Charnwood College / Loughborough / Worthing Thunder • Centre
- Year(s): 2019, 2018, 2016,
- Teams: Team Black (2019), Team Black (2018), Team Black (2016),
A player always guaranteed to bring the energy, Kitenge took part in the Classic for a third time off the back of two summers with the GB Under-18 team. He also earned three MVP awards at Under-14, Under-16 and Under-18 level.
Recorded 11 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 blocks in 22 minutes as a starter in Team Black’s 67-62 victory in the Class of 2019 game in 2019.
MVP in Charnwood’s Under-18 National Cup victory earlier this year before winning the NBL Division 1 league title with Loughborough Student Riders. Kitenge also helped Great Britain Under-18s secure promotion to Division A last summer. Second HASC appearance.
Recorded 11 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals in 22 minutes as a starter in Team Black’s 85-71 victory in the Underclassmen game in 2018.
The second youngest participant in this year’s Hoopsfix All-Star Classic by just two days, Kitenge is another player part of England’s Under-16’s squad. The Worthing centre is a former Finals MVP winner after a big 17-point, 18-rebound double-double in the 2015 U14 Playoff Final.
Recorded 3 points, 3 rebounds and 2 blocks in 13 minutes off the bench in Team Black’s 93-73 victory in the Under-17 game in 2016.