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Leicester Riders take on Newcastle Eagles in BBL Cup Final

8000 people are expected tonight at the NIA in Birmingham for the BBL Cup Final. The Riders are in good form - they've won 20 of their last 22 matches. The two teams are joint top of the British Basketball Championships so promises to be an exciting match.

Riders training earlier this week Credit: ITV Central News
Riders training earlier this week Credit: ITV Central News
Riders training earlier this week Credit: ITV Central News
Riders training earlier this week Credit: ITV Central News
Riders training earlier this week Credit: ITV Central News

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Leicester Riders reach British Basketball League final

Nearly 8,000 people are expected to be in the crowd on Sunday to watch the game Credit: ITV Central

Leicester Riders basketball team have made it to the final of the British Basketball League this weekend against Newcastle Eagles in Birmingham.

The team has seen spectator numbers up 18% since the Olympics and nearly 8000 are expected in the crowd on Sunday.