Month

November 2017
30
Nov
2017

Kyei Brought in By Leeds

Leeds Force are excited to welcome Obi Kyei to the Force roster.   The 6’9”, Aussie forward joins the Force from Germany, where he started this year’s season at Cuxhaven Baskets. Kyei played 10 games for Cuxhaven, where he averaged 11.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. Kyei previously played at University in the U.S...
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29
Nov
2017

Force Pick Up De Souza

Leeds Force are happy to announce the signing of Chris De Souza.   The 5’11” guard joins the Force from Union Linense Baloncesto where he began this year’s season. Previously, De Souza played three seasons for the University of Glasgow’s Scottish National Division 1 team.   The Force are pleased to welcome De Souza, with...
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28
Nov
2017

“Rafa” Joins Leeds Force

Leeds Force are pleased to announce the signing of Greek forward Paraskevas Rafail (Rafa) Tsourakis. Rafa, the 6’10” big man, joins the Force after playing the start of this year’s season with Italian team, Cestistica Ostuni where he averaged 8.8 points and 6.2 rebounds in six games. Previously, Rafa attended University in the States where...
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17
Nov
2017

Rimkus Joins Force Roster

Leeds Force are excited to announce the signing of 6’6” Forward Justas Rimkus.   Rimkus joins Leeds Force from Germany, where he has spent the start of this year’s season at TSV Crailsheim Merlins II where he averaged 8 points and 4 rebounds in six games. Rimkus started his career in his home country, Lithuania,...
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06
Nov
2017

Bankevics Leaves Leeds Force

Latvian native Ingus Bankevics has left Leeds Force. The 6’5” small forward, who lives in Manchester, joined Leeds Force in August ready for the start of the season. Bankevics has found it hard to juggle work, a new born baby and a basketball career and has requested to be released so he could concentrate on...
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02
Nov
2017

Force Pick Up Curth

Leeds Force are happy to announce the signing of 6’3” Wing player Eric Curth. Curth has spent the start of this year’s season at ETB Wohnbau Baskets Essen where he averaged 12 points in three games. He is an experience professional having played four seasons in the Pro B in Germany and two seasons in...
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02
Nov
2017

“Ziggy” Departs Leeds Force

Swiss native Michel-Ofik Nzege (Ziggy) has left Leeds Force. Ziggy, a lengthy 6-foot-8 forward from Geneva, Switzerland, joined Leeds Force in early 2017 after graduating from East Carolina University, USA where he played in a number of NCAA basketball games.   Ziggy’s decision to leave the Force came following an opportunity for him to progress...
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