THE Giants have reduced the price of season tickets for the remaining home matches in the 2013 / 2014 season – they would make a GREAT Christmas present.
Prices are now as follows:
Adults (over 16) NOW £70
Junior (under 16) NOW £50
Concessions NOW £50
Family Ticket (up to 3 Juniors & 2 Adults) NOW £200
To take advantage of this offer go to the Tickets section and book NOW!
THE Giants’ visit to Surrey United has been rearranged for the new year.
A statement on the United website read: “Due to unforeseen circumstances, Surrey United’s BBL Championship home match against Manchester Giants originally planned for Sunday 22 December has been postponed.
“The match has been re-arranged to Saturday 11 January 2014 with a 7pm tip-off at Surrey Sports Park.
“Tickets already purchased for this fixture remain valid for the re-arranged fixture on Saturday 11 January 2014.
“If you have purchased a ticket for the original date and can no longer attend the re-arranged fixture, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.”
The Giants suffered last-gasp heartbreak against champions Leicester as they put in another brave effort on the road.
Again without the injured Stefan Gill and Mike Bernard, coach Jeff Jones was forced to rely heavily on six players – and they almost pulled off a stunning result.
Great Britain captain Drew Sullivan scored the crucial points for Leicester as they just held off the Giants.
Missing the presence of the injured Stefan Gill and Mike Bernard, the under-strength Giants fought all the way but came up just short.
After going in at half-time 68-52 down, Jeff Jones’ men refused to give up and edged the third quarter 23-21.
Giants face title challengers Worcester Wolves and Leicester Riders in back-to-back away trips on Friday and Saturday in their toughest double-header so far this season.
The Giants suffered an agonising overtime defeat to Sheffield Sharks which saw the visitors rise to joint second in the BBL standings.
Patrick Horstmann led the way for the Sharks with 18 points including five in the additional period which saw the Giants go scoreless in their first overtime game of the season.
And coach Jeff Jones is expecting a tough physical test.
The Giants have beaten Birmingham, Plymouth and Surrey in their hot streak at Wright Robinson – and