July 6, 2011 - 10:54am
Could a return be on the horizon? The Kentucky Colonels once reigned supreme in the American Basketball Association and many attempts to lure a pro team back to The 'Ville have been unsuccessful.
It’s true; Louisville is not new to the professional sporting stage. The city of Louisville has played host to the National Football League, American Basketball Association and Major League Baseball over the course of the last century or more. Most recently though, the Kentucky Colonels...
July 29, 2012 - 8:08pm
For most taking part, the trip to Louisville was just another step towards reaching their personal goals and dreams of playing professional basketball. For others it was all about the experience of trying out and seeing where they measured up against solid competition.
This past weekend at the Hoops facility in east Louisville, 264 athletes from all around the world came together to take part in tryouts for the NBA's Development League.The tryouts had an international appeal. Nine countries were represented at the tryouts: Congo, Ecuador, Jamaica...
June 23, 2011 - 6:04pm
This weekend, aspiring NBA players from across the nation will converge upon the Louisville Hoops facility for a NBA NBA Development League tryout.
This weekend, aspiring NBA players from across the nation will converge upon the Louisville Hoops facility for a NBA D-League tryout. The NBA Development League is the National Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization.
June 16, 2011 - 10:00am
Later this month, the NBA will hold it's annual draft and several notables locally have entered this field.
On the heels of the NBA playoffs, the sports world’s attention is now set on basketball, specifically the upcoming NBA draft which is set for a June twenty-third date. But, who are the local prospects for professional hoops?Kentucky has four athletes going into the draft this year,...
June 14, 2011 - 10:00am
Kentucky's 1996 Men's basketball team contained nine future NBA stars, among the standouts of the stars though: Derek Anderson- and that's who are sports legend of the Ville highlight is today.
In 1996 the men’s basketball coaching staff at the University of Kentucky assembled one of the greatest teams in the storied history of that program, there was a total of nine NBA destined athletes on that team and among the all-stars was Louisville native Derek Anderson.