- National Teams
Sky Sports has revealed its BBL schedule through until February 2021, tipping off this Thursday night with a double-header from Newcastle Eagles’ Community Arena.
The new two-year agreement means Sky Sports will air 30 live BBL games a season, including both the men’s and women’s BBL Trophy Final, BBL Cup Final and BBL Playoffs, with 13 of those now inked into the schedule which can be seen below.
🏀 THE BBL IS BACK! 🏀
🏆 Past champions
🔍 Players to watch
🤝 New signings
Here's our beginner's guide to @BBLofficial ahead of its return to Sky Sports this evening.@ch_skysports | @SheffieldSharks | @CheshireNix | @NewcastleEagle | @London_Lions
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— Sky Sports NBA (@SkySportsNBA) December 3, 2020
It runs concurrent to the 4-year NBA deal Sky Sports signed in 2018, which they are currently delivering as the official home of the NBA in the UK.
Sky Sports previously provided coverage for the BBL between 1995 and 2001, and again in 2010.
(home team first)
Thursday 3 December (doubleheader – single venue) – Newcastle Eagles vs London Lions / Sheffield Sharks vs Cheshire Phoenix
Friday 11 December – London Lions vs Plymouth Raiders
Friday 18 December – Leicester Riders vs Bristol Flyers
Friday 8 January (doubleheader – single venue) – Worcester Wolves vs Glasgow Rocks / Cheshire Phoenix vs Manchester Giants
Friday 15 January – Sheffield Sharks vs Newcastle Eagles
Sunday 24 January – Cup Final
Friday 29 January – Glasgow Rocks vs Surrey Scorchers
Friday 5 February – Plymouth Raiders vs Bristol Flyers
Friday 12 February – Manchester Giants vs Surrey Scorchers
Friday 19 February – Newcastle Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks
Friday 26 February – Leicester Riders vs Worcester Wolves