Cheshire Phoenix continue to struggle in the British Basketball League (BBL), coming up winless from a busy weekend.
The Nix have endured a torrid time so far this season, winning just two of their opening games following a Friday night defeat on the road at Surrey Scorchers and a home loss to Glasgow Rocks at the Cheshire Oaks Arena on Sunday night.
Colin O’Reilly’s side were well beaten on Friday in Surrey as they went down 103-80 at the hands of the Scorchers, for who former Cheshire guard Quincy Taylor drained 24 points.
His efforts were aided by excellent contributions from Will Neighbour (23) and Chaz Rollins (20) as Creon Raftopoulos’s charges picked apart the Cheshire defence.
The Nix failed to ignite from the floor, shooting just 40%) but did have new signings Maurice Lewis-Briggs (29) and Jawad Adekoya (21) in good form.
Sunday saw the visit of the in-form Rocks to Ellesmere Port, but there was to be no home comforts for Cheshire as Glasgow emerged 88-67 victors.
Behind 18 points apiece from Hayden Lescault and Neil Watson, Glasgow made it 10 straight wins in all competitions to leave Cheshire facing an uphill battle to turn around their season and earn themselves a play-off berth come the end of the season.
Cheshire are close to adding a new signing to their roster following a tough start to the season.
Nix head coach O’Reilly has targeted a defensive addition and the club are currently waiting on visa clearance before announcing their man.
Defence has been an issue for Cheshire this season after losing summer signing Kaj-Bjorn Sherman early on after he agreed a move to a Spanish side while Josh Fox was released from the roster earlier in the month, as was guard Marcel Mosley.