The JBA League’s finest will head overseas to take on the best of the best around the globe.
The JBA USA team begins their tour around the world on Saturday, September 22 in Svendborg, Denmark when they take on the Svendborg Rabbits at the Svendborg Idrætscenter. Tip-off is at 5:00 pm CEST, (Denmark time)/8:00 am PST.
It will be the first game of the 28 game tour that will span three months and two continents.
Tickets for the game are sold on the Rabbits website, www.rabbits.dk.
The JBA USA roster will be highlighted by LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball. For the Ball brothers, this will be their return to Europe after playing for BC Vytautas in Lithuania earlier in the year. The Ball brothers will make their return to Lithuania for two games on October 1st and October 4th.
The Ball Brothers will join 13 of the top JBA League stars as they go all around the world.
- LiAngelo Ball – Los Angeles Ballers
- LaMelo Ball – Los Angeles Ballers
- Greg Floyd Jr. – Los Angeles Ballers
- Melvin Davis – Los Angeles Ballers
- Je’Rell Springer – Seattle Ballers
- JaMichael Morgan – Seattle Ballers
- Cameron Clark – Seattle Ballers
- Jordan Ray – Atlanta Ballers
- Corey Boyd – Atlanta Ballers
- Deon Lyle – Chicago Ballers
- Harrison Rieger – Chicago Ballers
- Nate Morris – Dallas Ballers
- Nyang Wek – Dallas Ballers
- Curtis Hollis – Houston Ballers
- Calvin Brown – New York Ballers
Los Angeles Ballers head coach Doyle Balthazar will be the head coach of the JBA USA and will bring his assistant Rasul Salahuddin and Seattle head coach Charles O’Bannon.
Both Salahuddin and O’Bannon will bring their experience to the players after playing overseas themselves.
Following the opener in Svendborg, Denmark and Lithuania will be 17 more countries in Europe and Asia on the tour.
- Denmark – September 22
- Lithuania – October 1
- Lithuania – October 4
- Latvia – October 8
- Russia – October 10
- Finland – October 14
- Estonia – October 16
- Poland – October 21
- Germany – October 24
- Netherlands – October 26
- Belgium – October 29
- France – October 31
- England UK – November 2
- Turkey – November 7
- Turkey – November 9
- Macedonia – November 13
- Slovenia – November 16
- Croatia – November 18
- China – November 29
- China – December 2
- China – December 5
- China – December 7
- China – December 9
- China – December 12
- China – December 15
- Hong Kong – December 17
- Philippines – December 19
- Philippines – December 21
USA JBA will resume in 2019.