Helsinki Seagulls Head Coach Mikko Larkas to Manage Team in GBSL

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Helsinki Seagulls Head Coach Mikko Larkas to Manage Team in GBSL

London —– Mikko Larkas is one of the top upcoming coaches in Finnish professional basketball and will be managing a free agent team in the upcoming Global Basketball Summer League in Las Vegas. Mikko is a young coach that has a lot of experience in Finnish basketball. This upcoming year is his fourth season as the head coach of the Helsinki Seagulls, a Finnish 1st Division team.

In the past he served as an assistant coach for Finnish powerhouse Tapiolan Honka and also worked with their youth programs. Mikko has been part of the National Team of Finland and has helped developed some of the top young players in the country.

GBSL Opportunity:

Mikko will use the GBSL platform to scout for new imports for the Helsinki Seagulls and network with the International basketball community. The Finnish league is an excellent league for American players to begin their careers and they are allowed to have (3) imports per team. Top leagues in Europe typically recruit American imports that have excelled in Finland.

This is an excellent opportunity for GBSL players to work with a European professional coach and showcase their talent. The GBSL provides players with (4) practices and (3) official games with NBA referees that will be televised with professional broadcasting on GBTV.


For consideration: To play on Mikko Larkas team, players must complete the GBSL registration process, using the registration link at the bottom of the page

Venue: Doolittle Community Center, Las Vegas

Session B: July 9th – July 12th

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About Helsinki Seagulls

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Helsinki Seagulls was established in 2013 and it acquired its place on the second level of Finnish basketball in Division I A after the dissolution of the Torpan Pojat team. The license of Torpan Pojat was then transferred to the Seagulls, along with the remaining players. The Seagulls opened their 2013-2014 season in the Division I A with winning 10 matches in a row. The team won a total of 25 of their 28 regular season games placing first in their division. Seagulls earned the promotion to Korisliig, the top league in Finland after dismissing first Tampereen Pyrintö II and then BC Nokia in the division playoffs.




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