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BBL Round-up – Week 1

September 29, 2014

The opening weekend of the 2014-15 BBL season saw Bristol Flyers begin their debut BBL campaign in perfect fashion with a double-winning start. Also flying high are Leicester Riders, who join Bristol at the top with two wins out of two, while five teams including the defending league champions Newcastle Eagles are yet to taste […]

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Connor Murtagh Ready to Step Up to the BBL

September 28, 2014

GB under-20 forward Connor Murtagh can’t wait to showcase himself at the top level throughout the new BBL season with Manchester. Murtagh switched Magic for Giants this summer and made his BBL debut on Saturday with 10 points and 6 rebounds in a 104-82 defeat against Leicester. “I’m really excited about the new season and […]

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Bristol Flyers Win in BBL Debut

September 28, 2014

Bristol Flyers proved their pedigree on Saturday with an opening night victory over Plymouth Raiders to begin their BBL journey. Flyers defeated the Plymouth Raiders 65-56 at the SGS Wise Arena, and added a sellout crowd to boot, in a welcome sight for the BBL, who at times have been questioned on their process for […]

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2014-15 BBL Season Preview: Team-by-Team Guide

September 26, 2014

The new season of the BBL is upon us after a long off-season. Two in, one out as Birmingham Knights exit to leave 13 teams to battle it out over the next 7-8 months, finishing with the Playoff Final at the 02 Arena. Here’s our quick team-by-team guide: Bristol Academy Flyers One of two BBL […]

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Leicester Riders Beat EuroChallenge Side in Pre-Season Tournament

September 22, 2014

Leicester Riders rounded off their inaugural invitational pre-season tournament on Sunday with a 103-95 overtime victory over EuroChallenge side Okapi Aalstar at Loughborough University. The reigning BBL Cup champions had led their Belgian opponents for most of the game before a late surge forced the Riders into having to tie the game and extend proceedings. […]

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2014/15 BBL Signings – Roster Tracker

September 20, 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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Gareth Murray Stays in the BBL, Re-joins Cheshire

September 18, 2014

Great Britain Senior Men’s Gareth Murray has joined Cheshire Phoenix for the coming season having previously played for the BBL side in 2010-11. Murray had been seeking a move to Europe but will remain in the BBL for another season after once again switching Glasgow for Cheshire. The soon-to-be 30-year-old has spent eight seasons with […]

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Ricky Taylor Inspired by Fab Winning Mentality

September 10, 2014

Not long since arriving from across the pond and Ricky Taylor is already growing in confidence ahead of the new season as he prepares to help lead Newcastle Eagles to glory. The American made no secret of his desire to be successful in what will be his second season as a pro and what better […]

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Glasgow Rocks Sign GB Forward Ali Fraser

August 29, 2014

Great Britain Senior Men’s Alasdair Fraser has signed a deal in his native Scotland with BBL side Glasgow Rocks. The 22-year-old joins from German Pro-A side Gotha Rockets where he averaged 12.5 points per game last season in his first season as a pro. Fraser was called up to the GB side this summer but […]

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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 […]