The Leicester Riders will lift the British Basketball League Title for the 2021/2022 Season, after officially being named as Champions following their 77-60 victory against Plymouth at the Pavilion, giving them their 21st win of the season to just 2 losses.
🏆🏆🏆 LEAGUE CHAMPIONS 2021-22!!!! pic.twitter.com/alOfqDrWUk— CHAMPIONS 🏆🏆 (@RidersBball) April 6, 2022
This title will be their 6th title in their history. They also won the league last year aswell, making them back-to-back champions. This is the first time they've won consecutive league titles since their 3-peat which spanned from the 15'/16' season to the 17'/18' season.
"It feels amazing to win the title with such a talented, hard-working, tough group - it is special," Head Coach Rob Patterostro told the BBL. "From the moment we walked on the practice floor this year, we felt like we had something special, and the guys came through."
The Riders will lift the trophy after the conclusion of tonights matchup against the Manchester Giants.