London Lightning vs Saint John Riptides
Event Day Information
Two-time NBL of Canada Champions, the London Lightning, are back in action for the 2016-2017 season! The Lightning are proud to welcome back bench boss, Kyle Julius, and a new team (with some familiar faces!) to Budweiser Gardens for another electrifying season.
The National Basketball League of Canada is a premier league which offers athletes the opportunity to play at a high level of competitive, professional basketball. The NBL has garnered international recognition as a league that rivals any other professional league in the world, and features former NBA, NCAA, AAU, CIS and OCAA players.
Ten teams will play in the 2016-2017 season, including Windsor, Orangeville, Niagara, Halifax, Charlottetown, Saint John, Moncton, Cape Breton and Kitchener. The league will also see expansion in the 2017-2018 season. .
Off the court, the London Lightning organization strives to better the City of London, with a special focus on youth in the community.
See you on the hardwood!