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    May 3, 2014

    16U Male Provincial Team Player Profiles


    Basketball Manitoba is proud to present the Manitoba Provincial Team program which identifies, trains and develops the top basketball players in the province.  Get to know the current team members below.  Click or tap on an image to view it in full size.


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    Manitoba Provincial Team






    Full Name: Kniel Sullera
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Arthur A. Leach
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Mayhem
    Summer Goals: Win gold at Nationals
    Years in Basketball: 9 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Finish off high school basketball and play college basketball
    Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: First dunk, and making the provincial team
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My brothers
    Biggest Influence in Life: Family
    After High School: play college/university basketball
    When Basketball Career is Over: Continue school

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    Full Name: David Mugugu
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: Kildonan East Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Mayhem
    Summer Goals: To get better as a player and develop skills that will not only help me to become a better player but a better man.
    Years in Basketball: 5 years
    Basketball Aspirations: To be the best I can be.
    Favourite Player & Team: Lebron James & Raptors
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Shattering the backboard at the university of Winnipeg.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Father
    Biggest Influence in Life: God
    After High School: go to college ,hopefully go into medicine.
    When Basketball Career is Over: fall back on the degree I get in College.

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    Full Name: Riki Zimbakov
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg Manitoba
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: John Taylor Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Manitoba Basketball Academy 
    Summer Goals: win gold and dunk off two feet
    Years in Basketball: 5 years
    Basketball Aspirations: continue to play basketball after high school
    Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant and Chicago Bulls
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning Provincial Championship this year
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Kevin Durant
    Biggest Influence in Life: Family
    After High School: Play CIS for one of the top teams in Canada
    When Basketball Career is Over: Give back to the community by coaching

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    Full Name: Eric Braganza
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg Manitoba
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: Maples High School
    Basketball Club: 
    Summer Goals: To win the Western Canada Championships  
    Years in Basketball: 6 years
    Basketball Aspirations: To play CIS or higher level of basketball
    Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant and Toronto Raptors 
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning 3rd place last year at nationals 
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My coaches 
    Biggest Influence in Life: Parents 
    After High School: Play CIS ball
    When Basketball Career is Over: To coach high school basketball

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    Full Name: Colby Kyliuk
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: Dakota Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
    Summer Goals: Goals for the summer are to improve as a basketball player, and to have a major contribution in helping are provincial team be very successful, and win a gold medal at the Western Canada games.
    Years in Basketball: 8 years
    Basketball Aspirations: My basketball aspirations are to eventually go on to play university/college basketball, play the game as long as I can, and see where the game takes me.
    Favourite Player & Team: Kobe Bryant, L.A Lakers
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: My fondest memory of basketball was playing in the 15U Nationals and winning the bronze medal last year.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My dad 
    Biggest Influence in Life: My Family
    After High School: After High school, I would like to go on to play at a university/collegiate level in either football or basketball, and get my degree in medicine to eventually become a Sport's medicine doctor.
    When Basketball Career is Over: When my basketball career is over, I'd like to stay involved with the basketball community, and go on to live a successful life as a Sport's medicine doctor.

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    Full Name: Mikel Dupuis
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: Sainte-Agathe
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: Centre Scolaire Léo-Rémillard
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
    Summer Goals: To improve as a basketball player and win gold at nationals. 
    Years in Basketball: 7 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Play with a university program. 
    Favourite Player & Team: Paul George, Indiana Pacers 
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Going to the Kansas Jayhawks invitational. 
    Biggest Basketball Influence: family, coaches 
    Biggest Influence in Life: family
    After High School: Attend university and get a good education 
    When Basketball Career is Over: I would like to start a career as an athletic therapist.

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    Full Name: Sandeep Brar
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg 
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: SJR
    Basketball Club: Wolves 
    Summer Goals: Win gold
    Years in Basketball: 8 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Play university ball 
    Favourite Player & Team: Lebron James Miami Heat
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Bronze at 15U nationals 
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Parents,coaches 
    Biggest Influence in Life: Parents 
    After High School: Play university ball with the squad 
    When Basketball Career is Over: Stay squad with the squad and possibly coach a squad

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    Full Name: Josh Gandier
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: John Taylor Collegiate
    Basketball Club: MBA
    Summer Goals: Win gold 
    Years in Basketball: 5 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Play college basketball
    Favourite Player & Team: Kawhi Leonard
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Wining JV Provincials 
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Johnny G
    Biggest Influence in Life: Mom
    After High School: Play basketball at a high level 
    When Basketball Career is Over: Help develop kids basketball skills in my community

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    Full Name: Cameron O'Hara
    Team: 16U Female
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: St. Pauls High School
    Basketball Club: Junior Bisons
    Summer Goals: My Summer Goals are to improve my skills as a center and to become more versatile as a player, and to win the western nationals.
    Years in Basketball: 6 years
    Basketball Aspirations: My basketball aspirations are to continue basketball after high school at a high level.
    Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant,Chicago Bulls
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: My fondest memory in basketball is getting a chase down pin on a kid, and then continuing to run a fast break and score off that play.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Jeff Laping
    Biggest Influence in Life: My Parents
    After High School: I would like to continue playing basketball and attend a university.
    When Basketball Career is Over: When my basketball career is over, I would like to coach basketball with a group of kids and to continue coaching them over a long period of time.

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    Full Name: Noah Horobetz Simpson
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: Sisler High School
    Basketball Club: 
    Summer Goals: Win a lot of games
    Years in Basketball: 7 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Show everyone my talent
    Favourite Player & Team: Lerbon James, Toronto Raptors
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning a provincial championship
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My Dad
    Biggest Influence in Life: My family
    After High School: Play basketball
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach basketball

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    Full Name: Joel Adu-Quaye
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: St. Paul's High School
    Basketball Club: Junior Bisons
    Summer Goals: To become a better basketball player.
    Years in Basketball: 3 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Be #1 in the city
    Favourite Player & Team: John Wall, Washington Wizards
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Everyday is a good memory
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Jeff Laping
    Biggest Influence in Life: My parents
    After High School: Go to University and continue playing ball
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach basketball and start my own engineering business

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    Full Name: Nathan Marcellin
    Team: 16U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: St.Andrews 
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    School: Lord Sekirk Regional
    Basketball Club: Royals
    Summer Goals: too get better at basketball 
    Years in Basketball: 6 years
    Basketball Aspirations: to play college ball 
    Favourite Player & Team: Serge Ibaka, Celtics
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: kpac semi finals
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Father 
    Biggest Influence in Life: Parents and my team 
    After High School: go to college 
    When Basketball Career is Over: coach a basketball team
    Manitoba Provincial Team




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