HAVING toppled the Towers in London on Saturday, Jets were unable to gun down Birmingham Bullets at the Northgate Arena 24 hours later.
The 96-88 defeat to the BBL's basement side leaves Chester with plenty of work to do in the final six games of the regular season as they look to hold on to theirtop-eight place.
A superb third stanza inspired Jets to clinch an unexpected victory over Robbie Peers' Towers.
Jets saw off a late fightback by the home side to record a narrow 90-88 win, with Phil Gilbert topscoring with 24 points and Shawn Myers and John Simpson notching 14 apiece.
But the anticipated play-off charge did not materialise as theBullets produced a sterling defensive display to claim only their seventh win of the season.
Jets were slow off the mark and Bullets surged into a 44-37 half-time lead.
In the third stanza the home sidepressed but continued to struggle against a stubborn rearguard.
Jets' frustrations continued intothe final period as the visitors, inspired by Yorick Williams and Jeff Bonds, cantered to a 96-88win.
HOT SHOT: Phil Gilberttopscored for Jets againstLondon Towers on Saturday.