Indianapolis IN, Evelyn Magley CEO of The Basketball League announced a new market has been awarded to Seattle WA. The team will be called the Seattle Super Hawks.
Team Market Owner Jaqueline Yang is the 1st female of Asian decent to own a male professional basketball team in North America.
She and her partner Pierre Crockrell are building a powerful organization with current college player Pierre Crockrell Jr as GM, long time Seattle businessman JR Harris as VP Eldridge Recasner former UW & NBA player as Head Coach.
“Owning a professional basketball team has been a passion of mine for many years. I love the vision of this league because it stems from the view of a woman whose mission is to impact community first and build out from there by supporting our wonderful local talent. Seattle is primed for this and we are excited to be filling the void.” – Jaqueline Yang
Seattle is the 3rd team in the Pacific Northwest joining Salem OR & Vancouver WA.
“This is very big news for TBL, Jaqueline has assembled a wonderful executive team to support the market. Seattle is a unique market because there is a thriving culture of pros being developed there and geographically it not only compliments current teams but opens us up for all the contiguous communities like Everret. Bellevue, Tacoma as well as the many great markets in the eastern part of the state like Yakima, Spokane and Tri-Cities.” – Evelyn Magley
TBL is in its 5th season with 44 teams from Vancouver to Tampa and Boston to San Diego.
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