Lexington, KY. The Bluegrass Stallions, Lexington’s new professional basketball team, announces their inaugural team roster. The team roster is as follows:
2 Ravi Moss 6’3 Guard Kentucky
3 Akeem Scott 6’3 Guard ABA
5 Aubrey White 6’3 Guard ABA; Georgetown College
7 Bobby Perry 6’7 Forward Kentucky
15 Wayne Turner 6’2 Guard Kentucky; CBA
18 Antonio Murrell 6’0 Guard Indiana Wesleyan
21 Darnelle Dialls 6’8 Forward Australia; Holland; EKU
23 Justin Taylor 6’3 Guard Portugal; CBA
24 William Harris 6’7 Forward Mountain State
25 Marcus Thompson 6’4 Guard EBA; KBDL
30 Luke Fitzgerald 6’8 Forward Univ. of the Cumberlands
48 Lukasz Obrzut 7’1 Center NBA; Kentucky
There will be other players added to the roster but these are the initial twelve players selected by Head Coach, Kyle Macy. “The players selected for this ABA team will be excellent athletes with professional basketball skills. Basketball fans in Central and Southeast Kentucky have not seen basketball like this before,” said Macy.
“Coach Macy has put together a team of exceptional talent and will no doubt have a great winning record in our first season,” added Tony Chase, team owner.
The Bluegrass Stallions first games will be pre-season exhibition games, including an October 27 date with Athletes-in-Action. The regular season kicks off in Texas where the Stallions will play in the ABA Tip-Off Classic November 19-21. The inaugural home game will be played November 29 against Nashville’s Music City Stars and will be the first basketball game ever in the new indoor arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.