Albuquerque Kings wheelchair basketball fundraiser

 

The Albuquerque Kings  would like to raise money for uniforms, travel and lodging to tournaments . We would like to invite our fans and the community to dine at  BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse in Albuquerque – (2100 Louisiana Blvd. NE Building 213) for this event.  On October 19 2016  from 6 -10 pm  20% of your food and beverage purchases  will go to support The Kings  when you show the flyer, so please print it and bring it with you.

See you there!

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Congrats Dago and Noah!

These Junior athletes are big achievers both on and off the court. They participate in other adaptive sports and excel at all of them. With their dedication and work ethic, they could become future olympians and we look forward to seeing them grow!

July 24th: Future King Noah Blue Hotchkiss is selected as Sports ‘n Spokes Junior Athlete of the Year. Congrats on your awesome achievement Noah!

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July 20th: A Big shout out to future King Dago Saenz Cevallos, who just set three new national swimming records in the National Junior Disability Championships!Dago swimming 2015

 

 

USA Paralympics

 

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Our coach Melanie Brionez responded to an invitation by the United States Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball team to help out with some scrimmages at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. We were glad to oblige and had a great time while doing so.

We played several games against the US Women’s team over 2 different weekends. It was a great experience for the team and our New Mexico program. We are honored to help however possible and look forward to helping in the future when either the women or mens team needs us.


 

Update:

USA women and men both take Gold in the Parapan Am games!

Pizza9 Fundraiser 2/18 on Gibson

Hello Kings Fans!

On Tuesday February 18th 2014, Pizza9 is helping out the Kings by donating 50% off all carryout and dine in order at the Gibson location:

5305 Gibson BLVD SE
www.pizzanine.com
366-NINE (6463)

Please order from this location and show the attached PDF via your phone, tablet, or printed copy, to the person at the register or let pizza9 know about it when ordering over the phone.

Flyer /Menu PDF for printing : abq-kings-pizza9-2-18

Or just show the below image when ordering!

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Phx Suns basketball round up – 2014

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On January 25th 2014 Phoenix, AZ, the Albuquerque Kings entered the 15th Banner wheelchair Suns basketball round up ready to face an unfamiliar Denver rollin Nuggets team.   The Kings got off to a fast start  controlling most of the game and came away with a win 61-43.  Up next The Kings faced a savvy Los Angles Clippers team. The Kings started off slow but were able to pull away  in the first half and come away with a the victory.  55-35.   For the third and final game of the day the kings faced a familiar foe, the  Phoenix Suns.  The  Kings  were unable to contain the Suns  and their hot shooting. Despite a furious 2nd half comeback The Kings fell to the Suns 51-58.

On day 2 The Kings would look to bounce back against a veteran Utah Jazz team. The game went back and forth most of the first half.  The Kings tightened up their defense overwhelming The Jazz 62-46.

In  the final game of the tournament The Kings faced The Las Vegas silver bandits a team they had beaten two weeks earlier in Tucson.   The Silver Bandits came to play jumping out to a 10-1 lead.  the kings were able to cut into the lead trailing  by only 5 points at the half.  Unfortunately  The Kings were unable to carry momentum into the  second half and ended the weekend with a loss.

Congrats Katrina! Winner of the raffle.

katrina raffle winnerThanks for participating Katrina! We appreciate everyone who purchased a raffle ticket. We plan on having more in January and thank everyone for donating to the team!

Winners of $50 gift cards

IMG_20131209_182609Congrats to Katrina Rael

We have our second winner for a $50 Dicks Sporting Goods Gift card! Sorry for the tight timeline but you need to spend these ASAP as they expire by the end of this month!

Also congrats to Steve Babicz. You won several weeks ago!

To Katrina: Come down to one of our practices to pick up your prize before they expire, if you don’t want it, we can draw another name. Contact us at 750-GOAL to coordinate!

Help Dominique get a wheelchair

d-give-forwardUpdate: We are happy to let everyone know that all of your support has helped us raise enough money to purchase a new custom fit wheelchair for Dominique. He has put the chair on order and we’ll post a picture once it arrives. Thanks everyone!


On October 18, 2013, one of our teammate’s, Dominique “D” Rogers, had his everyday wheelchair stolen from Southeast Albuquerque. This chair was built specifically for him. Without this chair he has no way to get around independently. The wheelchair is essentially his legs. We can’t imagine who would do something so terrible. We are raising money to help cover the cost of a new chair and could use everyone’s support. Any amount helps!

We’ve set up a GiveForward page to try to raise money. Follow this link if you can help contribute:
www.giveforward.com

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

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