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Basketball news

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

In his latest column. Nino Severino shares a very special story about an inspirational young Ipswich basketball player and her coach, local legend Nick Drane.

In his weekly look at the world of sport, MIKE BACON takes a look at NBA basketball star LeBron James’ latest venture and why Paul Hurst is making the right noises.

Ipswich Basketball Club hosted its annual end of season dinner and awards night at the Ipswich Hotel, Copdock, writes William Russell.

Ipswich Basketball Club coach Nick Drane believes his women’s side’s historic undefeated season is a feat that may never be repeated again.

NBL Division Two Play-off Final

Ipswich 96

Derbyshire Gems 55

Ipswich Women completed a remarkable perfect season with a crushing victory in the play-off final in Manchester.

Ipswich Basketball Club’s women’s side stand one game away from an unprecedented unbeaten, triple-winning season – but head coach Nick Drane insists that he and his players are not thinking about making history.

Ipswich Basketball are celebrating securing two junior Final Four appearances in the same season for the first time in club history, as both the Under-16 Boys and Girls sides won their national quarter-finals at the weekend to advance to the showcase event in Manchester next month, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two play-off semi-final

Ipswich 76

Sevenoaks Suns 60

The unbeaten Ipswich Women advanced to the NBL Division Two play-off final with a comprehensive 76-60 win against a very talented Sevenoaks Suns squad.

National play-off semi-finals

Ipswich 77 Cardiff 68

It’s play-off time for Ipswich Basketball Club at Copleston this weekend, with three back-to-back games.

Ipswich Women 78 Derbyshire Gems 73

NBL Division Two

Worcester Wolves 31

Ipswich 88

Ipswich moved to 18 straight wins in all competitions this season, and 13-0 in the National League as they put on a defensive clinic against a talented Worcester Wolves team, writes William Russell.

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 71

Thames Valley Cavaliers 94

A creditable second-half performance gave Ipswich some positives to take away from their final home game of the 2017-18 regular season, as talented visitors Thames Valley Cavaliers sealed their promotion to NBL Division I on Saturday evening, writes Rob Schatten.

As the National Basketball League season winds down, Ipswich Basketball Club head into their final home game of the campaign this Saturday still in the hunt for playoff places.

Ipswich Under-18 Men sealed their division title with a game to spare, securing an 87-54 win over Shoeburyness Scorpions on Sunday, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 95

Sussex Bears 100

A clinical first-half performance gave Ipswich a big edge, but it wasn’t enough to hold off visitors Sussex Bears, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two

Nottingham Wildcats 31

Ipswich 140

Ipswich Basketball Club’s senior women won by 109 points as they travelled to Nottingham to face the face the Wildcats, beating them 140-31 with another powerful performance, writes Oliver Williams.

Ipswich Basketball Club added two more trophies to their historic season over the weekend – and head coach Nick Drane is expecting more winners’ medals before the campaign comes to a close.

The Under-16 Girls completed their weekend with a routine 97-41 win over Oaklands Wolves on Sunday, blowing the game open in the second half behind 34 points from Esther Little and 26 from Cameron Taylor-Willis, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 95

Essex Leopards 76

Ipswich ended a run of four straight defeats with an excellent performance and a deserved victory over promotion candidates Essex Leopards, writes Rob Schatten.

Under 16 National Cup Final

Ipswich 58

Haringey Angels 42

Ipswich Basketball Club made history for the second time in the space of a few weeks as their Under 16 Girls won the National Cup Final with a dominant performance.

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