Basketball England is the governing body of the sport of basketball for England. The organisation operates the English Basketball League for both Men and Women, as well as the England national team. The organisation was also involved in the establishment of the Great Britain team in December 2005, along with its compatriots – Basketball Scotland and Basketball Wales.
Whilst the organisation governs the British Basketball League, the country's elite and only professional basketball league, they are not involved in the day-to-day running of the league. They also offer the opportunity to play basketball. The organisation was founded in 1936. It is a non-profit organisation which is an association of member clubs and players who elect an Executive Board to administer their affairs.
The Executive Board employ a number of professional staff to enable it to undertake its duties and achieve its aims.
The headquarters of the organisation is in Sheffield.