England stall in three-point turn


A three-point shot two seconds from time by Joachim Jericho gave Denmark a 74-72 victory over England in a friendly game in Holbaek, Denmark, last night, writes Duncan Hooper.

England led only once in the game when three free throws by Karl Brown gave them a 72-71 advantage with 67 seconds to play. Steve Bucknall was the top England scorer with 17 points, supported by 15 from Brown and 14 from Neville Austin.

n Rick Taylor starts his new job at Budweiser League leaders London Towers today after leaving Manchester Giants.