In Stratford, East London, London Lions, one of the two professional basketball teams in London, play every other week. After the Olympics ended the Lions made the Copper Box, used for handball at the Olympics, their permanent home. Now, eight years later the club is thriving and attracting fans from around London.Continue reading “Love Island Star Ovie Soko Campaigns for British Basketball”
Basketball is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK, basketball is now the second most popular sport in the UK for teenagers and the number of people picking up the sport is growing rapidly.
The Golden State Warriors looked unbeatable last season and are now adding more talent to their already packed roster such as veteran guard Nick Young. Other teams in the NBA have now started to respond by making big moves for players themselves in an effort to take down a Warriors team who have dominated the NBA the last few years.
At a packed 02 arena, Leicester Riders triumphed over Newcastle Eagles in a high quality game. British Basketball has been steadily growing over the last few years and this spectacular event proved how far basketball in this country has come.