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FIBA u/17 – USA take the gold over Poland

By on July 13, 2010 in News with 0 Comments
FIBA u/17 – USA take the gold over Poland

The inaugural FIBA u/17 Championships drew to a close this past weekend. The United States of America are the first ever winner of the FIBA U17 World Championship. In an entertaining gold medal game the squad of coach Don Showalter emerged as deserving winners. The final score of 111-80 meant nothing less than an eighth […]

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FIBA U/17 Championships get under way

By on July 1, 2010 in News with 0 Comments
FIBA U/17 Championships get under way

Leading up to the Youth Olympic Games taking place in early August this year, and the FIBA Men’s World Championships of Basketball happening later in August 2010, the FIBA Mens u/17 championships are getting the action going this weekend. The preliminary rounds start today, 2 July 2010, with group matches taking place. The finals will […]

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The importance of youth basketball

By on April 28, 2010 in FanZone with 3 Comments
The importance of youth basketball

I know you know how important youth basketball is since you’ve grown up playing the game. But even someone who doesn’t play can work it out if they have half a brain. By youth, I am referring both to the real youngsters who struggle to get the ball up into a regulation hoop, as well […]

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