Oakland Wolves coach Kenrick Liburd reflects on the team’s first season in the WBBL

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.

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Brett Collins gives his unique insight into the world of basketball

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 →

GALLERY: Larry O’Brien trophy makes its first trip to Newcastle

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.

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