Las Vegas Unknown has established itself as one of the most successful independent basketball brands in America. After participating in two national tournaments (New York and Las Vegas) and one regional event (Nevada) in 2017, LVU made it’s international debut at the 2018 WCBA. The team won it’s 1st world title in London, and will make their debut as a league affiliate with the WCBA in June 2019.
OWNERSHIP GROUP: 09 Sports & Entertainment
’09’ is a Sports Entertainment Marketing & Media Group that specializes in advertising. The company, based in Las Vegas, NV, was developed in 2005, established in 2014 and rebranded in 2018. ’09’ focuses on expanding the brands of sports teams, individual athletes and musicians.
CREATOR/FOUNDER: Tony Eackles Jr.
Tony Eackles Jr. founded Las Vegas Unknown Basketball in November 2016 as a players platform to showcase their skills and talent.
“I’m an obsessed athlete that is also a passionate entrepreneur!
Everyday I aspire to find growth in my sports profession while also gaining knowledge as a student of life. Creator. Athlete. Entrepreneur. Writer. Film Director & Producer. Leader.”
— Tony Eackles Jr, 2017
AMBASSADOR: Kevin Clark
Kevin Clark is the lead brand ambassador for Las Vegas Unknown. Apart of the programs original establishment, Kevin plays a major role in team decisions such as team personnel, finances, and recruiting.
The next Las Vegas Unknown tryouts will be held March 27-28, 2019 in Las Vegas.
Click below to view the Las Vegas Unknown website for more information about the team.