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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 […]

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University of Worcester Takes Control of Wolves BBL Franchise

July 15, 2014

The University of Worcester has created UW Worcester Wolves as its subsidiary company, to undertake ownership of the BBL club. The news comes off the back of the club’s most successful season in the BBL, in which they won their first pieces of silverware in the top flight with an historic double. Director and Head-Coach […]

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Lipek KILLS the 2014 BBL Dunk Contest – 540 & Head at the Rim!

May 25, 2014

Check out Rafal ‘Lipek’ Lipinski killin’ the 2014 BBL Dunk Contest, pulling off a 540 and a nasty reverse over Joel Henry standing on a chair. Gotta give a shout out to Joel on this one too – I remember his first BBL dunk contest a couple years ago where he literally didn’t make a […]

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Lipek Gets Head at the Rim on Huge Reverse in BBL Dunk Contest!

May 17, 2014

Check out Rafal Lipinski, aka Lipek, who stands at just 6’2″ getting his head comfortably at the rim as he reverses the dunk over 6’0″ Joel Henry standing on a chair in the 2014 BBL playoff final dunk contest! Full dunk contest footage soon, as the UK’s Joel Henry did end up giving Lipek a […]

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BBL Secures 5 Year Deal with Tickets.com Worth Six Figures Annually

May 17, 2014

The BBL have signed a deal worth over six figures annually that will see Tickets.com become the League Wide Official Ticketing Partner from the beginning of the new season in September The 5 year deal will see all online ticketing functions moved to a single source, a move that will transform the league’s current ticketing […]

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Worcester Wolves Claim 2014 BBL Playoff Title

May 12, 2014

Worcester Wolves claimed the 2014 BBL Playoff title with a comfortable 90-78 final victory over Newcastle Eagles at Wembley Arena on Sunday afternoon. Behind a 30 point, 9 assist, 6 rebounds and 4 steal performance from MVP Zaire Taylor, Worcester pulled off the double after winning the BBL Trophy in March when they defeated Glasgow. […]

Zaire Taylor Crowned BBL Player of the Year

April 30, 2014

Worcester Wolves’ standout playmaker Zaire Taylor has been handed the Molten BBL Player of the Year award for 2013-14. Having enjoyed a hugely successful first campaign in the British Basketball League during 2012-13, playing an integral role in a treble-winning season for Leicester Riders, Taylor has since continued his fine work at Worcester. He has […]