Esh Group Eagles Newcastle v Bristol Flyers
Details: Friday 11 November, Sport Central, 7:30pm – BBL Championship
Summary: Bristol have never beaten Fab Flournoy’s side in eight BBL encounters and face a tough task in trying to change that record. The Eagles are now 7-1 in the league and re-building momentum with the Flyers currently 1-5.
Last season: Eagles 3-0 Flyers
London Lions v Esh Group Eagles Newcastle
Details: Sunday 13 November, Copper Box Arena, 4pm – BBL Championship
Summary: London ended a 10+ year wait for a win in Newcastle with their 10-point victory last month and know that the Eagles will be determined to repay the favour on Sunday. Both sides have 7-1 records going into the weekend and will want to keep the pressure on.
Season record: Lions 1-0 Eagles
Alex Owumi, London Lions guard – “Newcastle will try and come in on Sunday and try their best to beat us on own home court.
“We had good success vs them last month at Sport Central and I expect them to throw everything at us. We want to maintain our defensive consistency against them and focus on our offensive game-plan.”