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British Basketball united with joint statement to Government on COVID-19 measures

Dear All, Basketball stands together to urge the Government in Westminster to rethink after it opted not to reopen indoor sports facilities as part of its latest easing of coronavirus restrictions. Pubs, cinemas and amusement arcades will reopen from 4 July but basketball courts, gyms and leisure centres remain off limits. Why? We have already …

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Scorchers topple league leaders Lions in Saturday night thriller

BBL Championship Surrey Scorchers 101-95 London Lions (22-29, 52-49, 75-76) (Scorchers – Cook 26, Bryan-Amaning 19, Ogedengbe 15; Lions – Soko 25, Tuach 15, Dang Akodo 14) Surrey Scorchers ended their recent slump of losses in the most emphatic way possible; toppling league leaders London Lions in a Saturday night thriller. Things looked promising for …

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Eagles into Trophy Final, Lions pick up big win and Giants miss first win

BBL Trophy, Semi-Final (2nd Leg) Newcastle Eagles 67-75 Cheshire Phoenix (14-19, 38-36, 54-54) (Eagles – Aded-Hussein 14, Defoe 13, Glasgow 11; Phoenix 21, Hayes 19, Flannigan 16) Eagles win 155-154 on aggregate BBL Championship Manchester Giants 90-96 Plymouth Raiders (23-23, 50-38, 68-64, 82-82) (Giants – C. Jones 26, J. Jones 22, Argues 19; Raiders – …

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28 Feb-01 Mar: What’s coming up in the BBL this weekend?

After a week off for the International window, the BBL teams are raring to go again and there’s plenty of action going down this weekend. We take a quick look at what you can expect this weekend! THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE Friday 28 February 2020 BBL Championship: Newcastle Eagles v Surrey Scorchers (7:30pm) BBL Championship: Plymouth …

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Three BBL players make final 12-man GB squad

The Great Britain roster for the FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifying games against Montenegro and Germany has been confirmed with Ovie Soko from London Lions, Ben Mockford from Cheshire Phoenix and Gareth Murray from Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks all making the final 12-man squad. Andreas Kapoulas, head coach of Bristol Flyers, is named assistant coach alongside …

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Lions extend lead, Riders & Wolves drop triple digit wins

BBL Championship Bristol Flyers 66-75 London Lions (21-27, 42-42, 55-63) (Flyers – Bradley 28, Delpeche 10, Thomas 10; Lions – Robinson 14, Peel 14, Tew 12) Worcester Wolves 116-91 Plymouth Raiders (22-20, 54-46, 88-67) (Wolves- Josephs 26, Hughes 19, Edwards 18; Raiders – Scott 25, Hassan 18, Wilcher 13) Leicester Riders 101-63 Newcastle Eagles (26-16, …

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Kestrels Dominate in Trophy, Lions Back to Winning Ways

BBL Trophy, Semi-Final (First Leg) Team Solent Kestrels 103-68 Bristol Flyers (30-22, 51-43, 71-53)(Kestrels – Smith 29, Scarlett 18, Wright 14; Flyers – Thomas-Edwards 17, Bradley 16, Edozie 9) BBL Championship London Lions 94-78 Cheshire Phoenix (26-15, 44-29, 72-56)(Lions – Robinson 19, Soko 16, Tuach 16; Phoenix – Flannigan 27, Sayers 14, Hayes 12) In …

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12-16 Feb: What’s coming up in the BBL this weekend?

It’s a packed BBL week, as we bring you a whopping 10 games across two different competitions. We take a quick look at what you can expect this weekend! THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE Wednesday 12 February 2020 BBL Championship: London Lions v Cheshire Phoenix (7:30pm) BBL Trophy Semi-Final (1st Leg): Team Solent Kestrels v Bristol Flyers …

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