Olympic Basketball Guide for London 2012

Prepare for Basketball heaven. Starting on Saturday 28th July there will be live basketball on TV from 9am until midnight pretty much every day.  The BBC have launched twenty-four (that is not a typo) new channels dedicated to the London Olympics with one channel showing all of the action from the Olympic Basketball arena. As if that wasn’t enough there is also a specialised interactive video player online and a mobile App which means you don’t have to miss a single transition of the action as long as you have internet access.

However, there are some viscous rumours that some people out there don’t have the time to watch 12 hours of basketball per day, I know – ridiculous,  but that’s where The Courtside Collective come in. We will have ongoing Olympic coverage with diary posts covering every single day of action and featuring the latest Olympic basketball news, highlight videos, analysis and previews of upcoming games. Think of us as your one stop shop for all things Olympic Basketball. If you don’t have the time to watch all of the ball then rely on us, we will fill you in on the best parts of what you may have missed and let you know what to look out for to make sure you don’t miss any of the best match-ups going forward.

To help get you in the mood check out this video to see what Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love thought of participating in the Olympic Games for Team USA:

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Niall is the Co-Founder of the Courtside Collective and www.BasketballDirect.com . He was one of the founding members of North Star in 2002. He has coached at a variety of levels from kids to senior men's teams. He is currently coach of the LYIT National League team and women's college team.

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