Basketball

WHERE ARE ALL THE COMMUNITY COURTS?

Where are all the Community Basketball Courts? In a society that is grappling with getting kids outside more, our community is not providing enough viable opportunities

BELLEVILLE’S BRIGHT BASKETBALL FUTURE

“I’m looking forward to seeing all of these boys develop further throughout their highschool careers. I can’t wait to see where they go from here,” said Coach Ray.

THE JOURNEY – COACH KEVIN BARNES

Coach Kevin Barnes of Belleville is the founder and Head Coach of Southwest Academy in London, Ontario. The team is in the highly touted Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association (OSBA) whose most notable graduates are NBA stars Jamal Murray, Lugentz Dort, Thon Makur, O’Shea Brissett, and Ignas Brazdeikis. Barnes’ path to this point has given him the tools to develop young athletes and help build the game across the country. 

BASKETBALL Growing in Popularity in Quinte

Basketball is growing in popularity across the country and our community is no exception. Although not widely known, Belleville has many basketball opportunities available to youth in our area.

Belleville Spirits Basketball Enjoys Success

The Belleville Spirits Basketball organization enjoyed a great season across many age groups while competing in the OBL East league.

BASKETBALL IN CANADA HAS ARRIVED!

With hundreds of Canadian players playing college basketball in North America, professional overseas and in the NBA, basketball has never been bigger in Canada.

SPOTLIGHT ON COMMUNITY SPORTS • LOCAL ATHLETES • LARGE EVENTS • RESULTS