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London Lions back the development of Basketball at The Black Prince Community Hub

London’s only professional basketball team the London Lions will be joining the existing onsite partners The Kennington Generals, London Basketball Association, Who’s Got Game and The Love Basketball Academy as “The Black Prince Trust Basketball Development Partner”.

As basketball “Development Partner” the Lions will support the growth of onsite activity and school’s competitions held in The Hubs Regal Court. London Lions star player, local Brixton lad and winner of the All Stars MVP Justin Robinson will be passing on his skills and knowledge to local young people wishing to follow in his footsteps. Justin has a wealth of experience having played across Europe over the past six years as well for GB at EuroBasket 2013 and returns home for a first stint in the BBL. Robinson is an alumni of London club, Brixton Topcats learning the game under legendary coach, Jimmy Rogers, a move to Blair Academy for High School was followed by graduation from Rider University, where he averaged 15.3 points and 3.8 assists per game in his senior year as captain.

Black Prince Trust Lions Club

Join Lions Star Justin Robinson and lean to shoot some hoops! It’s free, all you have to do is turn up ready to ball!

  • Tuesdays = Under 16’s open session
  • 4.30 pm- 6.30 pm
  • Black Prince Trust, 5 Beaufoy Walk off Black Prince Road Lambeth, London, SE11 6AA

 

About the Black Prince Trust

Situated in the heart of Lambeth North, The Black Prince Trust Community Hub is a 2.5-acre site including the famous Regal and Jordon courts which already host a range of community and club focused basketball sessions engaging with over 1500 players per month.

The Trust’s ethos  to inspire participation, learning and development in a safe and non-discriminatory environment has been implemented into the strategy by offering free open basketball sessions that any member of the community can turn up and play Black Prince Trust Basketball also offers walking basketball, competitive basketball for both male and female players and affordable coach education courses to improve the standard of coaching received by the next generation of basketball players with the dream of playing in the NBA.

More information on basketball at The Black Prince Community Hub can be found at www.blackprincetrust.org.uk or by contacting 0207 840 2908 and speaking to Jason Henley, Community Manager

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