Leicester Riders are just two wins away from retaining the BBL Championship title for the first time in the club’s 49 year history, having won in 2012/13 and 2015/16 season.
The Riders will take the floor on Friday night to take on the Sharks, a tough top four opponent in the BBL Championship needed just two wins to seal the BBL Championship form their last 6 games in the league however the Newcastle will be facing a tough Glasgow Rocks team at the same time. A loss for the Eagles will mean that Riders would only require a single victory to take the Championship, a victory that could happen on Friday night at the Leicester Arena.
The Sharks will enter the Leicester Arena with a 17-11 record in the BBL Championship following a slow start to the season and despite a recent loss, confident of their position in the top four as they try to fend off Glasgow Rocks and the Worcester Wolves.
Advanced Tickets remain on sale for the game at bit.ly/riderssharks1
Hear from Coach Paternostro on Friday’s match up with the Sharks below.