The prestigious event will, as usual, continue to be the climax of the BBL season. But, after ten successive years at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, the Final will return to its’ former ‘home’ of Wembley Arena.
The decision further builds upon the current buzz surrounding basketball in London at the current time.
Great Britain is now only weeks away from competing at the Olympics, a new BBL member club in the form of East London Royals is due to enter the league this coming season whilst Euroleague Final Four is also scheduled to be held in the city next spring.
Current BBL clubs will not only fight it out to take the title away from current holders Newcastle Eagles, but also to become the first BBL club to lift the Play-Off title at Wembley Arena since Chester Jets way back in 2002.
A combined 51 points from John McCord and Pero Cameron helped Jets overpower a Sheffield Sharks team coached by Great Britain play-caller Chris Finch as they claimed a 93-82 success.
Undoubtedly many of those fans who have been watching British Basketball for more than ten years will relish something of a sentimental return to Wembley Arena.
Meanwhile those newer and perhaps younger BBL supporters will at last be able to find out what it’s like to experience the final showpiece game of another exciting campaign at a legendary British basketball venue.
BBL Fans will be able to purchase advance tickets for the return to Wembley from Monday with further details due to be announced soon.
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