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February 4, 2013
Fab Praises Smith

Newcastle Eagles player-coach Fab Flournoy had praise for Charles Smith as his 49 points and 16 rebounds helped his side defeat neighbours Durham Wildcats 106-65. “We started really well at Durham and played some excellent transition basketball in the first quarter. Charles got going early and never stopped!” said Flournoy after Smith drained eight three-pointers…

January 29, 2013
Defoe, Chapman and Smith Make BBL Team of the Week

BBL Team of the Week – Week 19 It’s been a sensational time for Durham of late and that is reflected in our line-up which features two Wildcats’ debutantes. BJ Holmes (One Health Sharks Sheffield) Just a couple of weeks after making his debut, BJ Holmes is back again, after making sure it was a…

January 22, 2013
Chapman and Smith Make BBL Team of the Week

BBL Team Of The Week – Week 18 It was a landmark weekend as one player provided the best performance valuation of the season. Brice Fantazia (Glasgow Rocks) It’s a debut appearance in our line-up for the Rocks’ guard after he posted his best performance of what is now his second stint with the Scottish…

December 6, 2012
BBL November Stat Stars

We take a look at who has been hot in the BBL during the month of November. Scoring machines Having been in second place during the previous month, Chez Marks (Cheshire Phoenix) climbs one place and to the top of our scoring chart after pouring in a superb 24.4 points per game to keep his…

December 5, 2012
Newcastle Eagles v Worcester Wolves

Wednesday, 5th December, 2012 Worcester Wolves v Newcastle Eagles Saturday 8 December 2012 Worcester University (19:00) Sherrad Prezzie-Blue (pictured) makes his long awaited return to Worcester University on Saturday evening as the home-town Wolves host BBL champions Newcastle Eagles. The 26-year-old missed the opening stages of the season, but coach Paul James is delighted to…

November 30, 2012
Magical Milestone Passed for ‘The Prince’

Last weekend witnessed Newcastle Eagles’ star ‘Prince’ Charles Smith pass a magical milestone. For the veteran forward became only the seventeenth player in history to surpass 5,000 points in the BBL Championship. Recognised as one of the best scorers of the modern era, Smith is not only a bona-fide Newcastle Eagles legend, but also a…

November 27, 2012
Three Eagles Players Make BBL Team of the Week – Week 10

BBL Team of the Week – Week 10 It was a great weekend for Newcastle Eagles and they see three players make our starting five this week. Damon Huffman (Newcastle Eagles) The playmaker showed his versatility with an outstanding shooting performance for the Eagles as they jumped a sizeable distance towards the BBL Cup Final,…

November 10, 2012
Newcastle Eagles Ease Past Manchester Giants

Newcastle Eagles 96 (Smith 21, Defoe 18, Chapman 18) Manchester Giants 76 (Gill 23, Eaves 13, Aliu 11) Reigning champions Newcastle Eagles showed their class to ease past Manchester Giants in the north-east. The experienced trio of Charles Smith, Darius Defoe and Joe Chapman led the scoring for the home team as they cruised to…

October 10, 2012
Three Eagles Players Make BBL Team of the Week – Week 3

It was a stellar weekend for frontcourt players, two of whom posted back-to-back performances that were both good enough to make the starting five. Chavis Holmes (Surrey Heat) The most thrilling moment of the weekend came at Surrey Sports Park where new Heat guard Chavis Holmes continued to cement himself as a real favourite with…