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Shock seeing success on court

Since 2003, St. Thomas Shock Basketball has been providing St. Thomas youth with the best fundamental and skill-developing basketball program around. They have done this by providing both a development and competitive program that offers…
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Player Spotlight: Marvin Phillips

This year has brought a lot of change to the London Lightning, but one player that has consistently stood out from the rest is veteran Marvin Phillips. Phillips first came to the Lightning during the…
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‘The Dog’ is back!

He is the London Lightning’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder. He takes no plays off, and no workouts off. ‘The Dog,’ Marvin Phillips, is back. Phillips, a 6-foot-7 forward from Jacksonville, North Carolina, played with…
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Fueling the Lightning

The London Lightning have been flashing their skills on the court all season, as they’ve been in first place in the National Basketball League of Canada standings for most of the year. But while the…
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Teamwork makes the dream work

When you have a team full of superstars, how do you manage them? With so much talent all on one team, success is almost expected. But winning any team sport doesn’t come without the players…
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Balling in Woodstock

The courts are busy in Woodstock this winter, as the Woodstock Oxford Minor Basketball Association (WOMBA) currently has more than 24 teams and 250 youngsters playing house league basketball within the organization. From Minor Atom…
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The two-time 35+ league champions

A growing basketball business

Jesse Foster is the owner of Elite Stars, a business that offers a variety of basketball opportunities to his local community, St. Thomas, Ontario. Those offerings include: house leagues for adults and children, skill development…
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Royce White, a former first-round NBA draft pick, has landed with the London Lightning in his journey back to the court.

Lightning land talented White

When you have the chance to sign a 6-foot-8, 25-year-old forward who was chosen in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft, do you think twice? Certainly, you have conversations and make sure it…
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London to host five Ontario Cup Basketball Championships in 2017 and 2018

Tourism London is proud to announce that the City of London has been selected to host five Ontario Cup Provincial Championships in 2017 and 2018. Ontario Basketball (OBA) announced Monday the dates and locations for…
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