Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Time to Shape Up ; Giants Coach Jeff Jones Says His Team Are Ready to Turn the Corner

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Time to Shape Up ; Giants Coach Jeff Jones Says His Team Are Ready to Turn the Corner

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MANCHESTER Giants will attempt to put their troubled start to the season behind them tonight - against the form team of the British Basketball League.

While the struggling Giants are yet to record a win in four attempts, Worcester sit top of the table unbeaten.

But despite their differing fortunes, Giants coach Jeff Jones says his men are getting better - and looking forward to using the BBL Cup clash as a way to spark their campaign.

The Giants won against the odds at Worcester last season and Jones said: "No-one thought we would win that one either, but we did.

"We are looking forward to it. We are getting close to turning a corner.

"We have four or five guys in decent form. Now we just need everybody on the same page and we will be all right.

"We put 98 points on a very good Newcastle team last time out. Our offense is in good shape - now we just need to step up the defensive intensity and cut out silly mistakes. …

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