Tag : Basketball

King James

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Basketball megastar Lebron James put the jewel upon his crown this summer by opening the I Promise School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. Despite having won three NBA championships and four MVP titles, James insists that the opening of this school is, in fact, the greatest moment of his … Read More

Opening Game Defeat for Women’s Basketball After Varsity Success

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Image Credit: [Cian Fox] Gryphons go down to battling defeat against Manchester Metropolitan University. It was a mixed week for the University of Leeds Women’s Basketball team, who claimed a historic Varsity victory last week, beating Leeds Beckett 54-50 for the first time in the club’s history. This result helped … Read More

The end of professional Basketball in Leeds

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Image Credit: [Daily Star] The Leeds Force franchise withdrew from the British Basketball League in June, ending four years in Britain’s top-flight division. The club announced on Twitter that “It is with great sadness, we announce the 2017/18 was our last. We would like to place on record our thanks … Read More

Basketball match ends in brave defeat

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It was a tough day at the office for Leeds’ basketball teams in the Christie Championships, as they suffered defeats by Manchester and Liverpool. A high scoring game ended with a 67-43 defeat the home men against Manchester, with the women losing 57-22 to the same opponents. Manchester then made … Read More

Men’s Basketball: Leeds dominate Teesside at The Edge

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Spare a thought for the valiant players of the Teesside Men’s Basketball team and their faithful supporters. On Wednesday evening they made the 130 mile round-trip from the North East to the Edge, only to be comprehensively dismissed by their Yorkshire counterparts. From the first few minutes of the Northern … Read More

Leeds net victory in one-sided encounter

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In one of the most dominant winning displays you are likely to see, Leeds Women’s Basketball side comfortably beat Hull 60-24 in their first match of 2017. After winning away against their local Yorkshire rivals 40-28 in October, the home side had the added psychological advantage of knowing that they … Read More

Leeds dominate Durham at The Edge

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Leeds Men’s Basketball 1s comfortably saw off Durham on Wednesday afternoon to continue their unbeaten run and consolidate their place at the summit of BUCS Northern 2B Division. Leeds were in good form, having won all of their league and cup games this season, but would have been weary of … Read More

Basketball Triumphant against Teeside

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The Edge played host to a fantastic performance from Leeds’ women’s basketball team on Wednesday, as they won at home for the first time this season, beating Teesside 53-15. Leeds were hoping to win their second game in succession, after beating Hull away from home a fortnight ago. Leeds won … Read More

Leeds Secure Narrow Basketball Victory

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As the opening round of BUCS fixtures got underway, there was joy to be found for the Men’s Basketball second team as they beat local rivals, Sheffield, in an extremely competitive affair. Leeds went into the game knowing they won last season’s fixture against their opponents 76-66 and hoped to … Read More

Basketball Break Northumbria in Thriller

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Men’s Basketball        University of Leeds 57 – 55 Northumbria LEEDS basketball men’s 1sts managed to pick up their second league win of the season against a valiant Northumbria 3rds side looking to get off the mark. Having been 11 points behind with less than four minutes remaining … Read More