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British Basketball All-Stars Championship

October 8, 2018
2018 All-Stars First Round Draw

There are just 6 days to go until the 2018 British Basketball All-Stars Championship and today we found out the games that last season’s top eight BBL finishers will face-off in from the live draw by Sky Sports News. In the first round our Eagles will tip-off against Glasgow Rocks in the third game of…

May 2, 2018
Shining Bright Amongst The All-Stars

As the BBL Championship campaign came to a close last weekend and the top eight teams including our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle all set their sights on the 2018 Play-Offs silverware there was one more competition which had its entrants locked into place. In the early stages of the 2018-19 season the league rounds will…

February 8, 2018
All-Stars Championship Exclusive Pre-Sale

The British Basketball All-Stars Championship returns on Sunday 14 October at the Copper Box Arena, London as eight of the BBL’s best teams do battle in this electrifying tournament. Tickets go on general sale on Tuesday 13 February but you can access the exclusive BBL pre-sale from midday on Monday 12 February using the button…

January 31, 2018
The British Basketball All-Stars Championship Returns

The British Basketball All-Stars Championship will return in the 2018-19 BBL season playing on Sunday 14 October 2018 1-6pm at the Copper Box Arena in London. The All-Stars Championship made its debut last year, with London Lions running out as winners over our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle in a tense final. In the new-style tournament…

September 25, 2017
That Was The Weekend That Was

Okay then I guess you want my take and a little bit of inside insight on Sunday’s tournament. Once again, I thank Mr Blake, Mr Flournoy et al for allowing me my few words, not that it’s ever few, which are strictly my opinion. So, off we jolly well went and, there’s little to report…

September 24, 2017
Report: Betway British Basketball All-Stars Championship

Basketball’s equivalent of Cricket’s T20 blast arrived in The UK yesterday with Barry Hearn’s Matchroom Productions bringing their heavy metal support to British Basketball, writes Jeff King. The competition featured the top eight from last season’s BBL Championship table was uncharted territory that featured golden buzzer power-plays, 12-minute games, 5 point shooting lines, running clocks…

September 24, 2017
Preview: All-Stars Sunday

Fabulous Flournoy has conceded the coaching manual will count for nothing at London’s O2 Arena today as the Newcastle Eagles swoop on the biggest prize in British basketball. A massive £100,000 pot is up for grabs at the inaugural Betway British Basketball All-Stars tournament – with a £25,000 winners’ cheque on the table. All the…

September 22, 2017
Excited Rookie Ready For Funky Town

After a stellar five-year college career at the University of Manitoba, Canadian AJ Basi was ready to turn from senior Bison to fledgling Eagle as the Winnipeg native signed on the dotted line for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle, writes Jeff King. Upon signing that contract, he made no secret of the fact that he felt…

September 20, 2017
Power Plays and 5-Pointers, All-Stars Explained

This Sunday afternoon our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle along with the other top seven finishing teams from last season compete for huge prize money and the first Betway British Basketball All-Stars Championship title at The O2 in London. It is going to be an exciting and never before seen afternoon of action, but with some…