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Edinburgh Kings hope to be back to full strength for visit of Saints

City of Edinburgh Kings should be back at full strength for tonight’s Scottish Basketball League clash with St Mirren, but Kings head coach Craig Nicol admits it will still be difficult to end the Paisley side’s unbeaten record.

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Pleasance coach Scott Sanford (in red), saw his team gain their first win on Monday. Picture: Craig Sinclair

Pleasance want to take their second University scalp of the week

Pleasance Basketball Club will target a student double when they face Glasgow University at Forrester High School tomorrow afternoon.

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Edinburgh Kings upset form book to beat Knights

Coach Craig Nicol’s namesake Calum Nicol and fellow teenager Kyle Jimenez made the difference as an under-strength City of Edinburgh Kings posted their first win of the new Scottish basketball season at The Peak in Stirling.

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Edinburgh Kings coach Craig Nicol

Kings coach Craig Nicol wary of Knights’ scoring threat

City of Edinburgh Kings head coach Craig Nicol is wary of Stirling’s scoring power ahead of tonight’s Scottish Basketball League clash at The Peak.

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Eoghann Dover  top scored for Boroughmuir

Capital basketball clubs will want to forget opening weekend

Of the four Edinburgh clubs in the top division of the Scottish Men’s Basketball League, only 2016 champions Boroughmuir Blaze came away with a win on the opening weekend of the new season.

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Boroughmuir Blaze coach is wary of promoted Pleasance

Boroughmuir Blaze beat Pleasance Basketball Club in a pre-season friendly, but Blaze coach Simon Turner knows that result will have no bearing on tonight’s Scottish League Championship opener at The Crags Centre.

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Caledonia Pride skipper Robyn Lewis

Captain Robyn Lewis re-signs for Caledonia Pride

Caledonia Pride captain Robyn Lewis has given the Edinburgh-based women’s basketball team another pre-season boost yesterday after agreeing a new contract for the 
2017-18 campaign.

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Cricket, basketball, motor racing

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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Caledonia Pride sign former Titans guard Rosanna Reynolds

The Edinburgh-based women’s basketball team Caledonia Pride have made their fourth signing in just more than a week following the arrival of American guard Rosanna Reynolds.

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Caledonia Pride add Scottish internationalists to their roster

Caledonia Pride head coach Bart Sengers has pulled off a sensational double coup after signing two leading internationalists for the Edinburgh-based women’s basketball team.

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Edinburgh Kings youths to play in English League next season

City of Edinburgh’s Under-18 and Under-16 boys’ teams will compete in Basketball England’s National League in the forthcoming season.

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Sarah Thomson scored 16 points against Fo Guang

Pride players make their points as Scotland grab victory

Edinburgh players Hannah Peacock and Sarah Thomson both scored heavily as Scotland’s basketball team – containing seven members of Capital-based Caledonia Pride – ended their summer tour on a winning note by beating Fo Guang Taiwan 80-67 at the International Women’s Tournament in Kuala Lumpur.

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Sarah Thomson

Pride’s Sarah Thomson top scores but Scotland lose narrowly

Sarah Thomson and her six Caledonia Pride club-mates fought valiantly but narrowly missed out on a famous victory as the Scottish basketball team lost 67-64 to host nation Malaysia at the International Women’s Tournament in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

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Kirsten Simpson

Kirsten Simpson helps Scotland defeat Nan Shan Taiwan

Portobello’s Kirsten Simpson played a key role as Scotland’s basketball team – containing seven players from Edinburgh outfit Caledonia Pride – grabbed a nail-biting single-point victory at the International Women’s Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Natalie Bastian top scored for Pride

No fairytale finish as Caledonia Pride miss out on play-offs

There was no fairytale finish to Caledonia Pride’s debut campaign in the Women’s British Basketball League as they narrowly missed out on the end-of-season play-offs following a 76-57 defeat by Team Northumbria in Newcastle.

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Natalie Bastian was on top form for Pride. Pic: Kevin Murray

American guard a Bastian of hope in Pride’s play-off bid

Capital-based pro basketball team Caledonia Pride fought back to defeat Manchester Mystics 72-59 at Oriam and keep a beacon of hope burning that they can reach the Play-Offs.

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Hannah Peacock has damaged ankle ligaments. Pic: Kevin Murray

Injured Hannah Peacock won’t strut her stuff for Pride during run-in

Injury has played a big part in the fortunes of new Scottish pro basketball team Caledonia Pride and head coach Bart Sengers has now abandoned all hope of his star GB forward Hannah Peacock being fit for their last two Women’s BBL games, the first of which is against Manchester Mystics at Oriam on Sunday (1pm).

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Basketball: Caledonia Pride still hold play-off chance despite loss

Caledonia Pride have just two games left of their regular season schedule in their first season in the Women’s BBL and they could still clinch a play-offs place despite their disappointing 86-70 defeat to Sevenoaks Suns at the weekend.

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Pride's Hannah Peacock

Caledonia Pride braced for tough Suns clash

Caledonia Pride hope to continue their spirited late run for a Women’s BBL Play-Off place when they host Cup winners Sevenoaks Suns at Oriam today at 1pm.

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Boroughmuir Blaze's Simon Ferriman goes on the attack in their Play-Off final against Falkirk Fury. Pic: Neil Hanna

Caledonia Pride achieve third victory on the bounce

There was joy in the Caledonia Pride camp but disappointment for Boroughmuir Blaze after two days of non-stop basketball including the Scottish National League Play-Offs at the National Performance Centre at Oriam, Riccarton.

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