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Joel Freeland Remains Loyal to Country Despite GB Absence

November 5, 2014

As Joel Freeland begins the final season of his three year deal with Portland he has spoken candidly about not suiting up for Great Britain for the past two summers, admitting it was an incredibly difficult decision to make. “It’s not a nice thing for me to have to choose between my country and my […]

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Jimmie Guymon – Original Trail Blazer

March 13, 2013

By Luke Hatfield | @Luke_Hatfield The first time Jimmie Guymon touched a basketball was when he was just four years of age. What transpired from there was a story that led him to being one of the first US imports to play in the UK, and has culminated in him being recognised as one of […]

Bruce Bowen Reader Q & A!

October 4, 2012

Last weekend, former San Antonio Spurs Bruce Bowen was on NBA ambassador duties in Europe. On our Facebook and Twitter we asked you to send through your questions for him – check out our reader Q & A below! If you could change the NBA in any way, how would you change it? -Larry Mills […]

Rudy Gay Q & A at NBA 3X London

September 17, 2012

This weekend, Memphis Grizzlies’ star Rudy Gay was in London, attending the NBA 3X Tour at Westfield shopping centre. On our Facebook and Twitter we asked you to send through your questions for him – check out our reader Q & A below! How have you enjoyed London? – @Kellyhammond_93 Rudy Gay (RG): I’ve enjoyed […]

Hoopsfix 1 on 1: Clyde Drexler

July 17, 2012

Back in March (bear that in mind when reading the interview!), Hoopsfix sent Stuart Tanner to go and interview NBA legend Clyde ‘The Glide’ Drexler. Drexler talked about GB-USA, made predictions for the NBA title, and reflected on his own career. Check it out below! Stuart Tanner(ST): Good morning sir, how are you and what […]

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Hoopsfix 1 on 1: Pops Mensah-Bonsu

July 14, 2012

Great Britain star Pops Mensah-Bonsu, one of the faces of British basketball, sits down for a Hoopsfix 1 on 1. Coming off his most successful season to date with Besiktas, leading the Turkish side to the treble, he talks about growing up, playing under Joe White,the NBA, where he could be playing next season and […]

Brixton’s Luol Deng Comes Full Circle

July 3, 2012

By Keith Firmin | @keithfirmin The Nike World Basketball Festival visited Brixton on Saturday, an event that saw two NBA stars – one current and one former – in attendance. Brixton’s own and starting small forward for the Chicago Bulls, Luol Deng, joined two time Olympic Gold medallist, Scottie Pippen, as the South London district […]

Solent’s Will Neighbour Making Waves at UALR

February 26, 2012

Words by Luke Hatfield | @Luke_Hatfield At 6’ 3’’, a 15 year old Will Neighbour, in his final year at Bohunt School was always a decent basketball player, but nobody really considered him to be a legitimate prospect; after all, how many just-above-six-foot guards are there in the UK? But in just 12 months, Neighbour […]

Hoopsfix 1 on 1: Ben Mockford

February 9, 2012

You’d be forgiven for forgetting about Ben Mockford (born in 1989), the former Great Britain Under-20 who was forced to sit out last year after transferring from Iona to St Francis (NY) where he currently is currently ballin’. The 6’2″ lefty guard is back on court, having a strong season with the 13-10 (10-2 in […]

Team GB: The Early Years

August 10, 2011

Great Britain Men’s team began camp last week, and whilst on my regular daily forage through the internet I came across an old school streetball.co.uk video which featured some of the current Team GB players in their early years. It got me thinking, I wonder how everybody else looked back in the day when they […]