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Preview: Glasgow Rocks v Bristol Flyers

Glasgow Rocks v Bristol Flyers
BBL Championship
Sunday, January 24th

Bristol Flyers travel north on Sunday, aiming to halt the rolling Glasgow Rocks. (5pm tip-off).

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

GLASGOW ROCKS
After coming up short in in the BBL Trophy final of 2014 and the BBL Cup final of 2015, the Glasgow Rocks are still looking for the last piece of the jigsaw. While there are a handful of returnees in the shape of towering Great Britain star Kieron Achara and his often underrated compatriot, Jonny Bunyan, Rocks have lots of fresh faces for 2015-16. Scotland's only professional basketball club are also one the longest serving of the clubs in the BBL.

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.

ONE TO WATCH
Kieran Achara – The 6ft 10in forward made his debut for the Rocks in 2010 during an 80-76 win over the Sheffield Sharks. The GB international was part of the British national team, which took park in the London 2012 olympics, and Achara played a major role in the only victory of the tournament for the team against China.

LAST TIME OUT
Bristol Flyers failed to notch their second home win of the season, falling to the Glasgow Rocks 58-67 at the SGS WISE Arena - Click here to watch the highlights.

OFFICIALS
Taking charge of Sunday’s game will be Chris Dodds, Barry Fenwick and Neil Guthrie.

DID YOU KNOW
Since their inception, Glasgow Rocks have never played outside the UK's premier basketball league.

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