KitKing Trophy Final 2023/24: Bradford face Derby, tickets on sale

Bradford Dragons and Derby Trailblazers will contest the 2024 KitKing Trophy Final at Loughborough University on Saturday 16 March (7pm). 

The exciting showdown is the culmination of the annual competition organised by the National Basketball League Division One Men's clubs in partnership with naming rights holder and Basketball England.   

Tickets are on sale costing £8 (children), £12 (concessions), £16 (adults) and £30 (courtside). Buy yours now HERE. 

Tim Brown MBE, Chair of the NBL1 Working Group said: 

“Congratulations to Derby Trailblazers and Bradford Dragons on making the final of the KitKing Trophy. The continued support of KitKing as sponsors is fundamental to the continued success of this tournament and greatly appreciated. Our thanks also go to Loughborough University for hosting the final.”  CEO Dips Patel said: 

“It is an exciting time for the sport in the UK as basketball continues to grow and I’m looking forward to see another high-quality battle in the final, the second sponsored by KitKing.”

“We are excited to continue our partnership with Basketball England’s NBL Division One clubs. The competition has grown to become a big success and we are delighted our sponsorship can continue to support it.” 

Former champions Derby made it back to the final for the first time since 2021/22 by beating Reading Rockets 98-69 in the semi-finals. 

A Justin Williams masterclass ended Hemel Storm's defence with Bradford seeing off the reigning champions 80-70 to book their spot in this year's final. 

Storm had crowned themselves 2023 KitKing Trophy champions, winning a 99-92 thriller against Worthing Thunder. 


KitKing has supplied winning team wear to NGBs, professional and grassroots clubs throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and beyond since 1992. It is the UK’s leading teamwear specialist with 30 years’ experience across more than 25 sports, including basketball. 

Kitking sponsors the Trophy and has formed a multi-year partnership with Basketball England for the exclusive supply of Nike apparel.