BBL 16-17 Preview: Week 3

The third week of action in the BBL will see the three remaining BBL Cup Quarter-Final spots decided on Sunday.

Glasgow Rocks v Leeds Force

Details: Sunday 09 October, Emirates Arena, 5pm – BBL Cup, First Round

Summary: Both teams suffered their first defeats in the league on Sunday and have an opportunity to bounce back by reaching the Last Eight of the BBL Cup. The victor will advance to a Quarter-Final showdown with DBL Sharks Sheffield.

Last season: Rocks 2-1 Force (3-1 all comps)

Neil Watson, Glasgow Rocks guard – “I’m looking forward to the game, it’s always an exciting time when the silverware games come up and Leeds is a good team this year so I’m sure they are going to come here and give us their best shot.”

Friday 07 September 2016
(BBL CH) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle v Surrey Scorchers, 7:30pm
(BBL CH) DBL Sharks Sheffield v Manchester Giants, 7:30pm

Sunday 09 October 2016
(BBL CH) Leicester Riders v Surrey Scorchers, 4pm
(BBL CUP R1) London Lions v Plymouth Raiders, 4pm
(BBL CUP R1) Glasgow Rocks v Leeds Force, 5pm
(BBL CUP R1) Manchester Giants v Cheshire Phoenix, 5pm

Source: BBL
Image: P.Davies