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Manchester Giants teenage star Matthew Goodwin making waves in the British Basketball League

Matthew Goodwin is turning heads at the Manchester Giants after he recorded a career-high in minutes played while scoring his first points in the British Basketball League (BBL) against Cheshire Phoenix last Saturday. In April 2023, the talented guard earned the NBL Junior Final Fours’ (U18) MVP when he helped Manchester Magic Academy claim the […]

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Manchester Giants vs Plymouth Patriots Marred by Brawl

A mass brawl broke out at the end of the British Basketball League clash between Manchester Giants and Plymouth City Patriots, which saw a child knocked over.   The match, which took place last Thursday, was a feisty affair with tensions brewing throughout and Patriots fans allegedly directing abuse at Giants’ forward Jamell Anderson.   Things spiralled […]

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Huge boost for British basketball as British-born NBA star becomes part-owner of the London Lions

Britain’s first NBA champion, O.G. Anunoby, has agreed to become part owner of the London Lions. The Lions, who sealed another BBL title, with a record six games to spare earlier this month have also made history becoming the first British side to qualify for the EuroCup playoffs. Toronto Raptors wing Anunoby, who won the […]

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Manchester Giants to go climate neutral

Manchester Giants, the city’s only professional basketball team, have announced plans to go climate neutral by the start of the 2023/24 season. The club will be partnering with Manchester-based firm Net Zero Event Management to reduce their carbon footprint. Head Coach Vince Macaulay said: “We’re not pledging to cut our net emissions by 2050, or […]

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‘I always felt like I’m the best to ever play this game’: LeBron James breaks the all-time NBA scoring record

Once hailed as the ‘Chosen One’, LeBron James earlier this week reaffirmed his right to the tag he has carried since high school by scoring 38 points to become the all-time leading scorer in NBA history. What for others may have been a millstone round the neck has never seemed to weigh heavily on those […]

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