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BBL Play-Offs

February 19, 2019
2019 Play-Offs Tickets On Sale Now

The BBL have just announced that the British Basketball Play-Off Finals tickets are now on sale. The countdown is on to one of the biggest events in the calendar, with less than 100 days to go until the event at The O2 Arena. The showpiece season finale is back at the landmark venue for the…

May 7, 2018
Report: Eagles at Bristol Flyers (BBL Play-Offs 2018 Quarter-Final 2nd Leg)

Bristol win on aggregate 163 – 157 Esh Group Eagles Newcastle crashed out of the BBL play-offs in Bristol yesterday afternoon after another disastrous away performance in keeping with what has happened since the turn of the year, writes Jeff King. Quite where the Eagles hierarchy go after one of the most disappointing seasons in…

May 4, 2018
Report: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers (BBL Play-Offs 2018 Quarter-Final 1st Leg)

Earlier this week Newcastle Eagles’ owner Paul Blake suggested it was time to shake up the BBL playoffs and reintroduce a three-game series at the quarter-final stage. In the wake of this demoralising 11-point defeat on Tyneside, one match might seem more than enough for a well-beaten Bristol Flyers. It is difficult to imagine the…

May 4, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers (BBL Play-Offs 2018 Quarter-Final 1st Leg)

The slate has been wiped clean and it’s a whole new ball game for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as they head in to the BBL End of Season Play-Offs, writes Jeff King. After a largely disappointing and frustrating regular season, the Eagles have one last chance to lift some silverware. Finishing third in the standings…

May 2, 2018
Blake Says Let’s Go Back To The Future

Paul Blake is pressing BBL bosses to look again at the league’s lop-sided playoff structure in a bid to better reward the top four finishers. The former league chairman favours a return to the three-game series to decide the quarter-finals and semi-finals. And Blake revealed tentative talks have already taken place at the top level…

April 7, 2018
Jure Gunning For Play-Offs

Jure Gunjina insists Newcastle Eagles are in no mood to give up on their BBL Play-Offs dream after the crisis-hit club confounded the critics with brilliant back-to-back wins. And the in-form Croat revealed his team-mates never considered throwing in the towel despite the club enduring a series of mid-season losses and a number of serious…

April 5, 2018
Defoe’s Pride In Never-Say-Die Eagles

Darius Defoe is confident Newcastle have the passion and fight to make it all the way to May’s BBL playoff final at London’s O2 Arena, writes Elliott Green. The veteran forward hopes to play a part down the stretch as he edges closer to a return from injury. And after gutsy displays at Leicester and London…

April 13, 2013
Newcastle Eagles Win First Leg of the Play Off Quarter Final

BBL Championship Play-off Quarter Final, First Leg Newcastle Eagles 85 (Maddox 19, Smith 18, Chapman 14) One Health Sharks Sheffield (Jemison 18, Tuck 17, Lewis 13) The Newcastle Eagles took a giant step into the semi-finals of the BBL Championship Play-offs as they secured an 85-70 victory at Sport Central on Fridya night. The second…

May 5, 2008
Eagles Give Young Guns a Run in 3rd / 4th Game

Newcastle Eagles 92 (32,54,67) (Babalola 23, Attah/Defoe/Spragg12) Kularoos Plymouth Raiders 96 (19,33,66) (Moore 26, Lasker 19, Noel 16) Kularoos Plymouth Raiders came from behind to defeat Newcastle Eagles in the BBL Championship 3rd/4th Place Play-off, by a score of 96-92. Eagles were fastest out of the blocks, bagging the opening 12 points of the game,…