History

London “Lituanica” Basketball Club represents Lithuanian community in the UK. We are competing in English Premiership Division 1, which is top basketball league in England. Although BBL (British Basketball League) is our vision and is our future goal to follow.

History

  • “Lituanica” club was founded in 2008. Team has played in the National Basketball League Div4, Div3, Div2, English Premiership Division 1
  • The club is growing and achieving targets faster then anyone would have ever wished, therefore to keep us competitive and professional, we have volunteering roles and passionate people who have joined our club to be a part of our organisation.

 

Lituanica I Head Coach – Domas Solo
Lituanica I Assistant Coach – Eridanas Lazdauskas
Lituanica II Head Coach – Vilius Jastremskas,
Sports Therapist – Nader Petros Farhead
Team General Manager – Matas Gailevicius,
Event Organiser and Social Media – Erika Stankeviciute,
Volunteer – Zilvinas Gruodis

  • All home games being played in Newham Sixth Form College, Plaistow, London, some major events like semi-finals or finals in University of East London Sports dock where we can accommodate more spectators
  • The club is being recognised by British Basketball league
  • The club has launched website www.lituanicabc.com last year. We are looking to upgrade it this year and make it more interactive and attractive to a general public.
  • We do have a fast growing facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LituanicaBC/   with a 4400 likes and active followers
  • Newham Sixth Form College is club’s home venue (Prince Regent Lane, London E13 8SG).
  • Team play nationally in 13 different cities: Manchester, Reading, Derby, Bradford, Loughborough, Hampshire, Leicester, Newcastle, Hemel Hampstead, Worthing, Lancashire, Kent and London. In total there are 14 teams in English Premiership. “Lituanica” have one home and one away game with each team. Also we compete in few other national cups: National Cup, National Trophy, Worlds Lithuanian Cup. There will be around 50 games in 2017-2018 season