In the fifth addition of our new feature, we look back at the last week in the BBL and bring you the best quotes. This week includes a rallying cry from Plymouth Raiders’ skipper!
This is now a regular feature on BBLFans, so let us know if you have heard some interesting thoughts from someone so they can feature here next time.
This week, Andrew Sullivan relishes the pressure, Anthony Rowe sends out a rallying cry to Plymouth and Andy Thomas discusses his Newcastle future!
“It was almost overwhelming at times to have so many players compared to what we have been used to this year. It was good to have everybody playing on the same court again.” – Glasgow Rocks coach Sterling Davis is delighted to have a strong squad to choose from.
“I think we are one of the teams that nobody will want to play as we seem to be getting stronger and stronger towards the end of the season.” Guildford Heat coach Creon Raftopoulos thinks his team are one to watch
“I can’t lie, it hurt, it really hurt. We knew another championship had eluded us. But we can either lie down and finish the season as a mediocre team or we can keep battling and try and salvage our season.” Plymouth Raiders captain Anthony Rowe doesn’t want his team’s form to dip
“They have a lot of talent in the team and plenty of options to rotate through the bench. At this stage of the season you have to focus on the whole team as no one player is going to win a game on his own.” Worcester Wolves coach Paul James is ready to face Guildford Heat this evening
“This is the time of the year I enjoy the most where everything starts counting. This is what I enjoy. I like big games, I like pressure games. I like to see what I’ve got inside myself.” Leicester Riders’ Andrew Sullivan is ready for the business end of the season
“I have made it clear to several people I am very interested in staying and the sooner we can sit down and talk about it the better as far as I am concerned.” Andy Thomson is keen to stay with the Newcastle Eagles
We have also researched some of the best Tweets about the BBL this week…
“Crazy end to the game – don’t even know who tipped that in but it’s only the points that matter 85-84 – going for a lay down #theBBL”
“I’m gonna go vote for JEREMY BELL. Player of the year. #theBBL@officialraiders”
“Energy drink and sweets purchased ready for this evenings #theBBLgame at the @ridersbball”
“Be good to see the league decider go to last weekend of season. Great to see the league bein so close this season #thebbl”