Sports Storm in the Forecast for Marietta, GA!

The World Basketball Association’s [WBA] Exposure League announces its newest professional men’s basketball team, the MARIETTA STORM!
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April 6, 2010 - PRLog -- ATLANTA, April 5, 2010—On May 14th, the WBA’s exciting addition will play its first game against 2009 WBA Championship finalists; the Tupelo, Mississippi Rock N Rollers at Marietta High School located at 1171 Whitlock Ave SW in Marietta, 30064. An official Marietta Storm Tryout Camp for men 18 and over will be held at Ron Anderson Recreation Gym at 3820 Macedonia Road in Powder Springs, GA’s Wild Horse Creek Park on April 24 from 8am-3pm. Onsite registration is $50; email for more information.

Former WBA Commissioner/NBA Alum Lionel Garrett and Owner Melvin Breeden promise an action packed season of family friendly entertainment featuring some of the country’s top rising hoop stars, performances by local recording artists, fan interaction, live DJ, dance team exhibitions, and many other special fan surprises! “The NEW Marietta Storm team will provide a fresh form of exciting family fun entertainment for the Marietta community and Cobb County as a whole,” explains Businessman Melvin Breeden.

Tickets are $5 for general admission, children 6 and under get in free, any student wearing ANY Marietta team jersey gets in free for the season opener; $3 for subsequent games. The Storm offers a VIP ticket for $10, a Family (4) Pack at $16 per game, Season Tickets for $45 and special group rates are available by contacting the Marietta Storm offices at (404) 840-4391. Marietta Storm sponsors include area businesses; Bailey’s Pub and Grill, Big Cat Records, Ocular Sports Crossover Mentoring and Trea Day Management & Publicity. Additional partnership opportunities are available.


The mission of the WBA Exposure League is to teach, develop, and expose basketball players to NBA, D-League, CBA, and International scouts, while providing each community with an exciting brand of basketball and entertainment. The WBA serves as a training ground to develop players and coaches on and off the court. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, community involvement and most importantly exposure for the players. Over 400 WBA players have gone on to play professionally overseas, in the CBA, D-League, and the NBA.

WBA teams are comprised of talented athletes with a maximum of five years professional experience. WBA exposure teams have produced and worked with top coaches, such as former Cartersville Warriors owner Theo Ratcliff, Rome Gladiator’s succeeded coach Harold Ellis, who in 2009 signed to the NBA’s Detroit Pistons coaching staff and standout players who made it to the next level, including Jamario Moon, Kenyon Gamble, who played with the WBA’s the former Magic City Court Kings and now plays with the Manchester Millrats of the PBL.  Other star athletes include Josh Powell who signed to the L.A. Clippers; former Hawks Anthony Grundy, and Kyle Davis of the New Jersey Nets.

To support and/or inquire about the thunderous Marietta Storm, visit the official website at or contact team headquarters at (404) 840-4391. Learn more about the WBA at or call the WBA Office directly at 770.904.5081. Media Inquiries contact Trea Davenport, Marietta Storm Director of Media Relations at 678.523.3088 or

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