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NexxNow Brings Professional Basketball Back to Buffalo
Apr 30, 2008 (08:04 AM EDT)
BUFFALO, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NexxNow, Inc. today announced that professional basketball has returned to the City of Buffalo with a unique element that may place the City on the International media landscape.
The NexxNow Dragons will include prominent Chinese players and will begin play in January of 2009.
NexxNow's goal is to deliver Dragons' games to China via television, broadband and mobile devices. "The successful Broadcast of our games to China can provide an assortment of economic opportunity and benefits to the Buffalo community," said Paul Riley, NexxNow CEO.
"The appetite for this content exists as evidenced by the 400 million Chinese basketball fans. Our goal is to broadcast live to China by the 2010 season, but 2009 is a very realistic possibility," Riley continued.
The Dragons will compete in The Premier Basketball League (PBL). "We chose the PBL because of their commitment to quality, schedule integrity and progressive business strategies," says Riley.
"The 2008 PBL Championship Game, hosted in Rochester, NY, was televised and enjoyed attendance of nearly 10,000," stated Tom Doyle, PBL President.
The Dragons will play out of the Burt Flickinger Center. This weekend team representatives will be at the Buffalo Men's Show where fans will have a chance to win seasons tickets for the Dragons inaugural season.
NexxNow, Inc. is a diversified Sports Media and Marketing Company that delivers robust multi-media ad platforms to National/International Advertisers at below market prices. NexxNow China, Inc. (Subsidiary) is pursuing the television broadcast of its professional basketball team (NexxNow Dragons) to China.
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CONTACT: Robert Gartzman of Market Vision Consulting, Inc.,+1-561-447-7177, for NexxNow, Inc.