Manchester Giants continued their preparations for the new British Basketball League season with two wins over the weekend.

NBL Division One side Team Newcastle University Knights visited Trafford Sportsdome on Friday evening and were beaten 97-60, with Willie Clayton top scoring with 24 points.

Mike McCall Jr, Callum Jones, Ingus Bankevics and Vlatko Granic also chipped in with double figure points.

On Sunday, an under strength Giants roster travelled to NBL Division Two side Liverpool for the first road game of pre-season, missing Bankevics, Barry Webster and Conor Porter.

Torry Butler led the way with 26 points including 5/8 three-pointers, as the Giants ran out 101-71 winners.

James Jones also enjoyed long minutes, scoring 17 points and adding nine assists.

You can watch the full game as it was streamed live by Liverpool below: