Originally posted on Ball in Europe  |  Last updated 12/1/11
The British Basketball League played games straight through to Tuesday night this week and thus the lateness of our regular BBL roundup from BallinEurope’s man in the UK, Sam Chadwick. We await his words no longer… This past Friday saw four BBL Championships games, while Saturday saw the Wildcats take on the Raiders and the game one of the BBL Cup Semi-Finals with the Leicester Riders going up against the Eagles. The lateness of this post is also due to the Wolves going up against the MK Lions on Tuesday night, broadcast on Sky Sports 3. Friday saw two teams from the bottom half of the table face off, when the Mersey Tigers narrowly defeated the Durham Wildcats, 85-81. The Tigers were led by David Aliu who finished with a 19-point, 12-rebound double-double to go with two assists; Myles Hesson had a double-double of his own in putting up 12 points and grabbing 10 boards; and Matthew Otten did a little bit of everything to total 13 points, four rebounds and six assists. The Wildcat...
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