09 Feb 2018: Giants 94-62 Force

Giants defeat Force, live on BBC Sport

BBL Championship

Manchester Giants 94-62 Leeds Force (23-16, 43-22, 70-48)

Manchester Giants picked up their third league win of the season as they defeated Leeds Force in front of the BBC Sport cameras.

Danny Byrne’s side led from start to finish as they secured the season head-to-head between the two sides.

Leading scorers – Kadiri 17, Lane/Bankevics 14 (Giants) – Kuyinu/Sinani 13, Curth 11 (Force)

Turning point – Giants began to pull away in the opening period before enjoying a dominant 20-2 spell in the second quarter to establish a commanding lead at the half.

Key stat – The Giants dominated the battle on the boards, 52-25 and scored 48 of their 94 points in the paint as they excelled inside.

Game hero(es) – David Kadiri top scored with 17 points, while Ingus Bankevics and Sam Lane both added 14 points with Jack Crook posting a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

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