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October 9, 2019
Nick Schnitzer

An American shooting guard/small forward hailing from Pennsylvania who comes to Newcastle for the 2019/20 season by virtue of his European roots as he holds an Italian passport. After graduating from University in 2015 his first professional contract for 2015/16 was in the BBL with Surrey Scorchers where he was in the starting five and…

September 17, 2018
Themba Yabantu

Point guard who has come through the Eagles Academy system and as well as being part of the senior roster last year started for the Eagles Under-23s that won promotion to the National Basketball League Division 3. This will be local lad Themba’s third season on the senior roster.

September 17, 2018
Eddie Matthew

Despite only being 23-year-old, this will be Eddie’s 8th BBL season after he made the Eagles senior bench as a 16-year-old in 2012. A graduate of the Eagles Academy system, he has played internationally for Scotland courtesy of his father’s nationality. Eddie stayed with the Eagles until 2015/16 when he signed and played for Leeds Force…

September 17, 2017
Drew Lasker

Drew is a guard who has played his entire professional career in the BBL, starting in 2005/06 with Plymouth Raiders where he stayed for five seasons before signing for Newcastle towards the end of the 2010/11 season in April. The following season he played at Guildford Heat, who are now the Surrey Scorchers, before he…