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Basketball England

Foundation
May 15, 2019
No Nets, No Problem

This week Basketball England launched a new initiative that aims to put 1,000 basketball nets on outdoor hoops across the country. We want as many basketball players from across the North East to get involved with ‘Project Swish’, as it is called, to get missing or broken nets replaced on courts across our region. The project will not…

Foundation
September 4, 2018
Eagles Win Big At Basketball England Awards

On Saturday night in Manchester the club, our foundation, its trustees and our volunteers had reason to celebrate as Basketball England revealed the winners of their 2018 national Volunteer Awards. The ceremony was the cornerstone of the Basketball England National Game Conference which took place in the day, covering topics from FIBA rule changes to…

Foundation
August 21, 2018
Eagles Volunteers Lead The Way In National Awards

Basketball England have announced their annual awards which recognise the volunteers doing great things for our game across the country. There are a number of new award categories for 2018 along with existing ones which all be presented at a new Volunteer Awards dinner as part of the new Basketball England Game Conference in September….

Foundation
April 16, 2018
Lasker Lands From Commonwealth Games

As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an emotional close and the baton was passed to Birmingham to host in 2022, Team England and your Eagles’ very own Drew Lasker reflected on the experience of a lifetime despite the result for the men’s side. Before boarding the long series of flights from the…

Foundation
April 12, 2018
Coaching The Gold Coast Girls

Tomorrow morning it’s a huge game for the England women’s basketball team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as they play for a medal in the semi-finals and with the men’s team now out of the running after this week’s loss against Canada the question is can the girls do what the guys could not?…

April 9, 2018
Reasons To Celebrate For England

UPDATED: England will play Canada on Tuesday 10th April at 8:30am (UK time) Team England advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after a 27-point win over Cameroon in the early hours of Sunday morning UK time, finishing 81-54 at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre. The hopes of Basketball England and…

April 5, 2018
Disappointment for Drew

Team England has suffered a tough first-up loss to Scotland on the opening night of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Townsville today when our neighbours from north of the border were able to make plays down the stretch as a 29-17 final quarter propelled them to a 78-65 victory. Many Eagles fans tuned-in to…

April 4, 2018
All Eyes On Drew

UPDATED 8:50PM: BBC Sport live coverage details added below. This morning the 2018 Commonwealth Games were officially opened and our attention turned to our very own Drew Lasker, who is out in Australia representing our Eagles as part of Team England. Our England men’s basketball team get their games underway tomorrow with tip-off at 8:30am (UK…

BBL
March 16, 2018
Lasker The Lion

Basketball England today named their squads who will compete at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia next month and we are delighted to share with you that your Eagles guard Drew Lasker has been called up to Team England. Drew tweeted about the news this morning saying how much he appreciated the opportunity: I’m proud…

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