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Duke Shelton

December 11, 2022
Club Statement

Newcastle Eagles has confirmed Duke Shelton will play no further part in their BBL roster for the 2022-23 season. The US forward re-signed for the Eagles earlier this season after his debut campaign in the league was cut short by injury. The club would like to thank Duke for his contribution to the Eagles during…

September 22, 2022
The Duke Dunks Back In

Newcastle Eagles faithful will be delighted with the news that Duke Shelton becomes the latest signing to head coach Marc Steutel’s 2022-23 roster. The 6’10” centre put up a sensational 33 point, 17 rebound game last weekend against Swedish champions Norrkoping Dolphins in a thrilling 87-79 victory. Fans were chanting his name and the big man…

February 5, 2022
Shelton Ruled Out For Season

Duke Shelton has joined Newcastle Eagles’ long-term injury list after suffering a serious injury in practice. The popular forward was ruled out of Friday’s 102-81 defeat at Sheffield Sharks and looks set be sidelined for several weeks. The unpredictable nature of Shelton’s foot injury means Newcastle bosses have made the difficult decision to de-register the…

December 8, 2021
Darius Schools The Duke

The Duke of Newcastle is taking lessons from Darius Defoe when it comes to securing the Eagles’ proud BBL dynasty. And the club’ s new crowd favourite revealed the league’s most decorated player is the man with a plan in his twilight years. Duke Shelton and Defoe outfought and out-thought title favourites London and the…

December 3, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs London Lions

Newcastle Eagles return to the court tonight at the Vertu Motors Arena to take on the might of London Lions in a BBL Championship clash. The Lions are currently the favourites to win just about everything domestically this season with a powerful roster. They have only lost one game to a BBL side this season. In…

August 15, 2021
Introducing The Duke of Newcastle

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to announce the arrival of their new centre Duke Shelton as their fifth signing to their 2021-22 roster. “I found out about the Eagles through my agent and I had a college teammate (Jordan Davis, ex-Sheffield and Bristol) who played a little while in England so from watching a few of…