King of Kings Summer Pro-Am basketball is back for its 11th season, with men starting on Wednesday, June 15 and women Tuesday, June 21, both at Mohawk Valley Community College. Both leagues will again be certified by the NCAA to allow Division 1 players to compete. Our complete schedule will be published here.
The men's league has eight teams, and will play Monday and Wednesday evenings. The six-team women's league plays Tuesday evenings. Games the first week in July will be played at an alternate site to be determined. Playoffs are the week of Aug. 8.
There is no admission charge for games. We are funded by sponsors, team fees, concessions and voluntary donations at games.
There may be openings for both men and women players with college-leval basketball skills. E-mail Doneilous King firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to the Utica Select men's team and the Hard2Guard women for winning King of Kings Summer Pro-Am Championships on Sunday, Aug. 9
E.J. Gallup scored 21 points and Brian Ormon added 18 as Utica Select men defeated Hard2Guard 78-67 on Aug. 9 in the King of Kings summer basketball league championship at MVCC. Lamar Kearse scored 18 and Cornelius Vines had 16 for Hard2Guard.
The women's Hard2Guard team had a better outcome, defeating Upstate Ballers 61-57 in their title game. Diona Johnson scored 23 points to lead Hard2Guard, and Irene Hudson led Upstate Ballers with 21 points.
Monday, Aug. 3
Hard2Guard 110, The Generals 77
Prestige Elite 82, Monie's All-Stars 79
Wednesday, Aug. 5
Utica Select 79, Upstate Swagger 68
Ocho Sii 101 vs. Hoop Fiends Select 83
Friday, Aug. 7
Utica Select defeats Ocko Sii by forfeit
Hard2Guard 90, Prestige Elite 72
Sunday, Aug. 9
Utica Select 78, Hard2Guard 67
At Notre Dame
Tuesday, Aug. 4
Hard2Guard 52, Rim Rockers 50
Upstate Ballers 46, Showstoppers 37
Thursday, Aug. 6
6:30 - Hard2Guard 54, Utica Select 41
7:30 - Upstate Ballers 46, Flicka Da Wrist 38
Sunday, Aug. 9
Hard2Guard 61, Upstate Ballers 57