Banner image

Report: Leicester Riders 86-57 Bristol Flyers

Bristol Flyers fell to a big defeat on the road at Leicester.

JR Holder led the way with 18 points for the league leaders, Rohndell Goodwin meanwhile got himself 15 points for Flyers.

Box Score

What happened

Flyers started brightly enough, forcing the turnover from Riders before Jordan Davis opened the scoring for the night with a jump three.

Following a few back and forth plays, Riders began to slowly exert control on the game.

Some huge blocks, coupled with poor shooting from Flyers saw the home side hold a seven point advantage at the end of the first, 20-13.

Flyers' offense performed slightly better in the second quarter but Leicester still limited the away side to just 16 points before the half drew to a close.

Bristol missed 19 shots in the paint in the first hald to see Riders hold a 13 points lead at the half, 42-19.

The second half panned out much as the first had, Flyers struggling to score just 28 points to Riders' 44 as Coach K's men finished with 31% from the field.

The final score 86-57.

Next home game

Bristol Flyers v London Lions
BBL Championship
Saturday, January 27th (7.30pm)