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ABOUT

PACIFIC DIVISON, WEST REGION

The San Jose Knights are a professional basketball team proudly representing the Pacific Division, West Region in the American Basketball Association, also known as the Anti-Bullying Association.

As the first professional basketball team based in San Jose, we are thrilled to bring top-tier basketball action to our community, ensuring that fans within a 30-mile radius of San Jose have access to thrilling games and unforgettable moments. Our mission is to make history by offering the excitement of professional basketball at low to no cost, fostering a love for the game while supporting our community.

MISSION STATEMENT

SAN JOSE KNIGHTS

The mission of the San Jose Knights is to inspire and unite our community through the power of professional basketball. We are dedicated to providing accessible, high-quality entertainment while fostering a culture of sportsmanship, teamwork, and resilience. Our commitment extends beyond the court, as we actively engage in antibullying initiatives and community outreach programs, aiming to make a positive impact on the lives of our fans

VISION STATEMENT

SAN JOSE KNIGHTS

To be recognized as 'Leaders in the Game' of Basketball by building a stronger and more connected community. San Jose Knights are highly differentiated from other teams in the league, we are the “Warriors” of San Jose, supporting and inspiring our community. We are committed to do our best on and off the court. We provide opportunities to athletes to develop their professional and educational skills while being a positive role model to kids and to the community.

OUR TEAM

DOC JONES

COACH SAN JOSE KNIGHTS

Doc Jones, the head coach of the San Jose Knights, is renowned for his strategic expertise and motivational leadership. With over two decades of coaching experience, Doc has guided the Knights to numerous successes, including several playoff appearances and a regional championship.

SHAHBAZ MAHMOOD

OWNER SAN JOSE KNIGHTS

Shahbaz Mahmood serves as President. A native of Pakistan, he received his degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology and has been doing business networking startup for the last 20 years. He owns not just one, but two teams within the league, showcasing his commitment to the sport

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ABOUT SAN JOSE CITY

San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley, is the largest city in Northern California by population and the third-largest in the state. Known for its affluence, innovation, and cultural diversity, San Jose is a dynamic urban center with a rich history and a thriving economy. The city is home to numerous tech giants and startups, making it a global hub for technology and innovation. San Jose boasts a Mediterranean climate, an array of parks, museums, and cultural venues, providing a high quality of life for its residents.

One of the city's standout features is its vibrant sports culture, particularly in basketball. The San Jose Knights, our city's pride, is the only basketball team within a 30-mile radius. As a member of the American Basketball Association (ABA), the Knights bring excitement and competitive spirit to the local sports scene. The team's presence not only offers thrilling entertainment for basketball fans but also fosters community pride and engagement. The San Jose Knights are more than just a team; they are a symbol of local athletic talent and a beacon for aspiring athletes in the region.

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