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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.

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

MP shoots hoops with the stars of Team GB

Stephen Mosley enjoys basketball masterclass

Cheshire Phoenix guard Michael Creppy

Creppy unsure of what the future holds

Cheshire Phoenix star Michael Creppy considering offers from Greece and Qatar

Cheshire Phoenix chairman Andrew Donaldson (right) welcoming new head coach John Lavery (left) to the club last year.

Chairman planning to keep the Phoenix rising

Andrew Donaldson is looking for the Cheshire Phoenix to build on last season's efforts, but reveals club will have to do it without Victor Moses.

Youth team is full of cheer

Deva Cheerleading Academy compete in National Championships

Reggie Middleton doesn't yet know where his future lies

Reggie praises Nix fans following BBL Team of the Year inclusion

Point guard Middleton hails Nix faithful but doesn't yet know if he will be back at the club next season

John Lavery wants to see the Nix keep on improving

Lavery wants to set bar even higher for next season

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Lavery is wanting to see his side build on and off the court

Victor Moses has been named in the BBL Team of the Year along with Phoenix team-mate Reggie Middleton

Phoenix pair named in BBL Team of the Year

Basketball: Selection recognises contributions of Nix stars Victor Moses and Reggie Middleton


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