Sport Relief Basketball Showdown

Warwickshire Bears vs Birmingham Knights

Last Updated: Mar 18, 2014 02:10pm
Henley-in-Arden, Stratford-on-Avon
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Warwickshire Bears Wheelchair Basketball Academy v Birmingham Knights, Able bodied meets Wheelchair in Basketball showdown.

The Warwickshire Bears Wheelchair Basketball club are to play Birmingham’s only professional basketball team, the Birmingham Knights, in a Challenge game.

“What?” we hear you say, “is different about that” …..Well, the Knights are an able bodied team who compete in the British Basketball League and they are going to take up the ultimate challenge on behalf of Sports Relief 2014 and try the game at a whole different level by using wheelchairs to play the entire game.

Coach Douglas of the Birmingham Knights said, “we are really looking forward to this challenge. It will really test our skills and I know that the guys are really excited about the game. Plus the fact that the proceeds will go to helping young people through Sport Relief and  the Warwickshire Bears Basketball Academy, makes this an event that I hope a lot of people will come and support“

Can they beat the Bears?

You will have to come and see!

Where: Warwickshire College, Stratford Road, Henley in Arden, Warwickshire . B95 6AB

When: Tuesday 18th March 20:00 (watch warm up and practice from 19:00)

Donations on entry will be split 50/50 with Sports Relief 2014 & Warwickshire Bears Basketball Academy.


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