World Basketball Manager (WBM), is a basketball strategy game that lets you take control of your favorite team and start an international career as a basketball manager.
WBM is currently on version 1.9.15 (season 2015) Basketball is the perfect sport for a management game and WBM is getting better every year using the experience from the previous versions in order to improve. To learn more about the game just click here.

WBM is available in the following languages:

English, French,
German, Greek, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish,
Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Turkish. 
This site is created and maintained by the developers of the game. Check our news and game updates below.

See also our Basketball Tycoon game:

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December 03, 2015
Real Names patch + Real Teams' logos and Players' photos offered by a WBM Fan site
While reading the fans forum we came across this great WBM fan site
All WBM users should visit this site as it offers a free download of Teams' logos, Players' and Managers' photos (14.326 images included!). They also offer the famous Real Names patch.
The 2 great fan-made patches work with ALL WBM versions


May 30, 2015
A newer version 1.9.16 is available for download.
This version fixes the foreign players transfer problem that existed in version 1.9.15. It is recommended for all users to upgrade to this version before starting a new game.
Download from here


May 12, 2015
Version 1.9.15 (season 2015) is available for download!
The new version includes a major data and tournaments update.
Also there are 5 new leagues included. Philippines, Montenegro, Polish 2nd Division, Greek 3rd Division and Cyprus 2nd Division. So the game now includes a total of 104 National and International tournaments! 
As usual all WBM users can upgrade their version of the game for free!
Click here to see what is included or go to download page to get it


December 1, 2014
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August 28, 2014
WBM World Cup 2014 version - Free for all to play!
In order to celebrate the basketball World Cup in Spain, we have created a special mini game that lets you take control of your favourite national team and try to win the Gold! 
The WBM WC 2014 is free for all to play! Just download from here.


July 29, 2014
Polish Patch Released
This patch fixes some mistakes in the Polish translation of the game. Just run the program.
Notice that you will have to start a new game in order to see the changes in the translation.
Go to downloads page to get it.


July 16, 2014
IQ Publishing will release WBM Tycoon in the Polish market.
The company will release both CD and digital version of the game in the Polish language.
The release date is set for July 20, 2014.

For more info visit the IQ official page



August 14, 2013

WBM Tycoon Polish website and facebook page
All Polish speaking users can now visit their own website and facebook page in Polish. www.wbmtycoon.pl offers also additional options to purchase WBM and WBM Tycoon if you leave in Poland.
Just follow the links bellow:




July 10, 2013
Version 1.9.9c - Ex-Yu Tournaments Update is available for download!
The new version updates all Ex-Yu tournaments (Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and ABL) in their correct formats. It also fixes Euroleague and other international tournament timetables. In order to do that we have added 15 more days in the timetable. So all tournaments have more time to rest between matches.
The version also  adds the Polish localization files that was missing by mistake from the previous version and fixes some minor bugs.
As usual all WBM users can upgrade their version of the game for free!
Click here to see what is included or go to downloads section to get it.


May 19, 2013
WBM Tycoon is the latest addition in World Basketball Manager series!
WBM Tycoon is a fresh look in sport strategy games, that combines the classic manager game with the financial management and development of a Tycoon type game.
In WBM Tycoon the user is no only the Manager, but also the Club Owner and the Financial Manager, and he gets to create a new basketball franchise in any country he wants or take control of an existing one.
If you are already a WBM user, you can see here what's new and what's missing from WBM Tycoon compared to WBM Classic.
You can also visit the official website for more info.


December 31, 2012
Version 1.9.9b (season 2013) is available for download!
As usual all WBM users can upgrade for
FREE their version of the game.
Click here to see what is included in the latest version or go t
o downloads section to get it.

November 7, 2012
German and Polish manuals are now available (they are not included in the current setup). Note that they are from older versions of the game but can still help you to better understand how to play the game. Click here to download.

October 15, 2010
New Data Editor version
A new improved and more stable data editor is available.
Click here to download.


September 20, 2010

Buy "WBM" + Us And Them - Cold War" bundle and save 25%
You can now take advantage of our offer and buy "World Basketball Manager" + "Us And Them - Cold War" at the special price of 14.95

Just click here


August 24, 2010
The new icehole games site is now live. Please visit www.iceholegames.com

August 10, 2010
Because we get many emails that ask about this, we would like to inform all users that the fans' made "Real Names Patch" that you can get from the fans' forum
is 100% compatible with the latest WBM version.

March 22, 2010
"Us & them - Cold War" special offer for all WBM users!

In an effort to thank all WBM users for their support we decided to create a special offer just for them. So all WBM users can purchase our new game "Us And Them - Cold War" at the special price of 9.95€.
Just click here to take advantage of our offer or
visit the UAT official site for more info.

March 12, 2010
Navarro's (and BUT team) 2010 season Modification
Navarro created a very nice mod of WBM. We recommend to all WBM users to download and try this!
Click here for more info or go to download to get it.


September 6,  2009
World Basketball Manager set for release in Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic!
IQ Publishing will release the latest version of WBM (v1.9.4) in the above countries. The game will be available in Polish and English.
The release is set for Friday 11 of September. For more info please visit the
IQ Publishing site.