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Basketball: Kings overcome Ali Mackay injury | Pride defeated

City of Edinburgh Kings overcame another injury to Ali Mackay to score a thrilling victory over high-flying Dunfermline Reign in the game of the weekend in the Scottish Basketball League.

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Edinburgh Kings star Alex Ferguson signs for Fresno Pacific

Alex Ferguson is all set to become a major sporting figure once again, but this time we’re not talking about the retired football legend in his 70s but an 18-year-old basketball prospect from Edinburgh.

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Bart Sengers

Dawn until dusk trip for Caledonia Pride

Caledonia Pride face a testing day both on and off the court when they take on Women’s British Basketball League leaders Sevenoaks Suns in Kent this weekend.

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Kool Kats finally defeated but Nicol left proud

City of Edinburgh Kool Kats finally tasted their first league defeat of the season as the reigning Scottish women’s basketball champions lost an epic top of the table clash with Lady Rocks at St Maurice’s High School, Cumbernauld.

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Edinburgh Kool Kats

Lady Rocks are sure to test Kool Kats’ unbeaten record

City of Edinburgh Kool Kats head coach Ben Gunn is well aware that his team’s unbeaten league record will be seriously threatened in tonight’s top-of-the-table clash with Lady Rocks at St Maurice’s High School, Cumbernauld.

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Ken Buchanan

Amateur boxing event planned to support Ken Buchanan Foundation

A tournament involving amateur boxers from both Scotland and England is set to go ahead in February, with all proceeds going towards the Ken Buchanan MBE Foundation.

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Tricia Oakes top scored for Caledonia Pride

Blaze light the touchpaper to join Kings in the last four

Boroughmuir Blaze comfortably defeated Stirling Knights to join City of Edinburgh Kings in the semi-finals of the men’s Scottish Basketball Cup.

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Blaze go back to basics as they aim to join Kings in semis

Boroughmuir Blaze will attempt to join City of Edinburgh Kings in the Scottish Basketball Cup semi-finals when they host Stirling Knights at The Crags Centre tonight.

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Bart Sengers

Bart Sengers hails Caledonia Pride after shooting down Archers in cup

Caledonia Pride head coach Bart Sengers saluted “a team performance” after his side battled through to the Women’s British Basketball Cup quarter-finals at Cardiff’s Archers Arena.

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Better discipline is key for Pleasance as they bid to shock Saints

Pleasance Basketball Club will be the latest team to try to halt the St Mirren juggernaut when they travel to Paisley’s Lagoon Centre this evening.

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The first in-take of pupils at the 'School of Basketball' at Portobello High

Portobello High is Edinburgh’s first School of Basketball

Olympic basketball player Rose Anderson has promised to visit Portobello High after learning that her former school has joined an exciting new partnership with City of Edinburgh Basketball Club and City of Edinburgh Council.

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Keith Bunyan was the hero for Falkirk Fury. Pic: TSPL

Basketball: Edinburgh Uni come so close to landmark result

Edinburgh University’s men’s basketball team were moments away from one of their best results in recent years, only for reigning Scottish champions Falkirk Fury to dash their hopes with just six seconds left.

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Simon Turner

Basketball preview: Boroughmuir Blaze primed for Saints clash

Boroughmuir Blaze are once again involved in the game of the weekend in the Scottish Basketball League when they welcome St Mirren Saints to The Crags Centre tonight.

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Boroughmuir Blaze blow away Edinburgh Kings

Boroughmuir Blaze claimed the local bragging rights over City of Edinburgh Kings on another busy weekend in the Scottish Basketball League.

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Edinburgh Kings lost narrowly to Falkirk Fury last weekend. Pic: Alan Murray Photography

Kings will focus on their gameplan in derby with Blaze

City of Edinburgh Kings and local rivals Boroughmuir Blaze go head-to-head in the Scottish Basketball League at Portobello High School tonight before Caledonia Pride chase their second major scalp in a week in Leicester tomorrow.

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Caledonia Pride coach Bart Sengers

Caledonia Pride crush champions but ‘can play better’

Head coach Bart Sengers says Caledonia Pride can still play better despite opening the new Women’s British Basketball League season with a stunning 78-64 victory over reigning champions Nottingham Wildcats at Edinburgh University.

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Caledonia Pride coach makes pressure point ahead of season-opener

Head coach Bart Sengers believes Caledonia Pride can win this weekend’s WBBL season-opener with reigning champions Nottingham Wildcats if they “do the simple things well under pressure”.

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Basketball round-up: Kool Kats lose grasp on Scottish Cup

Last weekend’s Scottish Basketball Cup ties began with a bang as defending ladies champions City of Edinburgh Kool Kats saw the trophy ripped from their grasp by St Mirren Saints in Paisley.

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Edinburgh Kool Kats completed the double by winning the Scottish Cup in February this year

Kool Kats open defence of Scottish Cup at St Mirren

Edinburgh Kool Kats open their Scottish Women’s Basketball Cup campaign away to St Mirren tonight.

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Caledonia Pride were in action in Dublin

Kings and Kats take victories but Blaze suffer defeat

City of Edinburgh Kings and Kats both enjoyed weekend wins in the men’s and women’s Scottish Basketball League, while pro team Caledonia Pride stepped up their pre-season preparations by reaching the final of the women’s tournament in Dublin.

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