Basketball

Former Boomer's guard joins Basketball Australia

By Paul Osborne

Greg Davidson has been appointed new national shooting coach and talent identification manager for Basketball Australia ©Getty ImagesDecember 3 - Brad Davidson has been appointed the new national shooting coach and talent identification manager for Basketball Australia's high performance programme.

Russia appoints Pashutin as basketball coach for Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay

Evgeny Pashutin has been appointed as the new coach of Russia's basketball coach ©EB via Getty ImagesNovember 29 - Russia has appointed Evgeny Pashutin as its new basketball coach, a role he will combine with managing club side Lokomotiv Kuban, it was announced today. 

BT Sport seals multiyear deal with NBA

By Paul Osborne

BT Sport have sealed the exclusive UK and Ireland media rights for the NBA ©Getty ImagesNovember 28 - BT Sport and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have agreed an exclusive multiyear deal which will see the British broadcaster screen up to 200 NBA games per season.

Leeds Carnegie secure place in British Basketball League for next season

By Paul Osborne

Leeds Carnegie are due to join the British Basketball League in 2014-2015 @BBLNovember 21 - An agreement has been reached for Leeds Carnegie to join the British Basketball League, it was announced today.

We need to change attitudes to make World Cup top prize in basketball, says FIBA official

By Gary Anderson at Old Trafford in Manchester

November 19 - Members of the US team celebrate with the FIBA World Championship in Turkey in 2010 ©Getty Images Attitudes need to change in order for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup to become a success but it will not happen overnight admitted the man overseeing the marketing of next year's tournament in Spain. 

Stanley Black and Decker become official partner to Chinese Basketball League

By Paul Osborne

Stanley Black and Decker has become an official partner to the Chinese Basketball LeagueNovember 12 - American tools and security provider Stanley Black and Decker (SBD) has become an official partner to the Chinese Basketball Association's (CBA) Professional League in an agreement that will run until 2017.

England Basketball appoints former top rugby official as new chief executive

By Emily Goddard

Huw Morgan has been named as England Basketball's new chief executiveNovember 7 - England Basketball has named former International Rugby Board (IRB) commercial manager Huw Morgan as its new chief executive.

Turkish Basketball Federation sign long term partnership with Infront to promote League

By Paul Osborne

The Turkish Basketball Federation and Infront Media and Sports have entered a long term developmental partnershipNovember 7 - A new long term partnership has been announced between the Turkish Basketball Federation and international sports marketing company Infront Sports and Media.

NBA Global Games in London tickets sell out in record time

By Paul Osborne

Tickets for the NBA Global Games London 2014 sell out in record timeNovember 1 - Tickets for the NBA Global Games London 2014 featuring the Atlanta Hawks versus the Brooklyn Nets were snapped up in a matter of hours, marking the NBA's faster ever sell-out in the UK.
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