BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - A newly formed minor league basketball
team in southern Kentucky has hired an NBA veteran as its first
The Kentucky Mavericks of the American Basketball Association
tapped former Memphis State star and longtime NBA player Vincent
Askew to lead the team.
Askew played for eight teams in nine NBA seasons. Askew's most
recent head coaching job was in the Continental Basketball
Association, where he coached the Albany Patroons.
The Mavericks are scheduled to begin play later this year.
The American Basketball Association has 43 franchises in the
United States, Canada, Mexico, Singapore and the Bahamas.