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Donovan Johnson

July 26, 2023
Donovan Johnson

Everyone at the Eagles is deeply saddened to hear the news that former player Donovan Johnson passed away this morning, Wednesday 26 July 2023 Our thoughts are with Donovan’s loved ones at this difficult time.

February 1, 2023
Donovan Departs For Greece

Newcastle Eagles will return to BBL action in front of another packed-out Vertu Motors Arena this Friday night against Sheffield Sharks without Donovan Johnson. The club parted company with the American forward last week and Johnson has signed a new deal in Greece. We wish Donovan all the best in the future and thank him for…

December 18, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Scorchers

Donovan Johnson insists confidence is not a problem as Newcastle look to halt a six-game skid at Surrey Scorchers. The BBL’s bottom two scrap it out for vital Championship points in the Eagles’ final fixture before Christmas. And on-court enforcer Johnson is adamant Marc Steutel’s men can deliver the victory present every Newcastle fan craves….

November 7, 2022
Donovan Defiant Eagles Will Build and Bounce-Back

It was a frustrating and disappointing night for all concerned at Newcastle Eagles on Friday night at the Vertu Motors Arena. They slipped to a 79 – 74 defeat at the hands of the BBL’s bottom side Surrey Scorchers in a game they had been expected to win. It was Surrey’s first win of the…

October 12, 2022
Steutel Seeking One More Piece To His Puzzle

Stability is the key for Marc Steutel as Newcastle Eagles’ head coach prepares to consign an unsettling period of flux to the history books. Donovan Johnson represents the penultimate piece in a puzzle that’s proved tough to solve during the first few weeks of an unexpectedly challenging roster-wide reset. And after the US star touched…

October 7, 2022
Johnson’s BBL Return To Bolster Eagles Roster

Newcastle Eagles have added a further piece to their 2022-23 jigsaw with the signing of 6’7” forward Donovan Johnson. “I’m excited to get to work with the guys. I had a good talk with coach Steutel and he was optimistic about getting going”, said Johnson. “I played a season at Manchester Giants in 2020-21 so…