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CBA back on the basketball horizon? Not exactly... - Feb 5, 2014


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Here we have back a new/old basketball league CBA.
Just fot these who do not follow U.S. basketball scene for too long: CBA (Continental Basketball Association) used to be the main non-NBA league in the U.S. for quite many years. The original CBA was a professional basketball minor league from 1946 to 2009. It billed itself as the "World's Oldest Pro Basketball League", since its founding on April 23, 1946, pre-dated (by two months) the founding of the National Basketball Association.
So now we have CBA again, but ...it has nothing to do with Continental Basketball Association. The new league is called Central Basketball Association coincidentally with a short name CBA.
Apparently this is not a new league at all. It's actually continuation of Central Basketball League (CBL). The CBL started playing in 2013, so it's relatively new on the market. Some of CBL teams created a separate league changing it's name to Central Basketball Development League (CBDL). Other teams created another league, mentioned above CBA.
It seems minor basketball leagues are changing their names quite frequently. Practically every year you have new leagues appearing, some others closing or changing their names.
It's quite a challenge to follow all of them. But here you have another one at USBasket.com and we will try to follow this one too.
  



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