Giants edge epic, Raiders road win, perfect weekend for Rocks

The first action of February saw two teams enjoy double-winning weekends, while the Semi-Final lineup for the BBL Trophy was complete.

Mike McCall was in sensational form after scoring 50 points to lead Manchester Giants to a double overtime victory. The American connected 8 of 9 from 3-point range in the thrilling 124-123 win over Worcester Wolves, while Willie Clayton posted 32 points and 21 rebounds.

Recent BBL Cup champions London Lions edged closer to another Final after defeating Cheshire Phoenix 88-77 behind 21 points from Jordan Spencer. Meanwhile, Radisson RED Glasgow Rocks produced an impressive road display to beat Plymouth Raiders 66-90.

Leicester Riders climbed into second spot in the BBL Championship at 12-4 after picking up two more wins over the weekend. The Riders saw off DBL Sharks Sheffield 69-77 on BBC Sport before easing past Manchester in a 94-68 win as Conner Washington scored 21 points in each victory.

Meanwhile, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle also moved above Sheffield after their 92-103 victory at Worcester as Victor Moses posted 21 points and 13 rebounds, while Rahmon Fletcher handed out 15 assists.

Plymouth bounced back from their Trophy exit with a dominant 98-112 win on the road against Surrey Scorchers behind 19 assists from Josh Wilcher and a 34-point haul for Rashad Hassan.

Glasgow closed the gap on the top eight as they made it two wins on the weekend after a late flourish secured an 87-92 success at Cheshire Phoenix with Tadas Rinkunas leading the way with 22 points.