Great Britain have named their Senior Men’s squad for the upcoming EuroBasket 2021 Pre-Qualifiers as they take on Austria and Cyprus.
BBL trio Justin Robinson, Gareth Murray and Josh Steel are included as part of Alberto Lorenzo’s 15-player squad ahead of Thursday’s game with Austria at the National Basketball Performance Centre in Manchester.
Youngsters Jacob Round and Kareem Queeley make their first appearances for the Senior Men’s side having made an impression for the GB Under-18’s.
There is also a return to the national side for Ogo Adegboye, who is making his first showing in GB colours since EuroBasket 2013.
Lorenzo said: “I am really happy to be here again, I feel really comfortable and I feel like I am home so I am really proud to be here again.
“I feel that we have a really good team, the guys are doing a really good job, they all have a good attitude, and we’re physical, it’s looking good.”
The Pre-Qualifiers are the first stage on the road to EuroBasket 2021 for GB with the winners of the group advancing to the EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers.
Great Britain Men’s Squad:
Ogo Adegboye (Zeus EG Rieti, Italy)
Dan Clark (Fuenlabrada, Spain)
Myles Hesson (BCM Gravelines, France)
Andrew Lawrence (Assicurazioni Latina Basket, Italy)
Gareth Murray (Radisson RED Glasgow Rocks)
Teddy Okereafor (Holgaros BC, Greece)
Gabe Olaseni (Oliver Wuerzburg, Germany)
Kareem Queeley (Real Madrid BC, Spain)
Ryan Richards (Bank of Taiwan, Taiwan)
Justin Robinson (London Lions)
Jacob Round (Quesería La Antigua CB Tormes – on loan from Fuenlabrada – Spain)
Will Saunders (Valur Reykjavik, Iceland)
Ovie Soko (UCAM Murcia, Spain)
Josh Steel (Surrey Scorchers)
Carl Wheatle (Edinol Biella, Italy)
Head coach: Alberto Lorenzo
Assistant coaches: Lloyd Gardner, Marc Steutel, Drew Sullivan
Performance Analyst: Jamie Smith
Team Manager – Chris Morris
Team Doctor – Dane Vishnubala
Physiotherapists – Tom Creswell, Aaron Wharton
Strength & Conditioning Coach – Mark Williams
GB face Austria on Thursday at 7pm with tickets available HERE before they face Cyprus in Nicosia, on Monday.
Worcester Wolves’ Filip Kramer is part of the final 12-man Austria roster along with ex-Manchester and London guard, Moritz Lanegger.