Bakersfield Majestics provides young men an opportunity to continue playing professional basketball while providing a world-class professional basketball experience and quality entertainment to our fans, community and business partners.
Bakersfield is located in California’s Central Valley, which has a deep sports history in all types of sports from tennis, track, equestrian, aquatic, kayaking, road racing, archery, skeet-shooting, skydiving, hockey, baseball, football, volleyball and many more.
Yes, Men’s Professional basketball has a place in Kern County thanks to the Bakersfield Jam who in 2014 became part of the Arizona Suns; next the Bakersfield Magic Basketball Team formed in 2021 was able to play and complete the season despite the pandemic.Some of the players were selected to play in other leagues.
The Bakersfield Majestics Basketball Team is gearing up for the 2023 season with local players, coaches, and the support of many community groups and businesses which will enable us to showcase our talented athletes.Who knows, maybe some of our players may join the list of locals of past athletes such as, Myree Bowden who played for the Harlem Globe Trotters, Milton J. Henderson (J.R. Sakuragi) plays for Seahorses in Japan, retired power forward Winston Crite, point guard Milan Acquaah and 6’3 point guard Kyle Shiloh who is with Bakersfield Dignity Health Sports/ Gameday Sports Academy.One can agree, Bakersfield has produced many great athletes and The Majestics plan to give the fans a first-rate professional sports experience and give support to community projects and programs that strengthen our workforce and our families.
The Basketball League is rolling out this campaign to work toward their goal of helping players develop leadership skills, self-worth, respect for themselves and their communities, and to provide education that can make a lasting difference in their lives. The financial literacy program adds to their current education initiatives which include life skills for proper nutrition, pre- and post-game recovery, mental health and wellness, and much more.
“It’s great to see a professional sports team committed to helping their players and the communities they serve across the country. Through this partnership with The Basketball League, we can take a step to addressing the financial literacy crisis by having professional athletes take an active role in the financial literacy movement.” —Vince Shorb of the National Financial Educators Council.
As a member of The Basketball League (TBL), the Bakersfield Majestics support the league’s programs in bringing positive change to the lives of our youth and especially the young adults.