Category archives for: Basketball

Lot at stake in wheelchair basketball qualifiers

Malcolm McLean, head coach of the senior national men

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A change in attitude fuelled by a drive to win is all it will take for South Africa to perform better at international wheelchair basketball competitions, starting with the ongoing 2018 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Africa World Championships qualifiers. This is the view of Malcolm McLean, head coach […]

NBA Africa Junior programme grows beyond borders

NBA legend, Jerome Williams with Gift Ndolwane

By GIFT NDOLWANE in RUSTENBURG , NORTH WEST NORTH WEST, (CAJ News) – THE Royal Bafokeng Junior (Jr) National Basketball Association (NBA) programme has proven to be a major success. The largest NBA’s youth initiative in Africa, over the past seven years, the programme has grown to 70 teams from 28 schools with a mass participation […]

Paralympics star Walgenbach makes most of US move

SA basketball team Captain Steven Walgenbach during their championship victory celebration .IMAGE - GIFT NDOLWANE\CAJ News

By GIFT NDOLWANE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – UNITED STATES-based South African wheelchair basketball under 23 Captain, Steven Walgenbach believes his move to the United States will take his game to another level. The Limpopo-born Paralympian (19), who captains the Under 23 national side, recently secured a lucrative scholarship in the United States. Since his move […]

NBA Africa Game a thrilling success

Victor Oladipo, NBA Africa Game MVP Pic by NBA

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – NATIONAL Basketball Association (NBA) stars are reveling at the success of the second NBA Africa Game played in South Africa this past weekend. Team World displayed some exhilarating counter-attacking basketball as they prevailed 108-97 against “hosts” Team Africa at a sold-out Ticket Pro Dome north of Johannesburg. It […]

Wheelchair basketball star clinches US scholarship

SA basketball team  during  their championship victory celebration .IMAGE - GIFT NDOLWANE\CAJ News

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African wheelchair basketball star, Steven Walgenbach, has soared above physical disability by securing a lucrative scholarship in the United States. The Limpopo-born Paralympian (19) who captains the Under 23 national side, has clinched a deal with the University of Texas where beginning August, he will juggle between […]

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