Early in the second period the lead had reached

## ## Leicester Riders on verge of retaining their BBL Championship title

Eric Robertson for Leicester Riders in the game against Manchester Giants Sign up to FREE email alerts from LeicestershireLive DailySubscribeWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeLeicester Riders are just one win away from retaining the BBL Championship after comfortably defeating Manchester Giants.The 2018 BBL Championship could be decided on Sunday if Riders defeat Plymouth Raiders and seal a third straight league title.It could come less than 24 hours after Riders defeated Giants 103 62 on Saturday night.Despite being without three frontline players, Riders made light work of Giants to claim a 24th victory over the league campaign.With Shane Walker and Andrew Thomson both in Australia with England and JR Holder in America following the birth of his daughter this week, Riders could easily have looked a little light on scoring options.Early in the second period the lead had reached double figures on a TrayVonn Wright triple and Kiefer Douse and Rema Lascelles helped Leicester to another ten without reply to lead 40 20 after only 15 minutes.The 100 was brought up by youngster Max Richardson with two minutes to play as Riders bounced back from defeat at London last weekend to put themselves on the edge of the league title.Hampton led the way with a perfect 10 from 10 shooting performance for his 23 points, whilst Douse added 22.allMost ReadMost RecentLeicester City FCNew Leicester City training ground drone footage shows 100m complex taking shapeWork has continued at the 185 acre site in Seagrave during the pandemic, with the Leicester City squad scheduled to move into the new facility ahead of next seasonLeicester City’s potential Champions League campaign given start dateLeicester City FCUefa president Aleksander Ceferin has been discussing next season’s Champions League campaign, which Brendan Rodgers’ third placed side are on course to qualify for

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