Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giants in Need of a Huge Turnaround

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giants in Need of a Huge Turnaround

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IT'S going from bad to worse for Manchester Giants.

Yorick Williams' men beat their southcoast Plymouth Raiders rivals three times out of three last season.

But they returned from a lengthy road trip yesterday with nothing to show but battered pride and a 114-63 defeat.

The Giants travelled without Israeli guard Rom Geffen - whose departure is expected to be confirmed this week - but player coach Williams will have to make more changes to get his side in the kind of shape to avoid becoming the first BBL team since Birmingham Knights a few years ago to go through a season without a win.

Forward Richard Bell made a cameo first appearance with four minutes - and Giants fans will be eager to see what he can contribute in coming games - but it was a footnote to a humiliating afternoon for the Giants. …

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