It’s been so long since we ran a competition on the old Scotball forum, that i think the prize might have been a video!

Head over to the Scotball group for the chance to win tickets to this weekend’s Glasgow Rocks home game against Newcastle Eagles.

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League fixtures meeting – Thursday 8th September, Rosshall Academy, 6.15pm for 6.30pm.

Thu 6:15 PM UTC+01Rosshall AcademyGlasgow, United Kingdom

Chairman's Cup entries close at noon today.

Here's a slightly edited email from basketballscotland sent out a few weeks ago -

"To streamline the entry process all entries MUST be submitted via AZOLVE by no later than the below dates (no entries after these dates will be accepted):


CHAIRMAN’S CUP – FRIDAY 12TH AUGUST @ Noon by clicking HERE. -

Follow the instructions below to make your entry:

1. Click HERE to login to the ‘Events & Courses’ Portal with your normal club admin details; e.g. Username: ME123456 Password: password
2. Click on the ‘Events & Courses’ tab
3. Scroll down and click on the ‘Competitions’ Tab
4. Select the competition that you would like to enter and ‘Add to Cart’ (note that you will have to enter each league one by one)
5. Once you add the event to the cart you will receive a pop up message titled ‘Cart Updated’ with two options. Select as appropriate:
a. If you wish to enter more leagues click ‘No, Not Yet’
b. If you have finished and are ready to finalise your entries click ‘ Yes, Pay Now’
6. Once you have finished selecting all your entries click on ‘Menu’ at the top left of the page and click the ‘Cart’ tab to finalise following the below instructions:
a. Check all league entries are correct and update appropriately in your cart before proceeding
i. To pay by Cheque or Bank Transfer select ‘Pay by Invoice’ and follow the process on screen (Remember to click the ‘Download a PDF Invoice’ Button for your records)
ii. To pay by Debit/Credit Card select ‘Pay with Card’ and follow the process

*This can only be completed by the club secretary or relevant portal administrator at the club.

Note that this application is for SBC Scottish Cup and Chairman’s Cup at Under 16 and above ONLY.

Under 14 Scottish Cup entries will be published no later than mid-August with the end of August as a deadline.

For Local Leagues & Regional Development Leagues please contact your Regional Development Officer or local/regional associations.

Please read and complete all sections carefully ensuring you have entered all teams that you require and note that no team is guaranteed entry regardless of their previous competition entries.


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With less than 4 weeks to go before the Kings of the Court tournament, we are now opening up entry to teams outwith the Strathclyde region. So if any local league teams in Lothian, Tayside, Grampian and the Highlands are interested, then please get in touch -…/

Only 4 places left for the Kings of the Court 3 v 3 tournament. If you have been thinking about entering a team please get your details to me as soon as you can. Pm or email to

Please share this to anyone you may know to be interested.


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Good Morning,

We have had 1 new teams register since last week now bringing the total up to 11 teams. Only 5 more teams required, so if you have not yet got a team in, get your entry in before it is too late! Still a number of people have stated they are interested in putting in a team or their club may have a second team to enter the tournament. If so please get your entries in.

As announced we have confirmed winners will receive the coveted trophy as well as being invited to play a 3 v 3 game against The Rocks Pro players at one of their practice sessions. A great chance to play against the pros as see how your skills match up against them.

RECRUITING NOW: Do you want to use your sales skills to grow our sport at this exciting time?

The next of our new vacancies is now live for application!


Check the link for more information and to apply.

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Are you looking for a new challenge with the opportunity to make a significant contribution to our sport in Scotland? basketballscotland is seeking an


The tournament will be open to SLBA players/teams only. Teams will consist of 4 players and there is no limit on the number of teams from each basketball club. Teams can have players from a mixture of clubs and divisions within the SLBA and so not solely restricted being in the same SLBA team or league.

Please contact Nicky Gidda at Paisley Basketball Club for more information. (


Entry costs are like £40 per team.

There will be a prize for the winning team which will be confirmed shortly.

There also be a raffle being held during the tournament with a selection of prizes on offer.

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Sat 1:00 PM UTC+01Lagoon Leisure CentrePaisley, United Kingdom
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An email has been sent to all SLBA club contacts with details of the AGM along with the 2016 / 17 League Application forms and Season Opening Tournament for Mens Div 2,3 & 4 clubs. Please check with your league secy to ensure receipt and if not please contact me for a copy of the full email.

Thu 6:30 PM UTC+01Rosshall AcademyGlasgow, United Kingdom
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In #Glasgow this Sunday? Head to George Square and support the @glasgowlife 3v3 competition. Action tips at 10am.

Sun 10:00 AM UTC+01George SquareGlasgow, United Kingdom
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With the season well and truly over in Scotland, it's been a little slow in the basketball world, except the NBA!



This week (or so) in ScotBall -

* Pleasance basketball open sessions
* Dumbarton Dodgers 35th Anniversary Reunion
* Best Boots Ever??? (That's debatable!)
* Ayr open sessions
* SLBA AGM Announcement - 23rd June


In #Glasgow this Sunday? Head to George Square and support the @glasgowlife 3v3 competition. Action tips at 10am.



basketballscotland have annouced that entries for the Scottish Basketball Championships (2016-17) are NOW OPEN for Under 16, Under 18 and Senior Levels.
Scottish Cup (senior, U18, U16, U14) & Chairman’s Cup entries will be published no later than July.

Paisley Basketball Club have annouced a 3v3 tournament for SLBA players in August. All SLBA clubs should have been contacted.

Get 15% off at this weekend. Use code BATTLE at the checkout.


Open sessions currently running -
* Pleasance
* Ayr Storm
* Renfrew Rocks
* Paisley Origins Fitness
* Glasgow Eagles


Any more news, then drop us a line!

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We're currently working on some more deals with some interesting companies. We'll hopefully have some news soon.

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Last game of the season, div 3 Colliers v Renfrew Rocks. 72-50. W for Colliers.

Well done to Glasgow Fever in the SLBA this season.

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Glasgow FEVER Basketball Club

League Champions 2016!

Congratulations to the senior women (SW2) and senior men (div 3) who picked up their league trophies today.

A fantastic achievement for the club!

Score at the half of the SLBA Anderson Cup Final. Glasgow Storm dominating the game with a 36 point lead.

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Scotball News added a new photo to the album: SCOTBALL OFFERS.

With the basketball season over for most, I'm delighted to announce that Origins Fitness have offered gym membership via Scotball for just £10 a month!!

Please note this offer extends beyond just Paisley Basketball Club members, so if you're in the Glasgow and Renfrewshire areas, then there's a few months to get fit for next season!

Origins Fitness Gym & Personal Training opened in October 2014 and is run by a small team of dedicated and qualified personal trainers led by Graham Weaver & Pamela Berry. The gym is open from 7am to 9pm Monday – Friday and from 9am – 5pm Saturday & Sundays and can be found at 22 Earl Haig Rd, Hillington Park, Glasgow. G52 4JU. If you’re interested in joining, or just coming to have a look around and discuss your fitness goals contact us on 0141 891 5995 or

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This is not a replacement for the Facebook group! This is to compliment the group by bringing you news, events, reviews and offers.

If you have anything that you would like to share, then please let us know.


The season may be over for many and drawing to a close for others, but the basketball business still keeps going.

- This weekend sees the SLBA Senior Finals.

- The NBA Playoffs are in full swing.

- There are summer open runs starting in many clubs.

- Clubs will be looking for new strips, new equipment, new balls and new players.

- Players will be looking for new clubs.

- Companies are also trying to offload stock at the end of the season.

THIS WEEK IN SCOTBALL (A roundup of the week in the group)

- Dumbarton Dodgers look for new players
- basketballscotland announce "The Future Of Performance Basketball In Scotland"
- Ayr Storm win the SLBA JW Cup
- City of Edinburgh look for new coaches
- Glasgow City win the SLBA James McKechnie JM Cup (Very fitting and I'm sure Micky would be proud!)
- Paisley Origins Fitness annouce the start of Open Runs on a Thursday night.
- Discussion on the future of GB Basketball
- SLBA Div 1 winners are Glasgow Storm
- SLBA Div 2 winners are Glasgow Eagles
- Basketball Direct 25% off offer


SM1: Ayrshire Tornadoes vs WCS Buddies 93 - 52
SM1: Glasgow Storm vs Ayrshire Tornadoes 98 - 95 (Storm win league)
SW: Ayr Storm vs Renfrew Rocks 92 - 45
SM2: Glasgow Storm 2 vs Blantyre X 60 - 48
SM2: Paisley BC vs North Lanarkshire Chiefs 85 - 68
SM3: Chryston Cougars vs Lockerbie Tornadoes 61 - 49

JMCup: Renfrew Rocks vs Glasgow City 54 - 70
JWCup: St Mirren vs Ayr Storm 62 - 97
CMCup: Glasgow Rocks vs St Mirren 80 - 69
CWCup: Ayr Storm vs South Lanarkshire Colliers 95 - 35

SLBA Senior Cup Finals - 24th April

Men’s Consolation Cup - tip 11.30am
Lockerbie Tornadoes vs Renfrew Rocks

Women’s Final - tip 1.45pm
South Lanarkshire Colliers vs Glasgow Fever

Men’s Anderson Cup Final - tip 4.00pm
South Lanarkshire Colliers vs Glasgow Storm




Golden State 2 Houston 1
Clippers 2 Portland 0
Spurs 2 Memphis 0
Thunder 2 Dallas 1

Cleveland 2 Detroit 0
Atlanta 2 Boston 0
Toronto 2 Pacers 1
Miami 2 Hornets 0

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