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.
April 6, 2022
"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."
🥽 🍾 pic.twitter.com/3HflhE1xVa— CHAMPIONS 🏆🏆 (@RidersBball) April 6, 2022
The Riders will lift the trophy after the conclusion of tonights matchup against the Manchester Giants.