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Surrey Scorchers 80 Leeds Force 77: Force fingers burned by Scorchers

Jack Isenbarger’s 28 points were in vain as the Leeds Force fell to the Surrey Scorchers by just three points, 80-77, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Matt Newby.

Basketball: Fresh Force targeting a double over Scorchers

Leeds Force are looking to end a five-game losing run when they hit the road to take on the Surrey Scorchers tonight.

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Fans watch the BBL Cup final as Newcastle Eagles won the seasons first silverware on Sunday when they defeated the Glasgow Rocks, 91-83, at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. (Picture: Ville Vuorinen)

Rob Marsden: Intensity is increased in bid to end barren run

We are back in action this weekend and I for one can’t wait to get back out on the court and start putting things right.

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Sorry Force fail to rise to Phoenix Trophy challenge

Sorry Force fail to rise to Phoenix Trophy challenge

Leeds Force crashed out of the BBL Trophy at the first round stage for the third year in a row as they went down 82-68 to the Cheshire Phoenix.

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Jermaine Sanders.

Leeds Force aiming to stop the rot in opening game of year

Leeds Force take on the Cheshire Phoenix in the BBL Trophy tomorrow as they play their first game at the Carnegie Sports Arena in 2017.

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Jermaine Sanders is back for Leeds Force this weekend.

Rob Marsden: Returning stars give Leeds Force hope for BBL Trophy

First of all another message, I hope you all had a happy New Year and I wish you all a prosperous 2017.

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Zach Gachette finished with 11 points for Sheffield Sharks against London on Friday night.

BBL Review: Leeds Force end year on losing note | Sheffield Sharks edge out London

LEEDS FORCE lost their last game of 2016 as they went down in a high-scoring game at Leicester Riders.

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Oliver Hylands and Armand Anebo.

Basketball: Leeds Force preparing to give champions a rough ride

Leeds Force hit the road for the final time this year as they return to action away to the Leicester Riders tonight.

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Matt Newby

Rob Marsden: Time for Leeds Force to repay Matt Newby’s faith – just as we did last season

First of all I hope you all had a happy Christmas and you are enjoying these festive times with all those close to you.

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Back on court: Armand Anebo.

Leeds Force: Derby drubbing by Sharks was not what I wanted for Christmas – Rob Marsden

Well that did not go to plan at all.

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Points machine: YEP columnist Rob Marsden scored 33 points on Sunday against Plymouth but it was all in vain as Leeds Force lost.

Rob Marsden: Caught cold and punished – Leeds Force need to start much faster against Sheffield Sharks

Argh, what a disappointing weekend that was ... again.

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Jermaine Sanders

Leeds Force 87 Plymouth Raiders 104: Out-gunned Force wrap up the year with disappointing defeat on home turf

The last game of the year at the Carnegie Sports Arena ended in defeat for Leeds Force as they were beaten by the Plymouth Raiders 87-104, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Jermaine Sanders

Bristol Flyers 96 Leeds Force 79: Last-quarter fightback is not enough to save Force

Leeds Force fell to a heavy 96-79 defeat against the Bristol Flyers on the road in an enthralling high -scoring affair, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Absent friend: Leeds Forces Disraeli Lufadeju will sit out this weekends games against Bristol Flyers and Plymouth Raiders after injuring a ligament in his finger. (Picture: Kieron Nevison)

Double-header’s a chance to bolster league position for Leeds Force

Leeds Force return to action this week with a double-header as they hit the road to take on the Bristol Flyers tonight before entertaining the Plymouth Raiders at home on Sunday.

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Under the radar:  Rob Marsdens verdict on Forces American import Jermaine Sanders.

Rob Marsden: Leeds Force out to deliver early present against Plymouth Raiders

It was a frustrating weekend for me. I was desperate for there to be a game for Leeds Force after the win we picked up against Manchester Giants.

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Contribution: Rob Marsden, centre, scored a double double (23 points, 10 rebounds) in Leeds Forces win over Manchester Giants on Sunday, which followed up their frustating loss to the Worcester Wolves two nights earlier.

Rob Marsden: Road win is a Giant step forward for Leeds Force

Well that was a mixed weekend wasn’t it? A tough night on Friday against the Worcester Wolves where we didn’t play at our best followed by a big win against the Manchester Giants on Sunday.

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Matt Newby

Sandoval the inspiration as Force rack up 100 points for first time this campaign

Leeds Force picked up their first win on the road and broke the 100-point barrier for the first time this season, as they beat the Manchester Giants, writes Arif Ahmed.

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Robert Marsden

Force crash despite efforts of Sandoval and Marsden

Leeds Force fell to another defeat this time at the hands of Worcester Wolves who in turn ended their four-game winless run as they came away 91-77 winners, writes Arif Ahmed.

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Rob Marsden

Double header will test Leeds Force’s top 8 credentials

Leeds Force face an early test of their play-off credentials this weekend when they face two sides blocking their path to the the BBL’s top eight.

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Jermaine Sanders scored 31 points in the loss to Newcastle Eagles (Picture: Kieron Nevison)

Rob Marsden: Failure to clip Newcastle Eagles’ wings hurts now but steels Leeds Force in the long run

Newcastle Eagles were on the ropes on Sunday.

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