To provide young men with the chance to develop, enhance and showcase their talent in basketball in the ABA organization in order to create and foster potential opportunities for advancement in the NBA, D-League, and other positions overseas while using their gifts to mentor the youth in our parks, schools, churches, and community.
To establish a strong base for American Basketball Association in New Orleans as a well-structured professional men’s basketball team offering career advancement, job opportunities, and community service to the Southeastern Conference and worldwide.
Winners never Quit, Quitters never win!
The organization will emphasize programs within the New Orleans Cougars and surrounding communities that encompass Loyalty and Leadership, Honesty and Integrity, Spirituality and Commonwealth preparing young men for life and business.
We are a competitive professional men’s basketball team providing opportunities for players throughout the United States and Overseas. We perpetuate change, growth and expansion. We plan to establish our organization here in New Orleans, across the nation, and worldwide. We emphasize development of skill and talent in athleticism, spirituality, and career. We will create a fun and entertaining atmosphere for families and sports fans to enjoy highly-skilled, fast-paced basketball. We will develop and nurture relationships with our community schools, churches, and parks by establishing unique programs tailored to each individual audience. The New Orleans Cougars stress education and hard work as the basis for success in basketball and life. We plan to help our community through charity games and fundraising. The players will get opportunities to showcase their talents through exhibition and season games gaining media exposure and footage for future career advancement. Community businesses will have opportunities to advertise their products and services through advertisement in programs, at games, and through public announcements. Businesses will be allowed special advantages at games through sponsorship award recognition packages. We will always welcome community involvement in the advancement of the New Orleans Cougars and future success!