Force Pick Up Wanliss From Giants

Leeds Force are happy to announce the signing of 6’6” British forward Dean Wanliss.

Wanliss spent last season playing for Manchester Giants where he averaged 2.4 points and 1.4 rebounds in just under ten minutes of play per game.  Wanliss is looking forward to joining Leeds saying “I am very happy to be a part of the Leeds Force franchise this season.  Speaking to Coach Turunen I felt that with his vision for how we are going to play this season combined with the roster he has built means that we can be successful as a team and help make me a better athlete.”

Leeds Force Head Coach Mika Turunen is pleased to have Wanliss on board saying “Dean’s experience will be a valuable asset to Force this season.  He is a versatile player who provides more size to our roster”

Wanliss will shortly joining his teammates in preparation for the new BBL season, which tips off at the Carnegie Sports Arena against Esh Group Eagles Newcastle on Friday 29th September.  Tickets for that game will be shortly available through the club website.