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BBL
June 14, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 25 – 2015 BBL Play-Offs Final

For Episode 25 of the “Eagles Nest-In” series we go back to the 2015 BBL Play-Offs Final vs London Lions – the first at The O2 Arena, London. Dan is joined by Eagles players Drew Lasker and Darius Defoe,  plus our team manager Eric Wilson, to talk over this historic third clean-sweep win for the…

BBL
May 24, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 19 – Eagles vs Leicester Riders (Friday 31 January 2014)

In Episode 19 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series Dan is joined by Drew Lasker to talk about becoming an Eagle in the 2013-14 season and a hugely important bounce-back win over the Riders for the team, who went on to win the BBL Championship that year. Just a matter of weeks after losing to Leicester…

BBL
January 22, 2020
Lasker On The BBL Battle

Perhaps the best news coming out of Newcastle Eagles’ win at Manchester on Sunday was not the victory but the fitness report on Drew Lasker. Lasker put in a fabulous performance on the road tagging 21 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists. However, after a clash with teammate Darius Defoe he limped out of the game…

BBL
November 17, 2019
Stepping Up Against Giants

Newcastle Eagles completed their BBL Cup North Group campaign on Friday night with a thumping 104 – 71 win over Manchester Giants. It took their record to 6 wins and 4 losses and means they will finish third in the group. It qualifies them for a Cup quarter-final tie that will be on the road…

BBL
October 23, 2019
Heating Up In The North

Things are heating up in The BBL Cup North Group as it appears three sides are battling to take the top two spots in the standings which will guarantee them a home draw at the quarter final stage. The Newcastle Eagles missed a great chance last Friday night to take control of the group. Had…

BBL
October 4, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Drew Lasker has conceded Leicester Riders are the team to beat if Newcastle Eagles are to regain their position as the dominant force in British basketball. And ahead of tonight’s BBL Cup clash, the in-form guard is convinced the East Midlanders will pack an even heavier punch this season – without the added commitment of…

BBL
August 29, 2019
Lasker Locks-In For Eighth As An Eagle

It will come as no surprise to many that Newcastle Eagles have once again brought back to their roster veteran guard Drew Lasker. This will be the seventh consecutive season that the Point Loma Nazarene graduate has suited up for the Eagles making it overall his eighth season. Lasker has played his entire professional career,…

BBL
May 4, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals)

With the regular season done and dusted it’s in to the benecos BBL Play-Offs this weekend for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle, writes Jeff King. After securing a third-place finish in the league, the Eagles will match-up against the sixth-placed Sheffield Sharks over two legs tonight and tomorrow. The first leg tonight will be at the…

BBL
April 25, 2019
Eagles Fly Into Penultimate All-Star Five

It’s the penultimate week of the regular BBL season and with a reduced roster our Eagles pulled off a remarkable result last Friday night, which got three Eagles the attention of the league in their pick of the players. Rahmon Fletcher, the former two-time league MVP, stepped up with an incredible display to lead a comeback…