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UBA continues to produce overseas talent - Oct 21, 2012


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Chris
Miller-Williams

Over the past three seasons the UBA has placed over 100 players overseas. One of the great things about the company has to be the opportunity for athletes with below average resumes elevating their international stock. When you think of some of the top minor leagues in the past (USBL, CBA) transitions top talent to the NBA or top leagues overseas, most of the player had names. The UBA is the only league that takes players with no name and develops the players skill set along with the resume.

One of the best examples woud be Chris Miller-Williams (6'6''-F/G-87, college: W.Georgia) of Atlanta, GA. Miller-Williams played his college basketball at South Carolina State before transferring to D2 West Georgia. At West Georgia he averaged just 11ppg and 5 rebounds. After college Williams had no offers and just a dream.

I joined the UBA because they gave players like me the opportunity to prove myself, said Miller-Williams. Coming from a small school no one would give me the opportunity. Now I am living my dream.

Now Miller-Williams stars for Icelandic KFI Reykjavik. In 2011-12 the team played in the 2nd Division and Miller-Williams was named leagues Forward of the Year. He averaged an impressive 22.4ppg and a league best 13.3rpg. Stats are good and awards are nice but he carried the club to a league best 17-1 record and a league championship. This helped the team move up to the top league in the country. Miller-Williams is now in his second season with KFI Reykjavik averaging 18 points and 13.0 rebounds per game.

Although we know that Iceland is a mid-major overseas country, the story of Chris Miller-Williams is a great example of the work thats being done in the UBA. The company grooms young men into professional athletes instead of bringing in a player with it all as a pit stop. Sometimes its simply about changing lives.

Several UBA players from the 2011-2012 season have recently signed contracts to play overseas this fall. This would add on to the continuous growth of the league and its mission to move players on to the next level. Below you will find the players that have moved on from the 2011-12 UBA season.

Cincinnati Slam:
Jonathon Avery (6'7''-F-88, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: IUPUI) Liceo Mixto (Chile)
Terrance Farley (6'10''-C-85, college: Louisville)- Dep. Valdivia (Chile)
Will Richard (6'5''-F/G-84, agency: Gamble Sports Management) Dep. Valdivia (Chile)
Randall Orr (6'10''-C/F-82, college: Georgia Perimeter) Saitama (Japan)
Daniel Horace (6'7''-F-83, agency: KMG Sports Management, college: Miami, OH) - Etzella (Luxembourg)

Atlanta Titans:
Al'Lonzo Coleman (6'7''-F-89, college: Presbyterian)- MH Basket (Argentina)
Jermaine Dailey (6'8''-F-86, college: Ill.-Chicago)- Sharjah (Dubai)
Kevin Sims (5'10''-G-88, college: Tulane)- Szedeak (Hungry)
James Williams (6'3''-G/F-87, college: Victory) Circulo (Uruguay)

GIE Maile Matrix:
Jermaine Abraham (6'8''-F-88, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Elizabeth City)- Nacional FB (Uruguay)
Jermaine Barnes (6'5''-G/F-82, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Point, GA)- Team USA (Taiwan)
Trevon Bryant (6'10''-F/C-84, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: CS Dominguez H.)- An Nasr (Kuwait)
Lorenzo Davis (6'10''-C-83, college: Mountain St.)- Capitanes (Dominican Rep.)
Anthony Joseph (6'8''-F/C-82, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Emporia St.)- Brown (Argentina)
Mychal Kearse (6'5''-G-83, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Mt.St.Mary's)- Team USA (Taiwan)
Marcus Melvin (6'8''-F-82, college: N.Carolina St.)- La Union (Argentina)
Chris Miller-Williams- KFI Reykjavik (Iceland)
Michael Sloan (6'5''-G/F-84, college: Clayton St.)- Mavort (Ecuador)
Jamil Terrell (6'7''-F/C-80, agency: Promotex, college: W.Texas A&M)- Tepic (Mexico)
Antonio Webb (5'10''-G-84, college: Beth.-Cookman)- Duhok (Iran)
James Justice (5'10''-PG-89, college: Martin Methodist) NBA Dleague

Southern Generals:
Dominique Holmes (6'7''-F-84, college: So.Poly State)-San Luis (Chile)
Carlos White (6'8''-F-80, college: Rhema Bible)-SW Slammers (Australia)

Houston Express:
Kenneth Henderson (6'7''-F-82, college: Texas Arlington)-Svit (Hungry)

Texas Cyclones:
Gabe Haskins (5'10''-G, college: Huston-Tillotson)-Cheshire (England)

Atlanta Assault:
Desmond Blue (6'11''-C-88, college: Lee)- Neuchatel (Swish)
Chucky Frierson (6'6''-G/F-83, agency: Prossin Sports Management, college: Dominican, NY)-Quilicura (Chile)

Tennessee Dragons:
Brain Moultries-BC Nokia (Finland)

Dallas Stars:
Quennell Green (6'6''-G/F-84, college: SE Louisiana)-BBC Nitia (Luxembourg)
Kevin Green (6'6''-F-84, agency: Kotnik Sports Agency, college: Martin Methodist)-Tuzos UAZ (Mexico)   




Daylon Guy
Chuck Guy Named 2018 UBA Most Valuable Player - 19 hours ago
ATLANTA, Georgia June 19, 2018 - Fort Worth F.I.R.M. guard Daylon Guy (6'0''-PG-92, college: Tarleton St.) has been named the 2017-18 UBA League Most Valuable Player in a vote by the league's 26 head coaches. In his second season in the UBA Minor League and his fourth with the F.I.R.M, Guy ranked first in the league in scoring with 26.8 points per game and added 5.1 rebounds, 7.0 assists and a team-high 2.0 steals in 15 games (15 starts). A four-time UBA League Player of the Month thi...   [read more]

Bijan Dotson
UBA announces 2018 All-Star Weekend roster - 7 days ago
ATLANTA, GEORGIA 6/13/2018 The starters for the 2018 UBA All-Star game were announced on Tuesday night and Daylon Guy (6'0''-PG-92, college: Tarleton St.) led all players in votes with 1,300. He was followed by former MVP Jermaine Barnes (6'4''-G/F-83, college: Point, GA) with 1,250. The starters - chosen by the owners from May. 1 to June 1 - are made up of two backcourt and three frontcourt representatives for both conferences. The reserve players, voted in by UBA coaches, was be anno...   [read more]

Brian Fisher
Fisher is back at Spartans, ex Korikouvot - 1 month ago
Georgia Spartans signed 30-year old guard Brian Fisher (191-88, college: Winston Salem). It is actually his comeback to Spartans as he has played here before. The last time (16) he played at played at Korikouvot in Finnish 1st Division. He missed last season and had one year break from professional basketball. Fisher has played also professionally in Romania (CS Dinamo Bucuresti and CSM Bucuresti), Finland (Kouvot) and WBA (Atlanta Blaze). He attended Winston Salem State University unti...   [read more]


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Latest wins for Dayton Sharks and South Carolina Cardinals - 2 months ago  
Daylon Guy was named UBA Player of the Month: March - 3 months ago  
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GIE Maile Matrix add Givens for 2018 Copa Mitchell Cup - 6 months ago  
Duncan agreed terms with GIE Maile Matrix for the 2018 Copa Mitchell Cup - 6 months ago  
Universal Basketball Association Welcome the Atlanta Ambassadors: 2017-18 Season - 8 months ago  
Trinity United to Host 2018 Liga Mediterranean Cup in Barcelona, Spain - 8 months ago  
Matrix inks Blake Walker for the 2018 Copa Mitchell Cup, ex Gaiteros - 8 months ago  
Williams re-signs at GIE Maile Matrix - 8 months ago  
Fort Worth F.I.R.M. confirms reigning MVP Daylon Guy for the season - 8 months ago  
South Carolina appointed as the Atlantic Division - 9 months ago  
Jermaine Barnes agreed terms with Mataro Parc Boet - 10 months ago  
Cory Bradford (ex GIE Maile Matrix) is a newcomer at KK Bosna-Royal Sarajevo - 10 months ago  
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