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Drew Lasker

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…

BBL
April 14, 2019
Eagles Eyes On Play-Offs

It was a tough night on Friday for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as their run of six consecutive home wins at the Eagles Community Arena came to an end with a 76 – 72 reverse against Sheffield Sharks. The loss meant they were unable to lock-in 3rd place in this season’s BBL Championship campaign. Perhaps…

BBL
February 13, 2019
Lasker Looking To Roll With The Win

Last Friday at the third time of asking, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle finally celebrated a win at the new Eagles Community Arena with a 93 – 85 win in the BBL Championship over Manchester Giants. For veteran guard Drew Lasker one of Fab Flournoy’s trusted lieutenant’s it was a great feeling to finally get off…

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…