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British Basketball League has license terminated as creditors step in – Sportcal

British Basketball League has license terminated as creditors step in – Sportcal

Basketball League Ltd. has operated the 10-team UK league since 2017. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images) The UK’s British Basketball Federation (BBF) governing body has announced that it has terminated Basketball League Ltd’s (BLL) license to operate the country’s top-tier of professional basketball, the British Basketball League. BLL acquired a 10-year operating license for the league in...

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British Federation terminates license of company running the league

British Federation terminates license of company running the league

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net The British Basketball Federation announced that the organization’s board took an unanimous to terminate the licence of BLL (Basketball League Ltd), the company that has been opeerating the British Basketball League since 2017. BBF and the BLL had then agree on a 10-year deal that apparently is no longer active for...

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British Basketball League operators have licence terminated over finances

British Basketball League operators have licence terminated over finances

The British Basketball League’s operating company has seen its licence terminated by the British Basketball Federation following concerns over its financial position. Basketball League Ltd has been overseeing the men’s professional league under the terms of a 10-year licence granted by the sport’s governing body in 2017. However, as uncertainty continues over its financial position...

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British Basketball Federation ends Basketball League Ltd licence because of financial concerns

British Basketball Federation ends Basketball League Ltd licence because of financial concerns

The British Basketball Federation (BBF) has terminated the licence of Basketball League Ltd (BLL) – the company which runs the men’s professional league – with immediate effect. The BBF said it took the decision having received “information concerning the finances of Basketball League Ltd”. The BLL has been operating the men’s game since being awarded...

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Sky Sports nets British Basketball League deal

Sky Sports nets British Basketball League deal

Sky Sports will air 40 British Basketball League games this season, continuing its relationship with the competition for a fourth season. The competition has overhauled production over the summer, with an in-house team hired to take over from former production partners Buzz 16 and Brandvox. Part of this overhaul has seen the addition of a...

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Rockets academy has lift off

Rockets academy has lift off

READING Rockets Basketball Club have announced a new Rockets Regional Academy at Park House School in Newbury. The club is hoping to increase the amount of high-level basketball opportunities in the local area, while establishing a player development pathway. The side compete in the second tier of British basketball, playing at the Loddon Valley Leisure...

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BBL engages with new investors amidst 777 controversy – Hoopsfix.com

BBL engages with new investors amidst 777 controversy – Hoopsfix.com

The British Basketball League (BBL) are in ‘advanced discussions with potential new investors’ following the ongoing 777 Partners controversy, reports The Times. 777 – who own a 45% stake in the league, along with the London Lions, while also helping to fund the league-owned Manchester Giants and Plymouth City Patriots – have come under increased...

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Lions net play-off title to complete BBL double

Lions net play-off title to complete BBL double

Sam Dekker iced the game with a three-point shot from the corner with less than 10 seconds left, capping off his MVP performance. Lions were looking for revenge from the Trophy final, but the scoring got off to a slow start before Aaryn Rai and Dekker traded to get things going. It wasn’t until the...

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Sam Dekker Hits Game-Winner in British Basketball League Championship

Sam Dekker Hits Game-Winner in British Basketball League Championship

Sam Dekker is no stranger to the moment. In fact, he’s been hitting crunch-time shots since high school. So when he caught the ball in the right corner in an 85-85 game with 10 seconds remaining and rose up, there wasn’t much doubt that the Badger alum’s shot would find anything other than nylon. Sam...

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London Lions beat Cheshire Phoenix to win BBL play-offs

London Lions beat Cheshire Phoenix to win BBL play-offs

Cheshire have been a surprise package this season, finishing second in the league and winning the BBL Trophy, beating London in the final. They were nevertheless underdogs, but Phoenix boss Ben Thomas – the coach of the year – was determined to make life uncomfortable for London again and deployed a full-court press early on....

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