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Riders edge out Raiders

Leicester Riders maintained their perfect record in the BBL but were pushed all the way in an 83-80 victory over Plymouth Raiders.

The Riders trailed 59-57 at the end of the third quarter, but turned the game around to secure their eighth successive victory.

Pavol Losonsky led the way for Leicester with 22 points, while Jeremy Bell scored a game-high 25 points for Plymouth.

In tonight's other game, Kalil Irving poured in 22 points as Worcester Wolves beat strugglers Cheshire 97-84.