Cheshire West & Chester placed in Tier 2

Following today’s announcement that Cheshire West & Chester has been placed in Tier 2, Cheshire Phoenix can now look forward to welcoming the Nix Nation back to the EPSV. The club is discussing the matter internally, as well as with the BBL and Basketball England, in order to determine the game-day protocols. We are hoping … Read more

2020/21 BBL Championship fixtures announced

by Vlad Ionasc The schedule for the 2020/21 BBL regular season has been released and we have all the details of who Cheshire Phoenix are playing when… We begin our quest for a top-eight finish in the BBL Championship with a trip to the Eagles Community Arena on the 3rd of December, where we will … Read more

Cheshire Phoenix 73 – 86 Glasgow Rocks

by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix were eliminated from the BBL Cup following a 13-point loss against the Glasgow Rocks. The Nix came into the fixture still missing four of their key players in Kahron Ross, Sehill Mouliom, Pharroh Gordon and Eric Hamilton, while the Rocks travelled to the EPSV with a fully-fit squad. Mike McCall … Read more

Cheshire Phoenix 64 – 106 Manchester Giants

by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix dropped their third game in the BBL Cup against the Manchester Giants. The short-handed Nix travelled to Manchester without four of their key players: Kahron Ross, Sehill Mouliom, Pharroh Gordon and Eric Hamilton. However, Ben Thomas received a tiny boost prior to the game as new recruit (and former Giants … Read more

British Basketball to receive £4 million from the Government

A statement on the website read: “The British Basketball League is delighted with the support announced today for basketball by the Government. The Government has announced a rescue package of up to £4 million for basketball to address the impact of the absence of spectators because of coronavirus.   The bulk of that is targeted at the … Read more

Phoenix land former Giant Mike McCall Jr.

by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix are pleased to announce the signing of American guard Mike McCall Jr. McCall was born in Chicago, USA and spent his collegiate career playing for the Saint Louis Billikens in the Atlantic 10 conference, NCAA D1. The 6’0 guard accumulated 133 apperances (110 starts) for the Billikens and averaged 9.1 … Read more

Cheshire Phoenix 63 – 93 Glasgow Rocks

by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix succumbed to their second loss of the season at the hands of Gareth Murray’s new-look Glasgow Rocks. Ben Thomas’ side travelled to Glasgow without their key players – Kahron Ross, Devin Mitchell, Sehill Mouliom, Jalen Hayes, Eric Hamilton and Pharroh Gordon – due to coronavirus implications. Cheshire’s makeshift squad included … Read more