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Sam Newman (’96) Drops 30 Points in First Quarter WITHOUT A MISS! 7/7 Threes!

February 26, 2015

Copleston’s Sam Newman (1996 born) got his Klay Thompson on in the EABL this week, going off for 30 points in the first quarter against City College Plymouth without a miss! In the opening period alone, he went 7/7 from three, 3/3 from inside the arc and 3/3 at the line, while adding 2 steals […]

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Thai Segwai-Lodge (’98) is NICE WITH IT! Peckham Pride Guard with Handle & Vision!

February 22, 2015

Check out 1998 born Thai Segwai-Lodge! The now 6’0″ point guard, who turned 16 in November, plays for Peckham Pride and was part of the Division A promotion winning England U16 side that played at the 2014 Division B European Championships (averaging 6.7 points. 1.3 assists and 1.8 steals). Here he is when he was […]

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Kareem Queeley (’01 Born) Dominates Spain’s Minicopa for Real Madrid (Video)

February 22, 2015

Leicester Warriors’ Kareem Queeley has been named MVP of Spain’s Minicopa Endesa, dominating the tournament while representing Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid. The 2001 born, who has been dominating junior basketball in England over the past two seasons, finished with a 43 efficiency rating in the final after a 36 point, 13 rebound double double in […]

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Aaron Branch Goes Baseline for Big Dunk on Former Team!

February 18, 2015

Check out Brixton Topcats’ leading scorer, Aaron Branch, going baseline for the nasty dunk against his former team Birmingham Mets last month in NBL Division 2 action. It wouldn’t be enough though, as Birmingham got the 77-69 victory. The 6’6″ Branch is averaging 18.2 points and 6 rebounds over the last 5 games.

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Former England & GB International Stu Turpie Passes (1947-2015)

February 16, 2015

It is with much sadness that Hoopsfix has learned of the death of former Great Britain and England international, Stu Turpie. Turpie (pictured above, back row, bearded second from right with the 1979-80 Brighton Basketball Team) was a prominent player in the 1970’s and 80’s while winning 34 caps for his country as they attempted […]

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Taiwo Badmus (’93) KILLS the Summer at Midnight Madness & Famfest!

February 15, 2015

There may be no-one who made more of a name for himself last summer than 1993 born Taiwo Badmus. Badmus dominated Midnight Madness all summer long, being named their ‘Mr Midnight Madness’ as the standout player of their event and showed out at Famfest to assert himself as a late bloomer on the British basketball […]

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Manchester Magic Crowned U18 National Cup Champions

February 15, 2015

Manchester Magic battled back to defeat London Greenhouse Pioneers 73-67 in the U18 National Cup Final at the Amaechi Centre in Manchester on Saturday. Manchester’s Hamad Ali’s 24 points, 12 rebounds and 7 steals was enough to pick up MVP honours, as Magic overturned a thirteen point deficit with a 17-0 run beginning in the […]

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Cheshire Wire Pick Up First National Title with U16 National Cup Win

February 15, 2015

Cheshire Wire picked up their first national title with an 82-71 victory over Sheffield Junior Saints in the U16 National Cup Final on Saturday at the Amaechi Centre in Manchester. It marks a meteoric rise for the club, who in just two years of existence have been National runners up at Under-15 and Under-18 level […]

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Basketball England & BBL Display United Front Following Meeting

February 11, 2015

Basketball England and the BBL are displaying a united front after their recent public war of words over the National Governing Body’s announcement they will be reviewing the professional league operating license. Following a meeting on Monday between the boards of each organisation, the BBL and Basketball England pushed out the following press release saying […]

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Jelani Watson-Gayle (’98) Shows the Handle at the Hoopsfix All Star Classic 2014! U16 MVP

February 8, 2015

Check out the Newham Youngbloods’ Jelani Watson-Gayle showing out on his way to the Hoopsfix All Star Classic 2014 U16 MVP. It was Watson-Gayle’s first time playing amongst National Team players, and he rose to the occasion, with 14 points while helping Team Black recover from a 39-32 half-time deficit to win 76-68. Watson-Gayle added […]