Manchester has been chosen to host the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 Trophy on May 12th at the National Basketball Performance Centre.


It is with great sadness that British Basketball shares the news that Bill McInnes, interim Chair of British Basketball, passed away on Saturday March 4th 2017 at the age of 71.


Going through my archive recently, I was struck by the huge number of different basketball publications I have in my collection. I thought I would feature some of them here on mikeshaft.com. I hope they bring back some glorious memories for you, as they do for me. We continue with the Basketball League Handbook 1995/96.


Three Directors appointed at the 75th Basketball England AGM held in Rugby on 16 October 2016 Steve Bucknall and John Wells were appointed and Nicky Shaw re-elected


Going through my archive recently, I was struck by the huge number of different basketball publications I have in my collection. I thought I would feature some of them here on mikeshaft.com. I hope they bring back some glorious memories for you, as they do for me. We continue with Zone Press from 1998.


Going through my archive recently, I was struck by the huge number of different basketball publications I have in my collection. I thought I would feature some of them here on mikeshaft.com. I hope they bring back some glorious memories. We start with the WICB Tournament Brochure.


The British Basketball League is delighted to announce that Sir Rodney Walker has agreed to become Chairman of the BBL.


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.


Our fantastic Captain David Aliu has announced today his retirement after a amazing professional career. David spent two years as Cheshire Phoenix captain over seasons 14/15 & 15/16 after a spell with Manchester Giants.


Anthony Rowe has announced that he will retire from professional basketball this summer due to injury.