The 2016/17 WBBL season saw the introduction of two new teams to the league as the Caledonia Pride and Oakland Wolves joined the fold. After a difficult but promising campaign, Wolves coach Kenrick Liburd reflected on the team’s first season.
The Team GB women’s team tip-off in what could prove to be a vital tournament this morning, and GB forward Mollie Campbell is looking forward to the challenge.
Brett Collins does not claim to be a basketball expert, nor does he want to be referred as one. With only two years experience in the sport he is still relatively new, but because of his vast experience in football, cricket and rugby, his time coaching and playing basketball and from the things he’s seen in the sport, the Leicester Warriors coach has a lot to say about what the sport can do to grow in the UK. Continue reading →
As a sport, basketball is forever growing in the UK and as such, the demand for clothing, accessories, equipment and all of the other basketball necessities grows. Over the past, we have highlighted some of the biggest and best basketball shops in the UK, and next up is Bigfoot Basketball. Continue reading →
At the end of 2016 Through the Hoop made five predictions heading into 2017 about what would be happening in 2017. As the season wraps up and basketball takes a break for the summer, it’s time to see how correct those predictions were.
The NBA’s grandest prize made its first ever trip to Newcastle on Friday as it was shown off to fans.
Hardwood Ventures hosted the trophy as it was displayed in their new store on High Bridge Street in the centre of Newcastle. Check out our previous article with HV here.
Hundreds of fans flocked to get a glimpse of the trophy and grab a picture next to the same hardware held by all of the NBA greats.
Newcastle was just one of the stops as the trophy makes its way around the UK over the coming days.
If you couldn’t make it be sure to check out the gallery of images below.
Last Sunday the Leicester Riders defeated the Newcastle Eagles at the o2 arena to complete a historic treble winning season. Forward Shane Walker was a big part of that team coming off the bench, and this could just be the beginning for him.