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August 29, 2022
Report: Great Britain 80-87 Latvia

Great Britain have work to do ahead of this week’s Italian job after meeting their match in a Kristaps Porzingis-powered Latvia. But Nate Reinking’s men head to Milan for Friday’s Eurobasket opener against Ukraine buoyed by a battling display against the star-studded visitors. And more gutsy performances like this could yet propel GB into the…

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August 26, 2022
GB vs Latvia Sold-Out

This Sunday’s FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier between Great Britain and Latvia has sold-out over 48 hours before the two teams tip-off. Fans of the two nations will flock to the home of Newcastle Eagles this weekend as once again the Vertu Motors Arena plays host to international basketball competition. The venue’s sales records were…

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July 30, 2022
Latvian Stars to Light Up Newcastle

NBA superstar Kristaps Porzingis looks set to thrill another capacity crowd on Tyneside next month as international basketball returns to the North East. More than 1,000 tickets for Great Britain’s latest World Cup qualifier against Latvia were snapped up within 24 hours. And confirmation that Washington Wizards star Porzingis will suit up against Nate Reinking’s…

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July 27, 2022
GB vs Latvia in Newcastle This August On Sale Now

Great Britain will be looking cement a strong start to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers Second Round on Sunday 28 August when they return to Newcastle to face Latvia at the Vertu Motors Arena. GB have secured two wins in their last three outings in the North East having toppling European heavyweights, Germany…

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July 4, 2022
Report: Great Britain 71-85 Turkey

There was Turkish delight on Tyneside last night as hundreds of visiting fans celebrated an eye-catching World Cup win inside a sold-out Vertu Motors Arena. Nate Reinking must go back to the drawing board after overseeing successive defeats on his long-awaited return to the Great Britain ranks. But Turkish playcaller Ergin Ataman boldly predicted an…

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June 30, 2022
Clark Delivers Court Verdict

Dan Clark is convinced Great Britain can continue to upset the odds and reinforce the nation’s reputation as World Cup wildcards. The veteran centre suits up against Greece in tonight’s pressure-cooker qualifier insisting Nate Reinking’s men are in it to win it. And Clark is confident GB can bring another big victory back to Newcastle…

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June 26, 2022
Steutel Steeled For Sunday Sell-Out

Marc Steutel insists there’s no place like home as he prepares to represent Newcastle Eagles on the World Cup stage next weekend. The Vertu Motors Arena hosts another sell-out clash against star-studded Turkey a week today. And a proud Steutel will step on court as part of GB’s coaching staff for the first time since…

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June 4, 2022
Garbelotto Says Steutel Will Seize The Moment

Former Newcastle and Great Britain playcaller Tony Garbelotto insists Marc Steutel is ready to seize his BBL chance. The coach widely credited with laying the foundations for two decades of unrivalled Eagles success is predicting big things for the new man at the helm. And Garbelotto believes it was only a matter of time before…

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May 30, 2022
Turkish NBA Stars Set To Fly To Tyneside

Basketball fans have the chance to see four stars of the NBA on Tyneside when Turkey take on GB on Sunday 3 July at the Vertu Motors Arena in the FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers. The Turkish Basketball Federation have announced their 25-man provisional roster which includes Alperen Sengun of the Houston Rockets, Cedi Osman with…