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18-22 Dec: What’s coming up in the BBL this week?

It’s the week before Christmas and we’ve got a whole bunch of festive treats in store for fans this week in the BBL, with 6 big BBL Championship clashes and one BBL Cup finalist confirmed by the end of the weekend.

We take a quick look at what you can expect this week!


THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE

Wednesday 18 December 2019
BBL Championship: London Lions v Bristol Flyers (7:30pm)

Friday 20 December 2019
BBL Championship: Surrey Scorchers v Cheshire Phoenix (7:00pm)
BBL Championship: Newcastle Eagles v Manchester Giants (7:30pm)
BBL Championship: Worcester Wolves v Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks (7:30pm)

Saturday 21 December 2019
BBL Cup, Semi-Final (2nd Leg): Bristol Flyers v London City Royals (5:00pm)

Sunday 22 December 2019
BBL Championship: London Lions v B. Braun Sheffield Sharks (4:00pm)
BBL Championship: Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks v Cheshire Phoenix (5:00pm)



LONDON LIONS V BRISTOL FLYERS

Date: Wednesday 18 December 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Copper Box Arena
Competition: BBL Championship

This is the third time London Lions and Bristol Flyers have met this season, and both teams have continued to trade wins over their last five encounters, with Lions just edging Flyers 3-2. Bristol are coming off a successful weekend, having picked up two consecutive wins but 2018-19 league champions Lions have begun their Championship campaign also with two consecutive wins so Wednesday’s clash will be interesting to watch.

Last time they met: Lions 103-69 Flyers (20 November 2019)
Last five meetings: Lions 3-2 Flyers

📈 Livestats
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SURREY SCORCHERS V CHESHIRE PHOENIX

Date: Friday 20 December 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Surrey Sports Park
Competition: BBL Championship

It’s the first time Surrey Scorchers and Cheshire Phoenix will meet this season, and Cheshire will be hoping to continue their short but undefeated winning streak, having already picked up two consecutive wins in the Championship. The last time these two met it was just six points which separated the two teams so their clash on Friday is sure to be one not to miss.

Last time they met: Scorchers 83-89 Phoenix (19 January 2019)
Last five meetings: Scorchers 2-3 Phoenix

📈 Livestats
💻 YouTube Stream


NEWCASTLE EAGLES V MANCHESTER GIANTS

Date: Friday 20 December 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Eagles Community Arena
Competition: BBL Championship

Manchester Giants travel to the Eagles Community Arena on Friday to face Newcastle Eagles in the hopes of clinching their first win of the Championship season whilst Newcastle will be hoping to pick up their second win in the league.

Last time they met: Eagles 104-71 Giants (15 November 2019)
Last five meetings: Eagles 4-1 Giants

📈 Livestats
💻 YouTube Stream


Here’s some key clashes you can expect this week in the BBL Championship


WORCESTER WOLVES V RADISSON RED GLASGOW ROCKS

Date: Friday 20 December 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: University of Worcester Arena
Competition: BBL Championship

It’s the first time Worcester Wolves and Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks will meet this season on Friday, and the last time they met proved to be a rather thrilling encounter. It was just two points which separated the two teams and with Glasgow searching for their first win of the Championship, it’s no doubt they’ll come out all guns blazing.

Last time they met: Wolves 74-72 Rocks (26 April 2019)
Last five meetings: Wolves 1-4 Rocks

📈 Livestats
💻 YouTube Stream


BRISTOL FLYERS V LONDON CITY ROYALS

Date: Saturday 21 December 2019
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: SGS College Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, Semi-Final (2nd Leg)

History will be made on Saturday as either Bristol Flyers or London City Royals will make their very first BBL Cup Final. Bristol were just able to narrowly emerge victors in the 1st Leg last weekend, defeating the Royals 82-84, and there’s no doubt the second leg promises to be an equally dramatic encounter.

Last time they met: Royals 82-84 Flyers (13 December 2019)
Last five meetings: Flyers 2-3 Royals

📈 Livestats
💻 YouTube Stream


LONDON LIONS V B. BRAUN SHEFFIELD SHARKS

Date: Sunday 22 December 2019
Time: 4:00pm
Venue: Copper Box Arena
Competition: BBL Championship

It’s been over a year since B. Braun Sheffield Sharks last defeated London Lions, but they will be hoping to end that unfortunate streak on Sunday when they travel to the capital to meet the 2018-19 league champions for the first time this season.

Last time they met: Lions 89-73 Sharks (22 March 2019)
Last five meetings: Lions 5-0 Sharks

📈 Livestats
💻 YouTube Stream


RADISSON RED GLASGOW ROCKS V CHESHIRE PHOENIX

Date: Sunday 22 December 2019
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Emirates Arena
Competition: BBL Championship

Of the two occasions that Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks and Cheshire Phoenix have met this season, both teams have shared a win a-piece and the margins on victory haven’t exceeded 10 points. Therefore, it’s no doubt that Sunday’s clash can be expected to be another thrilling contest.

Last time they met: Phoenix 78-88 Rocks (17 November 2019)
Last five meetings: Rocks 4-1 Phoenix

📈 Livestats
💻 YouTube Stream