Basketball


Plymouth Raiders’ Kinu Rochford hung onto his BBL All-Star Five starting place after putting up another majestic showing to earn his spot in the team for week nine. One of the form players in the League right now, Rochford spearheaded Raiders’ memorable win against BBL leaders Esh Group Eagles Newcastle with a 20-point and 12-rebound …

Plymouth Raiders have signed six-foot-five shooting guard Jawad Adekoya to help strengthen the back court for the remainder of the season. Adekoya, who originates from Tinley Park, Illinois, is no stranger to the BBL having played last season with the Cheshire Phoenix where he averaged a respectable ten points per game in a little over …

The First Round draw for the BBL Trophy has pitted last year’s beaten finalists Plymouth Raiders against local rivals Bristol Flyers. The dates and tip-off times for the opening round have now been confirmed as the race begins to make it to the final at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Sunday, March 4 – …

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 …