It goes without saying that the solid teams in the ABA are all looking for a way out before the 2008-2009 season begins (if it begins). I still think that in a perfect world the north eastern teams would all join the NBA-DL, and I talked about Manchester’s d-league dreams a few weeks ago.
The New Hampshire Union Leader is reporting that they’re seriously looking into membership for as soon as next year. (On an unrelated note: how awesome is it that the NH paper is called the Union Leader?) There are three things I found interesting in the article:
Initial league fees for the D-league are about $1 000 000
Manchester are only drawing about 300 fans
The have an owner who made his fortune on wall street and retired at 32.