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Giants star Gill comes home to Magic

  Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The 32-year-old guard learnt his basketball with the Manchester Magic before spells in the BBL with Milton Keynes Lions and Manchester Giants.  Gill has spent the last four years with the Giants and was their top scorer in the BBL last season.  Now the 5ft 8in star, a former English
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Mystics star Brierley ready for American adventure

  Monday, August 22, 2016

Gina Brierley is going to miss playing for the Manchester Mystics, but the Chadderton teenager is relishing the chance to forge a basketball career in the United States. The former Loreto College student is off to Tampa to play for Saint Leo in NCAA Division Two. "It's going to be a big change," s
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Young duo to play key roles for Magic

  Saturday, August 20, 2016

Manchester Magic are delighted to announce that hot prospects Kaiyem Cleary and Michael Anumba will be part of senior squad for the 2016/17 campaign. The teenagers, who got a taste of first-team action last season, are seen as key figures for coach Paul Middleton.  "I'm really happy to say th
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British trio return for Magic

  Monday, August 15, 2016

Three key players from the Manchester Magic's stunning 2015/16 season will be back at the club for the forthcoming campaign. Guard Jack Minister, 6ft 10in centre Lee Goldsbrough and point guard Kayin Darbey have all committed to coach Paul Middleton's squad. "It's really pleasing that we will once
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Mystics to move to National Basketball Performance Centre

  Friday, August 12, 2016

Women's basketball in Manchester has been given a big boost with the news that the Manchester Mystics is to relocate its WBBL team to the new National Basketball Performance Centre (NBPC) at Belle Vue Sports Village. As part of this hugely significant move, ownership of the WBBL team will also tran
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Magic veteran Lohfink bows out In style

  Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Magic captain Ryan Lohfink has announced his retirement from the game, bowing out in style after winning the quadruple this past season. The 6ft 7in centre is the only player to achieve the feat twice, having done so with Reading Rockets in the 2008/09 season. Ryan, 33, has won 14 National Titles
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32 BBL and WBBL games on BBC

  Wednesday, July 06, 2016

In an exciting development for the 2016-17 season, 32 British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) Games will be live on the BBC red button and on the BBC Sport website.  Following the BBC’s live coverage of the recent Molten BBL and WBBL Finals at T
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Cooper and Brierley win NBL awards

  Friday, April 22, 2016

Manchester Magic‘s Ellis Cooper has scooped the 2015-2016 NBL Division 1 Men's Player of the Year Award, which will double his personal collection for the 15-16 season after being crowned MVP in the Men’s National Cup Final in January. Cooper returned to Manchester Magic after a success
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Nike Store donates 5p bag charges

  Friday, April 15, 2016

Thanks to The Nike Store at the Fort in Cheetham Hill for their continued support of our camps over the past year. They support us by sending volunteer staff to help at camps as well as donating branded prizes for awards for the campers. Matt and Anthony from the Nike Store nominated us as a chari
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