The Nottingham Hoods are delighted to announce the return of Luke Mitchell to his hometown Hoods.
A great local talent, Luke was representing England u16 aged just 14, when the 6’0″ became the youngest Hoods player to win a senior cap, making his debut in 2012. A mainstay in the Hoods setup from 2015 onwards, he was instrumental in the Division 2 title winning team in 2018, when he won the MVP award, averaging 10ppg, 2.2rpg, 4.1apg and 1.0spg. Luke also has the record for most assist in a game with 10 against Middlesex LTBC in 2018.
Have a look at some Luke’s highlights on our YouTube account:-
Luke had this to say about his return, “After a year away focusing on life outside of basketball, I’m excited to get back on the court. It’s a great feeling being back in practice and I’m super excited to have fans back at the games as well. I think as a club we have a lot to look forward to this season and have a real shot to push to be one of the top teams in NBL D1.”
Head Coach Ben Stanley added, “I’m very happy to have Luke back this year, after he took last year off to take his focus away from basketball. His defensive tenacity and knowledge of the game is going to be a big part of this team and I’m looking forward to his resurgence this year.”
Luke Mitchell – Squad Number 47