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England U18s Come Up Short Against Serbia

April 21, 2014

England Under-18s dropped to 1-1 at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Germany, as they fell 64-60 at the hands of Serbia on Sunday afternoon. England remained neck and neck with the Serbians throughout, but marred by foul trouble, with both Theo Oghide and Deane Williams fouling out, the final hurdle proved too much to climb. […]

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Freeland: ‘UK Sport Not Showing GB The Respect They Deserve’

April 20, 2014

Portland Trail Blazers and GB star Joel Freeland has voiced his displeasure at UK Sport’s recent decision to cut British Basketball’s funding to 0 and worries that an entire generation of talent could be lost without financial backing for the elite arm of basketball in Britain. “That’s not showing the team the respect that they […]

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England U16s Fall to Slovakia

April 20, 2014

England Under-16s ended their preparation tournament in Slovakia with a 69-63 loss to the host country. After going down early and trailing through, England fought back to take the lead with 6 minutes left in the third but Slovakia managed to regain control heading into the fourth. From there they didn’t let up and escaped […]

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Josh Steel & Akwasi Yeboah Selected for Basketball Without Borders Camp

April 19, 2014

Josh Steel and Akwasi Yeboah have been selected as the UK representatives for this year’s prestigious Basketball Without Borders Europe camp. This year, the 13th edition of Basketball without Borders Europe will be held in Rome (Italy) from June 2nd to 5th, according to Eurohopes. The camp is the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development […]

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England U16s Bounce Back with Win Over Czech Republic

April 19, 2014

England Under-16s bounced back from their opening day loss to Spain with a 67-57 win over Czech Republic in Slovakia on Saturday afternoon. A much better start than the previous day saw Alan Keane’s side jump out to an 8-0 lead and they never looked back as they led from start to finish. Carl Wheatle […]

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England U18s Defeat Argentina To Open Albert Schweitzer

April 19, 2014

England Under-18s overcame a furious fourth quarter rally from Argentina to win their opening game of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Germany, 68-63. Head Coach Karl Brown’s side were in firm control of the second and third periods, but a 21-7 run in the fourth quarter saw Argentina reduce the lead to three in the […]

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England U16s Lose Slovakian Opener to Spain

April 19, 2014

England Under-16s fought hard but couldn’t recover from a poor first quarter to lose 77-54 to Spain in their Slovakian tournament opener. Spain jumped out to a 29-10 opening quarter as England appeared rattle early, but they found their rhythm in the second period, and carried their new-found confidence into the second half, reducing the […]

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England Under-18s’ Twelve Selected for Albert Schweitzer Tournament

April 19, 2014

Following the conclusion of their camp in Nottingham, Head Coach Karl Brown has selected his twelve players to go to Germany for the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Tournament. After the trimming of the squad to sixteen earlier in the week, Sedale Hanson-Young, Myles Laurent-Smart, Patrick Whelan and Kaiyan White all were unfortunate not to make the […]

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England U16 Squad for Slovakia Selected

April 17, 2014

Head Coach Alan Keane has selected a squad of twelve England Under-16s for the upcoming Pezinok 2014 Slovakia Basketball Association tournament in Slovakia which begins on Friday. The tournament will serve as further preparation for the Division B European Championships this summer, in Strumica from 20-30th August 2014. Peckham Pride, recent Under-16 National Cup and […]

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Hoopsfix EBL 2013/14 Season Awards

April 17, 2014

These are the Hoopsfix awards for the 2013/14 EBL season. The selections were made by James Quinn who covers all things EBL at Hoopsfix.com and are not related to the awards recently handed out by England Basketball. EBL Division 1 The title of the Hoopfsix Division 1 player of the year is awarded to Reading […]