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PBL develops iPhone app, and upcoming draft order set



The Premier Basketball League announced late last week that it is going to be a lot easier to follow the stars of your favorite PBL team next year. For those of you fortunate enough to have Apple's iPhone, you can now download the official PBL App from the App Store.

"Our league has taken some big steps in the off season, and we think the iPhone application is among the biggest advances we've made," said CEO Tom Doyle.  "Access to our teams, stats and players has now been made even more available thanks to the iPhone app."

With the help of this App you will be able to track individual and team scoring, schedules, and coach's interviews. This latest venture in technology is just one of the many platforms the PBL has slated to debut before the tip off of the PBL's third season in January.

Fans with iPhones may access the new PBL application by visiting the iPhone App Store on the iPhone or with your iTunes account.

In other PBL news, the Manchester Millrats now know what place they will be drafting in the PBL entry draft, which will be held on October 29, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the ESPN Zone in Chicago, IL. The draft will be streamed live on the PBL's website,

The Millrats will be drafting 9th overall in the first round, as well as the 19th overall pick in the second round. The draft will include eligible players from the PBL's Chicago and Washington, D.C. combines as well as any other available professional player.

Stay tuned for a complete recap of the PBL entry draft.