Niels Hansen Basketball Stadium

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Niels Hansen Basketball Stadium
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LocationBrookman Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Coordinates30°44′31″S 121°28′32″E / 30.74194°S 121.47556°E / -30.74194; 121.47556Coordinates: 30°44′31″S 121°28′32″E / 30.74194°S 121.47556°E / -30.74194; 121.47556
Capacity1,200 (main court)[1]
Tenants
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Basketball Association

Niels Hansen Basketball Stadium is a purpose-built basketball stadium located in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. It is the home of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Basketball Association and its affiliated State Basketball League (SBL) team, the Goldfields Giants.

The stadium contains three indoor sports courts suited to multiple sports as well as two outdoor asphalt basketball courts.[2]

On 23 February 2004, the stadium played host to the Perth Wildcats in an official National Basketball League regular season game against the Hunter Pirates.[3][4][5] The stadium has also hosted two official Women's National Basketball League regular season games featuring the Perth Lynx, the first being in 1990 and the second being in 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Niels Hansen Basketball Stadium". GoldfieldsGiants.com. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Stadium Bookings". SportsTG.com. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Kalgoorlie to see Wildcats, Pirates clash live". ABC.net.au. 24 October 2003. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Wildcats put Pirates to the sword". ABC.net.au. 24 February 2004. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Wildcats to challenge Crocs in Kalgoorlie". ABC.net.au. 4 August 2004. Retrieved 16 July 2018.