WBBL Championship fixtures for 2016-17.

The Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) is delighted to announce the WBBL Championship fixtures for the forthcoming 2016-17 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

WILDCATS BUOYED BY RETURN OF STANDOUT STAR HARRIS.

Nottingham Wildcats are delighted to have re-signed Molten 2015-16 WBBL Team of the Year standout Ashley Harris for another season. Read the rest of this entry »

Thirty-two BBL and WBBL games to be broadcast live on BBC Sport

 

In an exciting development for the 2016-17 season, thirty-two British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) Games will be live on the BBC red button and on the BBC Sport website.

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Following the BBC’s live coverage of the recent Molten BBL and WBBL Finals at The 02, the partnership is set to be strengthened even further for the forthcoming campaign.

The games will include all three showpiece BBL and WBBL Finals including the 2017 British Basketball Cup Finals at the Barclaycard Arena on Sunday 15 January, the 2017 British Basketball Trophy Finals at the Emirates Arena on Sunday 19 March and the 2017 British Basketball Play-Off Finals at The 02.

There will be eight WBBL games shown as part of the package, including the women’s major Finals.

“This is a tremendous boost for not only the BBL and WBBL, but the sport as a whole,” stated BBL &

WBBL Commercial Director, Bob Hope.

“It’s fantastic that we can take the momentum and potential which was showcased at the Molten Play-Off Finals and turn it into something special with 64 hours of basketball content on BBC platforms – live and free-to-air worldwide.

“We are particularly delighted to be able to work with a partner as distinguished as BBC Sport and, importantly, this is not only about broadcasting live games, but collaborating to develop digital content more broadly.

“We hope that both existing basketball fans and many new fans waiting out there will love having such accessibility to the great, action-packed sport which is basketball.”

Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport said, “We are particularly excited about the opportunity that basketball affords as a sport with a digitally savvy audience,”

The BBC Sport website attracts over 20 million unique browsers a week in the UK and BBC Sport has over 27 million fans and followers across its social media accounts.

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A farewell from two Wildcats.

It is always sad when people leave the Wildcats Family even if in the case of Michele Ortega and Carmen Reynolds they are moving on to the next stage in their lives. Both Michele and Carmen came to the Wildcats to further their basketball dreams and I hope that in someway they have been fulfilled. Read the rest of this entry »

Exciting changes ahead for 2016-17 WBBL campaign

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The Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) is delighted to be making a number of changes for 2016-17, which are expected to add even more excitement and momentum to the impressive evolution of the top flight of the women’s game in the UK.

With two successful seasons now in the books, the third will see an extended 33-week season and one that will involve newcomers Oaklands Wolves and Basketball Scotland.

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Energy savings at basketball club will be poured into grassroots sport

Solar developer EvoEnergy has helped a basketball club save thousands of pounds on its energy bills each year – enabling the team to put more money into grassroots sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Men’s FIBA EuroBasket 2017 Qualifying Games @ Copper Box Arena

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Tickets for the Senior Men’s FIBA EuroBasket 2017 home qualifying games at the Copper Box Arena are now available for fans to buy. Read the rest of this entry »

Sheriff of Nottingham to host Wildcats.

The legendary Sheriff of Nottingham is to host a Civic Reception for the Nottingham.  Wildcats Basketball Club at the Council House on Saturday 4th June 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Transforming Basketball In Britain Together’: New Vision and Strategy

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The British Basketball Federation (BBF) has published its vision and strategy for basketball in Britain as a result of a consultation process Read the rest of this entry »

Tea Charlton selected to Great Britain U20 Women

Wildcat rookie Tea Charlton has been selected to represent Great Britain in this summer’s U20 training and competitions. Read the rest of this entry »

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