Upstate NY's Best Pro-Am Basketball League

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June 15 thru August 9

Men Are Back on June 15; Women June 23

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


Utica Select Men & Hard2Guard Women Win Titles

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.

Playoff Schedule

Men's Playoffs


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

Women's Playoffs

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