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Posted Friday, November 29th 2019

ITEC Game Preview: Sheffield Sharks (A) - BBL Cup Quarter-Final

Bristol Flyers travel to Sheffield Sharks on Sunday in the Quarter-Final of the BBL Cup (4pm tip-off).

Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday afternoon's game can be found below.


GAME DETAILS

  • Date: Sunday, December 1st
  • Tip-off: 4pm
  • Competition: BBL Cup Quarter-Final
  • Where: Ponds Forge International Sports Centre
  • Watch LIVE: Tune in for FREE via the BBL’s official YouTube channel

HEAD COACH

Atiba Lyons - Joining Sharks as a player in 2006, Atiba Lyons made the step up to head coach in 2008. During his tenure, Lyons has won two BBL Cups, one BBL Trophy and has led the Sharks to two second place finishes as well as the BBL play-off title in 2016.


LAST TIME OUT



A slow start proved costly for Bristol Flyers in a 86-66 defeat to Sheffield Sharks away form home.

In a game where Daniel Edozie surpassed 1,000 career rebounds, the Sharks led from start to finish, with the gap peaking at 31 points in a convincing home win.

BOX SCORE


ONE TO WATCH

Image credit - Andy Chubb

#0 Nick Lewis - The former GB Under-20 international returned to the Sharks in the summer, having previously played for them in 2014/15. A proven scorer in the BBL, Lewis has hit the ground running in the BBL Cup so far, leading the way for Sheffield with an impressive 20.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.


WHAT THEY SAY

"Sheffield have been playing some of the best basketball in the BBL so far this season.

We will have to play 40 minutes of our brand of basketball."

Andreas Kapoulas


WATCH LIVE

All BBL Championship, BBL Cup, BBL Trophy and BBL play-off games this season will be available to watch LIVE and on demand for FREE via the official YouTube channel of the BBL.

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