Newcastle Eagles 96-94 Team Solent Kestrels (22-22, 46-45, 77-65, 87-87)
(Eagles – Fletcher 29, Defoe 23, Gettys 21; Kestrels – Sentance 26, Charles 18, Smith 18)
Newcastle Eagles have won the BBL Trophy for the seventh time in their history – and first time since 2015 – after prevailing through overtime to beat Team Solent Kestrels 96-94 in an historic final at the Emirates Arena, live on BBC Sport.
Among numerous heroic performances for the short-handed Eagles, CJ Gettys took the MVP award after a monstrous haul of 21 points, 17 rebounds and seven assists, with the seven-footer playing over 40 minutes of basketball.
Full story – http://www.bbl.org.uk/eagles-win-bbl-trophy-for-a-seventh-time/