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Samuel Toluwase: Leeds Force have got to aspire to the standards set by likes of London Lions

Our loss in the capital against the Lions was very tough, but we can and will learn from our mistakes.

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Michel-Ofik Nzege made early in-roads.

London Lions 103 Leeds Force 54: Struggling Force crash out of cup at first hurdle

Leeds Force crashed out of the BBL Cup at the first hurdle, suffering a resounding 103-54 defeat away to London Lions in the capital, writes SEB GIGNER.

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Danny Nelson.

Leeds Force’s roster enhanced by ‘exciting playmaker’

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson is hoping tonight’s crucial home clash against Surrey Scorchers (7.30pm) will showcase his side’s improvements, as Force ramp up their search for a vital first win of the new British Basketball League campaign.

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Sheffield Sharks player Mike Tuck lining one up on the basket. Picture: Chris Etchells

Samuel Toluwase - Feel The Force: Confidence growing as we show progress

After how we played at times against two tough opponents on the road last week, I’m excited.

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Tavarion Nix

Plymouth 98 Leeds Force 78: Elementary for Watson as Force come up short on south coast

Leeds Force continued their winless start to the new British Basketball League campaign, suffering a 98-78 defeat to the Plymouth Raiders.

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Sharks player Zach Gachette scores against Force.

Force fall to derby defeat after a bright start

Leeds Force continued their slow start to the British Basketball League season, suffering a 98-71 defeat against Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Sharks.

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Danny Nelson.

Leeds Force: Nelson’s plotting an opening-day victory over the Eagles

Leeds Force will be looking to kick-start their 2017/18 British Basketball League campaign with a victory tonight, as Danny Nelson’s side play host to reigning BBL Cup champions Newcastle Eagles at Carnegie Sports Arena.

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Andrew Hambleton.

Andrew Hambleton joins Leeds Force ahead of new season

Leeds Force have announced the signing of British guard Andrew Hambleton for the fast approaching British Basketball season.

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Mika Turunen.

Leeds Force unveil Mika Turunen as new head coach

Leeds Force have appointed Mika Turunen as the club’s new head coach.

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On the move: Head coach Matt Newby has left Leeds Forces BBL team

Coach Matt Newby out as Leeds Force write new chapter

LEEDS FORCE have parted company with their first head coach and one of the architects of their elevation into the British Basketball League, Matt Newby.

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VIDEO: Sheffield Sharks basketball player 'told to go back to own country' in Junction 32 retail outlet car park row

A professional basketball player says he was racially abused in the car park of a Yorkshire shopping centre and told to ‘go back to his own country’ after a vehicle hit his car.
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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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Mike Tuck in action for the Sharks. Photo: Chris Etchells

Sheffield Sharks 71 Worcester Wolves 73: Sharks look to overturn narrow first leg deficit

SHEFFIELD SHARKS must recover a two-point deficit when they travel to Worcester Wolves on Sunday in the second leg of the BBL Play-off quarter-final.

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Leeds Force coach Matt Newby has his work cut out in the coming off-season following his side's hefty last-day defeat to Cheshire Phoenix.

Cheshire Phoenix 128 Leeds Force 77: Force go out with whimper as red-hot Phoenix party

Leeds Force were embarrassed in the final game of the BBL league season as they lost away to the Cheshire Phoenix 128-77, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Jermaine Sanders

Force are rocked by agonising late defeat

Leeds Force suffered the narrowest of defeats to the Glasgow Rocks in their final BBL home game of the season as they went down 72-70 in the final seconds, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Leeds Force: Force aiming to send fans home happy vows Newby

Leeds Force: Force aiming to send fans home happy vows Newby

Leeds Force are aiming to give their fans something to cheer about in their final home game of the season against the Glasgow Rocks tonight, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Jermaine Sanders

Rob Marsden: Bad habits kick-in as Leeds Force are caught cold

It’s like we took some major steps back against the Glasgow Rocks on Sunday especially at the beginning of the game.

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Jermaine Sanders.

Force eager to shock the Rocks

Coach Matt Newby has challenged his side to end the season on a high starting with a victory over Glasgow Rocks tonight (7.30pm).

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Disraeli Lufadeju

Rob Marsden: Leeds Force in bid to Rock Glasgow’s chances

Well that was another tough defeat to take against the London Lions on Sunday, going down 100-83.

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Matt Newby.

Leeds Force v London Lions: Newby eyes up series win over the Lions

Coach Matt Newby is looking to secure the series and pick up vital points against the London Lions in Leeds Force’s penultimate home game of the season tomorrow.

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