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Fab Flournoy

BBL
September 6, 2019
Fletcher Looks Forward

The first pre-season game without Fabulous Flournoy as Eagles head coach ended in a dramatic 1-point defeat 84-83 against Team USA Select, a side that the Eagles normally shake off comfortably. But with so many outside influencing factors it was not perhaps surprising that the game virtually paled into insignificance. Although for those suiting up…

BBL
September 6, 2019
Macleod Named Interim Head Coach

Newcastle Eagles have promoted from within after handing Fabulous Flournoy’s former assistant the keys to the most successful club in British basketball. Ian Macleod became one of the veteran playcaller’s most trusted lieutenants in recent years and last season saw the Geordie coach given even greater responsibility on match nights. And Newcastle managing director Paul…

BBL
September 3, 2019
Flournoy Realises NBA Dream

Fabulous Flournoy has admitted the decision to join the Toronto Raptors is the most difficult career choice he has ever faced. But the Newcastle Eagles’ playcaller heads to the NBA with the blessing of close friend and managing director Paul Blake. Flournoy has accepted an assistant coach’s role with Nick Nurse’s Championship winning Raptors –…

BBL
September 1, 2019
Glasgow Flying Into Newcastle

With a name like Rodney Glasgow Jr., perhaps it was destiny that brought the 5’11” point guard to the BBL. Only thing is, he’s flying in to be a new Eagle in Newcastle and not rocking up in Scotland. After a great college career at the tough and disciplined Virginia Military Institute in NCAA Division…

BBL
August 21, 2019
Bronx Baller Mitchell Makes Move

The Newcastle Eagles have moved to plug the gap left by the departing Victor Moses who will be plying his trade in Iceland next season by bringing in 6’9” John Mitchell a centre/power forward hailing from The Bronx, New York. This will be Mitchell’s third season as a professional following successful spells in his rookie…

BBL
August 19, 2019
Nick Next In For Eagles

There will be a new face in Toon when Newcastle Eagles come together for the forthcoming season although it’s a face that has appeared in the BBL before. Nick Schlitzer played for Surrey Scorchers back in 2015-6, his rookie year as a professional player. Since then the 6’6” shooting guard has gained experience playing at…

BBL
August 8, 2019
Mike Makes Two

There’s a new kid in town as Newcastle Eagles announce their second signing for the forthcoming 2019-20 British Basketball League (BBL) season. Ex-Towson Tiger Mike Morsell has swapped his claws for a pair of wings as he prepares to start his second season as a professional player. Morsell played his college ball with Towson in…

BBL
July 24, 2019
Fletcher Flies Back For Eagles

Fan favourite Rahmon Fletcher will spearhead Newcastle Eagles’ quest for silverware this season after the two-time BBL MVP committed his future to the club. Last week player-coach Fabulous Flournoy revealed he will return to Tyneside following two months embedded with NBA champions Toronto Raptors. And Fletcher adds to a wealth of experience at the Eagles…

BBL
July 18, 2019
Flournoy Returns After Fabulous Summer

Fab Flournoy insists a summer spent embedded with NBA champions Toronto Raptors has taken his basketball knowledge to the next level. For the second year running the experienced New Yorker has accepted the invitation of former mentor and Raptors’ head coach Nick Nurse to spend time with the all-conquering Canadian franchise. And there is inevitable talk that…