Dr Peter Harcourt OAM

Hall of Fame Class: 2022


Hall of Fame Class: 2022


A career that has spanned many sporting codes and many decades, Dr Peter Harcourt’s contribution to basketball throughout the eighties, nineties and 2000s will be celebrated as he is inducted to the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame. Between 1984-2010, Harcourt was the team doctor for the Opals, Boomers and junior teams spanning 447 games, travelling to all international competitions including FIBA World Championships and Olympic Games.

As the Basketball Australia Chief Medical Officer Harcourt was monumental in establishing the Return to Play and Concussion Management policies.

Harcourt said, “being a part of the basketball family has been a wonderful and enriching experience. I am very grateful for the amazing opportunities that came my way from looking after the Opals, Boomers and junior teams. To be honoured in such a way, especially alongside such great players, is very humbling.”

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