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Basketball: Cadle's record in danger

WEMBLEY-BASED London Towers will be reduced to spectators in their own venue for the Budweiser play-off finals in the first weekend in May unless they can transform their season in the quarter-final series against Newcastle Eagles.

Basketball: Bullish Bullets target play-offs as Leopards take title again

BIRMINGHAM were six seconds and a finger roll away from becoming Budweiser League champions on Sunday night, but once a miss by Sheffield Sharks' Deon Hames' allowed Greater London Leopards to claim the title with a 106-102 overtime win, the Bullets immediately began focusing on the play- offs.

Basketball: Leopards retain title in overtime

THE most dramatic climax ever to a Budweiser League season came down to the final seconds last night when Great London Leopards defeated the Sharks 106-102 in overtime at Sheffield Arena to retain their title.

Basketball: Bullets take title race into final day

BIRMINGHAM BULLETS ensured the Budweiser League title will not be decided until tomorrow's final games by defeating Manchester Giants 82-80 at the NEC last night.

Basketball: Leopards close in on league title

GREATER London Leopards kept one hand on their Budweiser League trophy with a 97-92 victory over Thames Valley Tigers last night. Birmingham Bullets must beat Manchester Giants at the NEC tonight to prevent Billy Mims and his boys from becoming the first club in six years to defend the championships successfully.

Basketball: Jones rewarded for Derby's run

DERBY STORMS' impressive list of scalps during March has earned Jeff Jones the coach of the month Award for lifting his team into contention for the Budweiser League play-off quarter-finals.

Basketball: Leopards escape a mauling

GREATER London Leopards escaped from Moorways with a 91-89 overtime victory against Derby Storm on Saturday, but the Budweiser League leaders and defending champions will still have Birmingham Bullets snapping at their tails for the final week of the season.

Basketball: Leopards' trip to the foxhole

GREATER London Leopards and Birmingham Bullets must fight their way out of the Budweiser League's equivalent of the trenches tonight, as they take their battle for the championship into the final week of the regular season.

Basketball: Sharks seek better spirit

JUST three weeks after winning the Uni-ball League Trophy, Sheffield Sharks' coach, Chris Finch, has blamed a lack of team spirit for a run of three defeats in four games which has knocked them out of contention for the Budweiser League title.

Basketball: Leopards and Bullets on song

GREATER London Leopards and Birmingham Bullets maintained their momentum in the Budweiser League title race last night, while Derby Storm's play- off prospects improved with a 73-71 win over Thames Valley Tigers, writes Richard Taylor.

Basketball: Dorsey inspires revival in Birmingham Bullets' title hopes

TONY DORSEY last weekend wrote off his team's chances of stealing the Budweiser League title from Greater London Leopards, but last night steered Birmingham Bullets to a 102-90 win at Sheffield Sharks, which keeps the pressure on the leaders and defending champions.

Basketball: Ford the driving force behind Leicester's play-off push

GENO FORD scored Leicester's last eight points in a 92-90 victory over Worthing Bears, to keep the Riders in a three-way fight for the last place in the quarter finals of the Budweiser League play-offs with Derby Storm and Chester Jets.

Basketball: Derby kick up a storm with wins over Sharks and Bullets

DERBY STORM, struggling to qualify for the play-off quarter-finals, played a startling role in the Budweiser League title race with single-point victories over two of the contenders, Sheffield Sharks and Birmingham Bullets.

Basketball: Sharks' title hopes ruined by Wedel

CRYSTAL PALACE turned the Budweiser league title race on its head last night with a 92-91 win at Sheffield Arena which virtually put the Sharks out of the hunt.
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