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  1. FT: Glasgow Rocks 76-69 London Lions

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All times stated are UK

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  1. Line-ups

    Glasgow Rocks v London Lions

    Here's how tonight's sides line-up.

    Glasgow Rocks
    London Lions
  2. What are the BBL and WBBL?

    The BBL has been the pinnacle of men's basketball in Britain, since its initiation in 1987.

    The WBBL was founded more recently in 2014, in an attempt to create a high-quality professional league for women.

    The Leicester Riders are the current holders of the men's league, while Nottingham Wildcats romped to victory in the women's competition last season.

  3. BBC Coverage

    Basketball originated, developed and flourished in the United States - but the British game is enjoying a recent surge in attendances at venues across the country.

    The BBC are set to broadcast 32 live British Basketball League (BBL) matches this season, including eight games from the British Basketball Women's League (WBBL).

    This evening, we will have live coverage on the BBC Sport website of the BBL tie between Glasgow Rocks and London Lions at the Copper Box Arena.

    Friday, 29 December

    BBL Championship

    Glasgow Rocks v London Lions

    19:30-21:30 (Connected TV and online)

    BBL
  4. Get Inspired: How to get involved in Basketball

    More than 300,000 people are estimated to play basketball each month in the United Kingdom. All you need is a ball and hoop and there are thousands of outdoor courts across the country where you can play for free, so what are you waiting for?

    The British Basketball League (BBL) season runs from September to April, where you can watch the best players and pick up tips, but basketball can be played indoors and outdoors, making it a sport for all seasons.

    Find your local club by using the club finders for England Basketball, Basketball Northern Ireland, Basketball Scotland and Basketball Wales.

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