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Road to AfroBasket 2017: SA team preparations… Non-existent yet

By on August 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Road to AfroBasket 2017: SA team preparations… Non-existent yet

With all the euphoria of the NBA Africa game that was played at the beginning of August, some of us might have forgotten that there is the 29th Edition of the AfroBasket tournament taking place this year in Tunisia and Senegal on the 8th of September. With South Africa qualifying for this tournament, there has […]

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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, SA looking for a national team coach…

By on February 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
2017, SA looking for a national team coach…

Basketball South Africa (BSA) is interviewing for the national Men’s team coach and with the deadline for applicants set at Monday 13th February 2017 at 16:00, by now they now they should have a list of applications to go through. But what happened to the previous coach and his assistants? What about the ladies national […]

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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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