Basketball


Bristol Flyers chalked up their third win on the trot/suffered their first defeat in three games with a ??-?? loss/victory over the Glasgow Rocks at the SGS WISE Arena last night. The Flyers went into the contest having edged Surrey Scorchers 85-86 in a breathtaking encounter at Surrey Sports Park the previous weekend to move …

Plymouth Raiders will be looking to book a quarter-final spot against DBL Sharks Sheffield when they head to Surrey Sports Park to take on the Surrey Scorchers this afternoon in the BBL Cup (2.00 pm). It was contrasting results for both sides last weekend with the Scorchers picking up two wins while the Raiders suffered …

The Plymouth Raiders will be looking to bounce back from last weekend’s West Country derby defeat when they take on Leeds Force at the Plymouth Pavilions this afternoon (4.00 pm). Gavin Love’s men went down 87-75 to the Bristol Flyers in round one of the BBL Championship season but will be confident of chalking up …

Leicester Riders entertained their home fans as they made it two wins from two with a comfortable 79-59 victory against Bristol Flyers in the BBL Championship. The defending champions recovered from a slow start as the defence took over to set the platform for a 20-point success. Bristol led by three after ten minutes, but …

Plymouth Raiders added six-foot-one Croatian Nick Tomsick to their roster ahead of their opening British Basketball League fixture against West Country rivals Bristol Flyers last night, which the Bristol club won 87-75. The 26-year-old guard attended Fort Lewis College in Colorado, USA and averaged an impressive 20.4 points per game in his senior year, making …

Plymouth Raiders have added Denzel Ubiaro, Matthew Broderick and Stephen Gordon to their BBL playing squad after successful trial periods. The 26-year-old Gordon was born and raised in Plymouth and a product of former Raiders’ assistant coach, Matt Hatchell. Having played at National League level with the Tamar Valley Cannons and Plymouth Marjons, he has …

Bristol Flyers have captured the signature of British American guard Chris Taylor ahead of the 2017-18 British Basketball League season, which gets underway on Friday. Taylor steps up to the BBL following a two-year spell in NBL Division One with the Derby Trailblazers, where he averaged 12.5 points per game, whilst leading the League in …

Plymouth Raiders announced the release of Dutch forward centre Craig Osaikhwuwuomwan due to medical grounds. During a medical assessment, an issue in his knee became apparent. Assessed by physio staff at Plymouth Marjon University, the prognosis was not optimistic. Plymouth Raiders made the difficult decision to allow Craig to head home to start his rehabilitation. …