Albany Patroons announce 2019 season schedule; new, lower ticket price options

Albany Patroons’ 2019 home opener on Jan. 12 against New York Court Kings; new ticket prices look to attract families, neighbors to Armory to relive Patroons magic on the court

ALBANY, N.Y. (Dec. 6, 2018) — The Albany Patroons are proud to announce their 2019 game schedule, alongside with new, lower, ticket prices.

Coming off a highly successful 2018 season where the Patroons were runner-ups against the Yakima SunKings for the TBL championship, this year’s Patroons aim to return to the Finals this year and bring home a championship back to the Capital City.

The 2019 season will begin Saturday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m., with the Albany Patroons facing off against the New York Court Kings at the Washington Avenue Armory. Doors will be open at 6 p.m. with adult General Admission tickets costing $15 dollars and kids, 12 and under, tickets costing $5. Special premium ticket packages will also be available at a discounted rate on the Albany Patroons website. Season tickets start at $95.

“I’m excited to see the league growing and our schedule loaded with more weekend games,” said returning Head Coach Derrick Rowland. “It’s going to be another great season of basketball in Albany, with the return of the 2018 League MVP and former Siena Saint Edwin Ubiles leading the way.”

Additionally, joining the front office as Director of Corporate Partnerships is long time local professional sports executive Rocco R. Ricchiuti whose time and experience with American Hockey League teams, including both the Albany River Rats and the Albany Devils — will be an excellent addition to the Patroons’ staff.

“We’re looking forward to Rocco joining our team this season, His vast experience should be integral to expanding our existing sponsorships and developing new relationships; the benefits of which fans should expect to see this season,” said General Manager Michael Corts.

This coming season’s schedule is as follows (home games listed in bold):

Albany Patroons at Jamestown Jackals

Friday, Jan. 11, 7 p.m.

New York Court Kings at Albany Patroons

Saturday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m.

San Diego Waves at Albany Patroons

Friday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m.

Albany Patroons at New York Court Kings

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Owensboro Thoroughbreds

Monday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Tampa Titans

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.

Jamestown Jackals at Albany Patroons

Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

Jamestown Jackals at Albany Patroons

Saturday, Feb. 2, 5 p.m.

Mesquite Desert Dogs at Albany Patroons

Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.

Albany Patroons at New York Court Kings

Thursday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m.

New York Court Kings at Albany Patroons

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Jamestown Jackals

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m.

Jamestown Jackals at Albany Patroons

Saturday, Feb. 23, 4 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Jamestown Jackals

Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Mesquite Desert Dogs

Saturday, March 9, 7 p.m.

Albany Patroons at San Diego Waves

Sunday, March 10, 4 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Yakima Sunkings

Tuesday, March 12, 9 p.m.

New York Court Kings at Albany Patroons

Friday, March 15, 7 p.m.

New York Court Kings at Albany Patroons

Monday, March 18, 7 p.m.

Yakima Sunkings at Albany Patroons

Friday, March 22, 7 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Jamestown Jackals

Saturday, March 23, 7 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Raleigh Firebirds

Wednesday, March 27, 7 p.m.

San Diego Waves at Albany Patroons

Friday, March 29, 7 p.m.

Kansas City Tornadoes at Albany Patroons

Saturday, March 30, 3 p.m.

Albany Patroons at Jamestown Jackals

Tuesday, April 2, 7 p.m.

Jamestown Jackals at Albany Patroons

Saturday, April 6, 7 p.m.

New York Court Kings at Albany Patroons

Sunday, April 7, 7 p.m.

Mesquite Desert Dogs at Albany Patroons

Friday, April 12, 7 p.m.

Albany Patroons at New York Court Kings

Saturday, April 13, 7 p.m.

Albany Patroons at New York Court Kings

Monday, April 15, 7 p.m.

Jamestown Jackals at Albany Patroons

Monday, April 22, 7 p.m.

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About the Albany Patroons: Originally entering the CBA as an expansion franchise in the 1982–83 season. Hall of Fame Coach Phil Jackson won his first championship ring as a coach when he guided the team to the 1984 CBA championship. In 1988, the Patroons won a second championship, this time under head coach Bill Musselman. Musselman would later coach the Minnesota Timberwolves. Future Hall of Fame Coach George Karl also spent two successful seasons with the Patroons. Fast forward to 2019; the Patroons are back and competing in The Basketball League. Head Coach Derrick Rowland is building on last season’s success to bring another championship back to Albany. albanypatroonsbasketball.com

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