Lindsay Gaze

In The Argus (a Melbourne newspaper) of 20th June 1956 there was an article that read “Prahran centre half forward Lindsay Gaze will not be available again this year. He will concentrate on basketball instead.” Nobody at the time could have imagined what this decision would mean for basketball in Australia. History will show Lindsay […]

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Betty Watson

Betty Watson. It is perhaps cliché to repeat the expression, “behind every great man is a great woman, but this is surely the case with Betty Watson. Betty may have become a so called “basketball widow” considering Ken Watson’s commitment to the sport. But instead Betty decided to accept the challenge which was presented when

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Ken Watson

Ken became secretary of the Victoria Basketball association one year after its official formation in 1931. Ken was attributed to keeping the sport alive during the second world war 1939 – 1945. He was deemed ineligible to be called up for military service and his work maintaining a junior program and his own Church competitions

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