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FEATURES

WELCOME TO THE NEW…

Welcome to the new season for the Community Basketball League. It’s been a challenging time for our sport over the past 6 months with the global Covid-19 pandemic throwing our game into unchartered territory, but we’re pleased and grateful to be able to confirm the 2020-2021 CBL season is on! The season is planned to…

FEATURESunder 18 boys

CBL PERFORMANCE COACH OF THE YEAR: AJ ROBERTS

Trust The Process. There were a lot of standout coaches this past season in the CBL, so awarding just one coach the Performance Coach Of The Year wasn’t easy.  Coach Rotimi and the Southwark Legends coaches all had stellar seasons in their bounce back into the CBL and should be recognised.  Also the coaching staff…

FEATURESUnder 16s

LEGENDS PERFECT SEASON SECURES U16 D1 CHAMPIONSHIP

London Legends are undoubtedly one of London’s ‘hotbeds’ for talent. With multiple players now over in America on full scholarships, or over in Europe playing professionally – the consistent level of quality that continues to emerge from the Southwark based outfit is undeniable. After a brief hiatus from the CBL in 2018, after scooping the…

FEATURESUnder 16s

FLAMES SCORCH ALL COMPETITION TO EARN D2 U16 CROWN

The WF Flames ran through the abbreviated 2019-2020 season undefeated in the CBL U16 Division 2. Led by the live-wire athleticism of Odeine Beckford , the all-around versatility of Di-Jani Parkinson and ‘I’m a Bucket’ scoring flurries from Oskaras Striuga, the flames proved too much for D2 competition in running off a perfect 5-0 record…

FEATURESunder 14s

CHISWICK GATORS SNAP UP U14 D2 TITLE

West London’s Chiswick Gators maintained a perfect record throughout the 2019/20 U14 division 2 season enroute to claiming their first ever CBL crown. Led by arguably the best player in the division in Harry Godwin and hardworking head coach, Mike Kwentoh. Godwin has a growing reputation across the city as a level-headed, cool-in-the-clutch floor general…

FEATURESunder 14s

O.W.E ZOO CREW’S PERFECT SEASON REWARDED WITH U14 DIVISION 1 CROWN

The CBL U14 top division featured the most closely contested battle for top billing across the entire CBL between two ‘perfect’ teams, O.W.E Zoo Crew and the London Legends. Both squads ran through the division with perfect records of 6 wins and 0 losses, setting up ‘the game of the season’ where they were to…

FEATURESUnder 12s

BRENT PANTHERS WIN U12 DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP

Last season runners-up, Brent Panthers, finally took the next step in their young CBL journey by finally claiming the U12 Division 2 crown in a season that saw the North-West London outfit prove themselves to be the most consistent team in the division, with a record of 6-1. With a team that featured a number…

FEATURESUnder 12s

LONDON ELITE CROWNED DIVISION 1 U12 CHAMPIONS

In just their first full season of operation, the rising force in West London basketball, London Elite have been crowned U12 Division 1 Champions for the 2019/2020 season. The 2019/20 CBL U12 top division has arguably been the most exciting and competitive season in the U12 CBL history, with 2 newcomers setting the league alight…

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GENERALS STOP JEDI’S IN TENSE U12 CLASH

Kennington Generals came out on top against the talented Hackney Jedi’s by a score of 18-15 in U12 CBL action at the JFS on Sunday. Both teams featured some of the best talent in the division, with the mercurial Dean DJ DeFreitas-Smith running the show for Hackney and Diego Compus-Peck leading the charge for the…

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CBL MANNEQUIN CHALLENGE!

By now, you've seen alot of mannequin challenges worldwide - but you haven't seen the best till you've seen how the Blackhawks dropped the challenge to beat all challengers live and direct from the CBL with our very own Swarzy 'McBuckets' Macaly! Watch and share...