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JERSEY EXPRESS HISTORY

2014:

ABA 2014 North East Division Champions

ABA Elite8 Finalist, Shrevport, LA

**ABA on ESPN3 Nationally Televised Game**

Almin Hodzic named 2014 ABA ALL Star

 

2013:

Ray Ortiz named Head Coach

NORTHEAST DIVISION CHAMPIONS 2012-2013 (record 10-3)

3 players signed to Pro Deals: William McDonough (Australia), SuQuan Gary (Mexico), Brandon Weldon (Mexico)

Ja'Shon Mixon Named to the 2013 ABA All Star Team

Devon Young 2013 ABA All Star Team Member (participated)

REACHED THE ELITE 8 FINALS – PLAYOFFS, Finished 5th League-wide

Participated in the Canada Games – Calgary, CA

 

2012:

*Played in the Historic 1st National TV Broadcast game for the ABA on UBC-TV Network on December 8th (www.ABALive.com, www.ubctvnetwork.com)

Centenary College named home venue

Joseph Amador returns as Head Coach

Ray Ortiz named Ass't. Coach

Community participation in the Centenary College 5K Run, & Share Your Care 4 Clare Cancer Benefit

2011:

Chengdu Invitational Basketball Tournament, Chengdu China
Kayode Ayeni named to ABA All Star Team www.ABALive.com

Kayode Ayeni wins 2010-11 ABA All Star Game MVP!
Marsha Blount named Interim Head Coach
Henan invitational Basketball Tournament, Henan China (Hunan)
Made 2011 Playoffs for 4th straight year – turned down participation for trip to China (exposure for players)
Participating in the ESPN/Tribeca Sports Family Fun Day
Named the Jersey City Armory as our Home venue
Joseph Amador named Head Coach

2010:

Named Casaundra Smith, Head Coach
2009-2010 NORTHEAST DIVISION CHAMPIONS!
Elite 8 Playoff Appearance for the 2nd year in a row

3 Players named to ABA All Star Team
3 Players named to the ABA Rookie Team
Ahmad Mosby named ABA League Rookie of the Year
Devin Davis & Antoinne Morgano – All ABA Teams
Participated in the ESPN/Tribeca Sports Family Fun Day

2009:

Signed on to have ALL Home Games Broadcast LIVE via Newark Radio Series www.newarkradioseries.com
Finished our 4th season in the ABA, by making the Elite 8 in the playoffs
Participated in the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Family Day
ABA signed a deal with NASCAR driver Danny O’QUINN to have the ABA LOGO on its Race Car and marketing material
Hired Quaasim Austin (Irvington PD), as Head Coach
ABA signed a Cable TV Deal with Versus TV www.versus.com
Announced East Orange Campus High School as our home venue

2008:

Hired Jerry “Ice” Reynolds as Head Coach (former Orlando Magic forward)
Renamed West Side Park, Newark, NJ our “Official” practice home
We are continuing our mission of becoming an intrical part of the Communities in which we play
Extended the relationship with team Orthopedic Surgeons Dr. James. Lee Sr. & Jr.

2007:

Changed name to the Jersey Express, to incorporate ALL of New Jersey
Moved the team to Drew University, Madison, NJ
Partnered with the NJ Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, in an effort to help offset childhood obesity
Partnered with several Not-for-Profit Organizations to help in the growth of our Communities
Participated in the playoffs
Lost 4 players to overseas signings

2006:

Hired Ron Moore (former Detroit Piston) as new Head Coach
Missed the playoffs
Lost 2 players to overseas signings
Partnered with renowned Orthopedic Surgeons Dr. James M. Lee Sr. & Jr. “Official Physicians”
Participated in the Singapore Invitational Tournament

2005:

Purchased the NJ territory and launched the Newark Express
Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins -1st Head Coach of the franchise
Commissioned Newark’s team, and added to the City’s website as a destination
BOMBO Sports & Entertainment (www.bombo.com) signed on to do a Documentary/Pilot. They documented our 1st season in the ABA, and it is still in there catalog of projects.
Signed Shaheen Holloway, Seton Hall University to be the teams 1st and starting point guard.
Signed Rasheed Sparks from Newark, NJ as star player
Participated in the playoffs
Sent 6 players overseas to continue their professional careers