The British Basketball Cup Finals, one of many sport’s largest occasions of the yr, can be returning to Birmingham for its historic twentieth version.
Following the super success of the 2022 Cup Finals, which noticed Leicester Riders and London Lions accumulate trophy honours in entrance of record-breaking crowds for each video games, the Cup Finals will return to the Utilita Arena Birmingham on Sunday 29 January 2023, the identical area the place the inaugural Cup Final was held.
The occasion will mark the nineteenth time the BBL Cup Final has been held on the area, with the one different time being held in Leicester as a result of pandemic. It’ll even be a sixth time the WBBL Cup Final has been held on the area.
“We are beyond delighted to return to Utilita Arena Birmingham for our 20th annual Cup Final,” mentioned Andy Webb, BBL’s Chief Operating Officer.
“Birmingham has very much become ‘home’ for the Cup Finals over the years and to see the growth of the event, and league itself, from the inaugural final in 2004 to now is absolutely remarkable.”
Up to six,000 and 10,000 followers crammed Utilita Arena Birmingham again in January, for the WBBL and BBL Cup Finals respectively, with it additionally marking the primary main Final to be held in entrance of full fan capability for the reason that begin of the pandemic.
With demand for British Basketball sky-high, tickets for the 2023 Cup Finals are set for Pre-Sale on Monday twenty eighth February adopted by the General On Sale on Monday 14th March 2022.
“The 2022 British Basketball Cup Finals were an extraordinary success, and we cannot wait to return for the 2023 Final to continue to showcase the best of British basketball.” Andy Webb added.
In between the boys’s and girls’s finals, followers may also be handled to the return of the Slam Dunk Contest, in addition to loads of leisure, music, and interplay alongside the basketball itself.