Paul James tallies 500th win in BBL -

Paul James tallies 500th win in BBL

Paul James Plymouth City Patriots

Paul James, Head Coach of the Plymouth City Patriots, has achieved his 500th win as a Head Coach in the British Basketball League after beating the London Lions.

It could not have come in a bigger game as the Patriots upset league leaders london Lions 94-70 to overcome a seven-game losing streak.

James was made the inaugural head coach of the Patriots in August 2021, ahead of their first season as a new franchise. Prior to his role with the Patriots, James had coached the likes of the Plymouth Raiders, the England national team, Worcester Wolves, Guildford Heat, and Thames Valley Tigers.

In a coaching career that has spanned nearly 20 years, James has been at the forefront of Plymouth Basketball for over five years.

“It hasn’t really sunk in yet; my focus was just on getting another win,” James said.

“The guys have been working exceptionally hard since they got here, and we’ve been getting better all the time. We’ve had to change a few things up, and it just clicked tonight against London.”

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