1982 Albany Patroons Tee - Streaker Sports

1982 Albany Patroons Tee

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The Story

Formed as an expansion franchise into the CBA in 1982, the Albany Patroons originally played in the Washington Avenue Armory. The team later moved to the Times Union Center, then known as the Knickerbocker Arena.

NBA legendary coach Phil Jackson won his first championship ring as a coach when he guided the Patroons to the 1984 CBA championship. The Patroons won a second championship in 1988, this time under head coach Bill Musselman who later coached the Minnesota Timberwolves.

For the 1992–93 season, they were renamed the Capital Region Pontiacs, as the team received sponsorship from local car dealerships. After that season, the franchise was relocated to Connecticut, where it played as the Hartford Hellcats and then ​as the Connecticut Pride before folding in 2001.

Crafted with the intention of being the softest shirt in your lineup, our signature tees are cut for a modern fit and printed with inks that actually blend into the fabrics giving it more character with every wash.

    • Unisex Fit
    • Premium tri-blend fabric
    • Vintage wash
    • Dyed, cut & printed in the USA
    • Made in a certified eco-friendly facility