About the Bearcats

Based in the western suburbs of the beautiful city of Adelaide, the Bearcats field around 50 junior and senior teams in South Australia’s premier basketball competitions. Our senior men’s and women’s teams compete in the elite Premier League competition, while our other teams represent the club in Basketball SA’s district competitions.

OUR STADIUM

 

The Bearcats play our home games at the Port Adelaide Recreation Centre (50 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide). 

 

The stadium is used seven days a week for basketball of all sorts - from Premier League to junior training to social basketball. You'll always find a game or training on at Port Adelaide.

 

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OUR HISTORY

 

The West Adelaide Basketball Club commenced in name in 1951 as a progression from the Kingston Basketball Club, which was established in 1946. 

 

West Adelaide’s success in the SA State League is outstanding: 16 men’s State Championships and 6 Women’s Championships - along with the 1982 NBL Championship - leaving the Bearcats as the standout club in South Australian basketball history.

 

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OUR HALL OF FAME

 

The Club has produced many Australian and Olympic players. These and many others are now listed in the Bearcats Hall of Fame. 

 

The Hall actually has three sections - Legends, Hall of Fame Inductees and Honour Roll. You can learn more about the players and coaches who have been behind the club's success.

 

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