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New Nationwide Men's Basketball League Promises to Keep Athletes Playing Sports

New Nationwide Men's Basketball League Promises to Keep Athletes Playing Sports

ALTOONA, IA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 09/01/05 -- Keep Playing Sports, the leader in competitive sports leagues (, today announced the official Atlanta schedule for the 2005 Men's Basketball League. Designed to give top-notch basketball players the chance to scratch that competitive itch once again, KPS's goal is to give back to athletes the feeling of highly competitive basketball from their former college or high school playing days. Keep Playing Sports provides non-professional, competitive athletes with the means necessary to play and compete against other players in different locations, venues and cities.

The inaugural season kicks off September 11, 2005, in eight regions across the country, including Dallas/Fort Worth, Seattle, San Jose, San Diego, Sacramento, Denver, Atlanta, and Des Moines. Winners in each region will be awarded airfare and hotel accommodations to Las Vegas to compete in the national championship playoffs December 16-18, 2005, for a grand prize of $4000. Nearly $30,000 in total awards, trophies, travel and cash prizes will be awarded.

Games in Atlanta will be played at Metro Fitness (formerly Run N' Shoot) and will be officiated by certified referees. Separating itself from local recreation leagues will be the addition of official stat keepers. Full, detailed statistics will be viewable to your fans at giving them the ability to track a player or team's season. You'll never know who's watching, as stats will also be accessible to overseas and professional league scouts.

The 2005 Atlanta Men's Basketball League games will be played on the following Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.:

September 12 - Opening Day
September 19
September 26
October 3
October 10
October 17
October 24
October 31

KPS Atlanta Regional Playoffs will be held November 14, 2005.

League entry is $49.99 per player and players may sign up as an individual or as a team. If signing up as an individual you will be placed in a team that fits your position and skill set. Player entries are subject to availability.

For more information contact Keep Playing Sports at 877-PLAY-KPS or visit

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Janine Kromhout
Grand Crew Consulting
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(650) 269-1417

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