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Fabulous Flournoy

August 3, 2023
76ers Coach Hails Fabulous Addition

Nick Nurse has pointed to the passion and work ethic that makes Fabulous Flournoy the perfect fit for NBA giants Philadelphia 76ers. Two of British basketball’s most storied playcallers moved from Toronto Raptors to the Canadian franchise’s Eastern Conference rivals this summer. And recruiting former Newcastle Eagles favourite Flournoy to the 76ers’ backroom staff was…

August 27, 2018
Play It Again Fab

Fabulous Flournoy has quashed speculation that he will hang up his BBL vest for good after revealing he plans to play a full part in Newcastle Eagles’ bid to score silverware this season. The most decorated coach in British basketball history turned 45 last month and broke his foot towards the end of a frustrating…

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 –…

October 23, 2013
Eagles Eye The Wolves

The BBL’s top two, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle and Worcester Wolves, meet at Sport Central on Friday but Eagles coach Fab Flournoy’s sole concern is gaining an advantage in the standings rather than any mental edge. Paul James’ Wolves are the BBL’s only unbeaten team at 5-0 but Eagles are circling having lost just once…

April 8, 2013
Eagles Lose Last Regular Season Game

Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 86 (Sullivan 19, Couisnard 18, Anderson 14) Newcastle Eagles 75 (Defoe 32, Flournoy 10, Matthew 8, Madourie 8) BBL Championship winners Jelson Homes claimed a 86-75 home victory over runners-up Newcastle Eagles on Sunday evening. The win means that Riders finish the BBL Championship season unbeaten at home and also…

February 4, 2013
Fab Praises Smith

Newcastle Eagles player-coach Fab Flournoy had praise for Charles Smith as his 49 points and 16 rebounds helped his side defeat neighbours Durham Wildcats 106-65. “We started really well at Durham and played some excellent transition basketball in the first quarter. Charles got going early and never stopped!” said Flournoy after Smith drained eight three-pointers…

October 10, 2012
Three Eagles Players Make BBL Team of the Week – Week 3

It was a stellar weekend for frontcourt players, two of whom posted back-to-back performances that were both good enough to make the starting five. Chavis Holmes (Surrey Heat) The most thrilling moment of the weekend came at Surrey Sports Park where new Heat guard Chavis Holmes continued to cement himself as a real favourite with…

September 27, 2012
Coach Fab Flournoy’s promotion with Benfield Motors

On Thursday, September 27th, Coach Fabulous Flournoy joined one of Newcastle Eagles’ Sponsors, Benfield Motors, for the promotion of the only Maserati Dealership in the North East, part of Benfield Motors.

May 14, 2012
Fab Is Fabulous

Newcastle Eagles’ assistant coach Dave Forester paid tribute to coach Fabulous Flournoy after the north east side completed a clean sweep with a 71-62 victory against Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders in the play-off final. Eagles’ veteran Charles Smith collected the MVP award, but there was little doubt about the influence Flournoy had on the…