- Birmingham to host BBL Playoff Final

April 04, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
The National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham is set to host the British Basketball League (BBL) Playoff Final on May 12th, with up to 6,000 fans of the sport expected to attend the event.
Tickets are priced between £15 and £55 and are already available for booking, as are special courtside seats for those wishing to get close to the action.
Often described as the culmination of the season, the final sees the top two teams face each other after making their way through a 30-game league.
The standard league season is followed by a knockout competition involving the top eight outfits, with the last two left standing then heading to the NIA to play on one of the competition's biggest stages.
The Newcastle Eagles, Worcester Wolves, Plymouth Raiders and Leicester Riders have already qualified this year, with the other four places still very much up for grabs.
Attendees will also be given the opportunity to experience some international basketball, with England taking on Scotland in a home nations match-up.
Doors open at 12:30 BST, with the first match taking place at 13:30 and the main event at 16:00.
Basketball fans will find that offers a large number of hotels in Birmingham, including The Railway Guest House.
To find out more about the match, visit

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