Louisville receiving basketball franchise in new professional league
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Metro will soon be the home for a team of professional basketball stars.
Former University of Louisville men’s basketball player Akoy Agau tweeted on Tuesday that The Basketball League, a minor league professional basketball organization, is hosting tryouts for Louisville’s newly announced franchise.
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The Derby City Distillers is Kentucky’s third team in the league, following the Owensboro Thoroughbreds introduction in 2019 and the Kentucky Enforcers move to the league in 2021.
Louisville’s team will be debuting this year after being formally announced in 2022. The league was first founded in 2018.
Tryouts for the new team is scheduled for Jan. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Interested players are asked to register here.
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