PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) The Providence Pirates hosted the Maine Bulldogs from Lewiston on Saturday night.

Tragically, 18 people died and 13 more were injured following two mass shootings in Lewiston on Wednesday.

A moment of silence was held before the start of the game for the victims of the mass shootings in Lewiston.

The game was the season opener for both teams in the American Basketball Association

Tickets for Providence Pirates games are available online.