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Sad Force are ripped apart by 
the Wolves

Leeds Force slumped to a resounding 122-66 BBL away defeat against a resurgent Worcester Wolves last night.

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Leeds Force coach Danny Nelson.

Coach Nelson’s relishing Leeds Force’s weekend double header

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson insists his team will be up for the fight ahead of tonight’s road clash with Worcester Wolves (7.30pm) and Sunday’s BBL Trophy knockout duel at home to Leicester Riders (4pm).

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Eric Curth hit 12 points for Leeds Force (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Samuel Toluwase: Criticism of Leeds Force hurts but is vital to our journey

That fourth quarter against Manchester Giants last week in a losing effort, showed that when we practice what we preach at Leeds Force, we get better results.

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Tre Bennett.

Leeds Force v Manchester Giants: Opponents wising up to Bennett’s points threat

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson says his side must improve if they hope to pull off a crucial second British Basketball League victory of the season against fellow strugglers Manchester Giants at Carnegie Sports Arena tonight.

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Leeds Force coach Danny Nelson will be demanding more cohesion from his roster reckons captain Samuel Toluwase. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Samuel Toluwase: We were pulled apart after we lost focus

We beat ourselves over the weekend – it was a difficult pair of games and even though we tried to rally through them together, we were picked apart too easily and lost our focus as a team.

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Even a run of trebles from Leeds Force's 

Tavarion Nix

 weren't enough to stem the tide at Glasgow Rocks. PIC: Alex Daniels

Glasgow Rocks 111 Leeds Force 57: Faltering Force crushed by ruthless Rocks

A league-worst offensive tally of the season saw Leeds Force crash to a resounding 111-57 BBL defeat against Glasgow Rocks north of the border.

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Tavarion Nix

Lowly Force slump to big home defeat

eeds Force registered their lowest points tally of the season in a 87-59 BBL defeat against Cheshire Phoenix – suffering a third defeat in four weeks against their cross-Pennine rivals,

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Leeds Force coach Danny Nelson has given his roster's improvement the thumbs up. PIC:  Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Force v Cheshire Phoenix: Nelson buoyed by matchday improvements

Leeds Force coach Danny Nelson is confident his team can avenge their heartbreaking defeat to Cheshire Phoenix last week by defeating their cross-Pennine rivals in tonight’s highly-anticipated BBL rematch at Carnegie Sports Arena, writes SEB GIGNER.

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Samuel Toluwase in action for Leeds Force against Cheshire Phoenix (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Samuel Toluwase: Driving Leeds Force fuels Gold Coast ambition

We celebrated too early and became too emotional, too quickly – that was the main reason for Leeds Force’s downfall at Cheshire Phoenix on Sunday.

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Leeds Force captain, Samuel Toluwase. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Cheshire Phoenix 100 Leeds Force 94: Phoenix fight back to leave Leeds a deflated force

A sixteen-point comeback in the last seven minutes by Cheshire Phoenix at Ellesmere Port Sports Village inflicted a heartbreaking 100-94 BBL road defeat on Leeds Force.

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Danny Nelson.

Leeds Force must keep calm and keep improving, insists coach Nelson

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson says his team must keep believing and improve their decision-making if they’re to arrest their losing start to the 2017-18 British Basketball League season against Cheshire Phoenix tomorrow.

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Danny Nelson. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Samuel Toluwase: We need to learn how to finish teams off

Leeds Force are getting better every week – it’s frustrating to lose but we’re working hard every day to earn more wins.

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Tavarion Nix.

Plymouth Raiders 94 Leeds Force 80: More away day blues for beaten Leeds

LEEDS FORCE continued their winless away start to the 2017-18 British Basketball League season, suffering a 94-80 defeat against Plymouth Raiders.

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CONFIDENT: Leeds Force head coach, Danny Nelson.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Plymouth Raiders v Leeds Force: Ending road blues main aim for buoyant Force

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson sees tonight’s tough away BBL clash against Plymouth Raiders as a chance for his team to showcase their drastic improvements since slumping to defeat against the Devonshire side a month ago.

Leeds Force's Eric Curth

Samuel Toluwase Column: Another defeat – but Leeds Force are improving

A loss is never a positive step for us, but considering the ground we’ve covered in the last six weeks, I’d say the Cheshire defeat was another move in the right direction for Leeds Force.

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Tavarion Nix slams one in for the Force.

Leeds Force 83 Cheshire Phoenix 101: Third quarter proves costly for beaten Force

A TENACIOUS Leeds Force slipped to another loss in the new British Basketball League campaign, slumping to a 101-83 defeat against Cheshire Phoenix.

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On-court leader, Samuel Toluwase. PIC: Alex Daniels

BBL: Leadership team helping to turn the tide at Leeds Force insists coach Nelson

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson hopes his side can build on a first win of the season a week ago with victory against BBL Cup semi-finalists Cheshire Phoenix tonight.

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Contributions from across the floor helped Leeds Force claim their first win of the season. Eric Childress scored five points

Samuel Toluwase: Faith in one another helps Leeds Force over the line

It was a huge relief for everyone at Leeds Force to earn that first win last Friday night against Manchester Giants, and as I’ve said from the beginning, if we trust in ourselves we can compete against anybody.

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Samuel Toluwase.

Leeds Force 87 Manchester Giants 82: Force hang on to claim first win of season

Leeds Force stormed to a memorable first win of the British Basketball League season, edging the winless Manchester Giants 87-82 to snatch a priceless home victory.

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