European Basketball Week
Athlete with a blue Play Unified shirt on and a gold European Basketball medal hanging down.
European Basketball Week takes place in November every year with thousands of athletes taking part in hundreds of events!
Two athletes giving a high-5 while the rest of the team surrounds them and cheers in victory
Special Olympics athlete-coaches from SO Belgium (Tamara) and SO Germany (Andre) made their mark at the Unified Basketball Tournament held in Munich, Germany from 28 – 30 November.
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Adult man in a black Play Unified shirt is speaking to an interviewer, text at the bottom reads, "...and we must be unified."
What do NBA legend Sam Perkins, Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas and Special Olympics athlete Artur Pool all have in common?
Sam Perkins being interviewed, he's holding a microphone and speaking to the camera.
NBA legend, Sam Perkins, flew into Europe to celebrate European Basketball Week 2018 with Special Olympics athletes in Estonia and he had a very clear message: go out and have fun!
One player jumps for a layup shot; another player attempts to block the shot.
Between 24 November and 2 December, almost 19,000 players will take part in 250 local and national events across 35 European countries.
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Unified athlete and Special Olympics athletes from Italy sitting on the side lines talking and sharing a laugh.
Special Olympics European Basketball Week 2018 is in full swing across Europe from 24 November to 2 December 2018.
Young male Romanian player in an orange uniform catching the basketball. The 2017 Eurobasket mascot is in the middle ground. A girl is in the foreground wearing a blue uniform with the number 6 on her back. An audience is watching the action in the background.
2018 marks the 15th edition of one of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia's highlight events: European Basketball Week (EBW).
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Female Unified team running down the court, girl in a black uniform leads and is preparing to throw the ball.
Special Olympics European Basketball Week 2017 ran across Europe Eurasia from 24 November to 3 December 2017.
2017 European basketball teams on the court with a person dressed up as the rabbit mascot.
2017 marks the 14th edition of one of Europe’s biggest basketball events, which aims to deliver unity through sport.
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