BBL Playoffs 2016 Round Up: May 1

The Molten BBL Play-Off Final has been set as Leicester Riders and Sheffield Sharks booked their spots in next week’s finale at The O2 Arena.

Sheffield saw their 11-point first leg advantage wiped out by a late surge from Glasgow Rocks, but recovered to record a 159-153 aggregate success, despite losing 73-68 on the night with Warren Gillis leading Glasgow with 25 points.

Meanwhile, Leicester advanced to their third final of the season after seeing off Cheshire Phoenix with a 183-147 victory on aggregate. Kinu Rochford finished with 31 points and 18 rebounds to lead Phoenix to a 92-84 road win with the damage already done in the first leg.

Sheffield Sharks 68 (14,30,52) (Hogg 20, Robinson 17, Brooks 16)
Glasgow Rocks 73 (15,35,55) (Gillis 25, Achara 15, Stephens 10)
Sharks win 159-153 on aggregate.

Leicester Riders 84 (22,34,56) (Sullivan 20, Wright 15, Washington 13)
Cheshire Phoenix 92 (28,46,65) (Rochford 31, Huffor 22, Taylor 16)
Riders win 183-147 on aggregate.

Source: BBL
Image: P.Davies