Sheffield Sharks secured the first piece of silverware for rookie coach Chris Finch by lifting the Uniball Trophy, defeating London Towers
82-79 at the NEC. Sharks were boosted by a 40 point and 16 rebound performance from England international John Amaechi, but the hero was
American Terrell Myers, whose 3-pointer with 5 seconds left won the Final.
Uniball Trophy Final
Sheffield 82-79 London T
A resurgent Thames Valley Tigers returned from the trophy wilderness to lifted the Sainsbury's Classic Cola Cup,
beating Leicester Riders 87-82 in Sheffield. The final will however remembered for a cruel injury to Riders' Gene Waldron, whose broken leg
clouded the Tigers success, under their new British coach Paul James, himself an ex-Rider.
Thames Valley 87-82 Leicester