Former assistant coach for the Boston Celtics and LA Clippers, Kevin Eastman will headline the Basketball Queensland Coaching Conference this Thursday. Find out a little bit more about Kevin and secure your place to hear his basketball insights.
Using your business to sponsor local sporting clubs – like your local basketball club, is an excellent way to demonstrate corporate social responsibility, and get involved and support your local community.
Being able to play under pressure with crowds watching and cheering you on is a struggle for many athletes, however it’s important that you don’t let fear overcome you and impact your performance.
Jim Kerr, co-founder and president of the Logan Cavaliers has been playing basketball for over 50 years, passing his commitment and passion for the game through three generations of his family!
Responsible basketball players are respectful, have a positive attitude and are active listeners – to not only coaches, but also officials and their team mates. These attributes ensure that players can continually develop their own personal skillset, and perform for the greater benefit of their team.
We sat down with one of Basketball Queensland’s very own, Peter Pollock, our Club Coach Development Manager to talk about his lifelong involvement in basketball, and what makes him so passionate about the game.
Shooting is the most important skill a basketball player can possess. Whilst the play in the lead up to making a shot; passing, dribbling, defense and rebounding can lead to a high percentage shot, you must actually be able to then make the said shot.
It’s no secret that active kids are more likely to become active adults, and kids today have a plethora of choices when it comes to choosing what sports they want to play. The Federal Government have partnered with 30 national sporting organisations, including Basketball Queensland to create Sporting Schools, a program designed to help foster children’s interest and engagement in sport from an early age.
We had a chance to catch up with Jenny Evans (formally Reisener), mother of one of Queensland’s prominent basketball families, with daughter Teyla being awarded QBL Women’s U23 Youth Player of the Year. Jenny is a member of the Cairns Basketball Hall of Fame and competed in the 1990 World Championships in Kuala Lumpar. We…