THE DEMISE OF TASMANIAN BASKETBALL

By Rachel Williams
Updated November 5 2012 - 10:20am, first published March 14 2003 - 2:00pm
TODAY'S SUCCESSORS: Sam Armstrong, of the North-West Brewers, in action last year. (1/3)
TODAY'S SUCCESSORS: Sam Armstrong, of the North-West Brewers, in action last year. (1/3)

The American sport has had major ups and downs within Tasmania since its 1946 inception - it went from a relative unknown 50 years ago, to one of the most popular sports with a televised State programme, two National Basketball League sides and five Australian Basketball Association sides.

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