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Chicago Lady Steam sign Florencia Palacios - Dec 11, 2012

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The first shot of coach Antonio d'Albero and Chicago Steam Lady is the argentinians wing, with italian passport, Florencia Palacios (6'0''-G/F-85). She born December 1985, and will be the first Italian/Argentinian player to land in to the newly WABA.

About her career She starts playing basketball in Argentina to Velez Sarfield youth team, where she wins her first junior Championship, before to move, in 2003, to the Union Florida - South America-. Even in 2003 she decides to move in Italy for two seasons and play for Carichieti Team (League A1) and then to New Aurora Pescara in the same year. In 2005/2006 season she signs with Pio XII di Santiago De Compostela, Spain, before to come back in Italy and win Italian Championship with new Aurora Pescara team. In 2006/2007 season reaches Playoffs semifinals with San Gabriele Basketball Milano Jersey, while in 2007/2008 she signs again for Pescara this time Yale's franchise, not New Aurora - but she moves in Viareggio, where she wins her second Italian Championship. Tuscany, Florence and Italian A2 League are the next steps of Florencia (2008/2009). In 2009/2010 she signs with Vomero Basket in Naples before to end the season in Castellammare di Stabia and reach her personal third Italian championship. In 2010 she moves to Denmark and signs with League A1 franchise Lemvig Basketball, after that she ended the season in Italy, in Casagiove, where she wins her fourth Italian championship. Last but not the least, she played for Argentinian National Team and many times for Europe Summer Leagues selections.

PALACIOS AS PLAYER She can play both forward spot. She is quick and strong at the same time and can guards small and power forward into or outside the paint. She is a very good mid and long range shooter, skills which allow her to dribbling from the basket or use her good jumper.   

The WABA to start on August 5th - 1 month ago
The Womens American Basketball Association (WABA) has officially released it's inaugural season schedule. The inaugural teams for the 2017 season are; Long Island Storm, Mount Vernon ShamRocks, Jersey Expressions, DC Cyclones, Atlanta Justice, Middle Georgia Lady Pits, Orlando Splash. All WABA games will be Live Streamed, over the I95 Sports Network on the Cube. The official season will begin on Saturday, August 5th, with 1 game scheduled. The Long Island Storm wi...   [read more]
Divisons are set and ready to roll.. - 1 month ago
As the WABA teams are rolling out tryouts and securing venues, the teams have been officially put into their prospective divisions for the Inaugural year. The Northeast Division consist of Boston Clovers, D.C. Cyclones, Jersey Expressions, Long Island Storm and Mt. Vernon Shamrocks. The Southeast Division consist of Atlanta Justice, Middle Georgia Lady Pits, Orlando Splash and Queen City Charm   [read more]

Marsha Blount Named CEO of WABA - 2 months ago
Indianapolis, Indiana March 21, 2017: The ABA has announced Marsha Blount as its new CEO for the WABA. Marsha is a product of Mount Vernon High School, where she played basketball making history as the first undefeated team and being awarded State Championship. After a successful basketball career at Queens College, Marsha went on to coach several semi-pro women's teams. Marsha has an extensive business background, that includes ownership of several businesses. In 2005, she purchased the...   [read more]

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