Albany Patroons move to 8-1 with Saturday matinee victory

The last time the Albany Patroons faced the New York Court Kings at the Armory, the Pats destroyed the Court Kings 154-94 in a game that wasn’t even THAT close. Last Thursday, however, the Court Kings rallied at their home court in Queens, defeating the Patroons 115-104 to give Albany its first loss on the…

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Albany Patroons go 7-0 with overtime win!

Do whatever it takes to win. Even if you’re down by double digits. And that’s what happened with the Albany Patroons last night.  Despite a 6-0 undefeated run, the Pats started off their match against the Mesquite Desert Dogs with a deficit.  The Dogs had some early 3-pointers and took off with the lead. But…

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Albany Patroons go 6-0 (3-0 when I sing the National Anthem)

So last night, the Albany Patroons held off a surging Jamestown Jackals to take a 97-94 win, improve their record to 6-0 on the season, tying them with the Kansas City Tornadoes for first place in the TBL. This is good. Alonzo Murphy, one of the Patroons’ entry draft picks, popped a double-double of 21…

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Albany Patroons move to 5-0 with 97-86 win over Jamestown, and I go back to a recent technique…

This was a great game and it felt good to move to 5-0. The Albany Patroons took a tough Jamestown team and ran the score up to a 97-86 win. The victory helps keep the Patroons on pace with the Kansas City Tornadoes as the only two unbeaten teams in the TBL. Jamestown falls to…

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Albany Patroons 122, Tampa Bay Titans 95 – Pats dominate second half, move to 4-0

One of the biggest opponents for a basketball team is inactivity.  A team should have a steady schedule without too many interruptions. Well, the Albany Patroons nearly went two weeks without an opponent.  Their road game against the New York Court Kings was postponed due to travel conditions; and their road game against the Owensboro…

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Albany Patroons 109, San Diego Waves 92 – Patroons move to 3-0

Last week, it was a 60-point blowout of the New York Court Kings that pushed Albany to 2-0 in the young TBL basketball season. Friday night, their bench kept Albany in the lead most of the night, as the San Diego Waves fell to Albany 109-92. By the way, I should mention this new kid…

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Albany Patroons 154, New York Court Kings 84 – welcome to the TBL

Last year, the Patroons played in the North American Premier Basketball League, finished in sconed place overall, took out the Ohio Bootleggers in a hot three-game series, then went to Yakima and came up short in the NAPB championship. That was last year, this is this year. And after a 98-95 come-from-behind road victory over…

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A new step for me with the Albany Patroons

Last year, the Albany Patroons returned to operation from a decade-long slumber.  They joined the newly-formed North American Premier Basketball League, an eight-team circuit that spanned from coast to coast. As you know, I am a huge supporter of the Patroons, and hve been for many years.  So I bought a ticket … put on…

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Albany Patroons announce 2018-2019 home schedule

Okay.  All is right with the world again.  The stars are properly aligned. Harmony and peace exists. Why do I say all these life-affrming things? Maybe it’s because I just got my mitts on the Albany Patroons’ home schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 TBL basketball season. Yep.  The Patroons are back. There’s a few changes…

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