The sport of Basketball in Great Britain is pleased to announce the formation of the British Basketball Union LLP (BBU), a new organisation to promote the commercial development of the sport in Great Britain. With the focus of the sport turning to the London Olympics, and basketball being one of the most high profile team sports at London 2012, the sport of basketball has come together to leverage its organisational capability to ensure that London 2012, and the performance of the Great Britain men's and women's at London 2012, acts as a springboard to the growth of the sport, and thereby ensures a lasting legacy.
The British Basketball Union LLP (BBU) is a commercial partnership between British Performance Basketball, responsible for the Great Britain national teams, the British Basketball League, responsible for the top men's league in Great Britain, and the national governing bodies for England and Scotland, England Basketball and Basketball Scotland.
Basketball in the UK is mainly managed by five organisations each with specific responsibilities:
The three Governing Bodies: