Graham Legge – 50 Years (North Harbour) | 2017

Graham Legge was introduced to basketball when he was at intermediate school as a young boy. Upon entering secondary school at Westlake Boys High School, he immersed himself in the game and was in the first Westlake Boys team to win an Auckland Championship. In 1969, as an 18 year old, Graham made the squad for the Auckland Men’s team.  In the 1970’s he played for the Northern Club in the Auckland Club Competition.

By 1973 Legge played for the Panmure team, under Coach Steve McKean, which won the National title.  Legge was fortunate to be involved in a number of coaching courses where he refined his skill as a leader.  Many of these were course were run by prominent NBA coaches. By 1979 Graham had played in teams that had won three New Zealand Championships. In 1982, Legge was instrumental in setting up the North Side Club on the North Shore of Auckland.

Over the years he has ensured that the North Side Club has been successful including coaching and organising Sunday night scrimmages. He is also an active member of the Harbour Association where he is a referee, most recently refereeing for the World Masters Games.