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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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“A depressing time for basketball” – Grassroots basketball struggling in Gloucestershire

Many sports have been hit badly by the Covid 19 pandemic across Gloucestershire and the UK with most being unable to compete or even train as they usually would.   But the sport of basketball has been affected more so than sports like football or rugby due to the necessity to play indoors.   Gloucester Knight’s manager and UOG […]

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Grassroots basketball ‘decimated’ by Covid says Gloucester Knights manager

Manager of the Gloucester Knight’s and UOG Raiders coach Ian Greaves believes it will be difficult for grassroots basketball to recover after it being ‘decimated’ by Covid 19.  Clubs have not been allowed to play competitively since September with many in the Gloucestershire area losing access to sports halls and leisure centres with little warning.   Greaves thinks the government need to do more to ensure […]