Giants Men sign Vision West Notts College Trio

Guards Ben Morrison and Nathan Halstead, both 18 and Forward Tim Dobson also 18 are the first signings for the new look Mansfield Giants.

Both Morrison and Halstead started as under 12's with the Giants, and have progressed through the ranks into the senior team. Both players are now in their second year of attending the clubs Basketball Academy based at Vision West Nottinghamshire College.

Dobson joined the Giants from neighbours Nottingham Nova last season, where he played in the Giants under 18 team as well the VWNC Basketball Academy.

Head coach Dan Richards commented "We want to continue bringing our own youngsters through our system - they have shown the talent and desire to be given a chance."

He continued: "It's going to be tough but it's also an outstanding opportunity for them to try prove themselves at the next level"

Giants take on USA Select touring team on Wednesday 6th September at Oak Tree Leisure Centre in preparation for their 2017-18 campaign. This is the first of two opportunities to see some of Americas top emerging young talent as well as the new look Giants team.

There will be an open junior clinic coached by the USA Select players and coaches with free entry into the game afterwards.

7-8pm USA Select Junior Clinic - £3 (including entry to the game)

8.15pm USA Select Blue vs Mansfield Giants - £2 Adults, £1 kids.

More signings to be announced soon.