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Drew Lasker

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
February 25, 2021
First Episode of Our New Eagles Nest-In Live Series

Starting with the first episode being streamed live exclusively for our 2020-21 BBL season ticket holders last night, we have just launched a new season of the Eagles Nest-In series. Live from the Eagles Community Arena the series will be talking with Newcastle Eagles players and staff to go beyond the game day action. In…

BBL
February 19, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks – Live on Sky Sports

Newcastle Eagles will be looking to get back to winning ways tonight at the Eagles Community Arena as they take on Sheffield Sharks in the BBL Championship live on Sky Sports. After taking a narrow loss at Leicester on Wednesday it’s another crucial game in a busy period. Eagles veteran guard Drew Lasker who has…