Teddy Okereafor makes GB history

Teddy Okereafor broke the record for the most consecutive appearances for Great Britain set by Bill McInnes in 1976 with his 50th straight cap against Greece in the 2023 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers.  Okereafor marked the occasion with a joint game-high 19-point performance, which also included four rebounds, three assists and three steals. Okereafor was … Read more

Cheshire Phoenix 86 – 67 Sheffield Sharks

by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix captured their first victory in the BBL Championship against the Sheffield Sharks. The Nix used the convincing 86-67 triumph to extend their positive run against the Sharks to eight consecutive victories in all competitions, stretching across three different seasons. Cheshire led for 39 minutes and 13 seconds as their opponents … Read more

Cheshire Phoenix 72 – 94 Leicester Riders

by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix dropped to 0-5 in the BBL Championship after they suffered a 22-point defeat against the Leicester Riders at the Morningside Arena. The two sides squared off in BBL Cup less than a week ago, with the Riders emerging victorious by the slimmest of margins, 85-84. The second meeting of the … Read more

Nix add Larry Austin Jr.

Cheshire Phoenix are pleased to announce the signing of American point-guard Larry Austin Jr!  The 25-year-old, who hails from Springfield, Illinois started his collegiate career at Xavier, where he played for two seasons before transferring to Vanderbilt. Austin spent his final year of college at Central Michigan. The 6’2 point-guard was part of the 2014/15 … Read more

Cheshire Phoenix 84 – 85 Leicester Riders

by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix bowed out of the BBL Cup despite a valiant effort against the Leicester Riders at the Morningside Arena. Ben Mockford had a stellar night for the Nix, as he poured in 30 points on 11-of-17 shooting from the field, including 8-of-12 from three-point range, while reigning BBL MVP Geno Crandall … Read more

Cheshire Phoenix 81 – 109 Manchester Giants

by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix’s record in the BBL Championship worsened to 0-4 following a 28-point defeat against the Manchester Giants at the National Basketball Performance Centre. The Manchester Giants secured their fourth win of the season over the Nix and improved their BBL Championship record to 3-2. Manchester’s American guard Tyrik Armstrong impressed with … Read more