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British Basketball League wrap: Mike Tuck’s huge 33/14 for Sharks; Eagles win two, Rocks lose two
It’s time for another look back at the weekend’s action in the British Basketball League and our guy to do so at BallinEurope is Sam Chadwick … so take it away, Sam! This past weekend, March 9-11, saw a total of nine BBL Championship games take place starting with two title favourites, the Newcastle Eagles […]
British Basketball League wrap: Ayron Hardy notches monster triple-double; Plymouth Raiders roll on; three-point problems throughout the BBL?
Back from the disabled list is BallinEurope’s man in the UK, Sam Chadwick. To celebrate his recovery, Sam contributes his again-soon-to-be regular wrap of recent events in British basketball… First off, I would like to explain my absence for all you die-hard BBL wrap-up readers. I have been unable to submit articles this past few […]
British Basketball League Wrap: Newcastle Eagles expand lead in standings with two wins
Going into another week of BBL ball, BallinEurope’s man in the UK Sam Chadwick takes a brief look back – with highlight clips – at last weekend’s games. The weekend of January 20-22 saw a total of eight BBL Championship games take place, starting with the Mersey Tigers (2-10 going into the weekend) against the […]
Charles Smith goes for 39 as Newcastle takes BBL Cup; Nathan Schall wins dunk contest
BallinEurope’s man in the UK, Sam Chadwick, reports on last week’s British Basketball League Cup along with the concomitant traditional festivities. Read on like Newcastle rolled on… This past weekend saw one of the many highlights on the BBL Calendar, when the BBL Cup Final took place at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham. That […]
British Basketball League: BBL Cup preview, weekly roundup
One of Europe’s first national tournament champions of 2012 will be crowned on Sunday in England as Birmingham hosts the British Basketball League Cup Final featuring the table-topping Newcastle Eagles (11-1) against the Plymouth Raiders (6-2). Included in the festivities will be the 2012 BBL dunk contest and the “BBL Babes Cheerleaders,” of whose identity […]
British Basketball League wrap: Wolves beat Eagles with 43-point fourth Q, now top table
There’s a new leader in the BBL after last weekend’s action, as the Worcester Wolves got to celebrate Christmas early in defeating the Newcastle Eagles. BallinEurope’s Sam Chadwick runs down his list to separate the naughty from the nice over this past weekend below…
British Basketball League wrap: Newcastle stays undefeated, makes Cup final; Bill Cole goes for 34 and 15 in Cheshire loss
The plot thickens in the 2011-12 edition of the British Basketball League … BallinEurope’s man in the UK, Sam Chadwick, summarizes last weekend’s action while making us wonder if anyone in the BBL can beat Newcastle… The first weekend of December saw some great basketball in the BBL including a thrilling Cup second leg between […]
British Basketball League wrap: Riders go 2-0; Capers debuts well; Green goes for 35 in loss
Time again for the weekly dispatch from England from BallinEurope’s man in the Things in the UK, Sam Chadwick. (Apologies for day-lateness; purely BiE’s problem with time management.) Seven BBL Championship games went down and Chadwick wraps ’em up for us. For all things BBL, read more below the break!
British Basketball League wrap: Worcester Wolves still rolling, Leicester Riders advance in Cup
With his weekly check-in to provide the update on weekend happenings in British basketball is Sam Chadwick, who summarizes the action in BBL Championship and Trophy Quarterfinals matches of Saturday and Sunday For all things BBL, read more below the break!
British Basketball League regular-season tip-off: The roundup
BallinEurope’s man in the U.K., Sam Chadwick, spent his weekend watching lotsa British Basketball League action in the first week of the regular season there. See below for his roundup of the games.
Fenerbahce Ulker whips Efes Pilsen (in possible last-ever meeting) to take TBL title
Congratulations go out today to Fenerbahçe Ülker, who tore apart Efes Pilsen at home, 76-51, to take the Turkish Basketball League title in six games. Four players – Mirsad Turkcan, Roko Ukic, Semih Erden and Tarance Kinsey – scored in double figures for Fenerbahçe, while Efes Pilsen was held to a lowly sub-33% on 16-of-49 […]
Coach: Newcastle Eagles 50/50 to enter Eurochallenge in 2010
While basketball continues to grow all over the Continent, reaching the popularity level of no. 1 or 2 sport in nearly every country from Portugal to Russia, the countries of the British Isles have notoriously lagged behind in hoops enthusiasm. Maybe it’s simply the overwhelming lure of traditional pastimes like soccer, rugby, cricket and Gaelic […]