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Drew Lasker

Men
November 17, 2023
Preview: Eagles Men vs Plymouth City Patriots

Drew Lasker insists the combination of a top-three finish and a playoff run is still a realistic goal for the rejuvenated Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles. The men in black will look to earn their fourth win in 10 days tonight against Plymouth City Patriots as they rebound from what ex-Eagles star Lasker called an ‘underwhelming’…

Men
September 14, 2023
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles have built an eye-catching roster primed to get fans on their feet and win with style. That’s the definitive verdict of former franchise favourite turned TV pundit Drew Lasker as British Basketball League action returns to Tyneside tonight. Marc Steutel’s men host northern rivals Sheffield Sharks in front of the Sky…

Men
November 3, 2022
The BBL Show’s Eagles Edition

Straight after our Eagles got their win over the Plymouth City Patriots, The BBL Show filmed their latest episode on the Vertu Motors Arena court. It was the Eagles edition of the popular podcast, recently rebooted as a YouTube show, hosted by its founding presenters and former BBL players Drew Lasker and Jay Marriott. Lasker’s…

Men
October 19, 2022
Friends Reunited As Rivals

Close friends and fierce rivals Marc Steutel and Andreas Kapoulas lock horns in the BBL for the first time this weekend before reprising their roles with Great Britain next month. And former Newcastle favourite Drew Lasker is relishing the opportunity to see one of international basketball’s most dynamic double acts go head to head on…

Men
September 13, 2022
Emerging Eagles Pathway Players Tip-Off Tonight

Fans can catch a glimpse of emerging talent tonight as a revamped Newcastle Eagles player pathway begins to take shape. Marc Steutel will give minutes of several players in the region playing at NBL and BUCS levels in this evening’s game against USA Select. The familiar pre-season fixture is a shop window for ambitious US…

Men
April 24, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth City Patriots

Focused defence, maximum effort and the man for the big occasion can propel Newcastle Eagles into the BBL playoffs at Plymouth City Patriots this afternoon. That’s the verdict of Sky Sports pundit Drew Lasker as two of the biggest names in British basketball fight it out for the final invite to the post-season party. The…

Men
October 13, 2021
Remotes at the Ready for British Basketball’s Second Season on Sky Sports

Sky Sports have announced that British Basketball is returning for a second season and it all tips-off with our BBL Championship clash against Leicester Riders. This first live game sees the 2020-21 BBL Championship winners face our Play-Off title holding Eagles on Friday 29 October. Our Eagles’ league game against Sheffield Sharks at the Vertu Motors…

Men
August 20, 2021
Eagles Legend Lasker Retires From The Court

This morning Newcastle Eagles legend Drew Lasker announced his retirement from playing professional basketball after 16 years in the British Basketball League, including a hugely successful final nine back-to-back seasons as an Eagle. In a heartfelt letter to his fans due to be published in full on his website today, Lasker wrote: “I knew that…

Men
April 14, 2021
Lasker Locked-In For Leicester Face-Off Friday

Newcastle Eagles astonishing fourth quarter capitulation against Manchester Giants was the subject of much debate around the BBL over the weekend. Leading 75 – 60 with ten minutes to go it seemed as if Ian Macleod’s men were poised for a solid home win. But the Giants outscored Newcastle 35 – 16 in that fateful final…