On Saturday 27th August 2016, Great Britain Men’s Basketball team take on the famous ‘Orange Lions’ of the Netherlands at the newly built National Basketball Performance Centre at Belle Vue Sports Village. Tip off time 7pm. This is an international friendly prior to the Fiba Eurobasket qualifiers which are being played at the Copperbox in September.
Going through some of the old designs of mikeshaft.com I came across this story which was published on 9 November 2007. Sadly one of the other news stories, in fact the leading story, was of the very serious accident suffered by Brian Dux of the Guildford Heat.
12 years ago Manchester hosted the 17th Commonwealth Games. Now as Glasgow 2014 invites the world to the party, BBC Radio Manchester used today the 28/07/2014 to celebrate the Games being in Glasgow and to look back at the joy that was spread back in Manchester 2002.
Netball Superleague Yorkshire Jets 56 – Hertfordshire Mavericks 42 Yorkshire Jets secured an impressive win against Hertfordshire Mavericks in Huddersfield this evening beating the Netball Superleague’s third placed side by 14 points. A good start from Jets, who went into the game in fourth place, saw Timmy Cato open the scoring but it was end-to-end … Read more
Ian Whittell, who covered London 2012 for the Times Newspapers, gives us his take on Great Britain's exploits in the 2012 Olympic Basketball Tournament.
In the wheelchair basketball, Simon Munn top-scored with 16 for Great Britain in a game that could have gone either way. The joint-team leader, who will this summer compete in his sixth Paralympic Games, led ably from the front, but ultimately USA, inspired by top-scorer Jason Nelms with 17 points, were simply too good.