THE QUAI TO THE MADNESS

Midnight Madness will be heading out to Paris with two teams stacked with the best of British basketball talent to compete in the Quai 54 World Streetball Championship.

Celebrated as the largest outdoor tournament, Quai 54 is renowned for displaying the best of the game and culture, showcasing everything from explosive plays, exciting dunk competitions plus performances from special guests.

Hosted by Jordan Brand and Nike Basketball, this year’s tournament will be happening from 12th – 14thJune 2015 in the iconic setting of Place de la Concorde. Throughout the weekend, spectators will be treated to match ups between teams from Belgium, China, Croatia, Guinea, Latvia, Netherlands, Spain USA and UK, all of whom are battling for the much desired Quai 54 Championship title.

The competition will be tough, but Midnight Madness will be rising to the challenge with the best of British talent across both teams to represent the UK. The Midnight Madness All-Star Team is lined with the very best of British talent:

Germayne Forbes – PG, 6’1, Montbrison, France

Ed Lucas – PG, 6’3 – De Agosto, Angola

Ashley Hamilton – SG/SF, 6’8, Cherkasy, Ukraine

Ovie Soko – SG/SF, 6’8, Boulazac, France

Tayo Ogedengbe – SF, 6’6, Glasgow Rocks, GB 

Orlan Jackman – SF, 6’7, Iserlohn, Germany

Mike Ochereobia – PF, 6’8, Feurs EF, France

Will Neighbour – PF/C, 6’11, LF Basket, Sweden

Matthew Bryan-Amaning – PF/C, 6’9, Soles, Mexico

Ryan Richards – C, 7’0, Kormend, Hungary

Following them, the Midnight Madness Futures Team is built with gifted players who ‘got next’ and are set to play in the qualifier round taking place on Friday 12th June 2015.

The Futures team consists of:

Bode Adeuola – PG, 5’10, Hemel Storm, GB

Jules Dang-Akodo – PG, 6’2, Fraport Sky, Germany

AJ Roberts – SG, 6’4, Unattached

Joel Henry – PG/SG, 6’1, Brunel University, GB

Samuel Toluwase – SG/SF, 6’2, Ruvo, Italy 

David Ajumobi – SF, 6’4, Essex Leopards, GB

Jordan Williams – SF/PF, 6’7, KGBO Duva, Belgium

Allie Fullah – PF, 6’8, Calais, France

Will Ohuaregbe – PF/C, 6’8, Omonia, Cyprus

Lamar Roberts – C, 6’9, London Lions, GB

With the stage set to amaze over 15,000 people, Quai 54 is an event not to be missed so keep up to date with all the action on our website and through our social media below.
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