The Andrew Lawrence One

March 21, 2019

In this edition of the MVP Cast, we're joined by Great Britain guard Andrew Lawrence who tells about life in Italy, how the tricks he learnt at Chelsea translated into basketball, being the youngest Olympian on the 2012 team, recovering from a ACL injury, and how his grandfather inspired him to be a high flyer.

The Mike Tuck One

March 7, 2019

In this edition of the MVP Cast, we're joined by Mike Tuck of the Sheffield Sharks who talks about the post-Raptors awakening of Canadian basketball, life on the mean streets of Baltimore - and Cyprus, his double life as a marketing man, and his dream testimonial team.

The Mansoor Ahmed One

February 28, 2019

In this edition of the MVP Cast, our guest is the UK's leading basketball photographer Mansoor Ahmed, who tells us about three decades of snapping hoops at home and abroad, following Michael Jordan and other NBA superstars, his favourite British players to feature, and what makes the perfect image.

The Teddy Okereafor One

February 21, 2019

Great Britain guard Teddy Okereafor joins the MVP Cast to tell us about his citizenry of the world, going native in Greece and the work of his mother in inspiring a generation - and himself.

The Tia Weledji One

February 6, 2019

In this edition of the MVP Cast, we're joined by Caledonia Pride guard Tia Weledji, who tells about about juggling academics and basketball at Princeton, playing in front of the US president and getting a half-time team talk from the First Lady, her experiences representing Cameroon and life in the UK and the WBBL. 

The Matthew Bryan-Amaning One

January 30, 2019

In the latest edition of the MVP Cast, we're joined by London City Royals forward Matthew Bryan-Amaning on why he returned home (and if he'll stay), his life experiences in a variety of overseas stops, how being cut ahead of the 2012 Olympics left a sour taste, and his frustration at missing out on the NBA after starring at the University of Washington. 

The Ed Scott One

January 17, 2019

In this edition of the MVP Cast, we're joined by the chief operations officer of the Euroleague, Ed Scott, who tells us about his path from helping out at Worthing Thunder to being the most influential Brit in global basketball, why Chelsea and Manchester United might be good fits for the competition, and the vast gulf between the BBL and the continent's best.

The Paul Blake One

January 10, 2019

In the first edition of 2019 of the MVP Cast, we talk to Newcastle Eagles owner Paul Blake about the opening of the team's new £7 million arena, the journey from the wreckage of Newcastle United's Sporting Club to constructing a self-sustaining business and what the future holds for the British Basketball League giants - on and off the court.

The Donna Finnie One

December 27, 2018

On this edition of the MVP Cast, we're joined by Donna Finnie, the first and only Brit to be a head coach in the top division of NCAA college basketball, to discuss her unprecedented journey from junior national teams to the United States and Houston Baptist University, the ferocity of the recruiting process, and why young talent from the UK has an attraction for Stateside schools.

The John Coffino One

December 12, 2018

In this edition of the MVP Cast, we chat to ex-Cheshire Phoenix coach John Coffino about a basketball globetrotting odyssey that's taken him to exotic outposts such as Georgia, China, Kenya and Ellesmere Port, how the playgrounds of The Bronx formed his hoop dreams, the ferocity of college recruiting and why he'd like another shot in the BBL.