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Basketball England Remain on Restricted Funding As Participation Figures Drop

January 30, 2015

Sport England has announced Basketball England will remain on restricted funding until at least March following the publication of the Active People Survey (APS) results that show a decline in participation. The news will be a blow to the governing body, who were hoping to join tennis, table tennis and fencing, as sports originally put […]

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BBL To Seek Advice Following Basketball England’s Licence Review Announcement

January 28, 2015

The British Basketball League is seeking legal advice following on from Basketball England’s announcement they will be reviewing the pro league’s operating license. In a statement released today the BBL said: “The BBL was not advised of this release in advance. The BBL also does not believe the process set out by Basketball England is […]

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Basketball England to Review License Arrangements for BBL

January 27, 2015

Basketball England has announced a license review committee has been set up to “consider all options including but not limited to a competitive tender process and negotiation with the existing licensee of the professional basketball league, with a view to renewing existing arrangements”. The move is potentially a huge blow for the British Basketball League […]

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Pops Mensah-Bonsu Punches HUGE Windmill in Greece!

January 27, 2015

GB forward Pops Mensah-Bonsu continues to cement his status as one of the greatest British dunkers ever as he got out on the break and threw down this huge windmill at the weekend. The 31 year old from Tottenham finished with a 13 point, 14 rebound double double along with 3 steals and 3 assists […]

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Chicago Pays Tribute in Luol Deng’s Return with Miami

January 26, 2015

It was an emotional day for Luol Deng on Sunday, who was back at the United Center for the first time since the Bulls traded him to Cleveland last year. He spent his first nine-plus seasons in Chicago. “I have so many friends here,” Deng said after finishing with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 4 […]

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Carl Wheatle (’98) Catches a Body in Italy on the Break! Biella vs Savliagno

January 18, 2015

Check out England U18 and Biella guard/forward Carl Wheatle get out in transition in Italy and dunk all over the defender and-1! The 16 year old Wheatle finished with 12, 7 and 5 in the blowout win in the U17 league, as he is averaging 14.4 points, 8.5 boards and 5 assists on the season.

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Macaulay & Sullivan Rip Officiating After Loss to Glasgow

January 17, 2015

London Lions Head Coach Vince Macaulay and captain Drew Sullivan have taken to Twitter to rip into the BBL’s officiating after suffering an 89-86 loss at the hands of Glasgow on Friday night in Glasgow. Glagow’s Kieron Achara hit a three with 4 seconds remaining to lift the Rocks past London, but the Lions play […]

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Kieron Achara Hits Game Winning 3 with Four Seconds Remaining to Sink Lions!

January 17, 2015

Kieron Achara came up with three point heroics for the second time this season after sinking a triple with four seconds remaining to give Glasgow a three point win over London Lions on Friday night. With the shot clock about to run out, Achara came off a pick and pop and knocked down the three […]

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All Access: NBA Global Games London

January 17, 2015

With NBA Global Games London 2015 all over (it proved to be a non-contest), look back with an all access-look behind the scenes of the Knicks’ and Bucks’ trip to the capital.

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The Knicks Get Tested on Their Knowledge of British Terms

January 17, 2015

As they have done previously when in London (when they were asked the meaning of wanker – without the reporter realising what it meant; the video was removed), the New York Knicks were tested on their knowledge of British words. It makes for pretty hilarious viewing, though I’ve never heard anyone in England saying “it’s […]