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Belgian Cats and Belgian Lions will participate in a summer camp in July

Belgium Basketball announced that the Belgians Lions and the Belgian Cats will participate in a summer camp in July. The Lions will train in Louvain-La-Neuve, while the Cats will train in different locations (Kortrijk, Wilrijk, Louvain-La-Neuve). For the Cats, this camp will start June 29 with some physical tests. The real camp will start officially…

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U18 Belgian Lions at the FIBA3x3 U18 Europe Cup (Video)

At the FIBA 3×3 U18 Europe Cup our U18 Belgian Lions consisting of Mehdi Cerquarelli, Ezechiel Mavinga, Mathias Offeciers and Thibaut Platteeuw have unfortunately been unable to get passed the pool phase after they sustained losses against Ukraine (21-10) and Israel (20-13). Enjoy some of the highlights of their 2 games:

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U16 Lions will compete for 5th place

Our U16 Belgian Lions have regained their winning ways as they defeated the Czech Republic with the 87-93 final score and now head to the Classification game for 5th place at the U16 European Championship (Div. B). The Czech Republic actually got off to the best start, despite only dressing 6 players (due to a stomach bug…

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U16 Lions destroy Austria on their way to the Quarter-Finals

Our U16 Belgian Lions didn’t rest on their laurels in their final group game of the U16 European Championship (Div. B). Despite already being qualified for the Quarter-Finals our youngsters came out swinging against the winless Austria team and pretty much decided the game in the first couple of minutes with an 11-0 run. The run never…

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U16 Lions still going strong in the Group-Phase

4 down, 1 to go. Our U16 Belgian Lions remain faultless at the U16 European Championship (Div. B) as they defeated Great-Britain with the very convincing 70-105 final score. Our youngsters were on fire from the start and controlled the game throughout, giving coach Yvan De Vreught plenty of opportunity to rotate with his entire roster. Four…

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U16 Lions improve to 2-0 record

Our U16 Belgian Lions have moved to a 2-0 record at the U16 European Championship (Div. B) after defeating Slovakia (82-52) yesterday and Romania today (63-71). In those 2 games it has been returnee from last summer’s U16 tournament Thijs De Ridder who has been our main performer with his 15.0 ppg & 10.0 rpg so far. Sean Pouedet…

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U20 Lions fall to Czech Republic and will play for 3rd place

There won’t be a finals for our U20 Belgian Lions who couldn’t find their rhythm against the Czech Republic and take the 82-64 loss. Unable to get to the basket against the Czech defense our youngsters blasted away from long-range with very minimal success (6/30 on 3pt shots) and it was only Haris Bratanović who was able to put…

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Belgian Lions still undefeated in Pre-Qualifiers

The Belgian Lions remained undefeated in the European Championship Pre-Qualifiers as they easily put aside Iceland with the 90-62 final score. Despite playing with a heavily altered roster – which included 3 youngsters who were getting their first minutes with the National Team – the Belgian Lions overcame a somewhat slow start to fairly easily pull away…