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THE Giants have signed 6ft 5ins Austrian-born guard Jamie Kohn for the 2014-15 BBL season.
The arrival of the 24-year-old takes coach Jeff Jones’ roster to five following the return of Stefan Gill, David Watts and Callum Jones and the arrival of Darren Best.
THE Giants are delighted to announce Darren Best as the club’s fourth signing for the 2014-15 BBL season.
The Australian-born forward played for Killamarsh Arrows in the EBL last season and follows Stefan Gill, David Watts and Callum Jones in joining coach Jeff Jones’ squad.
“We are really pleased that Darren is joining us,” said Jones.
“He is a talented player who will fit right into our style of play.”
Best said: “I am excited. I was able to come to a few games last year and that is what made me really want to play for the Giants.”
Read more from Jeff Jones on new Giant Darren Best in the Manchester Evening News HERE
BASKETBALL might be a whole new ball game at the Lucozade Powerleague Trafford Soccerdome – but venue manager Guy Atkinson can’t wait to get started after teaming up with Manchester Giants.
GREAT Britain star Lauren Thomas-Johnson will lead a Giants summer camp for aspiring female players in August.
CALLUM Jones is Manchester Giants’ third signing ahead of the 2014-15 British Basketball League season.
The Manchester-born guard returns for a third season with the club.
THE Great Britain squad is gearing up for the EuroBasket preparation and qualification games.
The squad includes Giants’ James Jones and fellow BBL players Drew Sullivan and Gareth Murray as well as NBA stars Luol Deng, Joel Freeland, and Byron Mullens.
MANCHESTER Giants have recruited a trio of new staff to boost the club’s community activities.
Manchester Community Giants, the club’s not-for-profit arm, has taken on three Community Basketball Development Officers.
THE Giants have agreed new contracts with sharp-shooters Stefan Gill and David ‘Tintin’ Watts.
The agreement will see the Giants run a basketball academy at the College, ensuring students benefit from top-level coaching while getting an insight into the club and professional progression routes.
The exciting collaboration cements the College’s high standing in sports and the sports offer for the Oldham community.