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EBL Players & Coaches of the Year Announced

April 15, 2014

England Basketball has announced the National League Players and Coaches of the Year for 2013/14. These selections were made based on votes cast by teams in the senior national leagues. In leagues where an insufficient amount of votes were tallied by teams, selections were made by England Basketball. Leading the way in Division 1 Men […]

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7’1″ Manchester Magic Big Man Aaron Menzies is a Legit D1 Prospect!

April 13, 2014

Check out Manchester Magic’s big man, 7’1″ Aaron Menzies, showing his potential at Haris Memorial Tournament in December. The 1996 born prospect, also on the England Under-18 preliminary squad, is only in his second season playing basketball and is undoubtedly one of the most improved players in the country over that time period. He has […]

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EBL D3 & D4 Finals: Liverpool Remain Undefeated, Lituanica Lose In Bad Fashion

April 13, 2014

The London Greenhouse Pioneers defeated London Lituanica for the first time this season by a scoreline of 77-75 to claim the EBL Division 3 Playoff Championship. Tyrell Isaacs hit the runner in the lane with 5.5 seconds remaining to sink Lituanica and their hopes of going 25-0 for the season. The Lithuanians had led for […]

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Tyrell Isaacs Hits the Game Winner in the Division 3 Playoff Final!

April 12, 2014

Former England Under-18 Tyrell Isaacs (’95) came up huge for London Greenhouse Pioneers in the Division 3 Playoff Final on Saturday evening in Leeds, hitting the runner in the lane with 5 seconds left to give Pioneers a 77-75 win over London Lituanica. Isaacs finished with 25 points on 9/12 shooting, adding 3 rebounds and […]

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Magic Chief Joe Forber Pens Open Letter After Manchester Left Questioning Development Pathway

April 10, 2014

Manchester Magic chief Joe Forber has been left asking questions of the domestic player development pathway after his club has seen their top junior players opt to head overseas, giving the team limited options for next season. In 2011 the club opted withdraw from Division 1, and build from the ground up with their Division […]

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EB Have No Immediate Plans To Move Away from Physical License Cards, Believe System Works

April 6, 2014

England Basketball have no intentions of changing the current system that requires national league teams to show physical license cards for all their registered players before a game, despite the Division 1 Men’s title being decided through a team forgetting their licenses and forfeiting last week. Reading Rockets claimed the 2014 league championship after Essex […]

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U13 & U15 Junior Final Fours Recap

April 5, 2014

The Under-13 and Under-15 Final Fours take place on Saturday in Worcester, with all teams battling it out for the right to be called national champions. Read on for all the final results, standout performers and notes. U15 Final Fours Peckham Pride repeated as Under-15 National Champions with a 71-68 victory over Cheshire Wire in […]

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Reading Rockets Claim League Title with Two Games Remaining

April 4, 2014

Reading Rockets completed the Division 1 treble this season after claiming the league title on Thursday night with two games remaining due to an administrative error on the part of Essex Leopards. Leopards showed up at NASSA without their license cards and NASSA claimed the game, giving Essex the loss that Reading needed to take […]

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Around The EBL – Week 25

March 25, 2014

The EBL Division 1 title race became a lot clearer this weekend and the playoffs began in EBL Division 3 and 4. EBL Division 1 The Reading Rockets took a huge step toward defending their league championship this weekend as they picked up back to back wins over the Hemel Storm and the Tees Valley […]

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EBL Preparing for League-Wide Stats Implentation & Structure Shake Up

March 22, 2014

Following some activity on twitter on Wednesday night, it became obvious that the issue of stats and results, or lack of, from England Basketball this season, has become a big problem amongst players, coaches and supporters alike. I put the question to the disappointed basketball community of what we could do to try and improve […]