May 21, 2009
Team GB has named its three basketball squads competing at the 18th Maccabiah Games Chai in Israel in July.
A men’s Masters (over 40s), an Under 18 women and an Under 16 men’s team feature 35 players aged 14-62. Players of American, Israeli and South African origin feature.
The Masters team includes ex-England internationals, Sam Stiller and Steve Panovka, as well as former Israeli national league players.
The women’s and junior squad are made up predominantly of players from London. The teams have been training for the past nine months and competing in local leagues.