Nottingham Hoods in action (Credit: Harry Hughes)

Nottingham Hoods face the unusual prospect of two games against the same opponent in two days this weekend.

They play Bradford Dragons at Nottingham Wildcats Arena on Saturday with tip off at 4pm, before travelling to Calderdale College Sports Complex on Sunday with tip off for that game just over 24 hours later at 4:15pm.

The Hoods are unbeaten so far in 2022, winning all three of their games against Loughborough Riders, Essex Rebels and Oaklands Wolves, who they beat 108-74 last weekend.

Hoods player Kyle Jimenez spoke to the team’s Instagram account, he said: “As a group we’re feeling really positive, and the last few weeks of training has been really positive for us as a group. We are all coming together pretty well.

“Everyone’s playing for each other more since we’ve come back, we have matured a little bit as a group. We’ve realised for us to win basketball games we have got to come together as a group and play as a unit rather than playing individually.”

Bradford Dragons have had a very contrasting start to 2022, losing both games they have played against Worthing Thunder and Thames Valley Cavaliers.

The Dragons lie ninth in the table on 10 points and have a negative 80 points difference after 12 games played whilst Nottingham Hoods find themselves fifth in the table with 16 points and a positive points difference of 144, Hoods have played one game less than The Dragons.

Tickets for Hoods’ home game on Saturday at 4pm at Nottingham Wildcats Arena are available on the door or through the Groupbook app.