London Lions’ unbeaten start to the BBL Championship came to an end on Friday night, while Esh Group Eagles Newcastle recorded a convincing win on the road. The Lions fell to a 101-86 defeat away at DBL Sharks Sheffield as Mike Tuck and Kyle Odister netted 22 points apiece. Meanwhile, the Eagles pulled clear in the second half as they earned a 67-87 success over Worcester Wolves with Rahmon Fletcher scoring 22 points.
DBL Sharks Sheffield 101 (25,50,74) (Odister/Tuck 22, Gachette 20)
London Lions 86 (27,50,61) (Taylor 24, Hassan 18, Owumi 16)
Worcester Wolves 67 (12,30,42) (Setty/Kennedy 16, Navajas 10)
Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 87 (21,35,64) (Fletcher 20, Defoe 16, Parks/Hart 13)