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Fab Flournoy

BBL
May 29, 2019
Fab’s Former Coach In NBA Finals

Last summer we told you about the exciting news that Nick Nurse, the former two-time BBL Coach of the Year who brought our head coach Fab Flournoy to the UK, was going to take over the lead role at the Toronto Raptors. Today we join our fellow British Basketball League clubs, officials and fans across…

BBL
April 10, 2019
Fab’s Focus For Friday

Fabulous Flournoy will hand late fitness tests to star forwards Victor Moses and Darius Defoe ahead of Friday’s crunch clash against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks. But Newcastle Eagles’ veteran coach will take no chances on two key players with this season’s playoffs the clear priority. Both Moses and Defoe limped out of Sunday’s loss against…

BBL
April 3, 2019
Valuable Momentum Sets Confident Mood

Fabulous Flournoy insists his players and fellow coaches have responded positively to change during a challenging season for the Newcastle Eagles. And the BBL’s longest serving coach admitted there is no place for those who refuse to embrace the future. Newcastle’s move to the Eagles Community Arena has coincided with a series of peaks and…

BBL
March 22, 2019
Preview: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers

Another tough weekend lies ahead for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle in their push for a play-off place. Tonight, at home in The Eagles Community Arena they face Bristol Flyers before heading down to Ellesmere Port on Sunday to take on the Cheshire Phoenix. Head Coach Fab Flournoy is very much aware of the task ahead…

BBL
January 11, 2019
Preview: Arena Opening Game vs Plymouth Raiders

Tonight, sees the cumulation of a dream and a chance for Newcastle to add another iconic professional sporting venue to its pages of history as Esh Group Eagles Newcastle open its own doors to their brand-new arena. The plaudits and praise have rightly reigned in on Paul Blake, Eagles Managing Director and his wife Sam,…

BBL
November 23, 2018
Preview: Eagles Double-Header In London

It’s another daunting weekend for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as they travel to London for back-to-back games against Lions and Royals hoping to put on a Capital show and return to Tyneside with two crucial BBL Championship wins. Newcastle head south though full of confidence and in great heart following last weekend’s superb double-winning outing…

BBL
October 25, 2018
Intensity and Relentlessness

With a soaring five games, five wins start in The BBL Championship the high-flying Esh Group Eagles Newcastle are sitting pretty on their perch aloft the top of the league. Head Coach Fab Flournoy’s black and white army are starting to look very much like the team to beat this season. Flournoy himself summed up…

BBL
October 1, 2018
Smith Jets In To Boost Eagles

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have moved swiftly to replace departing rookie Ahmad Thomas after sealing a deal for shooting guard Jeremy Smith. The 27-year-old bore witness to Sunday’s impressive victory in Glasgow as his new team mates put 100 points on the homecourt Rocks. And New Orleans native Smith has signed for the Eagles in…

BBL
September 12, 2018
Eagles Will Play With Pride

An acute awareness of the past and a keen sense of pride is driving Fabulous Flournoy to write the next chapter in Newcastle Eagles’ storied history. With the new BBL season just 10 days away – the men in black tip-off a pivotal campaign at home to Cheshire Phoenix on September 21 – basketball is…