Our hometown hero and #OFFFam (Official Foot Fire Family) member Justin Robinson was interviewed by George Flood on the current status of the BBL (British Basketball League) and the overall state of #BritishBasketball for the Evening Standard.
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As Britain’s top basketball league, the BBL, is currently postponed due to COVOID-19 their doesn’t seem like much hope for competitive basketball to return anytime soon. “Probably the hardest thing is just trying to find motivation to keep training by yourself. Especially when you are part of a team sport, it’s hard to go for a run or do drills by yourself.” The London Lions 2*MVP told the Evening Standard.
Despite basketball being the most popular sport played in the UK by 11- to 15-year-old, the sport does’t receive the funding, support or recognition it deserves in the UK. “It just seems that the Government doesn’t respect basketball”
Check out the full interview over on the Evening Standard HERE.