About Mike SHAFT
Mike Shaft is a broadcaster of some repute in the North West. He was born in Grenada in the West Indies and has lived in the North West of England since 1968. He began his broadcasting career as a freelance presenter at Piccadilly Radio, Manchester in 1978.Read More
Welcome to a new series of classic British Basketball photographs on mikeshaft.com, under the slogan 'We got history...We got game.'
See Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka and the Oklahoma City Thunder take on Jrue Holiday, Evan Turner and the Philadelphia 76ers on October 8th at the Manchester Arena in the first ever NBA pre-season game in Manchester. You'll want to be there!
Still Takin' Care Of Business.
For the past few months I have been working on a radio documentary on the British Basketball scene to be broadcast on The New SUNSET Radio. The programme is now available to listen on YouTube. Any feedback will be gratefully received.
Leicester Riders have made their first huge step in building their squad for the 2013/14 season, by re-signing the Molten BBL Player of the Season, Drew Sullivan.
On Sunday The City of Sheffield Hatters completed a clean sweep of the the trophies in the Women's game and they did it going unbeaten through the whole season. mikeshaft.com says CONGRATULATIONS to one of the greatest franchises in British Sport.
Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders produced a superb defensive performance to win the BBL Play-off Final 68-57 against Newcastle Eagles, completing a treble after lifting the BBL Cup and BBL Championship trophies earlier in the season.
Friday the 19th of April saw the 10th Cheshire and Warrington Sports Awards. The 2012/13 event was held at the fabulous Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington, home of the Warrington Wolves.
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