• All Stars
  • Belgrave South Red Devils
  • Boronia Buffaloes
  • Chandler Park Jets
  • Emerald Lakers
  • Ferntree Gully Falcons
  • Knox City Cougars
  • KSC Phoenix
  • Mountain Tigers
  • Ranges
  • Saints
  • South East Eagles
  • The Basin Wildcats
  • Wantirna Jetbacks
  • Wasps

Knox Basketball Incorporated (KBI) is located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and is one of the largest basketball associations in Australia with approximately 1069 teams competing every week in our Junior and Senior domestic competitions.

Knox Basketball was established in 1965 to provide youth from the City of Knox with a sporting and social infrastructure to develop and promote personal, team and social skills in a sporting environment.

Founded by Alf Stevens, Alice Jago and Heather Kemp it began as an after school competition at the Mossfield Avenue Facility, Ferntree Gully in 1974. In 1980 its headquarters moved to the 3 court facility in Park Crescent at Boronia which was later expanded to six courts in 1989.

In 2012, Knox Basketball in partnership with Knox City Council opened the brand new, state-of-the-art State Basketball Centre in Wantirna South that adds an additional 6 courts under the control of Knox Basketball.

KBI is managed by a board that provides the strategic direction of the association including the conduct, encouragement, promotion and administration of basketball throughout Victoria, the City of Knox and its surrounding areas.

We conduct introductory basketball programs for children of all abilities and ages, school holiday camps and a schools program that visits over 80 schools within the local community.

The Knox Basketball Stadium (Boronia) and the State Basketball Centre (Wantirna South) provide opportunities for meetings, functions, social events and elite competitions with the 3,150 seat show court located at the State Basketball Centre.


Knox Basketball’s Junior Domestic Competition is arguably the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Sixteen clubs make up the Junior Domestic Competition, with in excess of 5,500 players. With an average of 700 teams competing each weekend, there is a total of 22 courts that are utilised each week in order for the large number of participants to play.


Players are selected to play in Knox Raider teams which represent Knox in elite competitions such as the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL), Big V Victorian Youth Championship and Big V State Championship basketball Leagues.

We are a Good Sports Level Three club 

Our club is committed to strengthening the community with our members and their families. As a Good Sports Level Three club, we are proud of our efforts in promoting health and well-being while reducing risky alcohol drinking and ensuring smoke-free areas.

As a Good Sports Level Three club, our club is a healthy, safe and family-friendly environment.  As a Level 3 Good Sports club we abide by a liquor license, manage the sale and use of alcohol responsibly, have both an alcohol management policy and safe transport policy endorsed by our club committee that is communicated to members, and our bar servers have completed responsible service of alcohol training. We do not rely solely on alcohol for club income by seeking other income opportunities.

Together with 7,000 Good Sports clubs across Australia, we are helping inspire a healthier sporting nation.

Speak to our club committee about what being a Good Sports club is all about or visit www.goodsports.com.au.

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