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Posted Friday, April 20th 2018

Preview » Bristol Flyers v Worcester Wolves

Bristol Flyers v Worcester Wolves
BBL Championship
Saturday, April 21st 2018
SGS WISE Arena

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Bristol Flyers look to book their place in the BBL Play-Offs as they host Worcester Wolves on Saturday night (7:30pm).

Everything you need to know on Saturday night’s opponents can be found below.


CAN FLYERS MAKE THE PLAY-OFFS?

Following Tuesday's victory against Sheffield Sharks, just one win in the next four games will confirm Flyers' place in the postseason.

Alternatively, a defeat for Cheshire Phoenix, who are facing Leicester Riders at 7.30pm on Saturday night, will secure Flyers' play-off berth.


WORCESTER WOLVES

The Worcester Wolves have been consistently competitive in the last few years, having been a mainstay in the BBL play-offs for the last five years.

In addition to their league success, they have continued to enjoy deep runs in the surrounding competitions. In 2014, Wolves secured the double crown by winning the BBL Trophy and becoming play-off champions. 


ONE TO WATCH

#24 George Beamon

Worcester Wolves boast a multitude of offensive fire power. George Beamon, has been a handful on the offensive end and has torched teams all season long. The American has impressed in the 2017/2018 campaign and has won multiple BBL All-Star Five honours.

The 6’4 guard is seventh in the league in scoring and comes into the contest averaging 17.6 points per game.


HEAD COACH

Wolves’ Head Coach Paul James has been the constant for the Worcester based side since coming in as Head Coach in 2009. James has a wealth of experience in coaching. He has enjoyed stints with Thames Valley Tigers, Guildford Heat and the England Senior Men’s team and has brought his coaching pedigree to the Worcester Wolves.


LAST TIME OUT

Bristol Flyers produced a strong performance to see off the visiting Worcester Wolves 82-74.


DID YOU KNOW?

Worcester Wolves are the second most efficient team in the league from the three-point arc scoring at a clip of 36% of their attempts.


WATCH LIVE

Saturday's game will be available to watch LIVE via the BBL’s official streaming partner, LiveBaketball.TV (subscription) - click here to sign up NOW.


GAMEDAY PARKING

Please note, SGS College has introduced paid parking, however the club has reached an agreement with Aviva insurance, a short five minute walk away from the WISE campus for fans to use their car park free of charge.

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