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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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England U18s Cut to Fifteen Ahead of Albert Schweitzer Tournament

April 16, 2014

Head Coach Karl Brown has cut his England Under-18 squad down to fifteen following the opening two days of their camp in Nottingham this week. The team, who face a warm-up tonight against Division 1 champions Reading Rockets, will fly out to Germany at the end of this week for the world renowned Albert Schweitzer […]

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British Basketball Confirm GB U20s Will Compete This Summer, Will Not Make Formal Appeal

April 16, 2014

British Basketball has confirmed that the Great Britain Under-20s programmes will go ahead this summer, despite recent funding cuts. There has been much speculation that after UK Sport’s decision to withdraw the federation’s funding the Under-20s teams may cease to exist, but after careful consideration British Basketball has prioritised the youth teams with a focus […]

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England U17 Development Squad for Cherbourg Selected

April 15, 2014

The England Under-17 development squad that will be travelling to Cherbourg later this week have been selected, following their training camp at University of East London last week. They will head to France to compete in the Cherbourg Tournament from April 18th to the 20th. “The guys have developed well through camps and the Haris […]

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Kingsley Okoroh is an ELITE Shot Blocker – University of California Berkeley Commit!

April 14, 2014

Check out 1995 born big man Kingsley Okoroh showing his skills in the summer of 2013 with the England Under-18 basketball programme at Future Stars Basketball Tournament and the Euroleague NIJT. The 7’1″ centre from Derby has elite shot blocking skills and originally verbally committed to the University of Tennessee Vols, but then de-committed and verballed […]

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GB Senior Training Camps to be Held at University of Worcester

April 14, 2014

British Basketball has announced that the University of Worcester will be the training and preparation venue for the 2014 senior squads. Next month, the Great Britain senior women’s squad will descend on the University of Worcester Arena for the start of their preparation programme in advance of their EuroBasket qualifier campaign which will also tip-off […]

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England Basketball Players of the Year 2013 Announced

March 28, 2014

Josh Steel, Luke Nelson and Dan Clark have been named England Basketball’s Player of the Year 2013 in each of their respective categories The awards recognise ‘outstanding and consistent leadership, teamwork and application based on performances on court, off court, in training and in competition.’ Dan Clark picks up his first senior Player of the […]

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Roger Moreland Discusses British Basketball Funding Cut Implications

March 21, 2014

On Thursday, UK Sport upheld their decision to withdraw British Basketball’s funding to zero, and later that day we spoke with British Basketball Performance Chairman, Roger Moreland, to discuss the implications and what it actually means. What follows is a direct transcription of the entire conversation which took place over the phone. Hoopsfix: Did you […]

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Great Britain to Return to the Copper Box for Eurobasket Qualifiers

March 20, 2014

British Basketball has announced that the Great Britain Senior Men’s team will return to the Copper Box Arena to play its two home qualifying games for EuroBasket 2015 in August. Last summer, 7,000 fans filled the iconic venue at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as GB overcame Puerto Rico, prior to EuroBasket 2013. In 2014, […]

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UK Sport Uphold Decision to Cut British Basketball Funding

March 19, 2014

UK Sport have upheld their initial decision to cut British Basketball’s funding to zero, following the federation’s informal representation to the funding body earlier this month. British Basketball called the decision ‘very disappointing’ but remain undecided on whether they will now make a formal appeal to an independent resolutions board. In a statement released on […]