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Championship title race still alive, three Play-Off spots remain

The BBL Championship title race is still alive, while three spots remain in the battle for the benecos BBL Play-Offs. Leicester Riders defeated Manchester Giants 66-73 on the road to keep London Lions waiting at least another day, whilst ending the Giants’ top eight hopes in the process. Plymouth Raiders edged out Bristol Flyers in …

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21 Apr 2019: Giants 66-73 Riders

Riders end Giants Play-Offs hopes. BBL ChampionshipManchester Giants 66-73 Leicester Riders (24-19, 37-30, 52-54) Leicester Riders extended the BBL Championship title race another day, whilst ending Manchester Giants’ hopes of making the benecos BBL Play-Offs. The Giants conclude their regular season on 14-19 – unable to make the top eight – with the Riders improving to …

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Permutations: Where each team can finish in the BBL Championship

There is still lots to be decided over the final two weeks of the 2018-19 regular season. The BBL Championship title race is down to two teams, while five places are up for grabs in the benecos BBL Play-Offs. Please note: current standings do not reflect head-to-heads – however these do come into effect with …

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Riders and Sharks emerge victorious on a thrilling Friday night in the Championship

Leicester Riders and DBL Sharks Sheffield both enjoyed Friday night wins after two top-six battles. The Riders edged out Radisson RED Glasgow Rocks in a 75-71 victory behind 16 points from Tim Williams, while Sheffield held on to beat Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as Dirk Williams lifted his side into fourth with 26 points in …

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BBL History made on busy Friday

A five-game Friday night saw big wins for two South-West rivals in pursuit of spots in the benecos BBL Play-Offs and the highest scoring game in BBL history. Worcester Wolves moved off the foot of the table with a historic 152-150 victory over Surrey Scorchers in quadruple overtime with Deshawn Freeman and Rob Crawford scoring …

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