British Basketball League play-off final at Wembley Arena: Worcester Wolves v Newcastle Eagles

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  • Worcester Wolves go in search of their second piece of silverware of the season when they take on Newcastle Eagles at Wembley Arena.
  • First quarter: Wolves 29-15 Eagles
  • Half-time: Wolves 48-42 Eagles
  • Third quarter: Wolves 72-52 Eagles

4:59pm

Wolves win 90-78. Amazing scenes at Wembley.

4:55pm

Wolves know they've won this now.

4:53pm

Wolves trying to run the clock down.

4:52pm

Wolves 86-73 up.

4:50pm

Malik Cooke fouls out for Newcastle.

4:48pm

Taylor misses two free throws.

4:47pm

I'm supposed to be neutral. Can't say I'm succeeding.

4:46pm

Two threes in quick succession from Charles Smith cuts lead to 82-73. Time out.

4:42pm

A monster three from  Jamal Williams. 80-63.

4:42pm

Owumi gets two out of three free throws. Wolves 77-63.

4:40pm

It's difficult to stay calm in this atmosphere but Wolves press officer Colin Taylor is trying his best sat next to me.

4:39pm

Wolves 75-61 up at the moment.

4:38pm

Three for Taylor gets the crowd to their feet and takes his tally to 26 points.

4:32pm

Wolves win the quarter 24-10 and lead 72-52 going into the last 10 mins.

4:28pm

Taylor up to 13 points in the quarter. Wolves lead 70-50.

4:26pm

Taylor makes it 65-46 and takes out the photographer behind the basket too!

4:26pm

Make that 63-46.

4:25pm

Two free throws from Taylor and Wolves now lead 61-46.

4:24pm

Defoe squares up to Jamal Williams and both players need restraining. Technical fouls given against each player.

4:21pm

The support from the Wolfpack is incredible. They haven't stopped chanting since the start.

4:17pm

Owumi plants a three to take Wolves out to 53-46.

4:14pm

No let up in the intensity. 50-46 Wolves.

4:12pm

Second-half starts.

3:55pm

A three from Taylor right on half-time makes it 48-42 to Wolves.

3:53pm

Defoe takes his tally to 16 as Eagles trail just 43-42.

3:52pm

Newcastle had cut their arrears to one point.

3:47pm

Kai Williams sinks his second three pointer of the game.

3:47pm

Eagles just four behind at 37-33.

3:46pm

Ball lands in the press section!

3:45pm

Owumi picks up a rebound during a frenetic period of play. 37-30 to Wolves.

3:43pm

Second quarter has belonged to Newcastle so far, they are just six behind now.

3:40pm

Eagles close the gap to eight. Wolves call time out.

3:38pm

Two mins gone in quarter. Wolves ahead 33-21.

3:36pm

Jamal Williams draws first blood in second quarter.

3:34pm

First quarter over. Wolves up 29-15.

3:32pm

First quarter over. Wolves up 29-15.

3:31pm

Djukic gets in on the act. 29-15 they lead.

3:29pm

Wolves are flying, they lead 27-14.

3:28pm

Kalil Irving and Stefan Djkic on for Worcester.

3:27pm

Wolves stretch lead to 22-14. Time out.

3:25pm

Wolves up 20-14.

3:24pm

If the game continues like this it will be unbearable later on!

3:24pm

Taylor turning on the style, it's now 18-12 to Wolves.

3:22pm

Four and a half mins to go in first quarter. Wolves lead 13-12.

3:21pm

Owumi sinks a three. 8-10.

3:18pm

Three mins gone...Eagles lead 6-4

3:18pm

Jamal Williams gets Wolves off the mark.

3:16pm

First points to the Eagles and Darius Defoe.

3:15pm

Wolves start with Alex Owumi, Will Creekmore, Zaire Taylor, Jamal  Williams and Kai Williams.

3:13pm

All technical issues sorted...off in a matter of moments.

3:08pm

3:07pm

The start has been delayed due to a malfunction with the scoring clock.

2:58pm

If you're looking for omens, when Wolves won the BBL Trophy in Glasgow it was the same weekend as the Warriors winning their first game of the season. Warriors won their second game yesterday!!

2:49pm

Wolves press officer Colin Taylor has arrived to help out on the stats.

2:09pm

2:07pm

3:57pm

Coverage starts at 3pm on Sunday.

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