Future Stars 2019 will take place over the weekend of 30th August to 1st September 2019 featuring an Elite Junior International Tournament and National Coaching Clinic.
The legendary Junior International Tournament which has taken a hiatus since 2013 has previously featured players such as Jan Vesely (Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul), Dario Saric (Phoenix Suns), Nicolo Meli (Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul), Tomas Satoransky (Washington Wizards) and Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz) is back for 2019 and will be held at Brunel University, London.
In the past the tournament was organised for European National teams as the last stage of preparation for the European Championships. The 2019 edition will feature top European Club teams preparing for their upcoming season.
The tournament will feature truly great European clubs boasting a rich history in developing talent. The following U18 teams will be competing for the Future Stars 2019 Championship title; Maccabi Teddy Tel Aviv (Final 8 Euroleague ANGT 2019), Rytas Vilnius (Euroleague ANGT 2018 Winner), Oxygen Orange 1 Basket, Porsche Ludwigsburg, England National Team and London United.
The tournament will be accompanied by a National Coaching Clinic which in the past boasted renowned Coaches such as Sergio Scariolo, Pepu Hernandez, Neven Spahija and Aito Garcia as keynote speakers. The National Coaching Clinic will take place on Saturday 31st August and will be delivered in conjunction with Basketball England.
The structure of the tournament and details of the coaching clinic will be announced soon.