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BBA Set To Hold International Affairs Meeting

BBA Set To Hold International Affairs Meeting

The Bermuda Basketball Association [BBA] will hold its International Affairs General Meeting on Tuesday, September 13 at 6.00pm at CedarBridge Academy. A spokesperson said, “This meeting is open to all members of the BBA interested in trying out for the Men’s National Team. The IAC would like to share its vision for the next three years... Read more of this article

Basketballers Selected For Elite Jumpstart Camp

Basketballers Selected For Elite Jumpstart Camp

Following the end of the three day Digicel Jumpstart basketball clinic seven players were selected by the NBA coaches for the Digicel Jumpstart elite camp. The seven players, five boys and two girls, were announced at the closing ceremony, which was attended by the Minster of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards.The NBA coaches selected the... Read more of this article

Young Basketballers Impress At Jumpstart Clinic

Young Basketballers Impress At Jumpstart Clinic

With the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Clinics underway in Bermuda, the NBA’s Senior Director of Basketball Operations, the head coach of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and the Minister of Sport all commented on the talent displayed by the young boys and girls in the first two days of the Clinics.“The kids were a joy to work with, we can see that they are... Read more of this article

Zara Wilson 2nd MVP Of Digicel Jumpstart Clinic

Zara Wilson 2nd MVP Of Digicel Jumpstart Clinic

Zara Wilson was announced as the MVP for the second day of the Digicel Jumpstart Clinic. The 16 year old Berkley student, who was selected by the NBA coaches for her performance and attitude, was awarded with a new Digicel DL1 and prepaid Freedom Bundle. After receiving her prize Zara said, “When I came in today I was very excited and I’m... Read more of this article

Caelin Peters 1st MVP Of Digicel Jumpstart Clinic

Caelin Peters 1st MVP Of Digicel Jumpstart Clinic

Today [Aug 26] Caelin Peters was named as the MVP for the first day of the Digicel Jumpstart Clinic. The MSA student, who was selected by the NBA coaches, was awarded a new Digicel DL1. On winning the award, Peters said, “I feel really good about being the MVP and am happy that today went as good as it did as I wasn’t feeling well this morning. “It... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Digicel Jumpstart Clinic Launches

Photos/Video: Digicel Jumpstart Clinic Launches

[Updated with video] The second annual Digicel Jumpstart clinic got underway at The Berkley Institute this morning [August 26]. The Digicel Jumpstart clinic is a youth sports initiative that takes place in select countries across the Caribbean and Bermuda, with Bermuda hosting the first one of 2016. The clinics give young basketballers, aged 14 to 16,... Read more of this article

Free NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinic To Be Held

Free NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinic To Be Held

On August 26th, Digicel will be hosting the 2016 NBA Jumpstart Programme. It’s the second year Digicel Bermuda has participated in the NBA Jumpstart Programme, and as in 2015 they are partnering with the BBYF. The three day clinic — which is free — is open to registration for boys and girls aged between 14 and 16. Registered players... Read more of this article

Three Bermuda Players Invited To Global Squad

Three Bermuda Players Invited To Global Squad

Team Hurricane Basketball Academy is continuing to make its mark in the international basketball community, with three of its players invited to participate in Global Squad, an intensive summer basketball program run by the Alexander Basketball Academy. The students invited include Bryce Gonsalves, Jorel Smith, and Rye Ahronson. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Mykal Glasgow Commits To Thomas College

Mykal Glasgow Commits To Thomas College

Local student athlete Mykal Glasgow of the Berkeley Institute has committed to play basketball at Thomas College in Maine and will study accounting in the fall. Mr. Glasgow, a high honours student, has “a track record of success both on and off the court.” A spokesperson said, “Playing basketball ever since he was five years old,... Read more of this article

Visiting Law Enforcement Donate Hoop & Torch

Visiting Law Enforcement Donate Hoop & Torch

Four Law Enforcement Officers and the Fire Chief from Pittsfield Massachusetts recently visited Bermuda on a cruise, and while they were on the island they donated a portable basketball hoop and an Olympic torch to local police officers, having invited them to take part in a new community policing initiative called the Basketball Cop Foundation.A... Read more of this article

Patrick To Coach At Texas Christian University

Patrick To Coach At Texas Christian University

Bermuda-born David Patrick has been hired by Texas Christian University [TCU], following up on his time with Louisiana State University as the basketball assistant head coach for the 2014-15 season. A story on the TCU website said “TCU men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon announced the hiring of David Patrick Wednesday afternoon. “Patrick... Read more of this article

Wade-Fray Named To WBBL Team Of The Year

Wade-Fray Named To WBBL Team Of The Year

Bermuda’s Jenaya Wade-Fray has been named to this season’s Molten WBBL All-British Team of the Year, with the basketball player being cited as giving some “terrific displays” throughout the season. In naming her to the team, the WBBL said, “London 2012 Olympian Jenaya Wade-Fray is given recognition for the way she has inspired... Read more of this article

Basketball Team Competing In Pennsylvania

Basketball Team Competing In Pennsylvania

The Bermuda Girls 18 and Under National team is in Manheim, Pennsylvania for three days of basketball. The team is taking part in the Blue Chip Pre-Season Challenge, which is one of the largest tournaments in the US with over 250 girls teams present. This event is an NCAA Certified Event which is also attended by over 200 college coaches attending... Read more of this article