(Orlando, FL) – The Florida Flight has finalized their training camp roster for the upcoming 2017 Florida Basketball Association (FBA) season.
The Flight held their Flight School Tryout to wrap up the 2016 year on Sunday, December 4th at 24 Hour Fitness in Orlando, Florida. More than 60 players either inquired or participated in the event.
After a 9-5 record overall, including a 5-3 record in the FBA, the Flight look to continue the winning momentum. The roster features a mix of a few key faces from seasons past as well as several new faces.
“We’ve proven to be the premier, established minor league basketball team in central Florida,” said Mark King, Owner and Head Coach of the Flight. “This is one of our most talented, hungry group of guys. We’ll make our cuts based on skill level and talent, but also on each players’ ability to be an upstanding, model citizen of the Florida Flight in our Orlando community.”
Training Camp kicks off on Sunday, January 15th at 24 Hour Fitness. The camp will finish with a player workshop, followed by a contract signing event to be held at The Flame Broiler in downtown Orlando.
The following players have been invited to participate:
Garvin Gordon University of Hartford (NCAA I)
Ernest Jones Florida State University (NCAA I)
Isaac Lang University of Central Florida (NCAA I)
Deshawn Grey Western Kentucky (NCAA I)
Sam Mike University of Georgia (NCAA I)
Shannon Diamond Flagler College (NCAA II)
Danny Rodriguez Southeastern University (NAIA I)
Oliver Waters University of Pikeville (NAIA I)
DeVaughn Green Illinois College (NCAA III)
Casmore E’Bas II University of the Virgin Islands (LAI)
DaeShawn Beasley Wright State-Lake (USCAA)
Caio Santos Daytona State (NJCAA)
K-Ci Maultsby Polk State College (NJCAA)
Cornelius Tony Polk State College (NJCAA)
Benjamin Williams Daytona State College (NJCAA)
Kurt King Auberndale* (HS)
Qunshon Perdue Lakeland* (HS)
Aaron Richards West Orange* (HS)
Victor Kwan N/A
About the Flight: The Florida Flight is a member team of the Florida Basketball Association. The mission of the Florida Flight is to utilize the platform of professional basketball to invest in the lives of others. For more information on the Florida Flight, please visit www.flighthoops.com.
About the FBA: The Florida Basketball Association is a Florida-based professional basketball league providing a development, branding and exposure platform for athletes, referees and other individuals seeking to further their professional basketball careers. For more information on the FBA, please visit www.thefba.com.