Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix is a professional basketball club based at the 1,400 seater Cheshire Oaks Arena at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Members of the British Basketball League (BBL), the club was previously known as Cheshire Jets, Chester Jets and Ellesmere Port Jets and are currently coached by John Lavery.

Jorge Ebanks

Cheshire Phoenix part ways with guard Jorge Ebanks

Former London Lions man set to return down south after short spell at Cheshire Oaks Arena

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Lavery talks to his players against Plymouth

Cheshire Phoenix 80 Plymouth Raiders 86: John Lavery blasts 'poor' performance

Loss to Raiders rounds off a disappointing weekend for the Nix after Saturday defeat at Leicester Riders

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Lavery

Cheshire Phoenix: John Lavery calls for focus for tough weekend double header

Nix travel to high-flying Leicester Riders on Saturday before hosting Plymouth Raiders on Sunday

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Lavery welcomes Olu Babalola

Cheshire Phoenix sign BBL veteran Olu Babalola

Arrival of 34-year-old further boosts Nix roster that is still to welcome back David Aliu

Tom Shaw went close with a long range effort in Chester FC's draw with Dover Athletic

Why it's time Chester FC took a more creative approach to boosting home attendances

Low crowd for Dover Athletic was to be expected - but it still raises questions about how to market the Blues in the community

Jordan Williams of Cheshire Phoenix

Watch: Cheshire Phoenix enjoy a memorable fourth quarter against Manchester Giants

Highlights as the Nix poured in 37 points on Sunday to have the Cheshire Oaks Arena rocking

Max Jones, Luke Gosney and Ben Goodacre

Cheshire Phoenix: Focus on youth can pay dividends, says John Lavery

Enhanced youth programme and emergence of Max Jones, Ben Goodacre and Luke Gosney gives hope for the future and finding more Jo Leedhams

Cheshire Phoenix guard Jordan Williams

Cheshire Phoenix: Jordan Williams says improved defence behind resurgent run

Former University of North Texas guard helped the Nix fight back against Manchester Giants on Sunday with 31-point haul

Cheshire Phoenix star Kinu Rochford

Cheshire Phoenix: Kinu Rochford hails a triumph over adversity against Manchester Giants

Nix forward on the fans, his inspiration, team spirit and the maturity of Sedale Hanson-Young

Jordan Williams hit 19 points in the fourth quarter alone

Cheshire Phoenix 98 Manchester Giants 90: John Lavery praises team effort after remarkable comeback

Nix overturn 14-point deficit with fourth quarter power show as Jordan Williams and Kinu Rochford star

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Lavery

Cheshire Phoenix v Manchester Giants: Everything you need to know

You're guide to Sunday's BBL clash between the north-west rivals

Sedale Hanson-Young

Sedale Hanson-Young praised as Cheshire Phoenix triumph at Leeds Force

Head coach John Lavery praises 19-year-old for 'mature' performance in Yorkshire as Nix win 93-72

Cheshire Phoenix guard Akeem Ellis

Leeds Force v Cheshire Phoenix: Everything you need to know

The Nix look to make it three wins on the bounce in both the league and cup with a trip to Yorkshire

The Lookers Vauxhall Stadium plays host to two matches this weekend

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Your weekly guide to when and where you can see live sport in and around the city

West Cheshire AC under-13 girls squad at the North West Sportshall League held at South Cheshire College, Crewe
Millie Simpson and Cheshire Phoenix star Kinu Rochford

Ellesmere Port girl with brittle bone disease inspiring Cheshire Phoenix star on and off the court

Mum of four-year old Millie Simpson says attending the basketball and new-found friendship with player Kinu Rochford has given her daughter a new lease of life

Cheshire Phoenix power forward Kinu Rochford

Cheshire Phoenix: Kinu Rochford says the 'sky is the limit' after winning weekend

Nix forward hails team togetherness, fans and believes they can cause a BBL Cup upset

Kinu Rochford in action for Cheshire Phoenix in the win over Bristol Flyers

Cheshire Phoenix into BBL Cup semi-final after ending home hoodoo with win over Bristol Flyers

Head coach John Lavery salutes fan support after Nix cap a perfect weekend

Cheshire Phoenix's Akeem Ellis

Cheshire Phoenix: Worcester Wolves win a turning point, says Akeem Ellis

Ellis hit 36 points in win over high flying Wolves and believes the tide has turned for the Nix after a rocky spell

Akeem Ellis hit 36 points against Worcester

Cheshire Phoenix: Akeem Ellis leads the way as Nix stun Worcester Wolves

Ellis hits game-high 36 points to help Nix end losing streak in scintillating fashion at high-flying Worcester


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