Giants not giving up on playoffs with four of last six at home THE Goldfields Giants made a fairytale run into the SBL semi finals last year and it has been the total opposite so far in the second half of 2016 but coach Michael Hane...
Clarke still looking to playoffs in first year at Senators GLENN Clarke is a three-time Women's SBL championship winning coach and is enjoying his first year at the helm of the Bethanie Stirling Senators who he backs to make the...
Senators surge to top two threat with five-game winning run AFTER missing the playoffs altogether in 2015 and then losing the opening two games of 2016 left Bethanie Stirling Senators coach Mike Ellis just looking for an SBL play...
Redbacks commitment to character, development our key: Lackovic A STRONG leader, two impressive bigs, two well-rounded imports, a star coming off the bench and some good young talent on the rise give Nik Lackovic the Perth Redbacks t...

More News

Random Point of View - Week 16

This week R@nD0m takes a look at 'The Run Home' for the top 10 teams in the MSBL and offers his weekly preview of the upcoming games.
more

MSBL Player of the Week

THE week fifteen Men’s SBL Player of the Week has been awarded to Trevor Setty of the Mandurah Magic.
more

WSBL Player of the Week

THE week fifteen Women’s SBL Player of the Week has been awarded to Deanna Smith of the Perry Lakes Hawks.
more

Week 16 Women's SBL Player Column – Tegan Walker

WHEN I was asked to write this article I was instantly overwhelmed with emotion – how do you reflect back on a 20-year career?
more

SBL Slam Radio Show

On this weeks show Matt Cecins is joined by Adam Forde & Vlad Alava along with guests Perry Lakes Deanna Smith & SBL Referee Steve Diconza
more

Stephen Charlton Joins SBL Commission

Basketball WA is pleased to announce the induction of Stephen Charlton into the SBL Commission as a BWA appointed member.
more

Week 15 Sunday SBL wrap

THE Willetton Tigers Men continue to charge into championship calculations backing up their big Saturday night win over the Perth Redbacks with a thumping of the Goldfields Giants by 29 points at Willetton Basketball Stadium on Sunday.
more

Week 15 Saturday night SBL wrap

THE South West Slammers had a big night on Saturday winning both clashes with the East Perth Eagles with the Willetton Tigers beating the Perth Redbacks twice, the Mandurah Magic winning both against the Lakeside Lightning and the Wolfpack Men hitting back strongly.
more

Week 15 Friday night SBL wrap

THE Perry Lakes Hawks Women and Stirling Senators Men continued their push to be SBL championship contenders with strong Friday night wins while the Flames made it a double over the Slammers and the Cougars Men and Lady Wolfpack consolidated top spots.
more

Senators Men send message beating Wolves; Women pay for turnovers

THE Stirling Senators hosted the Joondalup Wolves at Warwick Stadium on Friday night with the Men sending a message that they are right in the hunt for an SBL championship in 2016 while the Women came up short against the league-leading Lady Wolfpack.
more

SBL Slam Radio Show

Download the special Friday podcast edition of SBL Slam Radio with Matt Cecins and Adam Forde.
more

Week 15 Men's SBL Preview

THE tone will be set for a crucial Week 15 in the Men's SBL on Friday night with a battle of the second and third placed teams along with the Rockingham Flames and Perry Lakes Hawks needing to win to remain in the top eight.
more

Week 15 Women's SBL Preview

THE Stirling Senators, Cockburn Cougars, Lakeside Lightning, Kalamunda Eastern Suns, Perth Redbacks and Mandurah Magic remain locked in a battle for playoff spots setting up a crucial Friday and Saturday night as part of Week 15 Women's SBL action.
more

Character, balance to stand Redbacks firm in Wagner's absence

THE Perth Redbacks played their last five quarters last weekend without captain Joel Wagner and still managed two strong wins over top eight teams with coach Nik Lackovic confident the character, balance and commitment of his group will stand them in good stead.
more

Hawks aim for desperate basketball in desperate situation

PERRY Lakes Hawks coach Charles Nix knows desperate basketball is required for them to make the Men's SBL playoffs in 2016 and he is now looking forward to finally getting to see how the big man-little man duo of Brian Carlwell and Bryton Hobbs now come together.
more

Lightning coaches reflect on disappointing losses to Flames, better effort v Wolves

THE Lakeside Lightning went 0-4 last weekend with coaches Craig Mansfield and Sam Oatman disappointed especially in Friday's loss to Rockingham but happier despite the defeats on Saturday against the league-leading Joondalup Wolves.
more

Vale Kevin McLaughlin

The State Basketball League is saddened to hear of the recent passing of long serving, and active, scoretable official Kevin McLaughlin.
more

MSBL Player of the Week

THE week fourteen Men’s SBL Player of the Week has been awarded to Marcus Goode of the Lapa Brazilian BBQ Restaurant Cockburn Cougars.
more

WSBL Player of the Week

THE week fourteen Women’s SBL Player of the Week has been awarded to Carley Mijovic of the P&J Financial Solutions Kalamunda Eastern Suns.
more

A Conversation with Joe

SBL Slam Radio co-host & 2014 Championship winning coach Adam Forde sat down with 400 game veteran Joe-Alan Tupaea.
more

Week 14 Sunday SBL wrap

THE East Perth Eagles scored a crucial come from behind win over the Geraldton Buccaneers on Sunday to stay alive in the playoff hunt while the Kalamunda Eastern Suns made it a double over the South West Slammers.
more

Week 14 Saturday night SBL wrap

THE Joondalup Wolves bounced back from a double loss to the Willetton Tigers on Friday to score two wins over Lakeside Lightning in Saturday night's SBL action while the Perth Redbacks recorded an impressive double and the Cockburn Cougars and Geraldton Buccaneers Men were impressive.
more

Week 14 Women's SBL Player Column – Chelsea Evans

THE 2016 season has been an interesting one for myself and the Lady Cougars - at times we have played well above expectations and at times we have played well below. This lack of consistency has been frustrating at times but I feel after a weekend of two big wins we are heading in the right direction.
more

Week 14 Friday night SBL wrap

THE Willetton Tigers Men's and Women's teams scored two huge wins over the league-leading Joondalup Wolves in Friday night SBL action while the Rockingham Flames won twice over the Lakeside Lightning, and the Perth Redbacks and Perry Lakes Hawks did the split.
more

Redbacks spoil Hobbs comeback for Hawks but lose Wagner

THE Perth Redbacks continued their strong form spoiling the return of Bryton Hobbs for the Perry Lakes Hawks on Friday night with Joel Wagner outstanding before injuring an ankle that will now leave him sidelined for at least the next four weeks.
more

Week 14 Men's SBL Preview

THE Willetton Tigers have a real chance to close the gap on the top two teams taking on both the Joondalup Wolves and Cockburn Cougars inside 24 hours in Week 14 of the Men's SBL while the Lightning, Flames and Giants are all desperate to end their losing slides.
more

Week 14 Women's SBL Preview

IT doesn’t get any better in the Women's SBL than what Friday night's Week 14 fixtures will throw up as first plays third, fourth plays sixth and second takes on fifth in three season-defining match ups and that's just the start of the weekend's action.
more

Clarke's remarkable journey to being at Eastern Suns for long haul

THE journey of Michael Clarke to coach the Kalamunda Eastern Suns Men's SBL team is a remarkable one and he gave up a successful career to dedicate himself to the game of basketball, and is committed to making the whole Suns program a success.
more

Women's SBL Player of the Week

THE week thirteen Women’s SBL Player of the Week has been awarded to Candace Williams Lapa Brazilian BBQ Restaurant Cockburn Cougars.
more

Men's SBL Player of the Week

THE week thirteen Men’s SBL Player of the Week has been awarded to Marcus Goode of the Lapa Brazilian BBQ Restaurant Cockburn Cougars.
more

SBL Slam Radio Show

This weeks SBL Slam Radio podcast is now available featuring Devanny King of Lakeside and Najee Lane of Cockburn.
more

Week 13 Sunday SBL wrap

THE SBL leading Women's and Men's Joondalup Wolves teams both scored Sunday Week 13 victories over the Perry Lakes Hawks while the Lakeside Lightning and East Perth Eagles split their battles to close the weekend's action.
more

Slammers snap losing streak, Hawks angry

The South West Slammers returned to the winner's circle in controversial fashion after they beat the Perry Lakes Hawks 116-111.
more

SBL Slam Radio Show

This weeks episode of SBL Slam Radio is now available for listeners, featuring special guest Fleur McIntyre joining Matt Cecins in the studio.
more

SBL Players of the Week

Lakeside Lightning's Ash Grant and Cockburn Cougars Gavin Field have been named the week 12 SBL Players of the Week.
more

All-Star Games Raise $35,000 for Lifeline WA

The Swish SBL All-Star Games were a great success with over 1000 people in attendance as we raised $35,000 for Lifeline WA to save lives through suicide prevention.
more

Senators survive Slammers fast finish

The Stirling Senators survived a fast finish from the South West Slammers to secure an important away win last night at the Eaton Recreation Centre.
more

Winning steps begin for Slammers Women

After a long run of eleven straight losses to open the 2016 SBL season, the South West Slammers women’s team registered their first win on Sunday night against the Stirling Senators.
more

Week 12 Men's SBL Player Column – Trian Iliadis

WOW! In the blink of an eye, we are halfway through the season! I absolutely love the level of competition in the league this year.
more

Week 12 Women's SBL Player Column – Ashleigh Grant

EVERYONE has gone through a time in life that may have been truly difficult, where we feel stuck and like we have no control, which then causes us to question a lot of things. One of these moments for me was the other morning when I went to make my usual porridge but realised I had no milk, leading to the question of what I was now going to have for breakfast.
more

MSBL Power Rankings

SBL Slam Radio host Matt Cecins brings you his updated MSBL Power Rankings at the mid-way point of the season.
more

SBL Players of the Week

Stirling Senators star players Cody Ellis and Amber Land have both taken out the Player of the Week awards for round 11.
more

SBL Slam Radio Show

Vlad Alava joins Matt Cecins this week on SBL Slam Radio as they look at the upcoming All-Star Games and the weekends SBL Action.
more

WSBL Power Rankings

SBL Slam Radio host Matt Cecins brings you his current WSBL Power Rankings at the mid-way point of the season.
more
[click here for archives]

BWA Online Shop

BWA Online Shop

Spalding WABL Basketball - $70
TF-1000 Legacy Basketball - $90
BWA Coaches Board - $35
Fox 40 Referee Whistles - $12
Rocktape - $20

Click here to visit Online Shop