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: Osemudiamen (Ose) Izokun
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 2 years.
School: Vincent Massey
Basketball Club: Winnipeg Mayhem
Favourite Player & Team: Kyle Lowry - Toronto Raptors
Summer Goals: Become the best player I can be.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Probably playing for my grade 8 team. It was a fun year.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My parents.
After High School: Make a lot of money.
Basketball Aspirations: I don't know. I will just work my hardest and see where I go.
When Basketball Career is Over: Be able to show people my career was not a waste.  






Full Name: Jonam Kazadi
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 8
Years in Basketball: 6 years.
School: Ecole Christine-Lesperance
Basketball Club: Southside Gladiators Basketball
Favourite Player & Team: Tim Duncan - San Antonio Spurs
Summer Goals: To benefit to the max from the training with Team Toba and experience the Provincial Championship game.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: My first successful dunk in a game.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Magic Johnson.
After High School: Go to a good college and have the opportunity to play ball at that level.
Basketball Aspirations: To play the highest level of basketball that I possibly can
When Basketball Career is Over: Work in the field of study I would have chosen and, in my spare time, coach basketball to young people.


Full Name: Luke Cardinal
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9 
Years in Basketball: 5 years
School: St. Paul's High School
Basketball Club: Jr. Bisons
Favourite Player & Team: Chris Paul
Summer Goals: Improve my handle and court vision.  Become a more consistent 3 point shooter
Fondest Memory in Basketball: St. Paul's Grade 9 MVP
Basketball Aspirations: Play college or University basketball. When Basketball Career is Over: Travel and coach kids.


Full Name: Lamont Everd
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
 Years in Basketball: 4 years.
 School: General Wolfe
 Basketball Club: Northstar
 Favourite Player & Team: Russell - Golden State Warriors 
 Summer Goals: Experience 'Toba.
 Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning Provincials.
 Biggest Basketball Influence: My older brother, Lamar.
 After High School: NCAA basketball.
 Basketball Aspirations: To become a NBA player
When Basketball Career is Over: Be a coach.



Full Name: Matt Medrano
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 6 years.
School: Sisler High School
Basketball Club: N/A
Favourite Player & Team: Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors
Summer Goals: To become a better defender and be more aggressive, be more talkative, dribble faster and to dunk.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Scoring 42 points.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Dad.
After High School: To study and become a police.
Basketball Aspirations: My family.
When Basketball Career is Over: Police.  



Full Name: Cieran O’Hara
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 5 years.
School: St. Paul’s High School
Basketball Club: Junior Bisons
Favourite Player & Team: Dwayne Wade - Miami Heat
Summer Goals: To improve my skill set so that I can make future teams.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning Catholic school tournament championship.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Cameron, my older brother.
After High School: Attend University.
Basketball Aspirations: To make a college or University team.
When Basketball Career is Over: I would like to become a medical professional.



Full Name: Terrel Jordan Team Position: Guard Hometown: Winnipeg, MB Present Grade: Grade 9 Years in Basketball: 3 years. School: Arthur A Leach Junior High Basketball Club: N/A Favourite Player & Team: Dwayne Wade - Miami Heat Summer Goals: Improve my individual skills and help my team succeed. Fondest Memory in Basketball: Playing in the U15 Nationals in 2015. Biggest Basketball Influence: My parents. After High School: Attend University or College and play basketball. Basketball Aspirations: College Basketball. When Basketball Career is Over: Coach basketball.
Full Name: Trevonne Julian Team Position: Guard Hometown: Winnipeg, MB Present Grade: Grade 9 Years in Basketball: 1 year. School: Elmwood High School Basketball Club: N/A Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant - Oklahoma City Thunder Summer Goals: To win Nationals and to excel in basketball. Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making Team Toba. Biggest Basketball Influence: Devin Williams. After High School: Surround myself around basketball and get a degree in something medical. Basketball Aspirations: NBA When Basketball Career is Over: I don't plan to stop playing basketball.

Full Name: Michael Elendu
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 2 years.
School: Kildonan East Collegiate
Basketball Club: Junior Alliance
Favourite Player & Team: Russell Westbrook
Summer Goals: Improve my court vision and have my handles get better.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Playing in Minneapolis.
Biggest Basketball Influence: A close friend of mine playing for a prep school.
After High School: Go to University.
Basketball Aspirations: Playing University.
When Basketball Career is Over: Teach and train kids.

 

Full Name: Donato Joseph
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 3 years.
School: Kelvin High School
Basketball Club: Academy
Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant - New York Knicks
Summer Goals: Get better at basketball everyday.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Every time I get on the court.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Family and friends.
After High School: NBA.
Basketball Aspirations: Make the NBA.When Basketball Career is Over: Be a coach.




Full Name: Isaiah Letander
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 3 years.
School: General Wolfe
Basketball Club: Northstar
Favourite Player & Team: Kenneth Faried - Denver Nuggets
Summer Goals: Get better at basketball.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Provincial Championship
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Uncle.
After High School: Get a good paying job.
Basketball Aspirations: Get better.
When Basketball Career is Over: Get a good paying job.






Full Name: Illia Goloshchapov
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 4 years.
School: N/A
Basketball Club: Cherkasy Monkeys, Ukraine
Favourite Player & Team:  Klay Thompson - Golden State Warriors
Summer Goals: To play well.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: The best Center of Ukraine in my age bracket in 2015. MVP of Ukraine in my age bracket in 2016. Champion of Ukraine 2016. City championships with my high school team and 3-point winner in a tournament in Ukraine. Playing my final championship game of Ukraine this year.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Vasyl Ivlev.
After High School: To play for University.
Basketball Aspirations: To play for the best teams.
When Basketball Career is Over: IT professional.



Full Name: Donald Stewart
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 7 years.
School: College Beliveau
Basketball Club: Junior Bisons
Favourite Player & Team: Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs
Summer Goals: To get in a lower and have a more athletic stance on defense and come away from Nationals with a medal.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning back to back school championships in Grade 7 and 8.
Biggest Basketball Influence: All my coaches.
After High School: To get an education.
Basketball Aspirations: To play in University.
When Basketball Career is Over: To coach and give back to the teams that have helped me throughout my basketball career and development.

Full Name: Kyler Filewich
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 6 years.
School: Arthur A Leach Junior High
Basketball Club: Junior Bisons/ The Academy
Favourite Player & Team: Matthew Dellavedova - Los Angeles Lakers.
Summer Goals: To continue to improve and win gold at Nationals.


Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning provincial championships last year and playing on this team last year.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My parents.
After High School: Play D1 or CIS basketball.
Basketball Aspirations: To become the best player I can be.
When Basketball Career is Over: Go to university and become a sports medicine physician.





Full Name: Marcus Foreman
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: East Selkirk, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 3 years.
School: East Selkirk Middle School
Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
Favourite Player & Team: Lebron James - Cleveland Cavaliers
Summer Goals: Improve my game/skills.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Meeting Steve Nash.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Mom and Dad
After High SchooFcierl: Attend University - play basketball for University.
Basketball Aspirations: Play for a University/National Team.
When Basketball Career is Over: Work as a police officer.






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