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National Basketball League of Canada plans November opening

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The Canadian Press
8/11/2011 12:07:50 PM
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TORONTO - The newly formed National Basketball League of Canada plans to open its inaugural season in early November with seven teams and a 36-game schedule.

League officials announced today that Moncton, N.B., will become the seventh franchise for the 2011-12 season.

The city joins teams in Halifax, Quebec City, Saint John, N.B., London, Ont., Oshawa, Ont., and an as yet unnamed city in P.E.I.

The league plans to hold a two-day draft Aug. 20-21 in Toronto.

The first day will involve players from outside the country while the second will be for Canadian players.

Basketball (Photo: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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