NBL CANADA ANNOUNCES MICHAEL FALLOON AS DIRECTOR OF OFFICIALS

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Falloon brings solid supervisor experience and stability to position

(Toronto, On)— Paul Riley, Commissioner, NBL Canada is pleased to announce Michael Falloon as the Director of Officials for the 2014-15 season.

“Mike is the right guy for NBL Canada,” said Commissioner Riley.  He is an experienced official, who also worked in NBL Canada. Most importantly he has solid supervisor experience, bringing stability to the position.”

Entering its 4th season NBL Canada’s season begins November 1st.

“Mike is enthusiastic and knows that we have great ambition and goals for the NBL,” added Riley. “After an extensive search with many qualified candidates we knew that he was the one for our League.”

NBL Canada’s 8 teams are based in Ontario and Atlantic Canada.

The Central Division includes, Windsor Express, London Lightning, Mississauga Power and Brampton A’s.  The Eastern Division is made up of Halifax Rainmen, Moncton Miracles, St. John Millrats and Island Storm, located in Charlottetown, PEI.

Teams play a 32 game regular schedule –16 home and 16 away games.

NBL Canada’s theme for the 2014 season is NO NIGHTS OFF!

About the National Basketball League of Canada

The National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) was founded in 2011, and is Canada’s only professional domestic basketball league. There are currently 8 teams, with two divisions: Central and Atlantic. The NBLC is committed to being one of the leading professional basketball leagues in the world. The NBLC provides Canadian athletes, international athletes, coaches and officials the opportunity to participate in the game they love at the professional level. The NBLC is also dedicated to raising awareness of the sport of basketball throughout Canada, by providing fans with an exciting and entertaining experience.

For more information on the league, visit www.nblcanada.ca. Connect with us on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/nblcanada , Facebook at www.facebook.com./nblcanada or Tumblr atwww.nblcanada.tumblr.com.

Courtesy NBL Canada

Drew Ebanks

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