PBA now boasts 43 teams in 5 divisions and new website www.PBAWinnipeg.net
The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), formerly known as the Lipenos Basketball officially launched their 10th Anniversary 2010-11 season with their opening ceremonies on Sunday, November 21 at Daniel McIntyre.
Midget division teams (1994 & younger) – Martini’s, Bison, Mayhem 1, Mayhem 2, Mayhem 3, Wolverines and Winnipeg Spirit.
In the Juvenille division (1989 and under), there are 12 teams – Lan’s Concrete, Wolverines, Betarugs, Chris Calitis, DOPE Boys, Hardwood, Aces, NC IDOLZ, Vickar Automotive/Dr. Perry Lacap, Cading’s Restaurant, West Alexander Technologies and High Tops.
In the Ladie’s Open Division, there are six teams – Arsenals, Troopers, NABA, Team Winnipeg, Sarte Cooling & Heating and defending champions, Filipino Journal.
The Senior’s Division (1977) also has six teams – Lan’s Concrete, St. Michael, Ramon Laqui, Heat, G Unit and Ballerz.
The Men’s Open Division has 12 teams – La Merage, Team United, Parekoy, Lan’s Concrete, Guimbanian Gwapo, Certiguard McPhillips, Crown Honda/Outsiders, Loralee Blackjack, Maples Chiropractic, Flight, High Tops/MRD Enterprises and Team Republic.
PBA League Sponsors: Vickar Automotive Group, The Filipino Journal, Viray Financial Services, Mayor Sam Katz, Councilor Mike Pagtakhan, Garden City Shopping Centre, Anthony James Home Selling Team, La Merage, Certiguard McPhillips, Aldo Formals and Tri-M Windows.