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Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix is a professional basketball club based at the Northgate Arena in Chester. Members of the British Basketball League (BBL), the club was previously known as Cheshire Jets, Chester Jets and Ellesmere Port Jets.

New Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino.

Coffino ready to bring his winning mentality to the Nix

Exclusive: Cheshire Phoenix head coach aiming to turn the club into force to be reckoned with in the BBL

Former Mersey Tigers man Josh McGinn has signed for Cheshire Phoenix.

Just like home

Basketball: Whitby-based Josh McGinn joins Cheshire Phoenix

Roderick Wilmont will not be joining

No Nix move for Wilmont

Former NBA D-League star unable to get clearance from English Basketball after failing to play required number of games

Renaldo Major, who represented USA in 2011, has agreed to join Cheshire Nix.

Nix signal intent with Major capture

Basketball: Renaldo Major is the franchise's highest-profile signing to date

David Aliu

Aliu aiming to bring back the glory days

David Aliu says that the Cheshire Phoenix can claim trophy success next season

Ellesmere Port's Josh McGinn has signed for Cheshire Phoenix

Nix coach Coffino brings in McGinn

Basketball: Ellesmere Port's Josh McGinn joins Cheshire Phoenix

Donatas Visockis has signed for Worcester Wolves after leaving Cheshire Phoenix

Former Nix big man joins Worcester

Basketball: Donatas Visockis surplus to requirements after Sasa Cuic signing

Devan Bailey in action for Cheshire Phoenix.

Nix star Bailey 'delighted' to get GB call

Last season's Cheshire Phoenix MVP Devan Bailey says he has what it takes to prove himself on the international stage

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Brad Karp in action for St Xavier College, Illinois.

Phoenix snare Karp for new season

Head coach John Coffino adds fifth-highest career scorer in Illinois college basketball history to Cheshire Phoenix roster

Devan Bailey in action for Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix star Bailey gets GB call

Devan Bailey drafted in to GB squad for EuroBasket qualifiers

Andrew and Debbie Donaldson with new Cheshire Phoenix player David Aliu, left.

'Labour of love' earns award for Nix duo

Chairman Andrew Donaldson and wife Debbie are named 'Volunteers of the Year' at the annual Sport Cheshire Awards

Chris Pearce is part of the Wales squad

Phoenix guard Pearce in European action

Basketball: Chris Pearce to represent Wales at the FIBA European Championship of the Small Countries in Gibraltar this month

(L-R) John Lavery, John Coffino and Mike Burton.

Lavery excited at new Phoenix role

Basketball: Last season's head coach John Lavery looking forward to assisting new chief John Coffino

New Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino.

Phoenix appoint Coffino as head coach

Cheshire Phoenix have hired respected New Yorker John Coffino as head coach with John Lavery remaining as assistant

Roderick Wilmont has joined the Cheshire Phoenix

US star Wilmont checks in at Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix add former NBA D-League star Roderick Wilmont to roster

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Demond Watt in his college days with Texas A&M Islanders.

Nix complete triple swoop

Cheshire Phoenix add Pauline, Watt and Cuic to roster for forthcoming BBL season

Devan Bailey in action for Cheshire Phoenix

Bailey excited for Phoenix future

Cheshire Phoenix star Devan Bailey believes club can establish themselves in the top three of the BBL

David Aliu has joined the Cheshire Phoenix.

Nix add league legend Aliu to roster

Cheshire Phoenix sign David Aliu from Manchester Giants on two-year deal

Donatas Visockis

Visockis hoping for Phoenix return

Lithuanian centre Donatas Visockis is keen to play his basketball again with the Cheshire Phoenix next season

Cheshire Phoenix star Devan Bailey has penned a new two-year deal to remain with the Northgate Arena club.

Cheshire Phoenix star Devan Bailey signs new deal

Nix guard and last season's MVP has penned a new two-year deal to remain at the Northgate Arena


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