Leicester Riders took victory at home in the British Basketball League over the Bristol Flyers in a 64-63 thriller.
Leicester Riders held on for a nail-biting victory over Bristol Flyers for their third win of 2019.
Rob Paternostro’s side improve to 9-3 as they climb into third, while it’s a fourth straight loss for the Flyers, who now drop to 7-5.
The Riders seemed to be in control at the half with a 14-point lead before the Flyers battled back in the third to take the lead. It went down to the wire and a free throw from Conner Washington proved decisive after a big three point shot from Kiefer Douse.
Leading scorers – DeAndre Burnett 14, Kiefer Douse 13, JR Holder 10 (Riders) – Fred Thomas 20, Justin Gray 14, Daniel Edozie 13 (Flyers)
Hear from Head Coach Rob Paternostro after the Riders victory over the Bristol Flyers.
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