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OPINION: Investment into Gloucester Knights is an example of why UK Basketball is on the brink of greatness

The co-chairman of Gloucester City AFC, Alex Petheram, has recently invested heavily into the city’s basketball team, Gloucester Knights, marking a major landmark in the future of Gloucestershire sport. The aim of Petheram’s co-ownership and investment is to get the Knights into the top division of Basketball in the UK to the British Basketball League […]

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Lebron James, Marcus Rashford and why athletes shouldn’t stick to ‘just sports’

“We must always take side. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” – Elie Wiesel Only a few weeks ago, AC Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic voiced a rather controversial opinion that sports people should avoid getting involved in politics and stick to sports. He called out four-time NBA champion […]

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International Women’s Day: The top 5 female athletes to look out for in 2021

To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) we’re taking a look at some of the brightest up and coming female talent in sport. Women’s sport is growing exponentially at the moment, with the Women’s World Cup setting the benchmark in 2019, as over 1 billion people tuned in over the course of the tournament. So let’s […]

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LeBron James led his team to victory in the 70th NBA All-Star game as over $1 Million donated to charity

17 time All-Star Lebron James took to the court alongside the NBA’s greatest talent as the annual event took place in a unique format due to COVID-19 restrictions, which saw 2500 fans allowed in to the State Farm Arena in Atlanta. James faced off against Team Durant, picked by the injured Brooklyn Nets star Kevin […]

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James Harden breaks NBA COVID-19 protocol casting further doubt on his Houston Rockets future

Houston Rockets’ star-player James Harden was absent from his first training session ahead of the new NBA season due to breaching COVID-19 protocols, and it looks like the eight-time NBA All-Star is trying to force a move out of the franchise. Harden was pictured celebrating rapper Lil Baby’s 26th Birthday in a Gentlemen’s club the […]

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Basketball may not return to Gloucestershire until April

Covid 19 has caused severe problems for grassroots sports around Gloucestershire and the UK with prolonged periods without training or competitive play.   Many clubs have also suffered serious financial losses due to a lack of ticket sales and ongoing matches.  But Basketball in Gloucestershire has taken a particularly bad hit due to the necessity of playing the sport indoors.   Several clubs in […]