The returning David Watts is one of five Giants signings for the new BBL season

THE Giants are delighted to announce five signings for the 2013-14 BBL season.

Club captain James Jones, Stefan Gill, David Watts and Mike Bernard return to the team from last season’s roster.

And point guard Keith Page – another Manchester talent – is also officially confirmed as a Giant after playing for Durham and Cheshire in the league.

The club will announce further signings as soon as possible.

Giants basketball director Graham Herstell said: “We understand fans have been eager for news ahead of the new season and with our first five players now in place, we will announce more as quickly as possible.”