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Kings hope Glasgow won’t give them the slip at Portobello

Edinburgh Kings have bad memories of their first visit to Glasgow University’s new game hall at the Stevenson Building last year.

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Kings and Kats boost title hopes by defeating Fury

Edinburgh Kings and Kats strengthened their basketball title tilts with nail-biting wins over Falkirk Fury in the Scottish League at Portobello HS.

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Edinburgh Kings face stern test at home to Fury

Tonight’s visit of the unbeaten Scottish Basketball League leaders Falkirk Fury will provide the biggest test so far for second-placed Edinburgh Kings at their new home at the new Portobello HS.

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Edinburgh University aim for Scottish Cup semi-finals

With Edinburgh Kings and Boroughmuir Blaze safely through to basketball’s Scottish Cup semi-finals, Edinburgh University have a great chance of joining them when they face former neighbours Pleasance at Forrester HS tonight (7.45pm).

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Blaze coach Simon Turner had no complaints after Kings defeated his team on Tuesday evening

Kings and Blaze favourites to make Scottish Cup semis

Edinburgh Kings and Boroughmuir Blaze will both be favourites to advance to basketball’s Scottish Cup semi-finals when they host two of the quarter-finals in the Capital tonight.

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Boroughmuir Blaze is a fixture fit for Kings

Scottish League champions Boroughmuir Blaze should provide worthy opponents for Edinburgh Kings in their much-anticipated first official basketball match in the new Portobello High School Games Hall tonight at 7pm.

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Unbeaten Kool Kats must be wary of Glasgow Uni

The Capital’s only unbeaten senior basketball team, Edinburgh Kool Kats, will be looking to extend their run when they travel to play Glasgow University in the second round of the Scottish Women’s Cup at the Stevenson Building on Sunday at 1.30pm.

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Boroughmuir Blaze indiscipline allows Fury to triumph

SCOTTISH Basketball League leaders Falkirk Fury snuffed out the challenge of a possibly over-heated Boroughmuir Blaze to defeat the champions 77-61 on their home court at the Crags Sports Centre.

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Boroughmuir Blaze player Eoghann Dover is second from left

Blaze all fired up for home clash with leaders Falkirk

Scottish basketball champions Boroughmuir Blaze clash with the previous champions but current table-toppers Falkirk Fury for the first time this season at the Crags Sports Centre tomorrow night at 5.20pm.

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Simon Flockhart scored 11 points for Edinburgh Kings

Capital trio safely through to Scottish Cup third round

Boroughmuir Blaze, Edinburgh Kings and Edinburgh University men are all through to the third round of basketball’s Scottish Cup but it was Blaze, away to Grampian league side Portlethen Panthers, who surprisingly had the toughest task before winning 89-70.

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Edinburgh Kings coach Craig Nicol

Kings put Scottish Cup to the top of their wish list

With the new Portobello High School games hall not yet available to them Edinburgh Kings will be at Holy Rood High School tonight to play Glasgow University in the second round of the Scottish Cup at 7.50pm.

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Kings slip up against Saints but students go down Storm

The fluctuating form of Edinburgh’s top basketball teams continued with Edinburgh Kings slipping to their first defeat of the season 69-60 at the hands of St Mirren at the Lagoon Centre while Edinburgh University men came back from their reverse against Falkirk Fury to tame Glasgow Storm 59-55 at Scotstoun.

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Pride postpone first home game amid fixture switch

Still struggling with injuries and a tough travel schedule, Caledonia Pride have switched round their fixtures this weekend and postponed their first Women’s BBL home game till December 10.

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Boroughmuir Blaze bounce back with victory over Reign

Boroughmuir Blaze responded to last weekend’s first Scottish Basketball League defeat of the season by hitting top form in a comprehensive 109-85 win over Dunfermline Reign at the Crags Sports Centre.

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Falkirk Fury coach John Bunyan, left

Unbeaten records go on the line at Holy Rood High

City of Edinburgh’s men’s and women’s senior basketball teams will defend their unbeaten Scottish League records at a temporary new home this weekend at Holy Rood High School where Kool Kats will host Cumbernauld’s Lady Rocks tonight at 7.20pm.

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Edinburgh Kings ring out the old with victory over students

Edinburgh Kings said farewell in fitting style to their home court for the last 20 years when they defeated Edinburgh University 77-71 after overtime in an enthralling game at Portobello High School.

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Caledonian Pride have problems ahead of tip-off

Scottish women’s basketball takes a massive stride forward tomorrow when the country’s first professional women’s side play their first game in the Women’s BBL.

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Fury's youngsters were in action. Pic by Paul Cram

Edinburgh Kings favourites for derby with Edinburgh Uni

Though both teams are unbeaten so far, Edinburgh Kings will go into tonight’s basketball league derby as firm favourites to beat Edinburgh University at Portobello High School at 7.20pm.

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Boroughmuir Blaze ride out a Storm

Boroughmuir Blaze kept their unbeaten record with an 82-67 home win over Glasgow Storm.

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Boroughmuir Blaze fired up to blow away Storm

Scottish League champions Boroughmuir Blaze are all fired up to host Glasgow Storm at the Crags Sports Centre tonight at 8.20pm in their biggest test of the season so far.

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