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Darius Defoe

February 2, 2024
Preview: Eagles Men vs London Lions

Marc Steutel insists Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles can put the brakes on ‘offensive juggernaut’ London Lions ahead of tonight’s mouthwatering clash on Tyneside. Both teams celebrated big wins abroad this week to keep alive hopes of going deep into their respective European campaigns. And Newcastle skipper Darius Defoe warmed up for London’s latest visit with…

January 19, 2024
Darius Defoe Fired Up for Trophy Face Off

Darius Defoe will go from friend to foe — as soon as Leicester dangerman Duke Shelton steps out on court tonight. The former team-mates face off in a ‘win or bust’ Trophy eliminator on Tyneside as Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles tackle the Riders for a place in this month’s Final Fours. And Defoe insists there’ll…

December 5, 2023
Defoe Looks Forward To Flyers Friday

Darius Defoe insisted Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles will get to the bottom of the below-par display that led to a first defeat in eight games. The talismanic forward admitted hurt and disappointment will drive the men in black to bounce back from a shock loss against Surrey Scorchers. And Defoe reassured the Eagles faithful that…

October 21, 2023
Preview: Eagles at Bristol Flyers

Darius Defoe is determined to kickstart his season and make up for lost time as Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles go in search of back-to-back wins in Bristol tonight. The men in black stunned homecourt fans last month as they closed out a hard-fought 81-74 victory at the SGS College Arena. But a frustrated Defoe was…

August 11, 2023
Defoe Signed For Season 20

Darius Defoe could be the biggest summer signing yet for new-look Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles according to the coach successfully remodelling the men in black. Persuading the British Basketball League’s most decorated player to extend his standout career had been playcaller Marc Steutel’s number one priority during the close-season. And Defoe’s decision to suit up…

March 24, 2023
Report: Eagles 69-100 London Lions

Short-handed Newcastle suffered a sobering loss at the hands of champions-elect London as the Lions’ strength in depth overpowered the battling men in black. The visitors lined up at the Copperbox Arena shorn of starters Javion Hamlet and Hasahn French following Sunday’s heartbreaking defeat in Manchester. And with Ben Mockford still absent as he battles…

March 19, 2023
Preview: Eagles at Manchester Giants

Newcastle have reached the ‘finals countdown’ in their bid to punch a ticket for the post-season party. That’s the verdict of Darius Defoe as the BBL’s most decorated player prepares for this afternoon’s pivotal showdown with friend and former team-mate Rahmon Fletcher. The Eagles have 10 games to salvage a disappointing campaign as Marc Steutel’s…

November 26, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles are on the road today as they travel to Leicester to take on The Riders at the Morningside Arena in a crucial BBL Cup Quarter-Final. After defeating Plymouth in the last round they were hardly rewarded with what looks, on paper, a very tough game indeed. Although perhaps it’s not the strongest Riders side…

November 15, 2022
Defoe Sets Sights on Patriots

Darius Defoe has targeted a swift return to action less than two weeks after a muscle injury halted the forward’s season in its tracks. The Newcastle star hobbled out of the Eagles’ clash against Surrey Scorchers on November 4 early in the second quarter. And the immediate future didn’t look good for the dependable Defoe…