Nick Lewis heads over the Pennines

Former Sheffield Sharks guard Nick Lewis has signed for the new look Manchester Giants ahead of the 2022-23 season,

The 29-year-old guard from Scarborough, Toronto, Canada first graced the BBL in 2012 with Sheffield Sharks and had three productive seasons which even included silverware in the form of the BBL Trophy in 2013.

The Canadian British guard then joined London Lions for the 2015-16 season and then later played for Solent Kestrels in the NBL Division One after a short break from the game. He then re-joined Sheffield in 2019.

As well as a substantial impact on the court, Nick Lewis also provides impact off of it too with Make it Work Global. An international sports platform dedicated to providing opportunities for athletes and youth players of all ages. Instead of it being down to chance, Lewis wants to provide athletes with the tools for success.

“I’m always thankful for the opportunity to play basketball at a high level,” said Lewis. “I’m also excited to play for Coach Vince and represent the City of Manchester.”

Equally excited about the prospect of Nick Lewis is Manchester Giants head coach Vince Macaulay, adding, “Nick is just reaching his peak at 29, still young for how experienced he is, he’s a fearless player and I think he’s reached a maturity now where he can get the most of his exceptional skills. I can see him being a real spark for us.”

The new season is just around the corner as the BBL Championship tips off on September 23rd with the Manchester Giants taking on the Bristol Flyers.

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