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Drew Lasker

BBL
December 5, 2018
Back To Basics After London Losses

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle may actually be in the unusual position of going in to this weekend’s BBL Cup Semi-Final against London Lions as underdogs. The tie is played out over two-legs with the first leg being in Newcastle at Sport Central on Friday night and the return in London on Sunday afternoon. The reason…

BBL
September 19, 2018
Lasker Looking For Flying Start

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle start their BBL Championship season this coming Friday night with a home game tipping-off at 7:30pm at Sport Central against Cheshire Phoenix and for one of their 2018/19 roster, the day can’t come fast enough. Despite it being his 14th season as a professional, all of them spent in The BBL…

August 29, 2018
Lasker Is Last Piece In Eagles Jigsaw

The final piece of Esh Group Eagles Newcastle’s 2018/19 jigsaw has been slotted into place with the confirmation that fans’ favourite Drew Lasker is returning for his sixth consecutive season. One of head coach Fab Flournoy’s most trusted lieutenants, the veteran England international guard heads into his 14th BBL campaign determined to bring a mix…

BBL
May 26, 2018
Fab Plots Summer Shake-Up

Fabulous Flournoy could be forgiven for taking a break from his beloved basketball following Newcastle Eagles’ most disappointing campaign for a decade but the New Yorker is already building for the future as Simon Rushworth reports. Fabulous Flournoy skipped through the sand like a man half his age. However, the most successful coach in the history…

BBL
April 20, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle return to their home-court at Northumbria University Sport Central to face Manchester Giants tonight, writes Jeff King. The Eagles are looking for a win not necessarily to consolidate their play-off position but looking for a boost, consistency and to build some momentum going in to the final fortnight of the regular…

BBL
April 17, 2018
Fab Faces Giant Challenge

Fabulous Flournoy went against the best advice of Newcastle’s medical team in a last-gasp bid to bolster an injury-ravaged Eagles roster. And the veteran New Yorker could pay a heavy price for his unexpected return as he faces a race against time to be fit for Friday’s homecourt clash against Manchester Giants. Flournoy and Darius…

Foundation
April 16, 2018
Lasker Lands From Commonwealth Games

As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an emotional close and the baton was passed to Birmingham to host in 2022, Team England and your Eagles’ very own Drew Lasker reflected on the experience of a lifetime despite the result for the men’s side. Before boarding the long series of flights from the…

April 9, 2018
Reasons To Celebrate For England

UPDATED: England will play Canada on Tuesday 10th April at 8:30am (UK time) Team England advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after a 27-point win over Cameroon in the early hours of Sunday morning UK time, finishing 81-54 at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre. The hopes of Basketball England and…

April 5, 2018
Disappointment for Drew

Team England has suffered a tough first-up loss to Scotland on the opening night of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Townsville today when our neighbours from north of the border were able to make plays down the stretch as a 29-17 final quarter propelled them to a 78-65 victory. Many Eagles fans tuned-in to…

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