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  • BUPA Luxol land 13th title

    BUPA Luxol land 13th title

    BUPA Luxol 84Floriana 71 (25-12, 22-16, 23-18, 14-25) BUPA Luxol made it a clean sweep of victories in this year’s BOV league final play-offs when they bagged their third successive win over Floriana MCP Car Parks to secure the title. Sunday’s...

  • Luxol are hoops kings

    Luxol are hoops kings

    BUPA Luxol were yesterday crowned Malta basketball champions for the 13th time in the club’s history after defeating Floriana MCP Car Parks 84-71 to seal the final play-off series 3-0. This was Luxol’s first championship crown after an absence of...

  • BUPA Luxol close in on series victory

    Floriana 78Luxol 113 (14-18, 17-30, 28-35, 19-30) BUPA Luxol opened a two game lead in the 2017 finals series against Floriana MCP Car Parks and are just a win away from being crowned the BOV League champions. After an eight-point game in the...

  • Bupa Luxol draw first blood

    Bupa Luxol draw first blood

    BUPA Luxol 80Floriana 72 (16-18, 24-13, 20-15, 20-26) BUPA Luxol maintained their winning streak in the play-offs after overcoming Floriana in the opening game of the 2017 BOV Finals. The Greens did try to offer a stern challenge and had their...

  • Luxol and Floriana ready for final series

    Luxol and Floriana ready for final series

    BUPA Luxol and Floriana MCP Car Parks will go head to head on Saturday in the first match from the best-of-five play-off final series that will determine the winner of the BOV Division One this season. Paul Sultana, president of the Malta...

  • Galea pots leveller and Starlites do it in overtime

    Galea pots leveller and  Starlites do it in overtime

    Caffe Moak Luxol 64Starlites Naxxar 68 (11-13, 15-13, 18-15, 17-20 – 3-7) The first game in this series was a nail-biting affair which was decided after overtime following a dramatic regular time finale and a ten-metre last-second Kirsty Galea pot...

  • Luxol book berth in final

    Luxol book berth in final

    Gżira Athleta 81BUPA Luxol 84 (22-31, 15-19, 23-12, 21-22) BUPA Luxol made sure of their place in the final after a hard-fought win in the third game in the series played on Sunday. As happened in Game 2 of the series, which Luxol won 85-77, this...

  • Gzira Athleta, Starlites win titles

    Gzira Athleta, Starlites win titles

    Gżira Athleta 73Starlites 62 (14-14, 20-20, 16-19, 23-9) The U-19 men’s final was decided in the last quarter. Starlites were led by Alec Felice Pace who tried his best and potted 34 points even if closely-marked throughout the game. On the other...

  • Early leads for Luxol, Depiro

    Early leads for Luxol, Depiro

    Gżira Athleta 61BUPA Luxol 81 (26-18, 9-30, 10-23, 16-10) Luxol opened the series against rivals Athleta with a hefty 20-point win for an important lead in this five-game series. The game had various facets although Luxol’s 21-3 run in the central...

  • Cumpstone leads Luxol to the title

    Cumpstone leads Luxol to the title

    Luxol 79Depiro 76 (14-23, 21-20, 22-14, 22-19) This decider for the U-23 title resulted in a keenly contested match with only a mere three points separating the two sides that dominated the entire St James Hospital League campaign this...

  • Hibs miss out on top-four slot

    Hibs miss out on top-four slot

    With only one day to go till the end of the regular season, all four play-off spots are now known after Hibernians failed in their task to beat Starlites. What still needs to be decided is the final placings of all top four teams and the...

  • Paolites in danger of missing out on play-offs

    Paolites in danger of missing out on play-offs

    With two rounds of matches to go to the end of the regular season, Caffe Moak Luxol and Gżira Athleta are assured of their play-off spots. They will be playing for the top spot on Sunday in a direct clash. Starlites, Depiro and Hibs are tussling...

  • Depiro seal top placing

    Depiro seal top placing

    The play-off spots were determined after the last day of the regular season was played over the weekend. Nothing really changed in the standings from the previous week as Cynergi Depiro claimed the top spot on the basis of superiority in direct...

  • Cassar’s Roma side fifth in top Belgrade tournament

    Kurt Cassar, the 17-year old former Hibernians player and now on the books of Stella Azzurra Roma, recently figured in a high-ranking tournament – the Next Generation EuroLeague – for his Italian club. The tournament was played in Belgrade and...

  • Floriana beat Hibs to secure spot in the play-offs

    Floriana MCP Car Parks 83Hibernians 64 (22-17, 17-14, 17-17, 27-16) Floriana MCP Car Parks booked their place in the play-offs after beating Hibernians, the latter seeing their last chance to make it to the post-regular season vanish as they...

  • Luxol and Gżira Athleta march on

    Caffe Moak Luxol 50Depiro 38 (11-11, 11-7, 11-7, 17-13) Caffe Moak Luxol and Gżira Athleta consolidated their lofty positions in the table to maintain their challenge for the top spot in the regular season. A harsh battle for the remaining two...

  • Depiro, Athleta and Luxol sharing the top position

    Depiro, Athleta and Luxol sharing the top position

    The ninth day of the regular season ended with three teams – Depiro, Gżira Athleta and BUPA Luxol – leading the way and ascertaining their place in the play-offs, although top spot is yet to be determined. With only one game to go, one place in...

  • Depiro beat Luxol in top clash

    Depiro beat Luxol in top clash

    BUPA Luxol 76Cynergi Depiro 89 (29-13, 13-28, 18-25, 16-23) This top-of-the-table clash resulted in a Depiro victory as they hit back after a poor start to go top of the standings with two games remaining in the regular season. Luxol, in search of...

  • Luxol beat Athleta to regain title

    Luxol beat Athleta to regain title

    Caffe Moak Luxol 57Gżira Athleta 53 (14-10, 21-22, 8-12, 14-9) The St James Hospital Knock Out trophy returned to Caffe Moak Luxol after a span of three years when they beat Gżira Athleta in a close and entertaining final  at the Ta’ Qali Pavilion...

  • Paolites revive hopes after win over Depiro

    Paolites revive hopes after win over Depiro

    Hibernians 71Cynergi Depiro 66 (13-20, 18-28, 22-10, 18-8) Hibs broke their duck in the league after chalking up their first win following a remarkable second-half comeback against Depiro. The Rabat side looked poised for victory after distancing...

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