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Summary

  1. FT: Sheffield Sharks 55-84 Glasgow Rocks
  2. Earlier: Sheffield Hatters beat Nottingham Wildcats 67-62
  3. Coverage on BBC Sport website and app plus Connected TVs
  4. Part of BBC Sport's live coverage of 32 matches in the BBL and WBBL this season
  5. Coverage produced by BBL for BBC Sport

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All times stated are UK

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Glasgow Rocks beat Sheffield Sharks

Glasgow Rocks defeated Sheffield Sharks 84-55, the victory ended a 5-year streak the Sharks had over the Rocks.

The victory also puts them level on points with the Sheffield team, and the Rocks have a match in hand over their opponants.

We have more basketball next Friday as Sheffield Sharks travel to Leicester Riders, coverage starts from 19:30 BST, live on the BBC Sport Website and app, plus selected Connected TVs.

Starting five

Here is how the teams will start the match.

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Sheffield Hatters beat Nottingham Wildcats

Sheffield Hatters have defeated Nottingham Wildcats 67-62 at the EIS Sheffield.

Nottingham remain at the top of the table but are only ahead of Sheffield by two points, although the Hatters have played an extra game.

We have more basketball coming up as Sheffield Sharks face Glasgow Rocks from 19:30 BST, so stick around for that on the BBC Sport Website and app, plus selected Connected TVs.  

WBBL Cup: Five great shots as Hatters beat Wildcats

The teams...

Here is how the two teams will start the match.

Sheffield Hatters
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Nottingham
BBC

Welcome to BBC Sport's BBL coverage

British basketball returns to BBC Sport this evening with two matches, the WBBL game between Sheffield Hatters and Nottingham Wildcats from 17:00 BST before Sheffield Sharks face Glasgow Rocks at 19:30 BST.

Nottingham sit at the top of the WBBL league table on 22 points after 13 games, Sheffield Hatters are four points worse off, sit in fourth place and have played an extra game.

The BBL match pits third and fourth place against each other, Sheffield Sharks are in third on 34 points after 27 games, but Glasgow are only 2 points behind them with a game in hand in fourth position.

Coverage is live from 17:00 BST across the BBC Sport website, app and selected Connected TVs. You can watch it right here and you can learn more about the BBC's coverage of the BBL and WBBL  here.

Sheffield v Nottingham
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How to get involved with basketball

You might think Basketball is that sport from across the pond - but the popularity here in the United Kingdom has been growing rapidly. 

From Walking Basketball to Wheelchair Basketball,  there are a number of ways you can get involved with the sport , regardless of age or ability. 

BBL and WBBL on the BBC

The BBC secured the rights to show 32 British Basketball League (BBL) and Women's British Basketball League (WBBL) games live on the BBC Sport website and app this season. 

The finals for the knockout competitions and the play-offs are also on the Red Button. 

The season started in early December, but fear not, we still have  several matches still to go! 

What is the WBBL?

The Women's British Basketball League follows a similar format as the men's version. The only differences being that there are 10 teams and only one knockout competition, the WBBL Trophy.

Gandy
WBBL

What is the BBL?

There are 12 British Basketball League teams from across the nation, all competing for four possible pieces of silverware: Championship, play-offs, Cup and Trophy.

The  Championship  winners are those that come out on top of the  league table  at the end of the season.

The top eight teams from the table then enter the end-of-season  play-offs, culminating in a final which will be played at London's O2 Arena on 14 May.

The  BBL Cup  is a knockout competition and was won by the Newcastle Eagles in January