East Kentucky Miners

The East Kentucky Miners were a professional basketball team in the American Basketball Association that began play as a member of the Continental Basketball Association in the 2007-2008 season. The Miners, announced in the local paper,[1] and on the Trinity Sports & Entertainment Group (headed by Jay Fiedler)'s website,[2] were formally announced by the league on July 6, 2007 [3]

East Kentucky Miners
LeagueCBA 2007-2009
ABA 2009-?
Team historyEast Kentucky Miners
Based inPikeville, Kentucky
ArenaEastern Kentucky Expo Center 2007-2009
various 2009-?
ColorsBlack, Silver, & White
OwnerPSE Group (headed by Kevin Keathley)
Head coachKevin Keathley
Division titles0
DancersDiamond Girls
MascotHard Hat Harry

The Miners were coached by Kevin Keathley for the 2007-2008 season. Keathley is the former coach of the Kentucky Colonels [4]

Though the team may be considered to be a continuation of the Florida Pit Bulls/Miami Majesty, ownership considers the team to be an expansion franchise.

During the 2007-2008 season the Miners scored 194 points in a game, a CBA record.[citation needed] They finished the Season with a 26-22 record.


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