Basketball Club Hamburg Towers Hope To Receive License For '14-15 ProA Season
Newly founded German basketball club Hamburg Towers "continues to hope it will receive a license for the upcoming second-tier ProA season," according to the SID. Former German national team player Pascal Roller, who is the driving force behind the project, said, "Unfortunately, we can't do anything besides waiting." The club's management "discarded its original plans to join the top-flight Bundesliga through a wild card." Hamburg "received a license for the second division in connection with certain requirements." The club "applied for a wild card as it does not meet the athletic qualifications to compete in the second division." Roller: "The requirements are achievable. It worked well for us. Our current situation in terms of infrastructure and surrounding is better than ever before" (SID, 5/9).