Giants players making a big name in basketball

Back, Kai Waller and Alex Espin. Front, Lucas Rigby, Jack Halstead, Sam Adair and Harry Warren.
Back, Kai Waller and Alex Espin. Front, Lucas Rigby, Jack Halstead, Sam Adair and Harry Warren.

Two Mansfield Giants Basketball Club teenagers have been selected for national GB and England squads — and others have gained county and regional call-ups.

This summer marks the first time that Great Britain will be represented in FIBA Tournaments after England, Scotland and Wales joined forces — and part of the first GB Under-16 women’s team is the Giants’ 15-year-old Ashante Richards.