Jr. NBA Europe & Middle East Finals - England Boys win gold, Girls fourth - results & gallery

England Boys won the gold medal at the first Jr. NBA Europe & Middle East Finals in Abu Dhabi.

The Boys beat Spain 50-47 in the final to avenge a group-stage loss to the same team in style.

The England Girls had to settle for fourth place after an agonisingly close 37-36 defeat to Germany in the bronze medal game.

In their final group game, England Boys beat Lebanon 78-52 to set up a rematch against the Spaniards, the only team to beat them in the tournament. Ike Davids, Oskaras Visockas and Daniel Banjoko scored nine apiece in the final.

England Girls fell to Germany after finishing the group stage with 3-2 record. and competing in the final day of competition against Germany in the bronze medal game. 

Full results below. 

The elite U15s basketball tournament is taking place at Khalifa University and Al Mamoura School and is part of a collaboration between the NBA and Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism.

Jr. NBA Europe & Middle East Finals participants are also being treated to the ‘USA Basketball Showcase’, which is set to feature the USA Men’s team playing games against Greece and Germany, as well as ‘International Basketball Week’ that will see Egypt, Lebanon and Mexico playing at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island.

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Schedule and roster - Boys

UK times

16 August

  • 12:00 England 86-49 Qatar
  • 16:00 Germany 29-88 England

17 August

  • 09:00 England 71-17 UAE
  • 14:30 Spain 47-45 England

18 August 

  • 07:30 Lebanon 52-78 England

19 August 

  • Final 09:00 Spain 47-50 England

Emilis Zibuda
Daniel Banjoko
Andrew Nwokolo
Fulvio Dos Santos
Jamaul McAllister
Tristan Curran
Oskaras Visockas
Kimbe N'Gabala
Joshua Mboura
Oscar Mahoney
David Akhidime
Ike Davids

Head Coach Sterling Muschett
Assistant Coach Bjorn Westman

Schedule and Roster - Girls

16 August

  • 13:00 England 60-15 Qatar
  • 16:00 Germany 24-28 England

17 August

  • 09:00 England 57-12 UAE
  • 14:30 Spain 73-13 England

18 August

  • 07:30 Lebanon 44-13 England

19 August 

  • Final Bronze Medal 06:00 England 36-37 Germany

Tia May
Wayet Gore
Jahveina Whyte
Sonia Matei
Kamilah Yakubu
Amelia Orungbeja
Tanaia Robinson
Joelle Sealy
Hannah Ling
Jada Nnaji
Grace Nzeakor

Head Coach Claire Harper-Black 
Assistant Coach Brian Aldred