Basketball


PLYMOUTH Raiders have offered a second chance to British shooting guard Jawad Adekoya. The Raiders were forced to release 6ft 5in Adekoya in January 2018, along with Neil Watson and  Kinu Rochford, after a breach of club rules relating to the use of banned substances. But Devon outfit were suitably impressed by the way Adekoya …

PLYMOUTH Raiders suffered a fourth defeat in six games as they were beaten 91-74 at home by bottom side Worcester Wolves on Sunday. Wolves’ win at the Pavilions capped their best weekend of the season, having beaten Surrey Scorchers on Friday evening. Up until this weekend they had only won one game. The defeat was …

BRISTOL Flyers were beaten 90-83 at home by Leicester Riders, who went to the top of the BBL Championship for the first time this season thanks to the win. Leicester are the team Bristol have struggled most against since they joined the BBL in 2014. The Riders have now claimed 17 straight wins over the …

PLYMOUTH Raiders bounced back from their BBL Trophy exit on Friday night with a dominant display on the road against Surrey Scorchers on Sunday. The Raiders won 112-98 to move to 10-9 in the BBL Championship, despite the absence of star player Donte Nicholas. Plymouth, who had been beaten at home by Glasgow two days …

AFTER four weeks on the road, Plymouth Raiders return to the Pavilions on Friday to face the Glasgow Rocks in the second round of the BBL Trophy (7.30pm). The Raiders picked up two wins out of five in January, posting impressive victories away against Newcastle Eagles and the number two ranked Sheffield Sharks, but losing …

PLYMOUTH Raiders will be looking to bounce back after two away defeats on Friday night when they hit the road again with a trip to second-placed Sheffield Sharks. It will be the Raiders’ fourth consecutive away match. They have lost to Cheshire Phoenix and Leicester Riders since stunning Newcastle Eagles on their new home coach …

PLYMOUTH Raiders’ poor run of results against Leicester Riders continued on Saturday night when they were beaten 88-82 away live on BBC Sport. Raiders have now lost their last 24 matches against the Riders – a run stretching back to 2012. Leicester’s defence came through for them after they had been nine points down, as …

PLYMOUTH Raiders were unable to back up their impressive win at Newcastle Eagles on Friday night with another victory on Sunday at Cheshire Phoenix The Raiders lost 89-84 at Cheshire after failing to build on a half-time lead. The visitors were 10 points up at the end of the first quarter and were 46-39 ahead …