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, where he spent three seasons with SC-KK Akmene, before making the move to Germany.
Leeds Force Head Coach Danny Nelson is “happy to add Justas to our team. He is a young and talented player with a bright future in basketball. He works hard and brings intensity. We are looking for him to add a competitive spirit and drive to our roster.”
Rimkus will join his teammates in tonight’s game against the Plymouth Raiders, which tips off at 7.30 at the Plymouth Pavillions. Justas will make his first home game appearance on December 1st against Cheshire Phoenix, at 7.30 pm. Tickets are currently available online through the club website, www.leedsforce.co.uk.