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12
Oct
2017

Bennett Brought In By Leeds

Leeds Force is pleased to announce the signing of American guard Tre Bennett. Bennett will join Leeds for his first professional season after graduating from Angelo State in the Lone Star Conference of NCAA Division II.  Having averaged 17 points, 5 assists and 2.7 rebounds in his senior season Bennett is ready to take a...
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05
Oct
2017

Force Land Forward Nzege

Leeds Force are delighted to announce the signing of 6’8” forward Michel-Ofik Nzege. The 6’8” forward recently graduated from East Carolina in the AAC in NCAA Division I, where he averaged 5.4 points and 3.8 rebounds in just 16 minutes of action per game across his college career. Nzege, also nicknamed ‘Ziggy, has represented the...
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25
Sep
2017

Coaching Changes For Force

Leeds Force today announce the appointment of Danny Nelson as the club’s new head coach.  Coach Nelson replaces Mika Turunen who has left the club with immediate effect. Nelson joins Force after a season as Head Coach with Giants Nordlingen in Germany’s Men’s Pro B basketball league.  This comes after a spell as Assistant Coach...
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22
Sep
2017

Babalola Departs Leeds Force

Leeds Force today announce the departure of Olu Babalola from the club’s playing roster.   The split was mutually agreed last week and the club wishes Olu all the best in the future, both on and off the court.
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18
Sep
2017

Force Make Changes At The Top

Leeds Force are excited to announce a new chapter in the management of the club.  Club Director, Scott Carter, will be taking on the Managing Director’s role with immediate effect, with Adoniah Lewis recruited as the club’s new General Manager. Scott Carter replaces Mark Mills, the club’s former CEO, who has departed the club with...
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16
Aug
2017

Force Sign Tenacious Hambleton

Leeds Force have today announced the signing of British guard Andrew Hambleton for the fast approaching BBL season. The 6’4” product of the SGS College was also part of the Loughborough University basketball programme before returning to Bristol to play for the Flyers last season, where he averaged 0.6 points and .6 rebounds per game...
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15
Aug
2017

Brownell Switches To Leeds Force

Leeds Force are pleased to announce the signing of George Brownell for the 2017/18 BBL season. Brownell makes the switch from DBL Sharks Sheffield after five years with Force’s BBL Yorkshire rivals.  The 23 year old guard averaged 1.6 points per game last season in just under 10 minutes of action including two starting five...
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14
Aug
2017

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...
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11
Aug
2017

Leeds Force Snap Up Toluwase

Leeds Force have today announced the signing of 6’3” guard Samuel Toluwase for the 2017/18 BBL season. Toluwase, already a BBL Playoff champion with DBL Sheffield Sharks in 2016, joins Force from Manchester Giants where he averaged 14.4 points and 3.8 rebounds per game whilst shooting 39% from the perimeter last season. Leeds Force Head...
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10
Aug
2017

Babalola Moves To Force

Leeds Force are delighted to announce the signing of veteran BBL forward Olu Babalola for the upcoming BBL season. Babalola has had an extensive career within the BBL including spells at Mersey Tigers, Sheffield Sharks, Cheshire Phoenix, London Lions and Manchester Giants.  The Clemson graduate is looking forward to the next challenge in his career. ...
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