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Carl Wheatle & Sam Japhet-Mathias Selected as UK Representatives at Jordan Brand Classic

March 3, 2014

England Under-16s Carl Wheatle and Sam Japhet-Mathias have been selected to participate in this year’s prestigious Jordan Brand Classic International Tour from 7-9th March in Barcelona. Wheatle, a 1998 born guard, signed a four year deal with Italian side Angelico Biella in November (originally a London Greenhouse Pioneers product), and represented England Under-16s this past […]

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Comedian Jack Whitehall Talks about His Night Out with LeBron in Manchester

February 24, 2014

Check out this awesome excerpt from Jonathan Ross as comedian Jack Whitehall explains to Jonathan a spontaneous night out he ended up having with the USA basketball team including Lebron James who took a certain liking to ‘JW’ aka ‘the white guy’.

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Luol Deng to Launch Basketball Academy in Brixton

February 20, 2014

Luol Deng has announced he will be launching a basketball academy this summer in his adopted hometown, Brixton, South London. DENG academy will be based at Evelyn Grace Academy, and be a partnership with his Luol Deng Foundation, Nike, and Reforming Black Britain. Taking to his Facebook page this morning to announce the news, the […]

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Sport England Announces Increase of Funding…But Not to England Basketball

January 23, 2014

Sport England have announced they will invest an additional £2.3million of funding for basketball from 2013-2017, but in a major blow to the national governing body, it will go to independent providers of the sport, not England Basketball. The British Basketball League’s community arm, the BBL Foundation, will receive £1.9million, and Reach & Teach, who […]

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Huw Morgan, New England Basketball CEO, Sits Down with Hoopsfix

November 29, 2013

Two weeks ago (apologies it’s a little late), just five days into his new role with England Basketball as CEO, Huw Morgan sat down with Hoopsfix to talk the new job. It was still early days, so he couldn’t go into many specifics, but still provided a lot of interesting insight, including his background, how […]

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NBA Announces Exclusive Multi-Year TV Deal with BT Sport for the UK

November 28, 2013

The NBA will be returning to UK television screens after BT Sport and the NBA have reached an agreement for exclusively live television coverage of top NBA games and programming in the UK and Ireland. The multi-year agreement, which begins this Sunday, December 1st, with Indiana Pacers vs LA Clippers (8:30pm UK tip), will see […]

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Joe & Maggie Forber Honoured by BBC as Unsung Heroes

November 21, 2013

Joe and Maggie Forber have been recognised for their efforts for basketball in Manchester after being honoured by the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, as the North West’s Unsung Heroes, Anthony Jepson reports. The couple have put in endless hours to help basketball over the course of their lives, primarily for the Greater […]

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Junior Williams Teaches Young Bucks a Lesson – Puts on a Clinic at The Regal!

November 9, 2013

London Lions assistant coach and veteran of the game, Junior Williams, laced ‘em up to teach some of the young bucks at The Regal a lesson last week – what followed was a clinic – much to the delight of the crowd – as he dropped bucket, after bucket, getting himself a feature on Hoopsfix […]

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Amaechi Extends Olive Branch to England Basketball

October 8, 2013

British basketball legend John Amaechi has refuted claims he is ‘anti British basketball’ and has said he is more than willing to open up dialogue the the National Governing Body, England Basketball, should they reach out to him. Speaking in Manchester on NBA ambassador duties ahead of the first game in the city, the former […]

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John Amaechi Talks British Basketball at NBA Manchester

October 8, 2013

John Amaechi talks at the NBA Global Games 2013 in Manchester about British Basketball – his relationship with England Basketball and Great Britain Basketball, the current state of affairs, Olympic legacy and more!