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March 26, 2013
Smith and Defoe Make BBL Team of the Week

Frontcourt players dominated last week with a staggering 19 of the top 20 spots, so we have our tallest ever line-up. Travis Holmes (Surrey Heat) The scintillating Travis Holmes was so good, he produced not only the best performance in the BBL, but actually, the best two of the week. He had 26 points, eight…

March 25, 2013
Newcastle Eagles Defeat Mersey Tigers 92-69

Mersey Tigers 69 (Wait 22, Schall 10, Lockett 10, Bigley 10) Newcastle Eagles 92 (Defoe 26, Chapman 17, Smith 15) Newcastle Eagles did what they needed to do to keep alive their outside hopes of winning the BBL Championship. Their comfortable win at bottom placed Mersey Tigers was built on 26 points from Darius Defoe…

March 22, 2013
Eagles Win the North East Derby vs the Durham Wildcats

Newcastle Eagles 96 (Smith 27, Defoe 24, Ikhinmwin 21) Durham Wildcats 92 (Page 26, Keister 21, Guinane 20) The Newcastle Eagles survived a late comeback to win the North East derby against the Durham Wildcats by 96-92 at Sports Central. Six players scored more than 20 points as Charles Smith led the way with 27…

March 12, 2013
Maddox and Smith Make BBL Team of the Week

BBL Team of the Week – Week 25 There’s a certain BBL Trophy Final MVP this week and a couple of players who had such a good weekend, they met the criteria twice over. BJ Holmes (One Health Sharks Sheffield) Yes, it’s the most apt starting point for our fabulous five as the MVP and…

March 10, 2013
Eagles Drop Third Home Game In A Row

Newcastle Eagles 94 (13,43,63) (Smith 31, Defoe/Maddox 18) Surrey Heat 100 (26,55,82) (T Holmes 19, Joseph 18, C Holmes 15) Surrey Heat made the long trip to the North East on Friday night and came away with the impressive 94-100 victory over the Newcastle Eagles at Sport Central, forciing a third loss at home in…

February 26, 2013
Maddox and Smith Make BBL Team of the Week

This week brings a debutante and the second best BBL performance of the season. Devan Bailey (Manchester Giants) It’s a debut slot in our line-up for the Giants’ playmaker, having inspired his team to a valuable home-floor success against north-west rivals Cheshire Phoenix. Bailey enjoyed an incredible shooting night and could hardly miss from tip…

February 19, 2013
Smith, Maddox and Defoe Make BBL Team of the Week

There are some familiar names in our line-up this week, including a couple of players who feature for the fourth time. Chez Marks (Cheshire Phoenix) There could barely have been a better way for the Phoenix guard to rack up a third appearance in our starting five than by conjuring up a fast-break score to…

February 9, 2013
Worcester Wolves End Eagles’ BBL Trophy Reign

Newcastle Eagles 88 (Smith 23, Maddox 21, Defoe 16) Worcester Wolves 94 (Owumi 34, Masiulis 19, Ocitti) Worcester Wolves shocked a sell-out crowd at Sport Central with a superb 94-88 victory against Newcastle Eagles. Nothing could separate the teams over the first three quarters but a 7-0 burst gave Wolves a 78-71 lead late in…

February 5, 2013
Smith, Chapman and Defoe Make BBL Team of the Week

BBL Team Of The Week – Week 20 There’s a record-breaker in our line-up this week after the highest performance valuation score in BBL Team of the Week history. Joe Chapman (Newcastle Eagles) The Eagles backcourt ace has really found some form since the turn of the new calendar year and having been the most…