Tampa Bay Tritons Press Releases

  • Tritons Open Strong but Finish Weak in Cup Final +

    The Tampa Bay Tritons looked as if they were well on their way to duplicating last season's success. The defending OBWL champs open the Heikinnen Cup Finals with a 24 point win on the road. "We came out strong and I think we surprised them a little bit, to be honest.", said F Hunter Heath. "Obviously, that didn't last." After the 107-83 Game 1 victory, the Tritons dropped 3 in a row, including 2 at Publix Arena. "We got beat by 23 in Game 2 but the real tipping point was losing Games 3 and 4 in our house.", stated C Kevin Gordon. "We dug ourselves a hole that we couldn't get out of." "I give all the credit to Read More
  • TRITONS SWEEP BACK INTO OBWL FINALS +

    St. Louis – The clock finally struck midnight for the Cinderella Story that was the 2020 St. Louis SunKings. The upstarts from Missouri had defeated the Anaheim Archers in the 1st round and the American Conference's #1 seed the Kansas City Pioneers in the AmCon Semifinals. St. Louis was confident heading into the AmCon Finals having split with the Tritons over the course of the regular season. Each team had won on the others home-court, It looked to be a close series with neither team having a distinct advantage. That is until Tampa Bay superstar Andy Teeters decided that the Tritons division rivals were not going to stop him or his team from getting back to the OBWL Finals and a Read More
  • TRITONS PLUMMET BACK TO REALITY +

    It was beginning to look historical. In half a season, 40 games, The Tampa Bay Tritons had won 36 of those contests. Coming off a Heikkinen Cup Champioship season, the Tritons were off to an all time great start. It was the best start in franchise history and the 2nd best start in OBWL history. They were the toast of the league and humming along like a finely tuned engine. What could possibly go wrong on the way to another championship? Well it turns out a whole lot. Since that great start the Tritons have sputtered badly. Over the next quarter of the season, Tampa Bay has gone a very pedestrian 11-9, including 4 losses in a row with the Read More
  • GLASER NAMED PLAYOFFS MVP +

    Tampa - The OBWL announced that Tritons PG Ervin Glaser was named the 2019 OBWL Playoffs MVP. Glaser, who averaged 14.3ppg 11.2apg 4.6rpg and 1.5spg, seemed surprised by the award and recognition. "I'm pretty surprised to be honest.", stated Glaser. "I know what i can do and I know that I am good but when you play with dudes like AT (Andy Teeters) and Jeev (Rajeev Seifert), you know, vets that have been around and have a big time name for themselves and score a bunc, well, you just never really feel like you gonna get recognized. I definitely feel like my guys respect me but not always the press, you know? I mean no offense to ya." "Ervin ptoved he Read More
  • TRITONS PULL AHEAD OF CHAOS; TEETERS SEEN JETTING OUT OF LA WITH WHO?? +

    The Tampa Bay Tritons retook the home-court advantage they had lost only days before to the Los Angeles Chaos with a 93-89 victory in LA. The Tritons played without All-League 1st Team and OBWL Scoring Champion Andy Teeters. “To come in here and get a win without AT is huge. JUST HUGE.”, exclaimed Hunter Heath. “We really needed that. We needed to prove we could win without our star and we did.” Rejeev Seifert led the way with a double-double (25pts 10rebs), “We didn’t shoot the ball real well but we did hit timely shots.”, stated Seifert. PG Ervin Glaser, the hero of Game 2, only scored 5 points in Game 3 but dished out 14 assists and grabbed 6 Read More
  • TRITONS INK TEETERS TO NEAR MAX EXTENSION +

    The Andy Teeters Era in Tampa will be lasting at least four more seasons. Tampa Bay Tritons GM Tom Lacher confirmed that superstar SG Andy Teeters has signed a 4 year extension worth $86.4 million. “And honestly it was a no-brainer for us.”, stated Lacher. Teeters let it be known that he preferred to remain a Triton but was going to get what he felt was fair market value. “I want to be here but I also know what I am worth and I know other teams know what I am worth too.”, said Teeters. “I was gonna get a max and I wasn’t going to be overpaid like some guys in this league. I am worth every penny of Read More
  • TRITONS BREAK CAMP PREPARE FOR “NEW” SEASON +

    The Tampa Bay Tritons have high hopes entering the 2018 season. “It’s a new season, literally and figuratively, for us,” stated GM Tom Lacher, “and we are extremely excited and upbeat about what is happening.” The Tritons finished the preseason 4-2. That included win a win against the defending American Conference champions Kansas City Pioneers. “I think what impressed me the most during the preseason was that game.,” said Lacher. “We had just been beaten soundly by them in KC but we didn’t hang our heads and just go thru the preseason motion. Coach Toma got the guys to work and they responded and that was without Andy (Teeters, who was out with a sprained ankle). To me that is Read More
  • Problems in Tritons Front Office? +

    Tampa Bay Tritons owner Josue Johnson has publicly questioned the recent trade made by his General Manager. This has brought to light what might be a division in the top ranks of the Tritons organization. “There is definitely some tension there (relationship between Johnson and GM Tom Lacher)”, said an insider, who spoke on the condition on anonymity. “ They are certainly not on the same page right now but I wouldn’t say there is Team Josue and Team Tom in the front office….yet” The friction seemed to start as Lacher publicly shopped young forward Blake Cobb, long believed to be a building block of the Tritons. Cobb, an impending free agent, has decided, at least for now, not to sign Read More
  • Tritons Make Big Move +

    In a move that surprised some OBWL followers and shocked Triton fans everywhere, GM Tom Lacher pulled the trigger on a deal that changed the Tritons identity. PF Louis Lysne, a cornerstone of the franchise along with Andy Teeters, was dealt to the Las Vegas Blackjacks along with SG’s Mitch Copenhaver and Truman Badger for SF/SG Horace Rodriquez, veteran C Patrick Feher, rookies Ray Granger a 6’10” PF and Larry Burt a 6’2” PG and a 2019 1st that was originally Indiana’s. “The trade was something Camron (Triton Head Coach Cameron Toma) felt needed to happen, “ said Lacher. “It had to happen for a number of reasons, some of which I will not go into. The main reason was we Read More
  • What A Difference a Season Makes: Andy Teeters +

    Andy Teeters is proving the age old adage that experience does make you better. The Tritons star SG/SF had his best season statistically (29.4ppg) which, no so coincidentally, came while he led the Tritons to their best season ever. “I was able to get my shots easier this season than in any other season before.”, said Teeters. “It just was a matter of me learning to use what I do best against whatever guy was guarding me. I just felt more familiar with the way teams tried to defend me than I had before.” Teeters “feeling more familiar…” was not something that just happened. For the first time in his career, Teeters decided that he could not just rely on Read More
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