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Drew Lasker

Men
March 20, 2018
Drew Heads Down Under

Drew Lasker has pledged to do Newcastle proud as he prepares for the most exciting challenge of his basketball career. The veteran Eagles guard flies out to Australia on Thursday as part of England’s 12-man Commonwealth Games squad. And Lasker has promised to make the most of an unexpected opportunity after grasping the chance to…

Men
March 16, 2018
Report: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers

On the day Drew Lasker was named in England’s basketball squad ahead of next month’s Commonwealth Games, his new national team coach witnessed at first hand the full force of a wounded animal refusing to surrender without a fight. Bristol Flyers’ Andreas Kapoulas will lead the Lions into action in Australia with only one Newcastle…

Men
March 16, 2018
Lasker The Lion

Basketball England today named their squads who will compete at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia next month and we are delighted to share with you that your Eagles guard Drew Lasker has been called up to Team England. Drew tweeted about the news this morning saying how much he appreciated the opportunity: I’m proud…

Men
March 16, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers

As the Esh Group Eagles Newcastle prepare for tonight’s crucial BBL Championship clash against Bristol Flyers, they do so in the knowledge that Captain Darius Defoe may well be missing again through injury, writes Jeff King. If, indeed, Defoe doesn’t make it, the Eagles will once again turn to veteran guard Drew Lasker to lead…

Men
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…

Men
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…

Men
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…

Men
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…