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A 20-point defeat? It’s not all bad news.

British basketball is £4m better off this week after the sport finally received its share of the government’s COVID-19 emergency fund.

Clubs across the country are looking forward to a brighter financial future following months of fear and uncertainty.

And Thursday’s confirmation of a much-needed cash injection, coupled with the return of the BBL to Sky Sports next month, appears to signal a long-awaited change in fortune for UK hoops.

But you simply can’t put a price on what it means to have fans inside venues like the Eagles Community Arena.

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