National Shield winners London Lituanica return to play in London Summer League 2014

Isthmian Basketball Ltd is delighted to announce that London Lituanica – the club who represent the basketball mad Lithuanian community in London – will return to play in this year’s London Summer League at Hertfordshire Sports Village on Sunday 20 July.

London Lituanica won the National Shield in February with a convincing 117-71 victory over Oxford Brookes University. This month they were crowned EBL Division 3 South Champions finishing the regular season with an unbeaten 20-0 record.

In London Summer League 2013 London Lituanica finished third. They defeated Westminster Warriors 40-32 in the quarter-finals before losing to Medway Park Crusaders 42-31, in one of the games of the tournament, in the semi-finals. They bounced back to defeat London Capitals 39-37 in the the 3/4 place game.

For more information on London Lituanica see their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LituanicaBC

Quotes

Mr. Linas Bridickas, Club Manager, London Lituanica “We are very happy to play again in London Summer League. It’s a good opportunity for us to shine and prove that we can be as good as Division 1 and BBL teams.”

Mr. Stephen Garrett, Managing Director, Isthmian Basketball Ltd said

“London Lituanica were very strong in London Summer League 2013 and it is no surprise that they have dominated at their level this year. It is great that the club and their passionate fans are back on board for London Summer League 2014 and they will once again be very competitive.”

London Summer League Details:

London Summer League will be a four team tournament this year with two semi-finals followed by the 3/4 Place Game and the Final.

London Summer League games last for 20 minutes leading to fast-paced basketball played at 4th quarter intensity.

Doors will open at 13.00

Semi Final 1 – Tip-Off: 14.00: London Lituanica v TBA
Semi Final 2 – Tip-Off: 14.45: TBA v TBA
3/4 Place Game – Tip-Off: 15.30
Final – Tip-Off: 16.15

The remaining three teams will be announced shortly.

Tickets are on Sale at our ticket partner: Ticketweb http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/event/london-summer-league-tickets/105463

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