Riders Announce Initial Pre-Season Fixtures

Category: News
Author: RidersMedia
Date: 24th July, 2017

The Leicester Riders will play host to the Portland Pilots on August 17th as well as the USA Select on September 2nd with Pre-Season Ticket Packages now on sale.

American college Portland Pilots will be the first team to visit the Leicester Arena this summer as part of the their 2017 European Tour across the UK. Portland will also face off against the Newcastle Eagles on Tuesday 15th August at Leicester Arena as the Riders rivals come to town to start their pre-season.

USA Select will return to Leicester Arena on September 2nd in the second game of the pre-season for the Riders to showcase a great collection of graduating seniors from a variety of US Collegiate programmes in what is always a high-paced, action packed game of basketball.

CLICK HERE to purchase your ticket package and ensure you don’t miss any of the action this pre-season.

Tickets & Tickets Packages are now on sale online for all three games at leicesterriders.co.uk/games via a new system using EventBrite to help ease and speed of purchasing for all fans.

“We are excited for a slightly different pre-season this summer,” commented Leicester Riders Managing Director Russell Levenston. “It will be great to host Portland Pilot to test us on the court against a young athletic group as well as off-court to share ideas and concepts as we continue to build our player pathway in Loughborough.

“USA Select have been great opponents in our pre-season and we are excited to have the team back in the UK to play against and engage out basketball community during their time here.”

CLICK HERE to purchase your Portland Pilot Tickets now.

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