SOURCE: Keep Playing Sports

August 18, 2005 13:42 ET

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

ALTOONA, IA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 18, 2005 -- Keep Playing Sports, the leader in competitive sports leagues (www.keepplayingsports.com), today announced a new 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 this September in eight regions across the country, including Dallas/Ft. 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 for a grand prize of $4000. Nearly $30,000 in total awards, trophies, travel and cash prizes will be awarded.

Games will be played in the highest quality gyms 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 www.keepplayingsports.com, 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.

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.

Lace up your sneakers and sign up! For more information, contact Keep Playing Sports at 877-PLAY-KPS or visit www.keepplayingsports.com.

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