TJ Atwood makes this seasons ALL-STAR team.

TJ Atwood makes this seasons ALL-STAR team.

We are delighted to announce that Patriots TJ Atwood has been selected to represent the club in this seasons British Basketball League All-Star game on March17th.

This is a huge honour for any player and TJ is excited about the opportunity ahead.

"its great to be recognised by the coaches and league for all the hard work that goes in, I'm excited for the day and hope to see some of our amazing Patriots fans court side to cheer me on"

March 01, 2024 – London, UK: The full rosters for the 2024 British Basketball League All-Star Game have now been confirmed ahead of the event’s show-stopping return on Sunday March 17 at London’s Copper Box Arena. 

The All-Star Game sees the South take on the North in a showdown to showcase the entertaining skills, talent and excitement currently on show in the British Basketball League. 

The 10-man roster for each team can now be confirmed:

Men’s All-Star South Roster:
Head Coach, Petar Bozic

  • Teddy Allen (C) - Forward, Leicester Riders (starter)
  • Jaren Holmes - Guard, Leicester Riders (starter)
  • Matt Morgan - Guard, London Lions (starter)
  • Sam Dekker - Forward, London Lions (starter)
  • Brad Greene - Centre, Bristol Flyers (starter)
  • T.J. Atwood – Guard, Plymouth City Patriots (reserve)
  • Kimbal Mackenzie – Guard, Leicester Riders (reserve) 
  • Gabe Olaseni – Centre, London Lions (reserve)
  • Tevin Olison – Guard, Bristol Flyers (reserve)
  • Padiet Wang – Guard, Surrey Scorchers (reserve)

Men’s All-Star North Roster:
Head Coach, Gareth Murray

  • Larry Austin Jr. (C) - Guard, Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles (starter)
  • Jordan Johnson - Guard, Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles (starter)
  • Tajh Green - Forward, Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles (starter)
  • Aaryn Rai - Forward, Cheshire Phoenix (starter)
  • Ethan Chargois - Centre, Cheshire Phoenix (starter)
  • Jamell Anderson – Forward, Manchester Giants (reserve)
  • Rickey McGill – Guard, Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles (reserve)
  • Clifton Moore Jr. – Centre, Caledonia Gladiators (reserve)
  • Jalon Pipkins – Guard, B. Braun Sheffield Sharks (reserve)
  • LaQuincy Rideau – Guard, Cheshire Phoenix (reserve)

How were the clubs in the British Basketball League split between South and North?

The North roster consists of players from the B. Braun Sheffield Sharks, Caledonia Gladiators, Cheshire Phoenix, Manchester Giants and Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles.

The South roster consists of players from the Bristol Flyers, Leicester Riders, London Lions, Plymouth City Patriots and Surrey Scorchers.

How were the British Basketball League All-Star starters determined?

Starters for the All-Star Game were selected by fans across the globe via an online vote. Fans voted for a player of their choosing in each position for the South and North teams respectively, and the players in each position with the most votes were placed in the starting fives. 

How were All-Star reserves determined?

The Head Coaches of the North and South rosters chose the reserves and were required to select one player from each team in the League, ensuring every club is represented at the All-Star Game.

When is the 2024 British Basketball League All-Star Game?

The 2024 British Basketball All-Star Game will take place at London’s Copper Box Arena on Sunday, March 17, 2024. The Women’s game tips off at 12:30, ahead of the Men’s game at 15:30. A slam-dunk competition and three-point contest will also feature between the two games, as well as the presentation to the inaugural entrants to the League's Hall of Fame.

A lineup of the very best entertainment on and off the court is guaranteed, including a performance from R&B/dancehall singer-songwriter and Londoner Amaria BB, who will take to the court for the Men’s halftime show. 

Limited tickets are still available to purchase here. Grab yours before they're gone! 

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