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Basketball is not the most high-profile sport in the UK, somehow seen as an American phenomenon, but a thriving community of young Londoners ardently follow and play the sport. With competitive games on hold, basketball player Nhyira Asihene, known as Heish, decided to organise an impromptu tournament in south-east London.

With the official London basketball league postponed until November, it seemed that a street tournament would be the perfect way to get players together enjoying their sport.

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