On May 22, 1975 the Kentucky Colonels proved they were the best professional basketball team in the American Basketball Association (and maybe the world) when they captured their first - and only - ABA title with a 110-105 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the championship series.
The Kentucky Colonels legacy is so iconic in the River City, that it only makes sense to look back at their most noteworthy season.
George Tinsley is without question a notable in area sports be it as an athlete, teacher, or coach Tinsley has maintained talents, abilities, focus, and determination that's hard to ignore.
Henry Bacon was a standout everywhere he went, more than that though he conducted himself with respect as such he is a sports legend of the Ville.
In recent years time and time again city officials have attempted to lure pro-basketball teams to the city, with varying degrees of success.
The Louisville Gardens was at one time the most important venue in the city of Louisville despite beginning life as an Armory.
Talk of professional basketball is no new discussion in the city. As evidenced by the Kentucky Colonels; but what does that mean?
The NBA-to-Louisville discussions have been heating up lately — a team may have already moved to town by the time you read this!