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Fab Flournoy

December 5, 2017
Fabulous Response To Bumps On The Road

A defiant Fabulous Flournoy is prepared to roll with the punches as he ushers in a period of significant change at British basketball’s most successful franchise. The charismatic New Yorker has suddenly become the centre of attention following back-to-back road defeats and rumours of mounting frustration within the Newcastle Eagles camp. But when it comes…

November 30, 2017
A Ground Breaking Day

Wednesday 29 November 2017 will go down in the club’s history as literally a ground breaking day with work beginning at Riverside Dene in Elswick for our year-long build of the Eagles Community Arena (ECA). The brand new, multi-million pound, purpose-built community sports arena will house our Eagles Community Foundation (ECF), top-flight British basketball with…

November 30, 2017
Eagles Pair Home In On Europe

Newcastle Eagles’ longest serving players have revealed a shared optimism that the club’s brand new home will usher in a fresh era of sustained success for Britain’s most successful basketball team. Player-coach Fabulous Flournoy and veteran forward Darius Defoe swapped vests and shorts for hard hats and hi-vis jackets at the official launch of the…

November 19, 2017
8-0 And Fab Wants More

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle marched on in The BBL Championship with their eight-straight victory on Friday night over DBL Sharks Sheffield whom many consider to be a major rival for the Championship, writes Jeff King. But, as always seems the case these days, their 100 – 93 victory was not achieved without fourth quarter thrills…

October 31, 2017
The Daddy Holds Court

Long since handed the keys to Newcastle Eagles’ Hall of Fame, it’s 10 years since irrepressible guard TJ Walker left Tyneside. Simon Rushworth caught up with the California-based coach and community worker in the week his two former clubs clash in the BBL Cup. When TJ Walker takes practice at Ceres High School this week,…

October 29, 2017
Fab’s Focus On Fixes

This weekend has been a weekend off for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle or at least it has been in terms of game action. The Eagles last game at Northumbria University Sport Central saw them come back from 19 points down with little under 13 minutes to play to take their season record to 5 –…

September 24, 2017
Preview: All-Stars Sunday

Fabulous Flournoy has conceded the coaching manual will count for nothing at London’s O2 Arena today as the Newcastle Eagles swoop on the biggest prize in British basketball. A massive £100,000 pot is up for grabs at the inaugural Betway British Basketball All-Stars tournament – with a £25,000 winners’ cheque on the table. All the…

September 16, 2017
Fab Couldn’t Say No

Fab Flournoy has promised Newcastle Eagles fans a coaching masterclass as three generations of playcallers square up on Tyneside this weekend. And the New Yorker has defended the decision to tackle fierce rivals Glasgow Rocks in a pre-season friendly just weeks before the two teams clash in the BBL. Newcastle host Tony Garbelotto’s revamped Scottish…

September 15, 2017
Pre-Season Preview: Eagles vs Rocks

The coach who brought Fab Flournoy to Newcastle Eagles can see the 44-year-old New Yorker bothering the BBL for years to come. And Tony Garbelotto – who returns to Tyneside this weekend with new side Glasgow Rocks – insists it’s a case of ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. Flournoy signed for Newcastle in…