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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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09
Aug
2017

Young Gun Hickson Joins Force

Leeds Force have announced the signing of young prospect Liam Hickson for the 2016/17 BBL campaign. Hickson joins Force after a spell in the Spanish 5th tier.  Force Head Coach Mika Turunen is looking forward to working with Hickson.  He said “Liam is a player for the future.  We will work hard with him this...
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08
Aug
2017

Nix Set To Light Up Force

Leeds Force are delighted to announce the signing of exciting American forward Tavarion Nix. Nix joins Force off the back of an impressive campaign in Thailand’s top league for Kabayan Pilipinas.  The star forward posted an impressive 18.3 points, 15.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.4 blocks per game. Leeds Force Head Coach Mika Turunen is...
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07
Aug
2017

Force Sign Experienced Bankevics

Leeds Force have today announced the signing of veteran wing Ingus Bankevics for the 2017/18 BBL season. Bankevics has had an extensive career across Europe including two seasons with Manchester Giants in the BBL, where he averaged 16.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game whilst shooting 38% from the perimeter. The 6’5” Latvian...
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29
Jul
2017

Star Guard Childress Signs

Leeds Force are delighted to announce the signing of star point guard Eric Childress for the 2017/18 BBL season. Childress joins Leeds Force after a stellar career at UC Santa Barbara in NCAA Div 1, where he averaged 9.2 points, 3.6 assists and 2.2 steals per game in his senior year.  Leeds Force CEO, Mark...
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