• Jul 1, 2019, 18:44 PM

Vipers Pro Basketball Team Announces Gurnee as their New Home

GURNEE, IL - Semi-Pro basketball is officially coming to Gurnee. Vipers Pro Basketball has announced that Gurnee will serve as the home of the team in the 2019-2020 season as the Vipers will play at Warren Township High School - Almond campus.  

Vipers Pro Basketball is part of the infamous ABA (American Basketball Association) renowned for Julius “Dr. J” Erving and George “The Iceman” Gervin, with the red, white and blue ball.  2019-2020 will be the Vipers fifth season in the ABA. 

“Gurnee is filled with unique family-oriented attractions. The Vipers are another great addition to our current line-up” stated Mayor Kristina Kovarik.  

RJ White, Vipers CEO/President stated, “Our partnership with WTHS means bringing in teams from across the globe to play in Gurnee.”  White continued to state, “What better location then Gurnee? You have Gurnee Mills and plenty of attractions such as Six Flags and Great Wolf Lodge, as well as a wide range of restaurants for tourists to explore.”

Tickets for the Vipers are $10 for Adults and $3.00 for Children. Children that join the “Vipers Kids Club” are free all season for home games and will receive free gear, fun perks and cool benefits. The 2019-20 season for the Vipers starts October 2019 and runs through March 2020. The Vipers will have six home games and 12 away games.

About the Vipers:
Vipers Pro Basketball team is a Pro Men’s team that consists of former Division 1 basketball players from around the nation and a few local Lake County players. The Vipers allow one international player which is currently being scouted from Ireland, Spain or Jamaica. The team from November to March will compete in the ABA and in the off-season will participate in competitions around the globe.  The age range for the players ranges from 21-29 years old. All athletes play with the aspiration of climbing higher for their career to a higher-level club such as overseas or NBA G-League.

For more information contact Vipers Pro Basketball at (224) 678-3009 or visit