#3 Kings Heading to Nationals

KingsbadgeSmThe #3 ranked Albuquerque Kings will be heading to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Co to compete in the NWBA National Championships from March 22-25. 16 teams where chosen and the brackets have been set. #3 Albuquerque Kings will face the #14 L.A. Clippers in the first round of action. We’ll keep all our fans and supporters up to date via Twitter and Facebook.

Thanks for supporting us Ambercare!

ambercareThe Kings depend on the support of their community to continue to provide wheelchair basketball to Albuquerque. We want to thank Ambercare for their commitment to help the Albuquerque Kings become a large scale wheelchair basketball program in New Mexico.

For your healthcare needs, contact www.ambercare.com


Kings go 4-0!



Your Albuquerque Kings go 4-0 in Phoenix Arizona at the 13th Annual Suns Roundup Tournament. The Kings started strong by beating the New York Knicks 60-41. Game two of the tournament was against UofA. It was a close game but pulled away at the end to win 61-50. The 3rd game of the day came against Las Vegas. The Kings took the victory 74-56, sealing a shot to play for first place in the tournament the next day. The Kings end up playing against the #4 team in the nation, Golden State. It was a close game but the Kings pulled through with a 68-63 win.

March 2nd the Kings go to Las Vegas for the last regular season tournament before nationals. Las Vegas may prove to be the toughest tournament of the year with many of the best teams in the nation showing up.


rsz_suns_banner_wheelchair_logo_cmykKings are traveling to Phoenix Arizona this weekend to compete in the 13th Annual Suns Roundup. Here is all the information bellow!

Virginia G Piper Sports and Fitness Center
5031 E Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85034


Pool A – Court A Pool B – Court B
1)University of Arizona Wildcats 2)Golden State Road Warriors
3)Albuquerque Kings 4)LA Clippers Chairmen
5)Las Vegas Silver Bandits/td> 6)Banner Wheelchair Suns
7)New York Rollin’ Knicks 8)Austin ‘Reckers


Pool A – Court A Pool B – Court B
Game 1 & 2 9:00 AM 3 vs. 7 4 vs. 8
Game 3 & 4 10:30 AM 1 vs. 5 2 vs. 6
Game 5 & 6 12 Noon 5 vs. 7 6 vs. 8
Game 7 & 8 1:30 PM 1 vs. 3 2 vs. 4
Game 9 & 10 3:00 PM 3 vs. 5 4 vs. 6
Game 11 & 12 4:30 PM 1 vs. 7 2 vs. 8


Pool A – Court A Pool B – Court B
13 & 14 9:00 AM 4th place A vs. 4th place B 3rd place A vs. rd place B
Game 15 & 16 10:30 AM 2nd place vs. 2nd place B 1st place A vs. 1st place B

The gym will be open 8:00 AM Saturday and Sunday. First team listed will wear light jersey. First tie breaker is head to head competition, second tie breaker least amount of points allowed. For more information call 602-790-7909. View facility spofit.org

Rockford Tournament Schedule Nov 19-20

salimKings fly out to Rockford Illinois, just outside of Chicago to compete against some of the east coast finest. We’ll keep you posted via our Twitter and Facebook posts with all the tournament action. Below is the schedule in EST.

Saturday November 19:
10:00 AM Rockford vs. Fire Bulls vs. Albuquerque
12:00 PM Bulls vs. Fire Milwaukee vs. Albuquerque
2:00 PM Grand Rapids vs. Rockford
4:00 PM Bulls vs. Rockford Grand Rapids vs. Milwaukee
6:00 PM Fire vs. Milwaukee Albuquerque vs. Grand Rapids
Sunday November 20:
8:30 AM Fire vs. New Mexico Bulls vs. Grand Rapids
10:15 AM Rockford vs. Milwaukee Fire vs. Grand Rapids
12:00 PM Rockford vs. New Mexico Bulls vs. Milwaukee

Fundraising with the Kings

verticaldonateHelp the Albuquerque Kings start the 2011/2012 season with a bang. We’ve been training hard this summer to represent New Mexico but we need your support. If you would like to sponsor, donate or have an opportunity for the Kings to fund raise then we want to hear from you.

It is the support of the community that keeps us on the court so please don’t hesitate to Contact Us with how you can help.

GOU Annual Banquet 7/15/11

As an extension of Global Opportunities, you can be assured that your participation, donation and contributions will directly helps the Albuquerque Kings Wheelchair Basketball team. Please help us support Global Opportunities Unlimited by donating to the silent auction, purchasing a dinner, or having your company purchase a table! When you call to reserve, just let them know that its on behalf of the Kings and GOU will kindly reserve your donations for our 2011/2012 season.

Doors Open at 5pm
Dinner at 6pm

Libations will be available. We will have a silent auction, raffles and door prizes. It is a plated dinner @ $30 per-person.
Sponsor company tables for $300.

For more information email the Kings at info@505life.com or call 750-GOAL!

Kings finish #15 in the nation!

2011 NWBA 1st place title game

Watch live streaming video from nwba at livestream.com

The Albuquerque Kings finished 15th in the nation after their first appearance at Nationals. The NWBA hosted the 2011 NWBA Tournament in Denver Colorado. There was nearly 100 teams in over 3 locations, with ruffly 6-8 teams playing at any given moment. The first place game was between the Dallas Mavericks and Orlando Magic. Take a look at the first half coverage and feel free to follow the 2nd half on Livestream!

T-shirt SALE – 1 for $10 or 2 for $15

2011shirtGet the latest shirt from the Duke City Classic
If you missed the Duke City Classic 2011 wheelchair basketball tournament have no fear. We need to sell off our remaining stock of t-shirts and rest assured that 100% of the proceeds will go back to the Kings. This means we’ll be selling the last of our shirts for only $10 or 2 shirts for $15. You can’t beat that price for a one of a kind 2011 DCC shirt!.

1 shirt – $10
2 shirts – $15
Sizes remaining: 
L, XL, XXL – Available
Shirt Colors: 

To make your order, use our contact form and select t-shirts. You can also contact us via our Facebook page to make your request. You can pick up your shirt at any of our practice times or we can arrange to bring them to you. For any mail orders, a shipping and handling fee will be added in accordance to standard shipping fees.

Our next to tournaments will hopefully be in Denver and Toronto Canada and we’ll need to restart our fundraising if the Kings are able to make it. Thanks again for you support!

You’re invited! Duke City Classic 2011

dukeCityClassicCome root for your home team at the 2nd Annual Duke City Classic! 
The Albuquerque Kings will be hosting the 2nd Annual Duke City Classic Wheelchair Basketball tournament on February 26th and 27th, 2011.

Teams from Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico are set to play in a wheelchair basketball tournament long overdue. Located directly between states that hold one or more wheelchair basketball teams, New Mexico, via I-25 and I-40 is centrally located, great for a Southwest tournament.

This event is completely free and open to the public. Come out and experience this high speed, intense sporting event. T-shirts and concessions will all be on sale and local business and groups will have booths for you to visit.

The tournament will be held at the Albuquerque Job Corps Gym. Special thanks to Job Corps for providing the gym space the whole weekend to make the tournament possible! Games will be played from 9am to 8pm on Saturday and 8am to 1pm on Sunday. The event name is 2011 GO Unlimited Duke City Classic.

Price: $0.00 – free and open to the public
When: Saturday & Sunday, February 26th and 27th, 2011
Location: Albuquerque Job Corp – 1500 Indian School Road NW, Albuquerque NM 87104

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Please contact us for sponsorship opportunities or if you have any questions regarding your donations.

Click download for a pdf flyer donate/sponsor form. You can also contact us with any questions. Thank you!