Manchester Giants player-coach Yorick Williams has been praised by ex-teammate and Worcester Wolves forward Pavol Losonsky ahead of Sunday’s clash at the Lucozade Powerleague SportsDome.
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.
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The Giants saw off the much-fancied Wolves 93-83 at the Trafford Sportsdome to make it two wins on the bounce, and they next look to kick on with victories against Leeds Force and Bristol Flyers this weekend
The BBL side have signed Birmingham-born Martyn Gayle and Latvian Ingus Bankevics, but had to release Jamie Kohn after he struggled to regain fitness after a back injury
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Giants in Worcester tomorrow, Leicester on Saturday
Giants travel to unbeaten Worcester Wolves this evening
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The Giants face table-topping Leicester Riders this afternoon