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Antoine Obery, Jason Smith & Shaquan Brown Officially Re-Sign For 2016-17

Posted by Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 09:51 pm GMT +00:00

 

antoine      July, 2016 – Wayne, NJ – Antoine Obery, 6'6 Forward, and 2015-16 ABA All Star, will return to the Express for he upcoming season, and take on an added role of co-captain!  Obery averaged 27pts, 15rbds, and 5assists for the Express in his 1st season with the team.  Antoine led the Express back to the playoffs, and an Elite8 appearance in Laredo, TX.

 

Antoine has high hopes for the upcoming season, with an eye on returning to the Elite8 and 'anything can happen there'.  Having staarred in the ABA All Star game in April, Obery feels strongly that we can make a deep run in the playoffs, and do something special.

 

j     Jasn Smith, 6'1 Gard, and 2015-16 ABA All Star, returns for his 4th season with the Express.  Smith averaged 18pts, and 6assists last season, in helping to lead the Express back to the Elite8 Championship Series.

 

Known as 'El Capitan' Jason will continue to serve as co-captain, and our team leader, on and off the court!  This will be Smiths final season with the Express, as he's indicated his retirement is looming.  His goal…go out on top, and will one for the ONLY Pro team in NJ!

 

shaq     Shaquan Brown, 6'3 Wingman, returns for his 1st full season witht the team.  Shaquan joined us mid-season, and immediately had an impact, as a great teammate, and a defensive stopper!

 

We're looking for bug things from Brown this season…be great at what you do, is his motto!

 

 

Y     OUR FINAL OPEN PLAYER TRYOUT WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 20TH, FROM 7-9:30PM.

 

OUR PARTNER AT THE YMCA OF WAYNE, 1 PIKE DRIVE, WAYNE, NJ WILL PLAY HOST TO THE TRYOUT.  THE YMCA IS OUR OFFICIAL PRACTICE FACILITY.

 

REGISTER HERE:  Eventbrite - Jersey Express 2016 Tryout

 

 

 

 

Antoine Obery & Jason Smith Excel @ ABA All Star Game 2016

Posted by Thursday, May 5th, 2016 07:26 pm GMT +00:00

 

The Opportunity 2016

 

The 2nd Annual NJ Pro Basketball Team/Player Combine

Saturday, July 16th – 3-7pm @ JFK High School, Paterson, NJ

Pre-Register Here:

 

 

 

ao     Baltimore, MD – Friday, April 22nd, 2016 – Antoine Obery, 6'6 Forward, put on a show at the ABa All Star Game, in Baltimore, MD.  Obery, tallied 33pts, 10rbds & 7assts, in an All Star effort.

 

Antoine, affectionately know as 'The Nitemare' would have been tabbed All Star MVP, had his team (team Gervin) pulled out the win.  Team Dr. J held on to a 140-139 victory in the last seconds, to secure the victory.  Antoine was virtually 'Unstoppable'!

 

j     Express captain Jason Smith, who tallied 9pts for team Gervin, led the 4th quarter comeback.  Smith, better know as 'El Capitan' is a leader, no matter what team he's on…he's 'All in'. 

 

divtrophy     We're extremely proud of the success and effort this season, all the players put forth!  New season…same goals!  #NortheastDivisionChampions #1goal #UnfinishedBusiness #WeRepJersey

 

championts     Thank you to our proud sponsors: Privilege Transportation, Elite Performance Training System, The Stache House Barber Shop, YMCA of Wayne, and we'd like to give a big shout-out to Mr NJ Pro Basketball Tim Thomas

 

 

Express Off Track In Loss to Miami in ABA Elite8 in Laredo 86-111

Posted by Saturday, April 9th, 2016 08:46 pm GMT +00:00

 

The 2nd Annual NJ Pro Basketball Team/Player Combine

Saturday, July 16th – 3-7pm @ JFK High School, Paterson, NJ

Pre-Register Here:

 

 

logo     Laredo, TX – Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 – The Express Fell to the Miami Midnites, in Elite8 Championship Series Quarter Round playoffs, in Laredo, Texas 86-111.  After a 1 year absence from making the final 8, the Express won a buzzer-beater at home, to return to the championships, and a shot at the elusive ABA Championship.

 

     divtrophyAfter accomplishing the first goal set this season, the Northeast Division Championship, the Express set-off for Texas, to meet the Miami Midnites.  The rematch pitted teams that went into overtime to determine the outcome of its only contest, with Miami prevailing.  This tho, was the big stage, for all to see, and for an opportunity to advance to the final 4 of the ABA Playoffs.  

 

laredoarenapic     Unfortunately, it was not our night!  We're extremely proud of the job the Express did this season, representing New Jersey, and the tri-state area, on the biggest stage the season had to offer, for Professional Basketball.  The Jersey Express, Official Member of the ABA (American Basketball Associaion), since 2005, is the most successful Professional Basketball Team in the tri-state area.

 

champs     The Express were led by Antoine Obery (27pts, 15rbds, 5asts), Jason Smith (19pts, 5asts), Donald Hennie (19pts, 5asts), Almin Hodzic (18pts, 10rbds, 3asts, 2blks), Denzel Mensah (16pts, 3asts), Travis Conyers (14pts, 6rbds, 5asts, 2stls) per game.  This season was a total team effort, with 6 players averaging double figure scoring.

 

allstars     We're proud to be sending 2 players, and an alternate to the ABA All Star Game, to be held at Townson State, Maryland, on Friday, April 22nd

 

Antoine Obery, 6'6 Forward

Jason Smith, 6' Guard

Almin Hodzic, 6;11 Center (alternate)

 

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Express Win NE Division Championship 127-124 On Buzzer Beater

Posted by Friday, March 25th, 2016 07:53 pm GMT +00:00

 

     timteamWayne, NJ – March 19h, 2016 – The Jersey Express won the ABA Northeast Division Championship over the Baltimore Hawks, in a thrilling 127-124 victory.  The Express played host for the division championship, by holding the #1 seed for most of the season.  Express co-owner Tim thomas was in the building, supporting the team, and signing autographs for the fans.

 

donald     The Express held a large lead, for most of the game, but the Hawks stormed back with a furious push in the 4th quarter.  With the score tied at 122, both teams hit lutch jumps shots, Dishawn Bradshaw for the Hawks to take a 2pt lead, then Express captain Jason Smith to ie the score at 124.   With 4.1 on the clock, the Express ran an inbound play for the last shot…Donald Hennie caught a perfect pass from Brad Forestieri, and took a tough 3 pointer, that banked off the glass and in for the final basket, and win for the Express.  Donald called the shot a '3 ball layup'.

 

champs     The Express won the NE Division, for the 2nd time in the last 2 seasons!  Led by Donald Hennie's 34pts, and Jason Smith's 32, the high scoring backcourt, stepped up for the team, to lead them back to the Elite8 Championship Series, and a shot at the elusive ABA National Championship.

 

divtrophy      Proud to represent NJ Pro Basketball, the Express are the ONLY Professional Basketball team in the State, and the 1st and only to win a championship.  Since 2005, the Express have provided opportunities for players, coaches, and its staff…proudly!

 

logo     Whats next for the Express?  The ABA Elite 8 Championship Series, that kicks off on April 5the Vs the Miami Midnites.  Stay tuned…it's going o be an amazing ride!

 

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Antoine Obery, Jason Smith & Shaquan Brown Officially Re-Sign for 2016-17

Posted by Monday, March 7th, 2016 04:15 pm GMT +00:00

 

 

Y     OUR FINAL OPEN PLAYER TRYOUT WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 20TH, FROM 7-9:30PM.

 

OUR PARTNER AT THE YMCA OF WAYNE, 1 PIKE DRIVE, WAYNE, NJ WILL PLAY HOST TO THE TRYOUT.  THE YMCA IS OUR OFFICIAL PRACTICE FACILITY.

 

REGISTER HERE Eventbrite - Jersey Express 2016 Tryout

 

 

 

antoine      July, 2016 – Wayne, NJ – Antoine Obery, 6'6 Forward, and 2015-16 ABA All Star, will return to the Express for he upcoming season, and take on an added role of co-captain!  Obery averaged 27pts, 15rbds, and 5assists for the Express in his 1st season with the team.  Antoine led the Express back to the playoffs, and an Elite8 appearance in Laredo, TX.

Antoine has high hopes for the upcoming season, with an eye on returning to the Elite8 and 'anything can happen there'.  Having staarred in the ABA All Star game in April, Obery feels strongly that we can make a deep run in the playoffs, and do something special.

 

j     Jasn Smith, 6'1 Gard, and 2015-16 ABA All Star, returns for his 4th season with the Express.  Smith averaged 18pts, and 6assists last season, in helping to lead the Express back to the Elite8 Championship Series.

Known as 'El Capitan' Jason will continue to serve as co-captain, and our team leader, on and off the court!  This will be Smiths final season with the Express, as he's indicated his retirement is looming.  His goal…go out on top, and will one for the ONLY Pro team in NJ!

 

shaq     Shaquan Brown, 6'3 Wingman, returns for his 1st full season witht the team.  Shaquan joined us mid-season, and immediately had an impact, as a great teammate, and a defensive stopper!

We're looking for bug things from Brown this season…be great at what you do, is his motto!

 

 

 

 

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