The Tale of the Tape – The Final in Statistics

The Road to Glasgow 

DBL Sharks Sheffield – Manchester Magic (H) 89-62, Newcastle Eagles (A) 76-81, Worcester Wolves (A) 86-86, Worcester Wolves (H) 75-66

Leicester Riders – Leeds Force (A) 59-104, Plymouth Raiders (A) 83-90, London Lions (A) 81-90, London Lions (H) 92-65

Previous Games This Season

10th November 2017 Leicester Riders 80-75 DBL Sharks Sheffield (Thomson 19, Holder 14, Bernardini 13 – Alexander 25, Williams 17, Gachette 11)

9th February 2018 DBL Sharks Sheffield 92-98 Leicester Riders 2OT (Tuck 26, Alexander 21, McKnight 14 – Bernardini 34, Walker 16, Robertson 14)

23rd February 2018  Leicester Riders 75-64 DBL Sharks Sheffield (Hampton 16, Walker 13, Holder 11 – Williams 21, Tuck 10, Alexander / McKnight 9)

Scoring

Chris Alexander 18.2 ppg / JR Holder 16.0 ppg

Rebounding

Tony Wroblicky 8.6 rpg / Pierre Hampton 5.8 rpg

Blocks

Tony Wroblicky 0.6 bpg / Pierre Hampton 1.0 bpg

Field Goal %

Tony Wroblicky 59.9% / Pierre Hampton 61.5%

Three Point Field Goal %

Dirk Williams 43.0% / Pierre Hampton 47.1%

Free Throw %

Chris Alexander 81.0% / Andrew Thomson 87.0%

Assists

Mackey McKnight 6.8 apg / Tyler Bernardini 4.1 apg

Steals

Chris Alexander 1.4 spg / Tyler Bernardini 1.8 spg

The Coaches

Rob Paternostro (Leicester Riders)

  • BBL Championship Winner 2016-17, 2015-16, 2012-13
  • BBL Championship Runner Up 2014-15, 2011-12
  • BBL Play Offs Winner 2016-17, 2012-13
  • BBL Play Offs Runner Up 2015-16, 2011-12
  • BBL Cup Winner 2013-14, 2012-13
  • BBL Cup Runner Up 2016-17, 2015-16, 2001-02
  • BBL Trophy Runner Up 2014-15, 2012-13
  • BBL Trophy Winner 2016-17, 2015-16

Atiba Lyons (DBL Sharks Sheffield)

  • BBL Championship Runner Up  2013-14, 2009-10, 2006-07
  • BBL Play Offs Runner Up  2010-11
  • BBL Play-Offs Winner  2015-16
  • BBL Cup Winner  2010-11, 2009-10
  • BBL Trophy Winner  2013-14

Image: Andy Chubb