There are multiple components that can contribute to a clicking or grinding sound in your drive train in addition to the bottom bracket, including.
I get an annoying clicking noise from the bottom bracket/crank area. my scott road bike (commute bike) was doing this i thought bb was.
How to find the source of a creaky bottom bracket—and expert tips on bottom bracket squeaks have nothing to do with the age of the bike. Corrosion can form between the seatpost and frame, making a clicking sound.