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  • Wednesday, June 17, 2015 11.04
  • Official Club Announcement
  • As many of our supporters will be aware the UK Border Agency sought to re-clarify the eligibility status of overseas players competing in the British Basketball League at the end of the 2014-15 ... (read more)
  • Monday, April 20, 2015 11.17
  • 19 APR 15: WILDCATS 79-101 WOLVES
  • Worcester Wolves will begin the defence of their BBL Play-off crown off the back of two straight victories following Sunday’s 110-79 success against Durham Wildcats. Paul James&... (read more)
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 13.06
  • FRI 17TH APRIL: LIONS V WILDCATS PREVIEW
  • Friday 17 April 2015 The Copper Box Arena - 8:00pm There is no danger of London Lions taking Durham Wildcats lightly when they arrive at the Copper Box on Frida... (read more)
  • Monday, April 13, 2015 11.02
  • 12 APR 15: PHOENIX 91-58 WILDCATS
  • BBL Championship Cheshire Phoenix 91 (21, 44, 70) (Watt 18, Aliu 17, King 16) Durham Wildcats 58 (9, 25, 55) (Mayindombe 12, Jones 11, Bucci 8)   Chesh... (read more)
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015 10.15
  • 05 APR 15: WILDCATS 67-101 RIDERS
  • BBL Championship Durham Wildcats 67 (12,31,58) (Puk 15, Urli 13, Jones 9) Leicester Riders 101 (28,50,80) (Washington 22, Bernardini 17, Losonsky 14) There was no stop... (read more)
  • Monday, March 30, 2015 09.11
  • 29 MAR 15: WILDCATS 67-75 RAIDERS
  • BBL Championship Durham Wildcats 67 (15,27,52) (Puk 18, Jones 16, Mayindombe 13) Plymouth University Raiders 75 (16,38,53) (Hampton 18, Clarke 16, Elston 15) Following... (read more)
  • Friday, March 27, 2015 14.03
  • 26 MAR 15: RAIDERS 94-87 WILDCATS
  • A late surge by Raiders proved pivotal as they eased their way to a win against visiting Durham Wildcats. BBL Championship Plymouth University Raiders... (read more)
  • Friday, March 27, 2015 13.54
  • 26TH & 29TH MARCH: RAIDERS VS WILDCATS
  • Plymouth Raiders and Durham Wildcats will go at it twice this weekend as both teams look to dig themselves out of a hole. Defeats to Sheffield Sharks and London Lions last weekend mad... (read more)
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 15.04
  • SUN 22 MACRH: WILDCATS V LIONS
  • Lee Davie feels this weekend is 'make or break' as far as Durham Wildcats' season is concerned. Wildcats are eight points behind Bristol Flyers in the final BBL Play... (read more)
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 15.02
  • FRI 20 MARCH: SHARKS V WILDCATS
  • Trust in team-mates is what will steer Sheffield Sharks to the BBL Play-offs, according to guard Nick Lewis. Atiba Lyons' side have returned to something resembling their ex... (read more)
  • Monday, March 16, 2015 09.55
  • 13 MAR 15: WOLVES 89-73 WILDCATS
  • Worcester Wolves improved to a 23-6 record in the BBL Championship after putting together a dominant end-to-end display against the visiting Durham Wildcats for an 89-73 victory at the Universit... (read more)
  • Friday, March 13, 2015 10.45
  • THE FRIDAY PREVIEW
  • Seven games are on the schedule this weekend in the British Basketball League and with only a month of the regular season left to go, every game is crucial for those teams chasing the title or a... (read more)
  • Saturday, February 28, 2015 06.11
  • DURHAM WILDCATS BASKETBALL CLUB STATEMENT
  • The incident that took place in the final seconds of the British Basketball League match between the Durham Wildcats and the Cheshire Phoenix (27/2/2015) has no place in sport, entertainment or ... (read more)
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015 09.30
  • FRI 27 FEB: WILDCATS V PHOENIX
  • Lee Davie has highlighted a lack of focus on defence as one of Durham Wildcats’ key issues, something they will have to rectify when they host Cheshire Phoenix on Friday. Wildca... (read more)
  • Friday, February 20, 2015 09.56
  • FRI 21 FEB: RIDERS V WILDCATS
  • A week after their defeat to title rivals Esh Group Eagles Newcastle, Leicester Riders return home to face the Durham Wildcats this Saturday. While their title hopes took a dent with ... (read more)
  • Friday, February 20, 2015 09.55
  • THE FRIDAY PREVIEW
  • Ten games are on the schedule in the BBL Championship this weekend and there could be plenty of movement in race the for the playoff places. One team who could catapult back into the ... (read more)
  • Friday, February 20, 2015 09.54
  • 15 FEB 15: WILDCATS 58-66 WOLVES
  • BBL Championship Durham Wildcats 58 (20,38,45) (Puk 15, Urli 14, Jones 10) Worcester Wolves 66 (19,39,53) (Thurman 18, Owumi 15, Guede 11) It did not take long for Wor... (read more)
  • Friday, February 20, 2015 09.54
  • 13 FEB 15: EAGLES 98-71 WILDCATS
  • BBL Championship Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 98 (26,47,68) (Thomson 21, Defoe 16, Jones 15) Durham Wildcats 71 (22,37,54) (Buchberger 15, Urli 14, Jones 13) Esh Group E... (read more)
  • Friday, February 13, 2015 11.48
  • THE FRIDAY PREVIEW...
  • For the second week running, two of the BBL Championship title contenders go head-to-head in one of nine games taking place this weekend. A week ago Esh Group Eagles Newcastle a... (read more)
  • Monday, February 2, 2015 08.58
  • 01-02-15: WILDCATS 76 - 75 UNITED
  • Durham Wildcats 76 (22,41,60) (Madourie 24, Urli 13, Jones 11) Surrey United 75 (16,41,60) (Coleman 30, Knutson 19, Visockis 8) Fran Urli's game-winning buzzer-beate... (read more)
  • Monday, January 26, 2015 10.18
  • DURHAM SUFFER DOUBLE DEFEAT
  • 24th January, 2015 Leicester Riders 85 (19, 44, 67) (Tyler Bernardini 19, Rashad Hassan 18, Jamell Anderson 11) Durham Wildcats 46 (13, 29, 41) (Chris Jones... (read more)
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 09.46
  • DOUBLE HEADER WEEKEND FOR WILDCATS
  • A big weekend lies ahead for the Durham Wildcats as they prepare for an important double-header in the BBL. The Wildcats have a tough test on Saturday evening facing 3rd place Leicester Riders, ... (read more)
  • Monday, January 19, 2015 10.30
  • WILDCATS MUCH IMPROVED IN CLOSE DEFEAT
  • BBL Trophy, Round 1 – 18th January, 2015 Durham Wildcats 84 (16, 32, 59) (Fran Urli 18, Panos Mayindombe 18, John Puk 14) Worcester Wolves 86 (22, 42, 64)... (read more)
  • Friday, January 16, 2015 10.56
  • SUNDAY 18TH JAN: WILDCATS V WOLVES PREVIEW
  • As the team switches from league competition to the first round of the BBL Trophy, Head Coach Lee Davie is making defence the primary focus in training for his players. Durham Wildcats will face... (read more)
  • Monday, January 12, 2015 10.11
  • WILDCATS GO DOWN TO LATE UNITED BASKET
  • Surrey United 80 (27, 37, 56) (Anthony Downing 23, Kramer Knutson 21, Elvisi Dusha 17) Durham Wildcats 78 (21, 35, 54) (Fran Urli 23, Ralph Bucci 13, John Puk 12) ... (read more)
  • Tuesday, January 6, 2015 14.24
  • BBL TEAM OF THE WEEK – WEEK 14
  • The first line-up of the new calendar year brings four familiar faces and a debutante. Mike DiNunno (Cheshire Phoenix) It’s been an eventful time of late for Phoenix on ... (read more)
  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014 09.47
  • Wildcat Squad Return After Christmas Break
  • The Wildcat squad returned from their festive break today to prepare for this Sunday's home fixture against the Bristol Flyers. An inconsistent first half of the season has result... (read more)
  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10.18
  • Odi Attah Released by the Wildcats
  • Odi Attah has been released from the club by mutual consent. The club wish to go on record in stating appreciation for the contribution Odi has made. Whilst he has been in and out of ... (read more)
  • Saturday, December 20, 2014 10.23
  • WEEKEND PREVIEW: WILDCATS vs MANCHESTER GIANTS
  • Having just passed the halfway point of the BBL Championship season, the Wildcats are already in a must-win game with playoff implications. A victory this Sunday 21st December will give Durham t... (read more)
  • Monday, December 15, 2014 12.09
  • Wildcats Suffer Double Defeat
  • 12th December, 2014 – Match 15 Leeds Force 81 (22, 42, 61) (Branimir Mikulic 21, James McCann 14, William Hall 13) Durham Wildcats 70 (23, 36, 48) (Od... (read more)
  • Tuesday, December 9, 2014 09.55
  • BBL TEAM OF THE WEEK – WEEK 11
  • Our line-up this week features two of the frontrunners to be season leaders. Neil Watson (Leicester Riders) It’s back-to-back appearances for the Riders’ man af... (read more)
  • Monday, December 8, 2014 10.31
  • MIXED WEEKEND FOR WILDCATS
  • 5th December – Match 13 Newcastle Eagles 99 (30, 45, 78) (Scott Martin 23, Andrew Thomson 21, Charles Smith 14) Durham Wildcats 83 (24, 42, 66) (Chris... (read more)
  • Monday, December 1, 2014 09.12
  • Wildcats go down to in form Rocks
  • Glasgow Rocks 79 (22, 40, 61) (Danny Huffor 21, Keiron Achara 18, JaJuan Smith 13) Durham Wildcats 68 (12, 34, 49) (Chris Jones 14, Fran Urli 14, John Puk 9) ... (read more)
  • Friday, November 28, 2014 10.54
  • WILDCATS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW IN SEARCH OF REVENGE
  • During a time-out late in the match versus the London Lions on 23rd November, with the Wildcats holding a five point lead, forward Fran Urli yelled out to his teammates, “They don’t ... (read more)
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 09.20
  • BBL TEAM OF THE WEEK – WEEK 9
  • This week features our new season leader, two Brits and a debutante. Kirk Crecco (Surrey United) It’s a first appearance of the season in our starting five for the forme... (read more)
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 10.20
  • WILDCATS BOUNCE BACK IN STYLE
  • 21st November, 2014 Leeds Force 70 (25, 38, 59) (Branimir Mikulic 19, William Hall 17, James McCann 13) Durham Wildcats 62 (17, 33, 48) (Chris Jones 27, Ral... (read more)
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 14.28
  • BBL TEAM OF THE WEEK – WEEK 8
  • Still the debutantes keep rolling into our team, with another four this week. Rahmon Fletcher (Esh Group Eagles Newcastle) After a string of appearances on our bench, the play... (read more)
  • Monday, November 10, 2014 10.24
  • CHESHIRE PHOENIX 83 - 79 DURHAM WILDCATS
  • Cheshire Phoenix 83 (20, 50, 67) (Taylor King 23, Demond Watt 12, Julius Hodge 12) Durham Wildcats 79 (22, 38, 60) (Fran Urli 22, Odiba Attah 17, John Puk 12) ... (read more)
  • Sunday, November 9, 2014 12.15
  • CHESHIRE PHOENIX V DURHAM WILDCATS: 09 NOV 14
  • After posting back-to-back wins that propelled the Wildcats to 5th place in the BBL nearly three weeks ago, Durham has been defeated in the last two games, dropping them to 8th place and a 3-4 r... (read more)
  • Monday, November 3, 2014 10.15
  • DURHAM WILDCATS 81 - GLASGOW ROCKS 83
  • Durham Wildcats 81 (32, 51, 67) (Ralph Bucci 20, Chris Jones 20, Odiba Attah 18) Glasgow Rocks 83 (9, 30, 55) (JaJuan Smith 26, Keiron Achara 23, Thomas Freem... (read more)
  • Saturday, November 1, 2014 18.53
  • 2ND NOVEMBER: WILDCATS VS ROCKS PREVIEW
  • The 10th-place Glasgow Rocks come to Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre with a 2-3 record and will be looking to get back on the winning track as they suffered an 89-86 defeat to Cheshire Phoenix on 26th ... (read more)
  • Monday, October 27, 2014 09.49
  • Wildcats go down fighting to Giants
  • Durham Wildcats 84 (14, 40, 61) (Chris Jones 17, Odiba Attah 17, Panos Mayindombe 13, Fran Urli 10) Manchester Giants 92 (25, 40, 63) (Darren Best 22, Ingus Bankevics ... (read more)
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014 13.16
  • 26 OCT 14: WILDCATS V GIANTS PREVIEW
  • The Durham Wildcats return home to Newton Aycliffe to face the Manchester Giants. After a highly successful Week 4 for the club with two straight wins and personal achievements reached for capta... (read more)
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014 09.20
  • BBL TEAM OF THE WEEK – WEEK 4
  • This week there are another five debutantes who make our line-up for the first time this season. Chris Jones (Durham Wildcats) The guard pulled the strings to brilliant eff... (read more)
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 15.40
  • Urli Arrives Just In Time
  • Durham Wildcats are delighted to announce the signing of power forward Fran Urli to the squad. The 6’8 native of Zagreb, Croatia will join the squad immediately and is expected to see acti... (read more)
  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 11.27
  • BBL CUP ROUND 1: PHOENIX V WILDACTS PREVIEW
  • After a physical bout against neighbours Esh Group Eagles Newcastle on 5th October, the Durham Wildcats will look to get back on track as they travel to Cheshire Phoenix for the first round of t... (read more)
  • Friday, October 3, 2014 09.29
  • 05 OCT 14: WILDCATS V EAGLES
  • Ralph Bucci knows Durham Wildcats face a Newcastle Eagles backlash on Sunday but feels it could act as a good measuring stick for his squad. BBL Champions Eagles suffered a rare home ... (read more)
  • Thursday, October 2, 2014 07.43
  • Knight Ends Brief Spell With Wildcats
  • The Durham Wildcats have agreed to release Tom Knight to Finish Basketball Club, Kataja, who compete in the Finish Premier League. Speaking shortly after the decision to rele... (read more)
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10.36
  • DURHAM WILDCATS 80 - 46 LEEDS FORCE
  • Durham Wildcats 80 (20, 37, 55) (Mayindombe 19, Knight 12, Bucci 11) Leeds Force 46 (12, 19, 36) (Bethune 11, Anebo 10, Hylands 7) Behind the fast-break play of gu... (read more)
  • Saturday, September 27, 2014 10.53
  • 28 SEP 14: WILDCATS V FORCE
  • Leeds Force coach Matt Newby insists his BBL rookies have been tireless in their preparation for a first season in the top flight, which starts with a trip to Durham Wildcats on Sunday. ... (read more)
  • Saturday, September 27, 2014 10.50
  • 26 SEP 14: SHARKS 83-70 WILDCATS
  • BBL Championship Sheffield Sharks 83 (20,39,63) (Payne 20, Gachette 13, Lewis 13) Durham Wildcats 70 (19,29,50) (Knight 21, Puk 11, Jones 10) Sheffield Sharks started ... (read more)
  • Friday, September 19, 2014 07.30
  • 16TH SEPTEMBER: WILDCATS 100-64 TEAM NORTHUMBRIA
  • Intense defence and transition scoring propelled the Durham Wildcats to a comfortable 100-64 win over Team Northumbria at Newton Aycliffe on 17th September, as the Wildcats finished preseason wi... (read more)
  • Monday, September 8, 2014 06.54
  • 6th SEPTEMBER: WILDCATS 96- 59 MOHAWKS
  • Durham Wildcats defeated Tees Valley Mohawks in a productive game of pre-season basketball on 6th of September with a 96-59 victory at Teesside University. Despite having onl... (read more)
  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014 11.13
  • Knight Up For Wildcats Fight
  • Durham Wildcats Head Coach Lee Davie has successfully recruited his second ‘big man’ of the summer with recent Notre Dame Graduate Tom Knight joining the Wildcats pack. Following an ... (read more)
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 15.43
  • Jones Joins Wildcats Pack
  • Durham Wildcats have secured the services of American Point Guard Chris Jones for their 2014-15 BBL campaign. Jones graduated from NCAA Division 1 College Prairie View in 2010 where he made 55 s... (read more)
  • Friday, May 2, 2014 10.29
  • COACH DAVIE END OF SEASON INTERVIEW
  • There are very few coaches in The BBL this season that can say they've achieved all the goals they set out to achieve at the start of the season.Durham Wildcats Head Coach Lee Davie is one. ... (read more)
  • Thursday, May 1, 2014 09.53
  • Molten BBL Defensive Team of the Year 2013-14
  • For the first time, there are six players who make the BBL Defensive Team of the Year after a voting deadlock. All the BBL head coaches voted for their best defensive players of the s... (read more)
  • Monday, April 28, 2014 14.36
  • 27 APRIL 14 WILDCATS 82-97 EAGLES
  • BBL Play-Off Quarter Final (2nd Leg) Durham Wildcats 82 (15,42,66) (Huffor 28, Evans 12, Crecco 12, Attah 12) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 97 (25,44,71) (Defoe 22, Gause 20, ... (read more)
  • Monday, April 28, 2014 14.35
  • 25 APR 14: EAGLES 97-75 WILDCATS
  • BBL Play-Off Quarter Final (1st Leg) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 97 (20,39,67) (Martin 20, Cooke 20, Defoe 19) Durham Wildcats 75 (24,34,58) (Attah 21, Bucci 14, Huffor 10)... (read more)
  • Friday, April 25, 2014 10.04
  • BBL PLAY-OFFS QUARTER-FINALS: EAGLES V WILDCATS
  • Esh Group Eagles Newcastle enter their BBL Play-Off quarter-final tie with Durham Wildcats full of energy, as well as confidence, after enjoying their Championship success without a game in the ... (read more)
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014 11.57
  • DURHAM ENJOY A HISTORIC BREAKTHROUGH SEASON
  • The combination of head coach Lee Davie and his assistant Ralph Bucci has proven a dream ticket so far for Durham Wildcats. In his first season at the helm of a top-flight club, Davie... (read more)
  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 09.39
  • BBL Team of the Week – Week 30
  • There's no change to our leader board in our penultimate line-up, with neither of the main contenders included this week.   Matt Pressey (Plymouth University Raide... (read more)
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10.35
  • EAGLES V WILDCATS - AWAY TICKET ALLOCATION
  • Supporters of Durham Wildcats will be able to reserve tickets in advance for Friday’s trip to Sport Central. Newcastle have kindly allocated an area for away supporters, and a sea of blue ... (read more)
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 09.23
  • FINAL PLAY-OFF POSITIONS CONFIRMED
  • A frantic final day in the BBL Championship regular season provided delight for Durham Wildcats, Manchester Giants and One Health Sharks Sheffield. The Sharks clinched second spot beh... (read more)
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 09.23
  • 20 APR 2014: WILDCATS 104-96 PHOENIX
  • BBL Championship Durham Wildcats 104 (35,57,75) (Huffor 27, Evans 18, Bucci/Ginty 16) Cheshire Phoenix 96 (17,42,68) (Moses 32, Middleton 24, Creppy/Coleman 15) ... (read more)
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 09.22
  • 19 APR 2014: KNIGHTS 81-113 WILDCATS
  • BBL Championship Birmingham Knights 81 (20,48,68) (Benson 29, Martyn Gayle 16, Hopkins 12) Durham Wildcats 113 (28,58,86) (Huffor 23, Crecco 20, Evans/P Elderkin 15) ... (read more)
  • Thursday, March 13, 2014 10.52
  • Coach Davie Remains Focused On Play-Off Goal
  • With the end of the league season fast approaching, Coach Davie and his Wildcats team have already broken a number of franchise records and turned many heads in the BBL. They have already surpas... (read more)
  • Friday, March 7, 2014 10.11
  • Player Spotlight: Mattia Bradascio
  • Next in our player spotlight is Wildcats big man Mattia Bradascio. In his first season in the BBL, Mattia has made a big impact on the Wildcats team and is going from strength to strength. Provi... (read more)
  • Monday, February 24, 2014 10.30
  • WILDCATS ROAR TO VICTORY
  • Durham Wildcats put a clear gap between themselves and their competitors in the BBL Championship with an impressive 89 – 66 victory over Plymouth Raiders on Sunday. In a closely contested ... (read more)
  • Monday, February 17, 2014 09.52
  • Bucci Hits 1,000 Points
  • With 33 seconds remaining on the third quarter game clock at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre on Sunday afternoon, Wildcats captain Ralph Bucci successfully converted from outside of the arc to br... (read more)
  • Thursday, February 13, 2014 09.27
  • PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: JOEL MADOURIE
  • Joel is no stranger to the BBL having been part of the Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 2011/12 team that claimed a clean sweep of all four domestic trophies. Prior to his BBL career, Joel spent two y... (read more)
  • Monday, February 3, 2014 11.14
  • Mixed Weekend For Wildcats
  • Durham Wildcats made it three wins from three on Saturday night with another impressive victory on the road. Following last weekend’s success in the Capital, Coach Davie’s side heade... (read more)
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11.12
  • PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: ODIBA ATTAH
  • Next in the player spotlight is 6’4 British forward Odiba ‘Odi’ Attah. The former Newcastle Eagle joined the Wildcats pack in 2011 at the start of Durham’s BBL adventure.... (read more)
  • Tuesday, January 21, 2014 11.52
  • Wildcats Hopeful of United Victory
  • Durham Wildcats will be back in action at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre this weekend for the first time in 2014. Coach Davie’s team have been on the road since the turn of the year, but a... (read more)
  • Monday, January 13, 2014 16.52
  • PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: RJ EVANS
  • Next in our player spotlight is American Guard RJ Evans who caught up with Wildcat Online ahead of Saturdays BBL Trophy 1st round clash at Plymouth Raiders The 6ft 3 Guard ha... (read more)
  • Thursday, January 2, 2014 12.53
  • PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: COACH - LEE DAVIE
  • Next in our player spotlight’s, Wildcats Online interviewed Head Coach Lee Davie to discuss his first season in charge of the Durham Wildcats. Coach Davie made the playoffs his number one ... (read more)
  • Monday, December 23, 2013 10.48
  • Wildcats End 2013 With Disappointing Defeat
  • Durham Wildcats went down 99 – 88 against an improving Cheshire Phoenix team at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre on Sunday afternoon. Coach Davie and his team were hoping to put an end to a ... (read more)
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013 09.23
  • PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: MIKE ALLISON
  • Next in our player spotlight series, Wildcats Online caught up with big man Mike Allison to discuss his rookie season in the UK, life in Durham, and his plans for the future. ... (read more)
  • Monday, December 9, 2013 12.11
  • Wildcats Edged Out By Eagles
  • Durham Wildcats went down 75-90 against local rivals Esh Group Eagles Newcastle in front of an enthusiastic Newton Aycliffe crowd on Sunday afternoon. The visitors started the game strongly, edg... (read more)
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013 17.35
  • Wildcats Host Eagles In North-East Derby
  • Durham Wildcats will take on neighbours Esh Group Eagles Newcastle in the second North-East Derby of the BBL season at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre on Sunday afternoon. It was the Eagles that ... (read more)
  • Monday, November 25, 2013 15.58
  • Wildcats Roared On To Victory
  • An MVP performance from American guard RJ Evans helped the Wildcats to a 72-67 victory over University Plymouth Raiders in front of an exuberant crowd at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre on Saturd... (read more)
  • Friday, November 22, 2013 10.38
  • PLAYER SPOTLIGHT - DEVIN GINTY
  • Next in our player spotlight is American point guard, Devin Ginty (#33). Devin spent last season in the Finnish top flight with Torpan Pojat and previously played college bas... (read more)
  • Monday, November 18, 2013 10.53
  • Bucci Finds Top Form
  • Wildcats captain Ralph Bucci led his team to victory on Saturday evening against the Glasgow Rocks, and was unfortunate not to be on the winning team on Sunday afternoon as the Wildcats went dow... (read more)
  • Sunday, November 17, 2013 10.56
  • Huffor Haunts Rocks in Wildcats Win
  • Danny Huffor finished with 19 points as his new Wildcats team defeated his previous employers 85 -72 at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre on Saturday evening. Durham’s victory was their first... (read more)
  • Monday, November 11, 2013 15.47
  • Wildcats Bite Back
  • MVP Paul Elderkin led the way with 26 points in a 115 – 69 Durham Wildcats victory against BBL new boys Birmingham Knights at Newton Aycliffe on Sunday afternoon. Securing their third leag... (read more)
  • Friday, November 8, 2013 10.12
  • PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: DANNY HUFFOR
  • American/British forward Danny Huffor has made an explosive start to the new BBL season having arrived in Durham this summer as one of a number of new Wildcats signings by Head Coach Lee Davie. ... (read more)
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2013 16.28
  • BBL Cup Quarter Final Draw
  • Durham Wildcats will take on Sheffield Sharks in the quarter final of the BBL cup on Friday 22nd November at EIS, the home of the North Yorkshire franchise. Coach Davie’s team came through... (read more)
  • Monday, November 4, 2013 11.22
  • Wildcats go down to hard working Riders
  •   Durham Wildcats played host to reigning BBL league and play-off champions Leicester Riders on Sunday afternoon at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre. The game began at a frantic pa... (read more)
  • Thursday, October 31, 2013 16.57
  • PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: KIRK CRECCO
  • For the first in our player spotlights, Wildcats Online met up with American Guard Kirk Crecco to talk about his time in Durham so far, and playing in the BBL.  Kirk joined the Wild... (read more)
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013 09.40
  • Crecco Confident Of Positive Response
  • Wildcats American guard Kirk Crecco believes his team will respond positively following back to back defeats on a tough double header weekend in the British Basketball League. Durham travelled t... (read more)
  • Monday, October 14, 2013 09.20
  • Ginty Leads Wildcats In United Victory
  • Durham Wildcats moved to 5th place in the British Basketball league table with their second win in eight days securing the best start to a campaign in their three seasons playing at the top leve... (read more)
  • Monday, October 7, 2013 11.20
  • Wildcats Make Winning Start At Newton Aycliffe
  • Durham Wildcats made the perfect start to their home BBL campaign with an exciting 83-73 victory over the London Lions. Coach Davie’s new look roster approached the game full of confidence... (read more)
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2013 10.19
  • BBL Returns To Newton Aycliffe
  • This Saturday sees the return of the BBL to Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre where the Durham Wildcats will host London Lions in what promises to be an entertaining encounter. The game tips at 7pm... (read more)
  • Monday, September 23, 2013 14.48
  • 2-2 Pre-Season Record For Wildcats
  • After playing the final of a four-match preseason schedule, the Wildcats finished with a 2-2 record.  Having comfortably beaten the Teesside Mowhawks but losing to the Manchester Magic, the... (read more)
  • Monday, September 16, 2013 12.14
  • Wildcats Launch New Satellite Clubs
  • Durham Wildcats Satellite Clubs will launch this week at three different venues in County Durham. The clubs aim to provide accessible basketball opportunities to young people aged between 12-16 ... (read more)
  • Thursday, September 5, 2013 11.39
  • Huffor Set For BBL Return
  • American Power Forward Danny Huffor is set to make a BBL return with the Durham Wildcats. Having missed the majority of last season through injury, Huffor will be making his second appearance in... (read more)
  • Friday, August 30, 2013 14.36
  • Wildcats Sign American Point-Guard Devin Ginty
  • Durham Wildcats have further strengthened their growing roster with the signing of American point-guard Devin Ginty. The 24 year-old arrives in Durham following a season with Finnish Division 1 ... (read more)
  • Friday, August 23, 2013 13.12
  • Wildcats Confirm Pre-Season Schedule
  • Durham Wildcats have today announced their pre-season plans with four exciting games that will test the new look team ahead of the 2013-14 BBL season. Coach Davie’s roster will take to the... (read more)
  • Friday, August 23, 2013 10.28
  • Paul Elderkin Returns For New Season
  • The Durham Wildcats are pleased to announce that 6ft 5” guard, Paul Elderkin, will remain a Wildcat for the 2013/2014 season. Elderkin has been a key team member in previous seasons and wi... (read more)
  • Thursday, August 15, 2013 15.31
  • Season Tickets On Sale Now
  • Don’t miss any of the 2013-14 BBL season by purchasing a Wildcats season ticket today. Priced at just £100 per adult and £65 per child, there’s never been a be... (read more)
  • Monday, August 12, 2013 14.54
  • Wildcats Confirm 2013-14 Ticket Prices
  • Durham Wildcats are pleased to announce the great value ticket prices available to fans for the 2013-14 BBL campaign. Season Tickets will go on sale next week and can be purchased online for jus... (read more)
  • Thursday, August 8, 2013 09.35
  • North-East Derby Opens New BBL Season
  • Durham Wildcats will open their 2013-14 BBL campaign with the short journey north to neighbours Newcastle Eagles. The game at Sports Central on Friday 27th of September will mar... (read more)
  • Friday, May 24, 2013 10.04
  • Wildcats Announce Summer Camp Dates
  • Durham Wildcats BBL star Paul Elderkin will be the headline at this year’s basketball summer camps to be held at the Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle. The camps provide a fun environmen... (read more)
  • Monday, March 18, 2013 15.02
  • Wildcats V Heat Selected For TV
  • The TV cameras will return to Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre for the second time this season on Sunday as the Wildcats host Surrey Heat. Durham caused a big upset in their last appearance in fro... (read more)
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013 16.31
  • DURHAM WILDCATS EASTER BASKETBALL CAMP
  • We are now accepting applications for the Easter Camp due to be held at the Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham, DH1 3SE. The camps are available to U16's at the cost of &... (read more)
  • Monday, February 25, 2013 11.54
  • DURHAM WILDCATS JUNIOR ACADEMIES
  • Fun Basketball Sessions lead by Wildcats Professional Players Mon - Greenfield School (DL5 7LF) 15.30-17.30 Tue - Durham Johnston (DH1 4SU) 16.00-17.30 Wed - Woo... (read more)
  • Saturday, February 23, 2013 11.44
  • Raiders Edge Out Wildcats In Dying Seconds
  • Plymouth Raiders 104 - Durham Wildcats 100 The Wildcats returned to the site of their most famous BBL victory last night and were within 30 seconds of upsetting the odds again. ... (read more)
  • Monday, February 18, 2013 10.21
  • Wildcats 73 - 99 Rocks
  • BBL Championship Durham Wildcats 73 (18,38,57) (Keister 23, Baldarelli 19, Bucci 11) Glasgow Rocks 99 (27,52,74) (Davis 30, Robinson 17, Harrison 15)... (read more)
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2013 10.42
  • Guinane & Keister Make BBL Team Of The Week
  • Brad Guinane and Andrew Keister have been rewarded for their outstanding performances over the weekend with both making the BBL starting five. Ralph Bucci & Keith Page also made the bench wi... (read more)
  • Thursday, January 24, 2013 14.01
  • Wildcats V Eagles new date CONFIRMED
  • The BBL clash against local rivals Newcastle Eagles, originally scheduled for March 17th, will now take place at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre on Sunday February 3rd, 4pm tip. The Wi... (read more)
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2013 13.33
  • Wildcats Gearing Up To Host Worcester
  • The Wildcats will be back in action this Sunday as they play the Worcester Wolves for the second time this season in the BBL Championship. Durham started their BBL campaign with an aw... (read more)
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2013 16.28
  • Bucci & Page Make BBL Team Of The Week
  • The fine start to the New Year continued for the Wildcats as Ralph Bucci made the starting five and Keith Page the bench in the latest BBL Team of the Week. It’s the second time in three w... (read more)
  • Wednesday, January 2, 2013 10.31
  • Wildcats Squad: We Can Make The Play-offs!
  • Speaking ahead of this weekend's double header which climaxes with a home fixture against Cheshire Phoenix the Wildcat squad were in bullish mood. Just six points seperate 7th to ... (read more)
  • Monday, December 24, 2012 09.25
  • Wildcats Secure Dramatic Overtime Victory
  • The Durham Wildcats went into the Festive period on a high, overturning a 13 point deficit with five minutes to go and eventually winning in overtime to give the fans an early Christmas present.... (read more)
  • Monday, December 17, 2012 08.45
  • National League Victory For Wildcats Under 14s
  • The Durham Wildcats under 14s secured their first win of the season this weekend, defeating Leeds Tigers 92-71. The Wildcats led for most of the match and turned the screw in the clos... (read more)
  • Monday, December 17, 2012 08.43
  • Busy Christmas Period Ahead For The Wildcats
  • The Wildcats go into a busy Christmas period determined to see the year off on a high. The squad will be spending Christmas in Durham with home matches taking place on December 23rd a... (read more)
  • Saturday, December 1, 2012 12.40
  • Wildcats Welcome Back Michael Davies
  • The Durham Wildcats are delighted to confirm that Michael Davies has re-signed for the Durham Wildcats and will be available for selection for tomorrow's game against the Sheffield Sharks.... (read more)
  • Monday, October 22, 2012 06.33
  • Wildcats Push Riders To The Final Buzzer
  • The Wildcats proved that they were up for the challenge ahead with an impressive performance against title contenders, Leicester Riders, at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre. The game st... (read more)
  • Saturday, October 20, 2012 13.59
  • Wildcats Pay For Slow Start Against The Sharks
  • Durham saw themselves trying to play catch up throughout a game against Sheffield Sharks on their travels at the Sheffield institute of sport arena. Head coach Elderkin and his team were... (read more)
  • Saturday, September 29, 2012 10.07
  • Wildcat Players Prepare To Hit The Library
  • The Wildcat players have a rare weekend off which coincides with the start of Durham University's academic year. The guys, who will train on both Saturday and Sunday, are now also preparing ... (read more)
  • Thursday, September 27, 2012 12.15
  • Balderelli Makes BBL Team of the Week
  • New recruit Mike Balderelli has made the BBLs first ‘squad of the week’. Balderelli who joined the Wildcats from Assumption College made his Wildcat debut last weekend and played an ... (read more)
  • Monday, September 24, 2012 09.18
  • Rocks Spoil The Party At Newton Aycliffe
  • Durham came up short against Glasgow Rocks in the Wildcats first home game of the season at the Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre this Sunday. Having played the Wolves the previous night, t... (read more)
  • Sunday, September 16, 2012 15.48
  • 2012-13 Season Tickets Now On Sale
  • Season tickets for the 2012-13 BBL season are now available! To secure your season ticket please ring the Durham Wildcats on: 0191 334 4737 They will also be on sale n... (read more)
  • Thursday, September 13, 2012 17.32
  • New Faces Introduced @ Wildcats Media Day
  • Today’s media launch saw the introduction of six new players to the 2012/13 Wildcats playing squad. The media, including ITV Tyne Tees and BBC Look North, were introduced to all... (read more)
  • Monday, September 10, 2012 21.50
  • Mixed Day For Wildcats As Pre Season Continues
  • Pre season continued to gather pace yesterday with two matches for the Wildcats at the home of the Newcastle Eagles, Sports Central. First up for the Wildcats were Team USA, a collection of play... (read more)
  • Sunday, September 9, 2012 20.10
  • Adopt A School Sponsorship Campaign Re-launched
  • BUSINESSES have an opportunity to help develop the next generation of North-East sports stars following the re-launch of the Durham Wildcats innovative sponsorship campaign in partnership with D... (read more)
  • Sunday, September 9, 2012 20.06
  • Community Programme Ready To Go....
  • The Durham Wildcats will commence the delivery of the 2012/13 community programme tomorrow with the clubs player coaches due to work in over 10 schools this week. The 900 hour communi... (read more)
  • Sunday, September 2, 2012 06.59
  • Wildcats Confirm Kit Deal With Canterbury
  • The Durham Wildcats are delighted to announce that a clothing partnership has been agreed with Canterbury and their official team wear partner Canterbury Newcastle. The first team wil... (read more)
  • Sunday, January 15, 2012 10.32
  • Wildcats tamed by Wolves
  • Worcester Wolves 86 - Durham Wildcats 72 Worcester Wolves moved joint top of the British Basketball League this weekend after they saw off a determined Wildcats side.... (read more)
  • Thursday, December 1, 2011 13.40
  • December Leisurewear Sale!
  • 20% discount on all leisurewear items during both of December's home games! The perfect Christmas present for all the family! ... (read more)
  • Monday, November 21, 2011 10.40
  • Rocks Tame Wildcats In 72-95 Victory
  • The Wildcats took on the Rocks for the third time this season with high hopes that it would be third time lucky. Unfortunately it was not to be as the Rocks seized the momentum in the second qua... (read more)
  • Thursday, November 10, 2011 12.24
  • Wildcats Look Forward To Welcoming The Rocks
  • With a home win under their belt, Durham Wildcats return to Newton Aycliffe on Saturday the 19th of November for a BBL League fixture with Glasgow Rocks. The Wildcats will be hoping its third ti... (read more)
  • Thursday, November 10, 2011 12.15
  • Wildnight In Durham As Wildcats Make History
  • The Wildcats collected their first victory since stepping up to the BBL with a thrilling 74-72 victory against Cheshire Jets, on Saturday. Having led by 17 points at half-time, the ... (read more)
  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011 08.11
  • Enjoy The Magic Of The Cup This Weekend!
  • After an encouraging performance against the Rocks last time out, the Wildcats go into the weekend with a real belief that progression in the cup and a first ever BBL victory is a real possibili... (read more)
  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011 16.57
  • Bucci Makes BBL Team Of The Week
  • Durham's Ralph Bucci is the first Wildcats to make the BBLs Team of the Week selection. Bucci, who helped to lead the team to two very promising performances against the Newcastle... (read more)
  • Wednesday, October 5, 2011 07.33
  • Flaherty Cleared To Make BBL
  • Mario Flaherty has finally received international clearance to make his BBL debut this weekend. As exclusively revealed in the Northern Echo this morning, Flaherty, who had had to sit... (read more)
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2011 17.22
  • Wildcats v Eagles Tickets Now On Sale!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the Durham Wildcats first game in the BBL! The Wildcats take on local rivals Newcastle Eagles in what promises to be one of the most exciting days for Nort... (read more)
  • Monday, July 18, 2011 19.47
  • Wildcats Summer Camps Just Around The Corner
  • With the summer holidays just around the corner the Wildcats Summer Camps are just a few days away!!! All of our coaching sessions will be delivered by fully qualified players from ou... (read more)
  • Friday, June 24, 2011 20.30
  • Wildcats Launch A Slam Dunk Success
  • We are absolutely delighted that today marks the formal establishment of a really promising and exciting partnership with the Tony Blair Foundation. We are, of course, pleased that Mr Blair has ... (read more)

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