Indianapolis IN, Evelyn Magley CEO announced a new market has been awarded to Louisville Kentucky.

Derby City Distillers is their name, with Team Market Owner, Akoy Agau at the helm. Akoy, a former player for the University of Louisville, was also a standout for the Jamestown Jackals in TBL. Akoy will use his background and experiences with TBL, while also leveraging his personal contacts to create his own basketball club.

“What a dream come true to be able to own a team in a league I once played in. In Jamestown, I saw first hand how impactful our team could be in the community. I might be biased, but I believe Louisville is one of the great basketball markets in the country and I’m confident that we have the right organization and individuals assembled to be fully embraced locally” – Akoy Agau.

Louisville is a great fit geographically, as it is the 3rd team to play in Kentucky, and will be a great locale for rivalries and economical travel.

“How incredible it is to see one of ‘our young men’ seize the opportunity to own his own market? Akoy embodies exactly what we want our players to aspire to be…. More than just entertainers but entrepreneurs as well.” – Evelyn Magley CEO TBL

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