- National Teams
Great Britain’s Senior Men have 24 players heading into camp ahead of the crucial EuroBasket 2021 Pre-Qualifiers in August.
As exclusively revealed by Hoopsfix, Nate Reinking is the new head coach following the resignation of Alberto Lorenzo and GB must top a group containing Kosovo and Luxembourg in order to advance to the main qualifiers.
The initial squad includes a number of new faces to the Senior setup including current junior internationals Jacob Round, Kayne Henry and Mate Okros, while the likes of Jordan Spencer and Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye could earn their first caps along with NBA Summer League winner, Ben Lawson.
Ovie Soko – currently in Spain on reality TV show Love Island – is included after averaging 14.4 points per game in the Second Round of the pre-qualifiers with leading scorer Myles Hesson – 18.8ppg – also in the squad.
Only Andrew Lawrence and Carl Wheatle are absent from the final 12 in GB’s last outing against Austria in February.
GB Senior Men Squad:
Jamell Anderson, Leicester Riders
Eric Boateng, Saint-Vallier (France)
Dan Clark, Fuenlabrada (Spain)
Robert Gilchrist, Lulea (Sweden)
Ashley Hamilton, London City Royals
Kayne Henry, – signed at Jacksonville State University (USA)
Myles Hesson, Gravelines (France)
Kyle Johnson, St John’s Edge (Canada) – signed in Iceland
Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye, Bradley University (USA) – signed in Italy
Ben Lawson, Rising Fukuoka (Japan) – played NBA Summer League
Ryan Martin, Bakken Bears (Denmark)
Gareth Murray, Glasgow Rocks
Will Neighbour, London City Royals
Luke Nelson, Gran Canaria (Spain)
Teddy Okereafor, Holargos (Greece)
Kingsley Okoroh, Araberri (Spain)
Mate Okros, Myerscough College – signed at Drexel University (USA)
Gabe Olaseni, Würzburg (Germany)
Jacob Round, Fuenlabrada (Spain)
Ovie Soko, UCAM Murcia (Spain)
Morayo Soluade, Legia Warszawa – signed in Spain
Jordan Spencer, London Lions – signed in Germany
Joshua Steel, Forca Lleida (Spain)
Conner Washington, Leicester Riders – signed in Hungary
07 August v Kosovo (A)
10 August v Luxembourg (H) – Manchester
17 August v Kosovo (H) – Manchester
21 August v Luxembourg (A)
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