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Matt Newby. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Basketball: ‘Green’ side branching out under Force boss Newby

Leeds Force head coach Matt Newby hopes the club’s maiden voyage in the BBL will see the continued growth of basketball in the city.

Leeds Force on the attack.

Basketball: Force camp rocking ahead of final home game of campaign – Hylands

In comparison to recent history in the British Basketball League (BBL), this season has been hugely successful for the league rookies, Leeds Force.

Matt Newby

Force are targeting a treble over the Giants

Leeds force head over the Pennines on Sunday looking to achieve back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

Dwayne Camille.

Basketball: Force fend off Surrey to keep double-digit win target on track

Leeds Force withstood a comeback from Surrey United on Saturday night to propel us to 11th place in the BBL Championship.

Matt Newby

Force boss delighted by increase in support

Leeds Force head coach Matt Newby has paid tribute to the fledgling club’s loyal fanbase for sticking with them during their first season among the basketball elite.

Daniel Evans, left

Oliver Hylands: Force’s Evans can live the dream with American basketball chance

It is every young basketball players’ dream – a scholarship to play basketball in the US.

Ricky Fetske

Force will battle on to the end says Fetske

Ricky Fetske has issued a warning to the British Basketball League that Leeds Force have no intention of letting their season fizzle out.

Lucy Bentall

Oliver Hylands Column: Leeds Force youngsters showcase their talents

With most of the Leeds Force team at the University of East London last weekend at the BUCS Final 8’s representing Leeds Beckett University, the BBL side had no scheduled games.

Leeds basketball players

Oliver Hylands: Basketball’s future looks very bright in Leeds

It seems like just yesterday that I was preparing for this first ever BBL campaign, now before I’ve even had a chance to notice, we are just seven games away from the end of the season.

Matt Newby

Force out to ruffle the Eagles’ feathers

Leeds Force face the biggest challenge in British basketball tonight when they try to clip the wings of the soaring Newcastle Eagles – and they will have to do so without their head coach on the sidelines.

Spectator involvement with Leeds Force

Basketball: Our sport must make the most of any PR opportunity – Oliver Hylands

In a particularly ugly weekend for basketball’s reputation, with two separate games turning into a fight, nobody outside the world of basketball seems to have noticed.

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Leeds Force captain 
Armand Anebo.

Basketball: Back-to-back wins are the next target for Leeds Force

Leeds Force have proven they are competitive. Leeds Force have won a few games.

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