So much of the Toronto Raptors’ 2019 NBA Championship was special. The National Basketball Association’s only current team outside of
Step aside United and City – there can be no doubt about Manchester’s most successful sports team this season.
Manchester Giants look to complete their preparations for next week’s British Basketball League season start with their final pre-season game against Irish side Templeogue this Saturday.
Manchester Giants surrendered a last-minute lead to fall to an agonising 90-89 defeat in a must-win clash at Surrey United on Sunday but coach Jeff Jones is keeping a stiff upper-lip.
After a truly horrific January, the Manchester Giants are finally back on the road to the postseason and, despite all the losses, coach Jeff Jones and the team have reason to smile ahead of Sunday’s clash with Glasgow Rocks.
Two losses on the bounce have left the Giants clinging for dear life onto the final playoff spot as Jones’ men face a trip to Worcester this evening.
Giants travel to Worcester tonight but come Saturday morning they’ll be out in force in Ancoats to encourage members of the public to donate presents for Manchester’s disadvantaged children.
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Giants stay in touching distance of play-offs berth despite loss to Worcester at weekend
Giants in ninth place with top eight progressing to quarter-finals following completion of regular season on April 20
Giants beat Durham at weekend to move two points behind play-off rivals with games in hand