Value Doors UK Sponsor Essex Leopards Player!
by gina thomas, 15 October 2014
This month saw the tip off of the English Basketball League (EBL). Here at Value Doors, we love a bit of b-ball so have decided to get involved with one of the leading teams in the league, in fact they’re a legendary franchise in the history of British basketball! We are proud to announce that we have sponsored the Essex Leopards centre Lawrence Brown.
A successful pre-season for the Leopards included a comprehensive win over a Philippines select side. In fact the team registered just the one defeat during pre-season, to rivals the London Lions.
So far this season, five competitive games have been played, with four victories and just the one loss, or so we thought...
The recent weekend double header against the Reading Rockets and the Kent Crusaders threw up drama from all sides. On Saturday 11th October, the Leopards defeated the Rockets by ONE POINT, with Will Ashby scoring the winning points with just 2.4 seconds on the clock.
Our own Lawrence Brown contributed with ten points to help secure the victory.
The next day, the Leopards faced the Kent Crusaders; only to lose by 13 points OR SO WE THOUGHT!
Due to insufficient room between the sidelines and surrounding wall, the result has been declared null and void with the tie to be replayed. Basketball England made the call and stated that the replay is to be held at a different venue.
We will be keeping track of the Leopards, and Lawrence, as the season progresses and cheering them on from the touchline so remember to visit our blog to stay up to date on the Leopards!