Posted On: 11/27/19 10:13 AM

A pair of northern Colorado-based basketball clubs have formed a partnership that will strengthen both.

Rockies Basketball and NOCO Triple Threat recently announced an agreement to work together, merging their clubs. Both programs have teams that span many age groups at the youth and high school level and the merger is designed to create more competitive challenges and opportunities for their players.

“One of the things that we’ve had the benefit of is being the only Blue Star club in the state,” Rockies Basketball director Johnnie Bratton said. “When the NOCO Triple Threat guys contacted the folks at Blue Star, they sent him in my direction and wanted him to come in under the Rockies umbrella so that those kids have the same benefit that our kids have had for the past eight years.

“Now, we can give those kids an opportunity to play a high level of competition. We’re happy to share in that because it’s about the kids and getting them some exposure, and providing opportunities.”

As a newly-named Rockies Triple Threat Basketball team, getting to play Blue Star will expose the younger Triple Threat players to a higher level of out-of-state competition.

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