Back-to-Back-to-Back BBL League Champions

Category: News
Author: RidersMedia
Date: 9th April, 2018

Leicester Riders are the British Basketball League Champions for a third straight season taking victory on the road this weekend to secure the title despite the depleted roster.

The Riders sealed the BBL Championship with five games remaining in the league before the team head into the Quarter-Finals of the BBL Play-offs (Click for Home Leg Ticketswith a record of 25-3 in the league so far despite a depleted roster.

Head Coach Rob Paternostro was delighted to win it again!

“What a feeling. I am so proud of the guys and the effort. To play back-to-back games this weekend and to put on the performances like they did makes it special.”

Riders Captain Tyler Bernardini was of course pleased to seal his third BBL title.

“To win it (the BBL Championship) three times in a row is pretty incredible. It’s not usually done. To win this league is not very easy and we have done it this year, with this new group and I think a lot of people didn’t think we would be here.”

Join the Riders on April 20th as the BBL League Trophy will be presented to the team and to the crowd! CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets.

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