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.

 

Kinu Rochford in action for Cheshire Phoenix

Kinu Rochford wants to keep shining brightly for Cheshire Phoenix

Nix forward targeting more accolades after scooping BBL Player of the Month Award for January

Cheshire Phoenix guard Akeem Ellis

Akeem Ellis says Cheshire Phoenix's third-quarter woes are a mental issue

Nix guard believes that their Achilles Heel third period is something that they can overcome

Cheshire Phoenix give basketball workshop at King's School

Pupils learn about healthy eating during session

Kinu Rochford drives at the Riders defence

Cheshire Phoenix 76 Leicester Riders 91: Third-quarter meltdown proves to be undoing for battling Nix

Cheshire matched their high-flying opponents for long periods but third period their Achilles Heel yet again

Kinu Rochford

Cheshire Phoenix star Kinu Rochford named BBL Player of the Month

Nix forward picks up accolade following a stellar performance in January

Danny Huffor in action for Cheshire Phoenix at Glasgow Rocks

Danny Huffor backing Cheshire Phoenix to string together a good run of form

Nix guard has been impressive of late and has backed his side to overcome a strong Leicester Riders team on Sunday

Akeem Ellis hit 26 points in the loss to London Lions

Cheshire Phoenix 70 London Lions 76: 'We didn't deserve to win the game,' says John Lavery

High turnovers and losing the battle on the glass sees the Nix edged out by play-off rivals

Danny Huffor in action against Glasgow Rocks on Friday night

Glasgow Rocks 87 Cheshire Phoenix 97: Nix in fine form to triumph north of the border

Cheshire give play-off hopes a boost as Danny Huffor, Kinu Rochford and Quincy Taylor star

Cheshire Phoenix captain David Aliu can reach 3,000 BBL points tonight at Glasgow Rocks

Glasgow Rocks v Cheshire Phoenix: Everything you need to know

Your guide to tonight's BBL clash at the Emirates Arena

Demond Watt, in action for Cheshire Phoenix last season, returns to face his old club this weekend when London Lions come to town

Cheshire Phoenix: Demond Watt relishing return to face his former club with London Lions on Sunday

Former Nix power forward speaks on reunions, injuries and a 'crazy' season in Cheshire

Quincy Taylor in action for Cheshire Phoenix on Sunday

Cheshire Phoenix: Quincy Taylor believes squad are capable of 'great things'

New Phoenix point guard made an impressive debut in Sunday's defeat to Newcastle Eagles and insists there is plenty more to come

Cheshire Phoenix player Jeff Dirkin helps to deliver the Hoops 4 Health programme

Cheshire Phoenix and Essar extend Hoops 4 Health partnership

Club will be able to offer every Year 5 and 6 pupil in Ellesmere Port the chance to take part in health education programme

Cheshire Phoenix star Akeem Ellis hit 32 points against Newcastle

Cheshire Phoenix go down fighting in home loss to Newcastle Eagles

Nix out of BBL Trophy after 97-87 defeat but plenty of positives to take

Action from the clash between Newcastle Eagles and Cheshire Phoenix at Sport Central earlier in the season

Cheshire Phoenix v Newcastle Eagles: Everything you need to know

The Nix are aiming to become the first team to beat the Eagles this season when to two sides meet in the BBL Trophy quarter-final at the Cheshire Oaks Arena on Sunday

Sedale Hanson-Young in action for Cheshire Phoenix

Sedale Hanson-Young relishing his Cheshire Phoenix chance

Teenage point guard has continued to shine in his debut season in the BBL and wants to continue his rapid growth

Max Jones in action for Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix starlet Max Jones loving 'surreal' BBL experience

The 17-year-old has been holding his own in the professional BBL recently and has set his sights on the American dream

Quincy Taylor, pictured in action for Longwood University, has signed for Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix sign American point guard Quincy Taylor

Nix swooped for 24-year-old who arrives on the back of a successful NCAA Division One college career

Kinu Rochford was impressive against Worcester Wolves

Cheshire Phoenix 94 Worcester Wolves 85: Kinu Rochford stars as Nix end five game losing streak in BBL

Superb team performance sees Cheshire claim the spoils in a pulsating contest at the EPSV

Danny Huffor in action for Cheshire Phoenix in the loss to Manchester Giants on Sunday nigh

Cheshire Phoenix: Our form has been unacceptable but we can improve, says general manager James Brice

A run of seven defeats in all competitions but Brice insists that the season is not dead and buried just yet

Callum Jones goes up for the lay-up, watched by Akeem Ellis, during Cheshire Phoenix's defeat at Manchester Giants

Cheshire Phoenix: New recruits needed as Nix fall to seventh straight defeat at Manchester Giants

Under-manned Nix go down 88-79 at the BBL's bottom side as wretched run of form continues

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