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Who is Elvin Mims?

Elvin Mims is a current Power Forward (#4) as well as Assistant Coach for the NBLC's London Lightning. Born Dec 23rd,1979 Elvin is currently the teams most seasoned veteran and looking forward to continued success both on & off the basketball court. Elvin has enjoyed over a decade of playing basketball at highly competitive levels and all over the world,including Australia,Iceland ,US & Canada. He is now enjoying this change of role,increase in responsibility and his first step towards life after retirement from playing professionally.
Mims was born in Century, Florida, in fact Florida is also where he started his basketball career while playing for the Northwest Florida State College, before his talent was recognized at a higher level, and he was scouted to Southern Miss. University in 2000. Moving on  to a professional league in 2002 for the Yakima Sun Kings and as they say, the rest is history.