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September 22, 2017
Excited Rookie Ready For Funky Town

After a stellar five-year college career at the University of Manitoba, Canadian AJ Basi was ready to turn from senior Bison to fledgling Eagle as the Winnipeg native signed on the dotted line for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle, writes Jeff King. Upon signing that contract, he made no secret of the fact that he felt…

BBL
September 21, 2017
Size Is Everything

Size is everything in basketball. Only nobody bothered to tell Saah Nimley. Simon Rushworth caught up with one of the biggest names on Newcastle’s new-look roster as the Eagles officially launched the 2017/18 campaign. Let’s address the elephant in the room. Saah Nimley is not the tallest of basketball players. In all honesty, he’s one…

BBL
September 20, 2017
Steutel Speaks About Sunday And Beyond

Team Northumbria Men’s basketball are going in to the 2017/18 season as reigning English Basketball League Division One Champions. Given that it’s a position only one-off the top flight British Basketball League it was some achievement last year by Head Coach Marc Steutel and his roster. The Championship has given them an opportunity to play…

BBL
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…

BBL
September 12, 2017
Paige Driven To Write New Chapter

Jaysean Paige has set his sights on becoming a Newcastle Eagles success story after launching the latest chapter in a stellar career. The explosive shooter arrived on Tyneside via NCAA Division One heavyweights West Virginia Mountaineers and stints in Germany and Macedonia. And the word is Paige has the talent to become Newcastle’s headline act…

BBL
September 11, 2017
Now On The Other Side of The Eagles

They will certainly face tougher tests this season and as they say one swallow doesn’t make a summer but the new-look Esh Group Eagles Newcastle were certainly impressive on Friday night, writes Jeff King. In their first competitive outing, together they hit no less than 19 three-point shots from beyond the arc and dished out…

BBL
September 8, 2017
New Boy Can’t Wait To Start

As Esh Group Eagles Newcastle prepare for their opening pre-season game of the season tonight at Sport Central against Team USA Select, it’ll be interesting to see where the fan’s focus lies with so many new faces on view, writes Jeff King. Undoubtedly though it would be no surprise if the vast majority were locked…

BBL
September 5, 2017
Lasker Points The Way

Excited or excitement or even exciting, these seem to be the buzz words about the new-look Esh Group Eagles Newcastle roster that will contest the British basketball season, writes Jeff King. Even though Head Coach Fab Flournoy has already stated that what’s on paper doesn’t always translate to what you get on court, there’s a…

BBL
September 4, 2017
The Dawn of A New Era

This has been a week of arrivals for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as their new-look roster has flown in from all over the globe to prepare for the 2017/18 British Basketball League season, wrote Jeff King for the Sunday Sun newspaper yesterday. From Zagreb to Winnipeg, from Copenhagen to New York and from Toronto to…