Video: British Basketball Mini-Documentary

August 26, 2011 9:22 am 10 comments

by Sam Neter

A few weeks ago I was asked to be interviewed for a final year media student’s documentary project. Pavlos Georgiou, a big basketball fan originally from Cyprus, chose to look at the state of British basketball. Interviewing the likes of John Amaechi, Greg Tanner and myself, I think it makes for interesting viewing-definitely worth a look, even if it’s just to check out my smooth lefty jumper!

(If you like bloopers, you can check them here.)

What do you think of it?

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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

boby August 26, 2011 at 9:39 am

News coming out Pops will play in eurobasket, this is crazy!


Matt August 26, 2011 at 10:30 am

Where’d you hear that?


boby August 26, 2011 at 2:29 pm / looks like they have just deleted it tho something is going on!


chris scruton August 26, 2011 at 8:11 pm

It was just a wind up!


lee August 27, 2011 at 11:46 am has reported pops scotches rumour of last minute appearance on the twitter, guess is wasn’t true.


Barack Obama August 29, 2011 at 1:38 am

” A football driven country it’s on every thing even your tooth brush ” Lol yh T well said


AJF August 29, 2011 at 5:48 pm

No mention of clubs in the video? Not sure he quite captured the British basketball landscape.


C.Watts October 25, 2011 at 2:46 pm

only just seen this video, alot of truth is spoken! Hopefully I can be part of the change in the next X amount of years


BEC January 18, 2012 at 10:40 am

Some good points although some mistaken ones on the video but impressive in terms of the enthusiasm and commitment displayed.
However can you please amend the title to British Men’s Basketball?
Women have been totally ignored in the video which is sad because in last summer’s competitions the GB Women did better than the GB men – and that’s on significantly less money – and on the club front it is a women’s club which holds most of the records for achievement in Basketball.


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