NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE OF CANADA 2017-18 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED - The Official Site of the Niagara River Lions |

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Released: September 21, 2017



St. Catharines, ON – The Niagara River Lions announced their schedule for the upcoming season today.

The River Lions will tip-off its third season in the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) on Saturday, November 18th versus the reigning NBLC Champions, the London Lightning at the Meridian Centre.

The busiest month for the River Lions is December with 9 games, while the busiest day of the week is Saturday with 12 games. The longest homestand lasts 7 games and starts on March 9th against the Kitchener-Waterloo Titans. The longest road trip lasts 3 games and starts on December 14th against the Island Storm.

Among the notable dates, the River Lions face-off against the Newfoundland expansion team in St. John's on December 1st, they will host their 2nd Annual School Day game presented by Book Outlet on March 9th, and their final home game of the season against the Windsor Express is set for March 29th.

As with previous seasons, Monday to Saturday games will tip-off at 7:00pm, while Sunday games will tip-off at 2:00pm. The School Day Game presented by Book Outlet will have a start time of 11:00am to accommodate elementary students.

For the full 40 game schedule, visit the River Lions website at

Season tickets are on sale now! Don’t miss a single home game this season! Single game tickets will be on sale October 11th. Contact the River Lions front office at 289-273-5905 or visit Ticketmaster to secure your seats today.


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