BASKETBALL | Louisville Diesel Hoping to Win League Championship This Season

02/16/2018 03:06 PM

The Louisville Diesel is a semi-pro basketball team based in Louisville, Ky.

The Diesel are part of the Universal Basketball Association (UBA) and is hoping to win the league title this year.

Spectrum News’ caught up with the Diesel at a recent team practice. While there they players talked about their team and about a unique relationship they have with the Walden School basketball team:

The Diesel are on the road this weekend to play the Indiana Generals, before returning home to host the Kentucky Flash on Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Walden School. Tip-off for the game against the Flash is set for 5 p.m. ET.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at


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