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USSA 2017: It’s a wrap – WITS University takes it all

By on July 8, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
USSA 2017: It’s a wrap – WITS University takes it all

Gauteng the home of champions as they say – Wits Ladies and Mens’ teams came and conquered all before them at the USSA tournament hosted at the University of Stellenbosch in the 2017 edition of the USSA basketball games. With the picturesque University of Stellenbosch as a backdrop to a week of competitive games, universities […]

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Ladies game at crossroads, what does the future hold?

By on June 7, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Ladies game at crossroads, what does the future hold?

Just before the Afrobasket 2017 qualifiers games played in Zambia and subsequently in South Africa, the post of national team coach for the Men was advertised and Craig Gilchrist was selected. Why wasn’t the same process followed for the ladies? Yes we had a new administration in place and if it was a chance for […]

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2017, different year but same issues for Basketball in SA

By on February 4, 2017 in News with 1 Comment
2017, different year but same issues for Basketball in SA

3 years on since the last post on the website and nothing much has changed. Yes we have the Basketball National League (BNL) that has filled some of the void on the national “Gauteng” front but apart from that, the national federation (BSA) is still a mess with no real leadership and the game that […]

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SA Men’s Basketball National Team coach appointed

By on September 27, 2014 in News with 0 Comments
SA Men’s Basketball National Team coach appointed

Following back-to-back Basketball National League title success with the Tshwane Suns, team coach George Makena has been handed a new challenge by the country’s basketball governing body. Basketball South Africa has given Makena the task of guiding the men’s national team, a role that the veteran coach is relishing.

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BNL 2014: Suns’ Mabiza chosen League MVP

By on September 9, 2014 in BNL with 0 Comments
BNL 2014: Suns’ Mabiza chosen League MVP

WHEN Tshwane Suns point guard Tichifara Mabiza was announced as the league’s Most Valuable Player, he was shocked. Amid the celebration of his team’s second league title win, Mabiza who had also been included in the Basketball National League end of season all star team, had a bemused look on his face after he was […]

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