Pittsburgh, Kansas – The Pro Basketball Association announced the Tri-State 66ers had been awarded a franchise for the 2021 PBA Spring-Summer Season. The Tri- State 66ers are led by Team Owner and Head Coach Tim Simpson. Coach Simpson has a career coaching record of 277-94 (.74 winning percentage) and brings a vast array of basketball experience coaching, from the United States Army to professional basketball in Kansas City, MO.
“The MidSouth Division of the Pro Basketball Association features teams in the Big 12 part of the Country. We have Purple Reign in Brenham, Texas, Texas Tribe in Conroe, Texas, H-Town Astronauts in Spring, Texas, Oklahoma Kings in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Shreveport-Bossier Knights in Shreveport, Louisiana, Missouri Program Select in Springfield, Missouri and now the Tri-State 66ers in Pittsburgh, Kansas. We’re really excited about the level of basketball and the fan support from these organizations and are thrilled to add a top level coach and person like Tim Simpson to the PBA family.” PBA Commissioner – Chris Terrell