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Born and raised in the East End of London, Joe began playing basketball in secondary school at the age of 14. Joe began his National League career at the East London Royals playing under the Late Humphrey Long and Chris Morgan. From the age of 16-20, he represented England & Captained the Great Britain Team in international competitions, while attending Barking Abbey Basketball Academy. Joe then spent the next five years studying and playing college basketball in the United States of America, at Seminole State College and South Carolina State University before returning to the U.K to begin his professional career. Joe is currently the Captain of the London Lions and represented England in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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Joe had a solid start to his freshmen season at Seminole State College a NJCAA division one school,which was abruptly haltered due to a back injury; forcing him to red-shirt his freshmen year. After recovering from the injury he continued to show the promise he had shown earlier in his red-shirt freshmen year going onto...
Joe’s division one colleague career started off strong, coming off the bench and averaging 12 points and 6 rebounds in 15 minutes over the first four games; earning him honourable mention in the M.E.A.C. 6th man of the week. Over the course of the season, Joe went on to be a regular starter. His colleague...
Joe Ikhinmwin's professional basketball career started with the 2012/2013 season signing with the most prestigious BBL team in history, the Newcastle Eagles. His debut game was on the 26th October 2012 against the number one seeded team at the time, the Leicester Riders. A stand out performance was against the Durham Wildcats; he scored 21...
Joe started his London Lions career in September 2013 with his Debut BBL game on the 27th September against The Manchester Magic at the Copperbox Arena. In this first game, he showed his strengths and talents with a massive double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds; securing the team the win. Plus, his name in...
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