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BBL Play-Offs

BBL
July 14, 2021
Mac Readies New Roster

Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod is confident of unleashing another all-action roster on the BBL on the back of last season’s thrilling double-winning campaign. And the upbeat playcaller revealed his summer recruitment drive is in full swing ahead of a return to action in September. This week’s news that centre Evan Maxwell has inked…

BBL
May 17, 2021
Report: Eagles Win May Madness 2021 BBL Play-Offs

The Newcastle Eagles produced a vintage defensive display to silence the London Lions roar in a dramatic British Basketball League Play-Off final. Call them the comeback kings or the cardiac kids but one thing is for sure you can never ever write this franchise off. When Fab Flournoy left for the NBA and Canada many…

BBL
May 16, 2021
May Madness 2021 BBL Play-Offs Champions

Check out the full report with highlights and more photos.

BBL
May 16, 2021
May Madness BBL Play-Offs Final Preview with Head Coach Ian MacLeod

Ian MacLeod will demand his Newcastle hotshots revert to type as the Eagles bid to make it a trophy double against London tonight. And as British basketball turns its attention to the annual end-of-season Playoff final, the Geordie playcaller insists his roster boasts the firepower to blow away the big spending Lions. Newcastle beat London…

BBL
May 16, 2021
May Madness BBL Play-Offs Final Preview with Rahmon Fletcher

Rahmon Fletcher is ready to ride this season’s emotional rollercoaster one more time after insisting nothing is beyond comeback kings Newcastle Eagles. The two-time league MVP leads his side into tonight’s BBL Playoff final in the form of his life following last week’s semi-final win against league champions Leicester Riders. And Fletcher insists Newcastle can…

BBL
May 14, 2021
Report: Eagles Make The BBL Play-Offs Final

The sporting public of Leicester may well shake in fear when they hear the name of Newcastle called as their direct opponents. After Newcastle Eagles women’s team took down Leicester Riders in the WBBL Play-Off Quarter-Final earlier in the month, the men’s team followed suit. Squeezed in between the two hardcourt heroes’ wins was also a…

BBL
May 13, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 2nd Leg)

It’s win or go home time for Newcastle Eagles tonight as they head into the second leg of the BBL Play-Off semi-final against Leicester Riders trailing by a single point following Tuesday’s first leg. Tonight’s game is a one-off. Win and progress, draw or lose and the season is over. The win has to be…

BBL
May 12, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 77-76 Eagles (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 1st Leg)

Ian MacLeod paid tribute to his never-say-die Newcastle Eagles after the BBL’s most successful franchise recovered from a 20-point deficit to keep their playoff dreams alive. Leicester Riders will be wondering how they failed to take a double-digit lead into tomorrow’s semi-final second leg following a lightning opening to a see-saw clash. But Newcastle bounced…

May 11, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Final 1st Leg)

Newcastle Eagles playcaller Ian MacLeod is ready to put his reputation on the line in his latest bid to outsmart British basketball’s most decorated active coach. The popular Geordie faces Leicester Riders’ Rob Paternostro twice in three days as the BBL playoff semi-finals take centre stage. And with a gripping season series tied at 3-3,…