Men's basketball is becoming hugely popular across the world, with great publicity coming from the NBA and the fresh lifestyle it has to offer. In Norfolk, men can participate in exciting, challenging and competitive basketball games against other teams with the same passion and drive. With two divisions running in the Norfolk League and a National League team running out of Norwich, any basketball enthusiast is welcome!
Basketball is a great way to stay fit, make friends, challenge yourself and push your boundaries. Norfolk offers a safe and welcoming attitude for you to learn all you need to know about the sport, with endless amounts of knowledge from key individuals and a brilliant selection of teams. If you are male and looking to join a basketball team in Norfolk, you've come to the right place! Below is a list of the National League and Local League teams.
To join a team, we recommend that you think about the following things:
Where would you like to train? Don't forget, there are teams based all over Norfolk, so choose one that best suits your transport arrangements. If you need help with transport, do talk to the team coach who may be able to help you.
What is your experience of playing basketball? There are two divisions in the Norfolk League, Division 1 is for the more experienced players looking to play a more physical game and Division 2 is used by some teams as development league for those who need to improve, younger players or beginners.
Costs! It is important that you are aware of the costs of joining a team. To be able to play any league basketball in England, you must be registered with Basketball England who will give you a license number acting as insurance (which you can claim on if you need to!). Also, teams will have certain costs entailed which will include, training costs, the cost of a team kit and subs. But don't let this put you off! If you need advice on the costs of playing in the Norfolk, please get in touch with us!
Do you know anyone that might like to get involved too? Norfolk Basketball always welcomes new people. Invite your friends and family members along to a training session or get them to watch you play and cheer you on! The more the merrier!
Have fun! We don't need to tell you how to have fun, but we do want to remind everyone who plays in Norfolk, that basketball is a happy sport and we want people to enjoy thmselves! We want you to love the game as much as we do!