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2014/15 BBL Signings – Roster Tracker

August 21, 2014

Keep track of all the player movement in the BBL off season ahead of the 2014-15 season with our roster tracker. Bristol Academy Flyers Head Coach: Andreas Kapoulas Ins: Greg Streete, Roy Owen, Jordan Ranklin, Doug McLaughlin-Williams (all re-signed), Doug Herring (St. John Mill Rats, Canada-NBL), Alif Bland (Cuxhan Bascats, Germany-Pro-A), Deane Williams**, Tamas Okros**, […]

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Leeds Change Name to Become Force in the BBL

August 15, 2014

Leeds Carnegie have announced that they will now be known as Leeds Force after undergoing a rebranding of the club. The move ends the link with Leeds Metropolitan University and the decision was explained by Commercial director Mark Mills. “We find ourselves at the pinnacle of the sport and as such it is only right […]

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Drew Sullivan Signs with Home Town London Lions (Video)

August 13, 2014

GB captain Drew Sullivan returns home, announcing he is signing with the London Lions on a two year deal. We headed down to the Olympic Park for the press conference to see what he had to say about it. With him and last year’s MVP, Zaire Taylor, teaming up for the capital’s side, the Lions […]

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Drew Sullivan Returns Home to Join London Lions

August 12, 2014

Great Britain Senior Men’s co-captain Drew Sullivan has officially completed his move to the London Lions after signing a two-year deal with the BBL club. Sullivan’s homecoming was finally announced as the Lions hosted a press-conference at London’s Aquatic Centre following weeks of rumours concerning the move. “Words can’t begin to express my excitement about […]

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Harrison Gamble Ready to Make Hard Work Pay Off

August 12, 2014

Harrison Gamble admits the upcoming season will be ‘very important’ for his development after taking the decision to re-sign with the Leicester Riders. The 22-year-old returns for a second season with the club and now wants to push on and seize his opportunity. “The decision to return to the Riders was very easy for me,” […]

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Drew Sullivan’s Leicester Riders Departure Confirmed

August 8, 2014

Drew Sullivan will not be returning to the Leicester Riders next season, with his move being confirmed by the club’s managing director and Head Coach this week. Riders managing director Russell Levenston told the Leicester Mercury that their efforts to re-sign Sullivan came up short. “We were always keen to have a player like Drew […]

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Riders to Host Top European Sides in Pre-Season Tournament

July 24, 2014

Leicester Riders will host established European teams from Spain and Belgium in a pre-season tournament at Loughborough University on September 19th-21st. Obradoiro CAB – also known as Rio Natura Monbus for sponsorship reasons – compete in Liga Endesa, which is the Spanish top division, while Okapi Aalstar will be playing in this season’s EuroChallenge after […]

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Andreas Kapoulas Looking to Build on GB U20s Experience in the BBL

July 24, 2014

Bristol Flyers head-coach Andreas Kapoulas is looking forward to the challenge of the BBL after helping guide the GB under 20′s to an 11th place finish at the recent European Championships. Kapoulas labelled the efforts as a ‘fantastic achievement’ as the U20s returned from Crete with their heads held high. GB battled injuries as well […]

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Bristol Begin Assembling Roster Ahead of Debut BBL Campaign

July 22, 2014

Bristol Flyers have re-signed four players from last year’s squad and added American guard Doug Herring Jr. as they prepare for life in the BBL. The club also announced that RSG will be the main sponsor for the coming season. CEO of RSG Mike Beesley is pictured above with Flyers captain Greg Streete and Bristol […]

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Demond Unleashed to Help Cheshire’s Championship Challenge

July 22, 2014

Cheshire Phoenix have sent out a strong message in recent weeks with a number of high-calibre additions – none more so than Demond Watt. The American joins the BBL side having completed a successful spell in Iceland. And now, Watt wants to continue the winning habit with the ‘Nix. He said: “Winning silverware will be […]