Leicester Riders have won their third trophy of the season. It's the first time in the club's history they've won the treble. It finished Leicester Riders 68 Newcastle Eagles 57. Rajiv Popat was at Wembley to see them do it, from where he sent us this report.
Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders have completed a historic treble, beating the Newcastle Eagles 68-57 in the #BBLplayoffFinal!
Leicester Riders have done the triple and secured their third trophy this season. They beat the Newcastle Eagles 68-57 at the Wembley Arena in the BBL Play-off final.
Leicester Riders coach, Rob Paternostro, has praised his squad ahead of Sunday's final against Newcastle Eagles.
After making it to last year's final, Leicester Riders are hoping to be crowned British Basketball League champions.
Leicester Riders have today been putting in last minute training ahead of their BBL final against Newcastle Eagles this Sunday.
The team, which is the oldest in the UK, hopes to finish this season with a trophy.
Leicester Riders were runners up last year and won the British Basketball League in 2001.
Leicester Riders' basketball coach Rob Paternostro has been voted BBL coach of the year. He has led the side to a championship and cup double. It's the second time he has won the award.
Leicester Riders are through to their second successive BBL final, despite losing their unbeaten home record to Worcester last night.
Riders recorded an aggregate victory of 148 points to 141 despite losing 68 - 66 on the night. They play Sheffield Sharks in the trophy final on Saturday.
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The Leicester Riders basketball team have been celebrating victory in the BBL Cup championship with the Lord Mayor at a civic reception.
The Riders beat Newcastle Eagles 85-80 in the final on January 13th, ending a 12-year wait for silverware at the club.
The Lord Mayor of Leicester Cllr Abdul Osmon joined the celebration at the Town Hall.
Leicester Riders have won their first major league cup in over a decade.
They beat Newcastle Eagles 85 to 80 at Birmingham's NIA last night at the British Basketball Cup Final.