Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giants Brought Down to Size by Hungry Wolves ; Basketball

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giants Brought Down to Size by Hungry Wolves ; Basketball

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FIVE three-pointers from an in-form Stefan Gill could not stop Manchester Giants slumping to another BBL defeat.

The veteran guard hit an impressive 50 per cent of his shots from beyond the arc at Worcester Wolves last night.

And five quick points from him midway through he fourth quarter hauled the Giants to within six points of their hosts.

But Yorick Williams' men could not pull a vital win out of the bag and they now face a fight to get off bottom spot in the BBL before they run out of games with 11 to play in what has been a testing season.

Williams said: "We kept chipping away but we couldn't quite get over the hump.

"We made a few small mistakes but we have to show self-belief. We have to refocus for London on Sunday."

The Wolves edged an even first period by two points, 15-13, but were 10 up at half-time at 38-28. …

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