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Drew Lasker

November 14, 2017
Blake Tips Trio To Go For Gold

Our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle managing director Paul Blake has welcomed the inclusion of three Eagles stars in England’s training squad ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Darius Defoe, Drew Lasker and Kai Williams have all been invited to next week’s first camp where coach Andreas Kapoulas will begin the process of selecting his Gold Cast…

November 12, 2017
Preview: Eagles at Cheshire Phoenix

After the surprise loss to Cheshire Phoenix in The BBL Cup last weekend, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle bounced back to winning ways on Friday night with a 103 – 80 defeat of Surrey Scorchers in a BBL Championship clash, writes Jeff King. The win maintained The Eagles’ 100% record in league play and as veteran…

November 9, 2017
Tesco Bank Junior Players Continues Into Second Year

This week Eagles’ guard Drew Lasker joined two North East football legends, Sunderland’s Kevin Ball and Newcastle United’s Bob Moncur, along with pupils from Balliol Primary School to launch year two of Tesco Bank Junior Players community sports programme. Last year the programme saw over 18,500 primary school pupils from across the region get fit…

October 15, 2017
Lasker Leads The Cheers

It was a game that was built-up all week, two unbeaten teams in The BBL coming in to Friday night’s clash, although London Lions had already beaten Esh Group Eagles Newcastle in the pre-season O2 All-Stars Basketball Tournament last month, writes Jeff King. Did it live up to its billing? Absolutely and then some too….

October 6, 2017
Preview: Eagles vs Glasgow Rocks

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle open their home stand in The BBL Championship tonight against Glasgow Rocks at Northumbria University Sport Central with tip-off at 7:30pm, writes Jeff King. The Rocks haven’t beaten The Eagles since April’s Fool Day 2012 and it would be a brave man that would bet against that trend being reversed tonight….

September 26, 2017
Lasker Looks To League Opener After London

Drew Lasker has warned Leeds Force that Newcastle Eagles are ‘game ready’ and raring to go ahead of Friday’s big British Basketball League tip-off. Last season’s runners-up used the inaugural Betway British Basketball All-Stars event to sharpen their match fitness in the face of a fast and furious format. And after reaching the final at…

September 1, 2017
Seven New Eagles Fly In For Pre-Season
Our seven new Eagles and three veterans return to the Sport Central hardwood on Friday, so the countdown to the new BBL season really has begun! Kai Williams, Jaysean Paige, AJ Basi, Jure Gunjina, Zarko Jukic, Terry Martin and Saah Nimley have all landed in the toon now and take to the court with Darius...
August 11, 2017
We Told You And We Have More To Tell

Ok, we promised more and we’ve delivered. Two more in and what signings they are. The love for Drew and his return was evident from how you filled not just our Social Media with positive comments but also Ayshea and Drew’s too. Seems only right that Cali-Mae should return home. After all, she is a…

August 10, 2017
Drew’s Fifth Makes Six

After announcing five new players in the last couple of weeks, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have made their sixth signing of the pre-season returning a fan’s favourite back to The Nest, writes Jeff King. All action Drew Lasker will suit up for Head Coach Fab Flournoy for what will be his fifth consecutive season in…

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