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British Basketball: perceptions of an international agent

This season’s on-court action may have taken a back seat, but for many agents it’s the busiest time of the year. We caught up with SIMS Basketball (Scott International Management Services) founder and CEO Shasta Scott to talk contract negotiations, the art of being a succesful agent and how British basketball is viewed internationally. Scott…

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Basketball’s glass ceiling preventing women from reaching their potential

With the trial period set to end and an impending decision by FIBA on the wearing of religious headgear on court, we caught up with Asma Elbadawi a British Sudanese who is campaigning to have the ban overturned. As thinkprogress.org explained, back in 2014: The International Basketball Federation (FIBA), which oversees prominent professional leagues in…

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Clare Griffiths calls time on her wheelchair basketball career

After competing in five Paralympic games and guiding the Great British women’s wheelchair basketball team to their best ever finish at Rio this summer, Clare Griffiths has decided to call time on her highly decorated career. Clare has seen the game improve drastically since her first tournament back in 1998 at the World Championships in…