Heat looking hot in new sponsored strip

Steven Horsley, partner at Smith and Graham solicitors, presents Hartlepool Heat basketball team players (left to right) Matty Thackery, Luke Thompson, Paul Robson, Micah Innes, Jimi Aramide, Liam Hay and Ellis Huntley with their new kit as they display their League 1 Championship trophy. Picture by FRANK REID
Steven Horsley, partner at Smith and Graham solicitors, presents Hartlepool Heat basketball team players (left to right) Matty Thackery, Luke Thompson, Paul Robson, Micah Innes, Jimi Aramide, Liam Hay and Ellis Huntley with their new kit as they display their League 1 Championship trophy. Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool Heat basketball club are going to look hot for their new season thanks to their new sponsored smart kit.

The team are being sponsored by Hartlepool solicitors Smith & Graham who have provided new kits, tracksuits and equipment for the upcoming campaign.

The Heat’s Jimi Aramaide thanked Smith & Graham for their support and said the club is looking forward to the new season in Durham County Division One.

He said: “From Hartlepool Heats perspective it’s a great help from Smith & Graham making us the best outfitted team in the league and we take great pride in wearing the sponsored strip.

“Smith & Graham also help us with equipment and the whole contribution makes it a lot easier for us to just focus and play basketball which we love doing.”

Heat are the current Division 1 Durham County champions and are looking to repeat again as champions this upcoming season.

Smith & Graham’s Steven Horsley said: “All at Smith & Graham congratulate Hartlepool Heat for the excellent achievement becoming Durham league Division 1 champions.

“Smith & Graham take pride in supporting local sport and we are delighted to play a small part in Hartlepool Heat’s success.

“We look forward to working with Hartlepool Heat in the future when hopefully their success will continue.”

Heat won league on the last week of season, battling all the way with a tough Darlington storm side.

Heat also made the county cup final along with Darlington but unfortunately couldn’t pull off the double.

The season starts at the end of September with games played at Dyke House School and usually on a Tuesday, 19:45 tip!