Evelyn Magley CEO of The Basketball League announced a new market has been awarded to St Louis MO.

The new team will be called TRU STL and be managed by a group headed by Nathaniel Griffin.

“We have researched a couple of years to see what is the best model for our city and players. TBL is all about community engagement and helping players gain maximum exposure which is a big part of why we are doing this. St.Louis is a Basketball City, and it’s time we expose our talents to the world! Wellston have always been a quality basketball community and a blueprint to breed athletes, so to be able to represent such a Historic Basketball Town is an honor! We have produce so many Champions and Championships over the last 30 years. TBL will be another showcase for us to display our Championship ways! This is about bringing the STL Basketball Community together in a positive way to support our athletes who may not get an NBA Opportunity. These young men will be successful on and off the court while being the Leaders of our communities and the next generation of Leaders.” Nathaniel Griffin TRU STL

St Louis is a key geography to TBL expansion as it fits nicely with IL, KS, MO all markets that their is strong interest in.

“Love this new team as Nate is a community leader with great pride in his city and expects to help each player fulfill their dreams of playing at the highest levels.” Evelyn Magley CEO TBL

TBL begins its 6th season in March with teams from coast to coast and in Canada.

For more information on TRU STL:

Facebook:  @TRUSTLTBL
Instagram: @TRUSTLTBL
Twitter:       @TRUSTLTBL
Email: TruVisionfam@yahoo.com

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