The Kentucky Mavericks Have Arrived In Owensboro, KY

For Immediate Release 

August 21, 2015


The Kentucky Mavericks Have Arrived In Owensboro, KY!

(Owensboro, KY)- The former ABA 4-time National Champions, The Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks have officially announced that the organization is relocating to Owensboro, Kentucky.   In 2015, the Mavericks made a decision to become a part of the Premier Basketball League (PBL).  Upon that decision, owner Jerry Nelson ordered a relocation.  

The franchise will be named the Kentucky Mavericks and will host its home games at The Owensboro Sportscenter.  The franchise colors are now red, white, and blue.  

On Thursday, August 20, 2015 The Kentucky Mavericks hosted their official Press Conference to announce their arrival at the Owensboro Sportscenter.  Many of the community officials and natives were in attendance to welcome the team.  Guest speakers were:  Mayor Ron Payne, Mayor of Owensboro, Candance Brake, CEO/President of Greater Owensboro, Amanda Rogers, Director of Owensboro Parks and Recreation, Debra Green, General Manager of the Kentucky Mavericks, Coach Steve Tucker, Head Coach of the Kentucky Mavericks.  

“People around the country are looking at this as a place to come visit,” said Owensboro Mayor, Ron Payne.  “We are becoming a destination city.  We just added with the Mavericks moving here.  (That’s) just one more reason (for) people to come to the city of Owensboro.”

The Mavericks are currently on a 92 game winning streak.  We hope to extend that and bring a championship to Owensboro.

“We play fast-paced, fast-break basketball, but the thing that’s special about our team is that we’ve been able to adapt and play different styles,” he said.  “If we need to run, we’ll run.  If we need to defend, we’ll defend.  We’ve been in slow, grind-it-out games, and we’ve been in fast-paced games,” Head Coach Steve Tucker says.  

The Kentucky Mavericks are not only winners on the court, but off the court as well.  Our goal is to be at any community event that is going on.  We want to embrace the community and the community embrace us.  We Are One.

Tip-Off to the new season will take place in January as the Kentucky Mavericks host the Rochester Razersharks.  

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