Sullivan receives award for Education contribution
Sullivan Phillips, former National Team Captain and now Director of Building Foundations for the Future (BFFF) received the Distinguished Service to Public Education Award from the Montgomery County Board of Education.
The BGA Warriors and Hornets, respectively the ECL's top 2 seeded teams were heading for a meeting in the Finals, but not before being tested in the ECL Semi-Finals held at Somersfield Academy Gymnasium.
Americas Zone Execs celebrate success of FIBA World Cup & AmeriCup
The new FIBA Americas Zone Executive and Zone Board for the 2019-2023 term met for the first time on October 4 and 5 in Miami, Florida, to discuss a wide range of topics and make decisions on future events in the Zone.
USA defeated Brazil to secure first place of Group B and Canada defeated the Dominican Republic to secure first place in Group A. Both teams advance as the only two undefeated teams entering the Semi-Final games of the FIBA AmeriCup Women's 2019 Semifinals.
The official launch of the FIBA Champions League Americas was held in Montevideo (Uruguay) led by Honorary FIBA President Horacio Muratore, FIBA Americas Executive Director Carlos Alves, and the CEO of the European Basketball Champions League Patrick Comninos.
NBA training camps are just a couple of weeks away. The season itself doesn't start until Oct. 22, but there's plenty of work for teams to do in the month or so of practices, workouts and preseason games that precedes the 2019-20 campaign.
The FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2019 will be played September 22-29 in San Juan, Puerto Rico and will feature the participation of the National Teams of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombi,a Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Paraguay, Puerto Rico and USA.
Charles Barkley joined the Legends Walk at the Philadelphia 76ers practice facility in Camden, New Jersey. The former Leeds High School and Auburn standout unveiled a statue depicting him in action for the 76ers.
Team USA loses to France in FIBA World Cup quarterfinals
In a shocker, Team USA will not medal, losing to France 89-79 in the quarterfinals in Dongguan, China. It ends the 58-game winning streak the US -- using NBA players during that stretch -- had in international tournaments.
Sullivan Phillips participates in Sports Panel Discussion
Sullivan Phillips was part of a five-member panel which highlighted the start of the Youth, Sport & Recreation's "Reimaging Sports" Sports Conference which was held at the Bermuda College from September 6-8.
Class of 2019 enshrined into Basketball Hall of Fame
The Class of 2019 was officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, with new members Vlade Divac, Sidney Moncrief, Paul Westphal, Jack Sickma, Bobby Jones, Al Attles and Teresa Weatherspoon on hand.
Hamane Niang, who succeeds Horacio Muratore in becoming the new President of FIBA for the 2019-2023 term of office , was elected unanimously by delegates from 156 at the XXI FIBA Congress held in Beijing, China.
USA Men lose their first game in nearly 13 years
The USA's Senior Men's National Team lost its first International game since 2006 to Australia in an exhibition Down Under in preparation for the FIBA 2019 World Cup in China.
Sullivan Phillips advises U19 team before they depart
Prior to the"Ballin' Out in Bermuda 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament, retired pro and former Bermuda National Team Captain, Sullivan "Sulli" Phillips, met with the BBA's U19 team after their last practice preparing for the Cayman Festival.
Ballin' Outta Control and Impact Mentoring Academy present the "Ballin' Out in Bermuda 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament" which will be held on Saturday, July 20 from 8:30 -11:30pm at CedarBridge Academy gymnasium.
The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will be inducted Saturday, June 8. Seven basketball greats are being welcomed to Knoxville, as the 21st class of inductees of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Under-19 Men's National Program was on display during a Showcase event at CedarBridge gym on Saturday, June 1. The game was played against BBL team Pembroke Skyforce who are currently in second place.
U19s to hold fundraiser in preparation for Cayman Sports Festival
On Saturday, June 1, the BBA's Under-19 Men's Program will be holding a Showcase basketball event as a fundraiser in preparation for the Cayman Sports Festival which will be held in Grand Cayman Islands from July 18-20.
Jeff Dosado, one of the most sought after Player Development Coaches in the U.S. had the opportunity to work with members of the Senior Men's National Team and Under-19 Men's National team at CedarBridge Academy gym.
At the Department of Youth, Sport & Recreation 2018 Sports Awards, Tim Trott received a Special Achievement Award for his 20+ years of volunteer service to Basketball and the Bermuda Basketball Association.
Bermuda to compete in Cayman Sports Festival
The BBA's Under-19 Men's team will be competing in a 4 team basketball tournament at the Cayman Sport Festival in July.
After rallying to erase a 9 point first-half deficit and force OT, the Medicine Hat Rattlers fell just short of the comeback for bronze with a 107-104 loss to the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings.
International Affairs Committee completes MAP Training
Tim Trott and Gavin MacKenzie, members of the BBA's International Affairs Committee (IAC) recently completed training with the FIBA Management And Information Platform (MAP) system. This training was not available to most National Federations until 2019.
Kieron gets 2 double-doubles in losing effort to SAIT
Despite Kieron Burgess' 2 impressive double-double game performances, the Medicine Hat Rattlers were unable to win either game at home against the league leading Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) Trojans.
At the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) AGM which was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, BBA President Rickey Watts and Treasurer Tommy Johnson met with top FIBA Execs along with CBC Execs and CBC member countries.
Kieron sets 2 ACAC records en route to Medicine Hat victory
Kieron Burgess etched his name into the ACAC record books on Saturday night. Against Ambrose University Lions, he grabbed 31 rebounds (24 def.) setting a pair of ACAC records while also exploding for 41 points to help the Medicine Hat College Rattlers to a 109-61 win.
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame announces 12 finalists for the Class of 2019
The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 12 finalists for consideration for induction into its Hall of Fame.
Plymouth-Whitemarsh fall to Kennedy Catholic in BK Classic
Caelin Peters and the Plymouth Whitemarsh Colonials came up short in the Championship game of the 36th Annual Burger King Classic by a score of 58-43 against nationally ranked Kennedy Catholic (KC) Golden Eagles,