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Kalil Irving Crusading in Worcester

November 21, 2014

The rise of Kalil Irving has been a prominent one, establishing himself as a regular starter at Worcester having joined the club as a 19-year-old in 2012. Irving came through the academy at Medway Park (now Kent Crusaders again) and also spent a year out in America before his move to the BBL, where he […]

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Cheshire Phoenix Sign 7’8″ Paul Sturgess

November 20, 2014

Cheshire Phoenix has signed the world’s tallest basketball player, Paul ‘Tiny’ Sturgess. The 7ft 8ins, 26-year-old centre is originally from Loughborough and is the second tallest living Englishman. He made his name during a two-year spell with the Harlem Globetrotters, where he was nicknamed Tiny. “I am looking forward to joining the team,” Sturgess said. […]

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2014/15 BBL Signings – Roster Tracker

November 20, 2014

Keep track of all the player movement in the BBL off season ahead of, and during, 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, […]

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Ralph Bucci Sinks the Game Winning Buzzer Beater vs Manchester!

November 19, 2014

Ralph Bucci knocked down the game-winning triple to help Durham beat Manchester 70-67 at the buzzer last Sunday. Callum Jones had the chance to put the Giants ahead but his mid-range jumper found the edge of the rim and American guard Chris Jones collected the rebound and led the fast-break, doing well to keep his […]

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BBL Week 8 – Highlights Round-up

November 19, 2014

The latest highlights round-up from around the league features four games this week including wins for Newcastle, Cheshire, Worcester and Durham. Ralph Bucci came up big for the Wildcats with the game-winning 3-pointer (full video coming soon) to help defeat Manchester 70-67. The player-assistant beat the buzzer and finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds […]

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BBL Round-up – Week 8

November 17, 2014

The latest round of action saw Worcester and Leicester kept up the pressure on rampant leaders Newcastle while Cheshire moved into the top four with a double-winnning weekend. John Coffino’s side improved to a 6-5 record with two contrasting victories; the first of which a come-from-behind 86-73 win in Bristol. The Nix were trailing by […]

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BBL Week 7 – Highlights Round-up

November 12, 2014

The latest BBL highlights round-up includes just the two games this week – featuring home wins for Manchester and Bristol. Bristol Flyers ended their run of four consecutive league defeats with an impressive 73-72 victory over the Sheffield Sharks. Doug Herring Jr continued his scoring prowess and was joined on a equal game-high 23 points […]

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BBL Round-up – Week 7

November 10, 2014

Leeds Force finally claimed their first league win in the BBL while Newcastle Eagles maintained their advantage at the top with their seventh straight league win. Matt Newby’s Leeds side came out firing on Friday night at the Carnegie Sports Arena and raced into an early 20-3 lead against Surrey. The lead peaked at 25 […]

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Tommy Freeman Confident Comeback Win Can Lift Rocks

November 8, 2014

Tommy Freeman believes Glasgow Rocks can build on their comeback win against Durham as they continue to gather momentum following their slow start to the season. The American contributed 11 points to the 83-81 win on the road, which saw Glasgow recover from being 21 points down at half-time to pick up their third league […]

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Leeds Force End Wait to Claim Their First-Ever BBL League Win!

November 8, 2014

Leeds Force finally ended their search for a first league victory in the BBL after defeating Surrey United 73-61 at the Carnegie Sports Arena on Friday. The win ensures that there will be no repeat of recent seasons where the likes of Mersey Tigers and Birmingham Knights have gone through the whole season without a […]