Banner image

Preview: Bristol Flyers v Glasgow Rocks

Bristol Flyers v Glasgow Rocks
BBL
SGS WISE Arena
Saturday, February 11th (7.30pm)

Tickets for this game are SOLD OUT

Bristol Flyers look to continue their fine run of form as the high-flying Glasgow Rocks visit the SGS WISE Arena for this sold out BBL clash.

All the key information on Saturday’s BBL opponents can be found below.

GLASGOW ROCKS
Rocks had an incredible start to the 2016/17 season, winning 12 games in a row early on, the Scottish side currently sit 3rd in the BBL table. Originally established as the Edinburgh Rocks in 1998, the team rebranded as the Scottish Rocks in 2002 following a move 45 miles west to Glasgow. The club once again renamed to become the Glasgow Rocks in 2009 following a new long-term agreement with Glasgow City Council. The team moved into their current home at The Emirates Arena in 2012, where games are played in both the Main Arena and the smaller Sports Hall.

HEAD COACH
Sterling Davis – After retiring from his playing career in the summer, Davis now focuses on coaching duties and moulding together a new-look side. Sterling had spells with a number of BBL clubs during his playing career, including Sheffield Sharks (2004–2006), London Towers (2003) and Brighton Bears (2001–2003). He scored a career-high 42 points on March 1st 2011 in a game against the Guildford Heat.

LAST TIME OUT
Flyers fell to a fifth-straight defeat in the BBL, as Rocks claimed an 84-61 win at the Emirates Arena.

ONE TO WATCH
Neil Watson – Watson joined the Rocks following a two-year stint with the Leicester Riders, where he was rated among the best in the league for his position. In his debut season he led the BBL in terms of assists, averaging an impressive 7.9 per game. The American guard is averaging 4.29 assists and 18 points per game in the BBL this season.

OFFICIALS
Taking charge of Saturday’s game will be Eduard Udyanskyy, Mac Callender and Stephen Desmond.

FORM
Flyers: WWLWLW
Rocks: LLLWWL

TICKETS
Tickets for this game are now SOLD OUT. No tickets will be available on the door.

DID YOU KNOW
Bristol Flyers secured their first ever BBL away win against Glasgow Rocks on Sunday, September 28th 2014. (62-79)

Latest News

It's about understanding our identity - Kapoulas

It's about understanding our identity - Kapoulas

Posted: Sunday, October 25th 2020

It was a good test for us - Delpeche

It was a good test for us - Delpeche

Posted: Sunday, October 25th 2020

Report: Cheshire Phoenix 78-86 Bristol Flyers

Report: Cheshire Phoenix 78-86 Bristol Flyers

Posted: Sunday, October 25th 2020

An important lesson - Kapoulas

An important lesson - Kapoulas

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020

Also from Bristol Sport

Gallery: Robins secure point from Swansea City visit
Football icon

Gallery: Robins secure point from Swansea City visit

View a selection of images from Saturday's 1-1 draw with Swansea City as Dean Holden's men remain second in the Sky Bet Championship.

Posted: Monday, October 26th 2020 • Football

Highlights: Bristol City 1-1 Swansea City
Football icon

Highlights: Bristol City 1-1 Swansea City

Watch the key moments from Ashton Gate as the Robins came from behind to secure a point against Swansea City.

Posted: Sunday, October 25th 2020 • Football

Brunt praise as City bounce back
Football icon

Brunt praise as City bounce back

Chris Brunt marked his first City league start with a penalty-winning free-kick and was pleased with how his team-mates ‘dug in’ to earn the draw.

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020 • Football

‘We got a reaction’ - Holden
Football icon

‘We got a reaction’ - Holden

Head Coach Dean Holden was encouraged by the way City responded from their midweek defeat to rescue a point against Swansea City.

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020 • Football

Report: Bristol City 1-1 Swansea City
Football icon

Report: Bristol City 1-1 Swansea City

Nahki Wells fired in his third goal of the season from the penalty spot as the Robins came from behind to secure a point against Swansea City.

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020 • Football