In 1891, James Naismith mounted two peach baskets on opposite walls of a gym, inventing the rudimentary version of what we know today as “shelving.” Take your basketball off this grand innovation with today’s GrouponLive deal for a group outing to see any remaining Colorado Kings home basketball games at Evie Dennis Event Center on the Green Valley Ranch Campus. This Groupon is also valid for home playoff games once the regular season ends; click here for a schedule. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get an outing for two (a $30 total value), which includes:
- Two general-admission tickets (a $10 value each)
- A $10 concession-stand voucher
- For $25, you get an outing for four (a $55 total value), which includes:
- Four general-admission tickets (a $10 value each)
- A $15 concession-stand voucher<p>
Ranked the top team in the ABA as of January 15, the Colorado Kings reign over local and international opponents with nothing-but-net shots and a unique style of family-friendly play. While munching on snacks from the concession stands, Kings fans can marvel at the skills of guard Corey Campbell, who averages 38 points per game by sinking three-pointers and soaring over defenders aboard his hidden trapeze. Small forward and West Virginia alum Donald Whitfield helps propel the squad’s potent offense with his own barrage of buckets, and towering center Marcus King Stockton anchors the defense by blocking shots and tallying up steals after asking opposing players to help him open a pickle jar. Fans can enjoy general-admission seats, which are close enough for attendees to interact with the players and formally salute the iconic red, white, and blue ball.
The American Basketball Association has nearly 90 teams. But ever since their founding in 2010, the Colorado Kings have resided amongst the elite, leaving most of the league in their wake. During their inaugural season, the Kings made quite the impression: they went 24-1, and advanced to the ABA's Elite 8 round of the playoffs. Instead of celebrating that success by having all of its players dipped in gold, the team followed up with a record-setting effort in 2011, when it recorded an ABA-best 32 victories in a row. For as much success as the Kings have had on the court, they've also made an impact off of it. The organization's players give back to the community in a number of ways, including by running youth basketball camps and hosting charity golf tournaments.