JAMES NAMES 15 FOR ENGLAND’S IRISH TEST

england_basketball_logo_568England Senior Men’s coach Paul James has chosen a list of 15 players from whom he will select a team to compete against Ireland Select on 12 January at the NIA, Birmingham.

A game that is part of the BBL’s Cup Final Day, England Select v Ireland Select will tip off at 12pm and coach James wants a positive showing.

“It should be a lot of fun, these games always are,” he said. “They get intense but are always played in great spirit. It will be a challenge as the preparation time is very limited but as long as it throws up some all-star style highlights then it’s a good spectacle for the basketball fan!”

The current 15 man roster is made up entirely of BBL players and offers a great opportunity for home grown talent to highlight their skills at an international level with GB summer selections in mind.

Roster

David Aliu (Manchester Giants)
Devan Bailey (Cheshire Phoenix)
Ben Eaves (Plymouth Raiders)
Zac Gachette (Sheffield Sharks)
Stefan Gill (Manchester Giants)
James Jones (Manchester Giants)
Perry Lawson (London Lions)
Nick Lewis (Sheffield Sharks)
Rob Marsden (Manchester Giants)
Louis Sayers (Plymouth Raiders)
Colin Sing (Sheffield Sharks)
Adrien Sturt (London Lions)
Mike Tuck (Sheffield Sharks)
Shane Walker (Plymouth Raiders)
David Watts (Manchester Giants)

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