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Preview: London Lions v Bristol Flyers

London Lions v Bristol Flyers
BBL Championship
Copperbox Arena
Friday, January 27th (7.30pm)

Watch LIVE on BBC Sport.

Bristol Flyers look to get back on track when they face the London Lions in front of the BBC Sport cameras on Friday night (7.30pm).

All of the key information on London Lions can be found below.

LONDON LIONS
Lions come into Friday's game after suffering a 29 point blowout loss to the hands of Worcester Wolves. Lions have struggled of late, losing three of their last five games, but their poor form is not a true reflection of the London-based side. Lions are one of only two teams to beat the defending BBL champions Leicester Riders this season.

HEAD COACH
Nigel Lloyd - Lloyd took over as head coach in 2015 and guided the Lions to a sixth-placed finish last season. A recent head coach of the Barbados national team, Lloyd is no stranger to winning in the BBL as a former league MVP during his playing career.

ONE TO WATCH
Rashad Hassan - The American forward is second in the league in scoring, averaging 18.2 points pr game - Hassan had a game-high 24 points when the teams met earlier in the season.


We're playing at a very high level. Things are clicking right now for us.

Mike Vigor


W W W W W L
Flyers form heading into this game

OFFICIALS
Taking charge of Friday’s game will be Keith Williams, Rob Hickman and Eduard Udyanskyy.

WATCH LIVE
Walkabout Bristol will be the official venue to show Friday’s televised game against the Lions on BBC Sport - click here to find out more.

DID YOU KNOW
Friday’s game will be Andreas Kapoulas’ 100th BBL game as Flyers head coach.

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