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Drew Lasker

BBL
March 14, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 22

The BBL’s latest line-up of players sees one of our Eagles make his impressive seventh appearance in the All-Star starting five this season as well as two other players of ours featuring. Congratulations to Jaysean Paige and Zarko Jukic starting this week and Drew Lasker starring off the bench. Here’s the full roster from the…

February 27, 2018
Can Drew Be Wizard Of Oz?

Drew Lasker is counting down the days until he learns his Commonwealth Games fate after the Newcastle Eagles guard impressed at last week’s final England camp. It is understood the final squad will be named tomorrow with 12 players due to fly out to Australia’s Gold Coast next month. And Lasker is one of three…

BBL
February 19, 2018
Eagles Spread Their Wings

Fabulous Flournoy is confident a flurry of international call-ups can only benefit Newcastle Eagles as the club negotiates an increasingly tough transitional campaign. And the veteran New Yorker is refusing to allow a run of three successive homecourt defeats dent his enthusiasm as a watershed season takes shape. Darius Defoe, Kai Williams and Drew Lasker…

BBL
February 16, 2018
Three Eagles For Commonwealth Consideration

It is almost time for the buzzer to sound on Coach Andreas Kapoulas and his staff as we pass under the 50 days to go mark until the 2018 Commonwealth Games while they look one more time at the potential players for their final men’s roster. The first stages of the process began back late last year…

BBL
February 4, 2018
Lasker Reflects Before Giants Turnaround

For the second home game in a row, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle went down to a damaging defeat. This time it was a Championship clash against a shorth-handed London Lions that proved their downfall, writes Jeff King. The Lions came in to The Eagles Nest shorn of their best player and Captain, Justin Robinson as…

BBL
January 28, 2018
Drew Praises Bounce Back Character

A week of inactivity gave Esh Group Eagles veteran guard Drew Lasker a chance to reflect on the mixed fortunes his side went through last weekend, writes Jeff King. The Eagles bowed out of The BBL Trophy at home against Sheffield after a dramatic third quarter meltdown before bouncing back in superb style to keep…

BBL
January 5, 2018
Preview: Eagles at Bristol Flyers

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle’s veteran guard Drew Lasker was in optimistic and confident mood as he reviewed the great win at Sheffield last week and looked forward to this weekend’s game down in Bristol, with Leicester Riders also on his mind, writes Jeff King. “It was a big win. Everyone who follows The BBL knows…

BBL
December 2, 2017
There’s Work To Do

So, it’s two defeats in a row for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle after their 92 – 80 Friday night defeat at Glasgow Rocks. For a team and a franchise with such a storied past that almost spells a crisis in the ranks, writes Jeff King. One thing is certain, Head Coach Fab Flournoy and his…

BBL
November 28, 2017
BBL All-Star Five – Week 9

Saah Nimley joins Jaysean Paige as the second only player in the BBL to record a fourth starting appearance in the league’s line-up this week with Drew Laker starring off the bench. Here’s the full week 9 All-Star roster: Saah Nimley (Esh Group Eagles Newcastle) The Eagles’ playmaker joins his team-mate Jaysean Paige on four…