JHP_0174Manchester Giants 70 (13, 33, 56) Larkai 19, Jones 15, Bankevics 14

Sheffield Sharks 93 (30, 62, 76) Odister 22, Brooks 19, Tuck 14

Dzaflo Larkai made an immediate impact for the Giants with 19 points on his debut.

The former Great Britain big man slotted straight into Yorick Williams’ starting line-up for an impressive bow.

However, he and his new team-mates came up against a Sharks team in senstauional shooting form.

The Sharks netted 12 triples in the first half as they put up 62 points to build a lead.

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Kyle Odister finished 6-of-8 from three-point range in his game