Nothing but net for Toledo’s professional basketball team

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – You know about the Toledo Mud Hens and the Walleye, but you may not know about the other professional sports team in town. The Glass City Basketball team is already making quite a name for itself in its first season of play.

Scott High School is home court for the team. One of the star players is a familiar name to local basketball fans.

Chris Darrington played high school hoops at Scott. After a stint in Junior College and The University of Tennessee, he finished his college career at The University of Toledo.

“Basketball is everything to me,” Darrington said. “I feel like I wouldn’t have the things I have, the relationships I have, or been to many of the places I have visited without basketball. I have been able to do so many amazing things because of this game.”

Darrington did play professionally overseas but he was beginning to wonder if he might have to give up on his dream of playing professionally here at home. And then along came the Toledo team.

“There are going to be ups and downs, you have to stay consistent and keep fighting,” Darrington said. “My faith helps me stay level-headed and focused. I never lost faith even when I wanted to give up and it’s going alright for me.”

That might be a bit of an understatement. Darrington was chosen to play in the TBL All Star Game, and was named the MVP.

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