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ABOUT the raiders

Since 1983, the Plymouth Raiders have been your basketball team, from our humble beginnings in the National League Division 2 and onto a dominant period in Division 1 for over 20 years and more recently the BBL.

Admired, loved and supported by the most passionate and knowledgeable fans anywhere in the UK. Across the South West, our name and history remain indelible on the sports landscape, even today - simply one of the most identifiable and loved sports teams of the past 40 years in Devon & Cornwall.


meet the players

Tom Elliot-Smith
Tom Woods

Tom ElliotT-Smith

Tom, a former Junior Raider and U18’s England player has spent the majority of his career playing for US college side Caldwell, racking up 87 appearances and 216 points in his 4 year stretch in New Jersey.

Tom Woods

The 6ft 5in 32 year old forward grew up playing basketball before high school basketball opportunities presented themselves in America, with subsequent stints in Italy and of course the BBL 13/14 season under Jay Marriott's stewardship.

Image by Frankie Lopez

"It was The Plymouth Raiders' core values, principles and vision in developing Post 16 players that made us keen to get involved again as the club approaches its 40th year!"

Paul Northmore, Managing Director
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