Leicester Riders have won the British Basketball League Cup in dramatic fashion, beating Newcastle Eagles 72 - 69.
In a close-fought encounter, the Riders battled back from 49 - 60 at the start of the fourth quarter, to retain the trophy for the second year running.
Match report to follow...
After helping the Leicester Riders to a trio of trophies in his first season - and their most successful one ever - last year, point guard Jorge Calvo knows what it takes to win the big games.
Ahead of Sunday's BBL Cup final encounter with Newcastle Eagles, the twenty-five year-old Spaniard is looking to continue his early success with the side:
Leicester Riders take on arch rivals Newcastle Eagles, in the final of the British Basketball League Cup this weekend.
Head coach Rob Paternostro and experienced forward Andrew Sullivan are aiming high ahead of the tussle for silverware:
The big showdown will take place at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena on Sunday, where the Riders will be contesting their fifth major final in a row, after winning three out of four possible trophies last season.
They will also be looking for two BBL Cup victories on the bounce, after beating the Eagles 85 - 80 in a close-fought encounter in the same fixture last year.
Leicester Riders are expecting to move into a new £2.5m stadium next season.
It is hoped the 2,000 seat arena will link-up the Riders, Leicstershire County Cricket Club and Leicester College.
The leasing on their current stadium at De Montfort ended at the end of the season leaving them homeless.
Residents near the proposed stadium are concerned about potential noise pollution and constant traffic on match-days.
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.
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.