How do I input a Flexible URL in Data Scraping

LVSunsFAN

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I am scraping data for an NBA scores and point spread spreadsheet.
Usually I get it from the website on the day itself, which would be
But sometimes I have to go back to a previous day, like
NBA Basketball Scores - DonBest.com (not that the 20210313 in the address signifies the date, 2021/03/13)

The code for the scraping part is
VBA Code:
    Range("BK3").Select
    With ActiveSheet.QueryTables.Add(Connection:= _
        "URL;https://legacy.donbest.com/nba/scores/", Destination:=Range("$BK$3"))
        .Name = "scores_2"
        .FieldNames = True
        .RowNumbers = False
        .FillAdjacentFormulas = False
        .PreserveFormatting = True
        .RefreshOnFileOpen = False
        .BackgroundQuery = True
        .RefreshStyle = xlInsertDeleteCells
        .SavePassword = False
        .SaveData = True
        .AdjustColumnWidth = True
        .RefreshPeriod = 0
        .WebSelectionType = xlEntirePage
        .WebFormatting = xlWebFormattingNone
        .WebPreFormattedTextToColumns = True
        .WebConsecutiveDelimitersAsOne = True
        .WebSingleBlockTextImport = False
        .WebDisableDateRecognition = False
        .WebDisableRedirections = False
        .Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False
    End With

Is there a way for me to paste the web address into another cell, say BG3, then change that 3rd programming line
VBA Code:
 "URL;https://legacy.donbest.com/nba/scores/", Destination:=Range("$BK$3"))
into something that automatically makes the web address whatever cell BG3 says? So
VBA Code:
"URL;whatever cell BG3 says", Destination:=Range("$BK$3"))

Thanks!
 
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Domenic

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Try...

VBA Code:
"URL;" & Range("BG3").Value, Destination:=Range("$BK$3"))

Hope this helps!
 
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