One word that has defined Michele Timms throughout her life in basketball is tough. From her earliest days on the courts at Bulleen Stadium in Melbourne, Michele has always been working harder and demanding respect from peers and opponents alike.
One of the pioneers of Australian women’s basketball, Michele Timms will be enshrined as a Legend while seven athletes, coaches and contributors will be inducted when the 2016 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on Friday, November 25 in Melbourne.
As the patriarch of basketball in this country, Ken Watson’s impact on basketball in Australia stretched over an incredible career of 60 years.
Seven athletes, coaches and contributors will be inducted and Michele Timms immortalised as a legend when the 2016 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on Friday, November 25 in Melbourne.
Jean Forster, or Jeanie Kupsch as she was known during her early playing career, is maybe best remembered as the first exponent of the jump shot in Australia but her achievements extend far beyond that important mark in the history of the sport.
A seven-time Paralympian, five times within the sport of basketball, Liesl Tesch is a natural athlete whose service to the game helped put Australian women’s wheelchair basketball on the national stage.
Focus on Patrick Hunt who will be the only coach inducted into the 2016 class when the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on November 25.
‘King’ Ken Cole will be inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame.
Basketball NSW (BNSW) inducted Olympic basketball players Bruce Flick, Ken Finch and Merv Moy from NSW into the BNSW Hall of Fame at the inaugural BNSW Hall of Fame dinner last weekend.