Worcester Wolves' standout playmaker Zaire Taylor has been handed the considerable distinction of Molten BBL Player of the Year for 2013-14.

For decades I have had the pleasure of commentating on Junior basketball in the UK. The joys of Cosford, home of the EB Finals for many years, live long in the memory. In 2014 the England Basketball Final Fours took place at the Amaechi Centre in Manchester.

England Basketball Final Fours 2014 at the Amaechi Basketball Centre Manchester...Simply AWESOME!

Leeds Carnegie Basketball claimed their first playoff crown in what will go down as an instant classic.

And so with Round 1 of the Play-Offs complete, the top 4 have all taken their place as the Final 4. One sad note on the week's events was the injury to Victor Moses of the Cheshire Phoenix.

Equity Housing group held their 2014 Staff Conference at the Hallmark Hotel in Handforth. I had the great pleasure of hosting the event. One of the Guest speakers was the legendary Manchester City footballer Shaun Goater.

Friday sees the first round games of the 2014 Play-Offs, Eagles v Wildcats, Lions v Wolves and the Phoenix v Riders. Game 4 takes place on Saturday between the Giants v Sharks.

Leeds Carnegie Basketball face the biggest weekend in the club’s history as they look to finish their tenure in Division One with the ultimate piece of silverware.

And so we arrive at the final week of the 2013/14 regular season. Congratulations to Fab Flournoy and the Newcastle Eagles who secured another BBL League Championship.

Well as we enter the final week of the regular season it is time once again to name the Winners in the mikeshaft.com Awards for the 2013/14 Season. Congratulations to all of this season's winners.