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.










TEAM 15U Male
NAME Alex Ang
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5'6"
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 6 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Henry G. Izatt Middle School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Jr. Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Allen Iverson / Golden State Warriors
SUMMER GOALS 100% Free Throw & Mid-Range Shooter
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play University or D1 Basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making a half court shot buzzer beater.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE All my basketball coaches
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university & graduate.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Work in the field of my study.



TEAM 15U Male
NAME Joshua Nwachukwu
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6'2
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Acadia School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Dakota
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant. Golden State Warriors
SUMMER GOALS Improve on my shooting and handles
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS I aspire to be like Kevin Durant
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the provincial championship in grade 8
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My school coach
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play college ball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Be a doctor



TEAM 15U Male
NAME James Rae
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6'3"
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Oak Park High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Oak Park High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Dwyane Wade & Miami Heat
SUMMER GOALS Improve on my skills as a guard and to improve my leadership skills.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To go on to play college basketball and to obtain a scholarship.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Playing Varsity at Oak Park as well as traveling to Edmonton.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My family & Jon Lundgren
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to college and play basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Obtain a degree in Kinesiology.



TEAM 15U Male
NAME Elijah Grant
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5'10"
PRESENT AGE 14
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bison
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Russell Westbrook / OKC Thunder
SUMMER GOALS Continue to sharpen my skills and develop into an elite guard
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play basketball for a Division 1 college
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL So far it has been making the provincial team
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My dad
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to college/university to study Kinesiology
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Get involved in coaching the sport



TEAM 15U Male
NAME Mekhi Lisan
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5'8"
PRESENT AGE 14
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 12 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Amber Trails Community School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Undecided
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Jr. Bison/ Cia Bounce
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kobe Bryant &
Los Angeles Lakers
SUMMER GOALS To get better and win Nationals
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To be the best player I can be and more...
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the Jr. High Provincials with my school and going 26-0 in the season
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My parents, my brothers and my trainer Kofi Mensah
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL To play D1 NCAA basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER To be a coach and give back to the community



TEAM 15U Male
NAME  Aka Ebubechukwu
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6'1"
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Glenlawn Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Glenlawn Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Wolves
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant
SUMMER GOALS Become a two way player and improve my IQ
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play CIS
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making the Provincial team
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Coaches and teammates
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to University
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Get a job based on what I took in university



TEAM 15U Male
NAME Joshua Shyllon
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5’10”
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Kelvin High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Kelvin High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Triumph 204
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics
SUMMER GOALS My Goal is to Win Nationals
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS I aspire to one day play professional basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL My fondest memory is from grade 8 when my team one the tier 2 championship because at my old school we didn’t really have a lot of banners like others schools so me and my teammates wanted put ourselves as the first Boys team to win a championship
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Kyrie Irving
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL I would like to go to university and play ball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER I would like to start my own business



TEAM 15U Male
NAME Brayden Longstreet
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6'2"
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING College Beliveau
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Ecole Kelvin High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Jr. Bisons White
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Giannis Antetokounmpo & Philadelphia 76ers
SUMMER GOALS I would like to get stronger, achieve more consistent shots, become more confident with ball
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Would love to be able to play college ball - D1 level
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Dropping 36 points against St. Paul's in a tournament Game
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Lebron James
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play D1 ball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER I'd like to start a family and teach my son/daughter how to play the game of basketball



TEAM 15U Male
NAME Tako Suliman
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6'0"
PRESENT AGE 14
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING St. Maurice School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL St. Maurice
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Ignite
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Celtics kyrie Irving SUMMER GOALS Better shooter
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Being the best
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Kyrie Irving BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Coach Charles Mom and Dad
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Pro ball player
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Engineer



 TEAM 15U Male
NAME Nathaniel Bangura
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6'1"
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING John Taylor Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL John Taylor Collegiate
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant and OKC
SUMMER GOALS Win Nationals
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play CIS
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL First in-game dunk
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My older brother
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to U of M
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach



 TEAM 15U Male
NAME Logan  Kraus
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6'0
PRESENT AGE 14
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Sturgeon Heights
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Jr Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM John Wall and The Washington Wizards
SUMMER GOALS My Summer goal is to WIN the National Championship!
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play College or University ball after I graduate.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Going 25 - 0 with my Sturgeon Huskies team and winning the JV Championship.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE AI
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to College or University
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Become an accountant and continue with basketball by coaching. 


TEAM 15U Male
NAME Brendan Amoyaw
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 5'11"
PRESENT AGE 14
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Grant Park High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Grant Park High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Ignite Canada
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors.
SUMMER GOALS To continue to develop my basketball IQ, improve my shot range and be able to shoot 3 pointers better, use it as a learning experience for future years, and soak in, embrace and take advantage of this experience.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play in college or university basketball, Div 1.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the Regina Hornets tournament in 2017, as well as being part of the CP program and making the U15 provincial team this year.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Charles Carlos, Dan Becker and my dad.

AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university to study medicine or biology.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Pursue my career as doctor or scientist, and coach basketball part-time for a club or community team.




TEAM 15U Male
NAME D'ontea Cameron
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6'
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Miles Macdonell Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Miles Macdonell Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Bison Black
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James
SUMMER GOALS To improve on game
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To improve my game to get a scholarship
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Getting invited to play in the Adidas top 40 camp
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Watching Lebron James
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Get a scholarship and maybe play Division 1 Basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Sport Therapist



TEAM 15U Male
NAME Simon Hildebrandt
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6'6"
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Gordon Hayward, Charlotte Hornets
SUMMER GOALS Win Nationals
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play professionally
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning grade 9 provincials
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Erwin Hildebrandt
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Enter the business world
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Travel




TEAM 15U Male
NAME Lota Offor
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6'6"
PRESENT AGE 15
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Bison
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James & Celtics
SUMMER GOALS National Championship and few travels
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play at the highest level of the game
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winnipeg Provincials & Toba 2017
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Dan Becker
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Attend College
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Practice with my college degree

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