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Neil Watson Aiming to Lead Riders to Glory

December 19, 2014

Neil Watson is already proving an astute acquisition for Leicester Riders in his rookie season and is targeting success in the BBL. The Southern Miss graduate made the trip across the Atlantic to begin his professional career, and has made a bright start in the opening few months. “The BBL has been pretty tough,” he […]

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John Barber Gets the Steal and Throws Down the Poster Dunk!

December 17, 2014

Sheffield Sharks’ John Barber came up with the huge dunk against Durham at the weekend after setting up the play with the steal at half-court. The American went on to score 21 points to guide the Sharks to an important 65-63 win on the road. Check out the dunk below:

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Tayo Ogedengbe Throws Down the Lob Off the Glass!

December 16, 2014

Tayo Ogedengbe and JaJuan Smith combined once again for the Glasgow Rocks as they turned on the style in the BBL Cup semi-final second leg. In front of the BBL TV cameras, Smith threw the perfectly timed lob off the glass and Ogedengbe swooped in from behind for the emphatic dunk as the Rocks defeated […]

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BBL Week 12 – Round-up

December 15, 2014

In Week 12, the BBL Cup Final was set as Newcastle Eagles and Glasgow Rocks booked their place at next month’s showpiece, while the Eagles moved further clear at the top of the Championship. Fab Flournoy’s side took a two-point lead into their second leg on Friday and made sure of their spot in the […]

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BBL Highlights – Week 11 Round-up

December 12, 2014

Check out the latest BBL highlights round-up as Newcastle extend their winning streak and Manchester suffer back-to-back defeats. Newcastle Eagles made it 12 straight victories in the league with a convincing display in the North-East derby against Durham. Scott Martin drained five triples on his way to a 25-point haul, while Andy Thomson weighed in […]

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Ben Mockford Joins Plymouth, As Nick George Departs

December 10, 2014

Plymouth Raiders have signed GB international Ben Mockford after parting ways with veteran forward Nick George. Mockford began his pro career in Spain with Caceres in the third division, but recently left due to ‘personal reasons’. The 25-year-old had a breakout summer with the national side with some impressive performance including a 19-point haul against […]

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BBL Round-up – Week 11

December 8, 2014

All 13 teams were in action in the latest week in the BBL as the table continues to take shape. Newcastle Eagles extended their winning streak to ELEVEN straight games in the league with a convincing 99-83 victory at home to Durham. Scott Martin starred with 23 points with five 3-pointers, while Andy Thomson added […]

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Riders Bolster Squad with Wright Addition, Rocks Return for Egwuonwu

December 6, 2014

Leicester Riders and Glasgow Rocks have both made changes to their rosters this week ahead of their highly-anticipated BBL TV clash tonight. Third-placed Leicester have signed American forward TrayVonn Wright to replace compatriot Derrick Roland – released this week – while the Rocks have re-signed American centre Paul Egwuonwu despite parting ways with the rookie […]

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Newcastle Eagles to Honour Charles Smith’s Landmark Achievement

December 5, 2014

Newcastle Eagles will pay tribute to the remarkable career of Charles Smith with a special video montage ahead of tonight’s game against Durham – with a crowd in excess of 2500 people expected at Sport Central. Smith has racked up an incredible 6100 points in the BBL in a combined total of 380 games – […]

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Nick Lewis Drops Fab Flournoy with Nasty Crossover!

December 3, 2014

Nick Lewis pulled a sharp move on Newcastle Eagles player-coach Fab Flournoy to send the BBL veteran tumbling to the ground. The 21-year-old Sheffield Sharks guard hit the crossover on an opponent 20 years his senior during the first leg of their BBL Cup semi-final clash last Friday. Check it out below: