Basketball England have released the National Basketball League (NBL) structure for the 2017-2018 season. Senior NBL competitions continue to attract new entry teams, with over 20 new additions from all areas of the country being welcomed for the coming season.
With Kent Crusdares and Team Newcastle University earning promotion, the McDonald’s Nottingham Hoods are joined by Westminster Warriors and Essex Leopards from Division 1 as well as Team Birmingham Elite, Middlesex LTBC And Sussex Bears, who all achieved promotion last season.
In Division 4, Nottingham will be a major focus of the basketball community as Hoods II are not only joined by our very own Nottingham Trent University Hoods, but Varsity rivals University of Nottingham as well.
Division 2Derbyshire Arrows Essex Leopards Ipswich Liverpool London Greenhouse Pioneers London Westside Middlesex LTBC Nottingham Hoods Sussex Bears Team Birmingham Elite Thames Valley cavaliers Westminster Warriors Division 4 Midlands Birmingham Mets Charnwood College Riders City of Birmingham Rockets College of West Anglia Fury Derby Trailblazers II Mansfield Giants Northants Thunder Nottingham Hoods II Nottingham Trent University Hoods Shropshire Warriors Team Derby University of Nottingham Warwickshire Hawks