireplace , and Color TV, 2 Dining Rooms, Kitchenette and large, fully -equipped Kitchen Situated on 2 1/2 acres of lovely, parklike country setting- 1 acre of woods and 1 acre of lawn. Continue reading Pine Hill Lodge, Mount Pocono Pennsylvania – A FUN PLACE

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Tar Heels Trample Spartans to Take Title

tar-heels(Newser) – Now Tyler Hansbrough, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington, and Danny Green can head to the NBA feeling good about their decision to return to school. The upperclassmen led North Carolina to its fifth national championship with an 89-72 blowout of Michigan State tonight in Detroit, reports the AP. “We’ve been working so hard since last year when we fell short,” said Ellington, named most outstanding player. “I wanted to redeem myself. We worked so hard.”

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