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January 15, 2013
Chapman Makes BBL Team of the Week- Week 17

Team Of The Week – Week 17 Our line-up this week includes a certain player who has more than one reason to celebrate after lifting the BBL Cup. BJ Holmes (One Health Sharks Sheffield) The Sharks have been resurgent of late and BJ Holmes has played his part in this renaissance with some excellent displays…

December 10, 2012
Eagles Show Spirit of Champions at Raiders

BBL Championship UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders 70 (Schneck 22, Bell 18, Ojo 10) Newcastle Eagles 73 (Maddox 24, Huffman 19, Chapman 11) The only guarantee when these two BBL Championship clubs went head-to-head at the Pavilions, was that one was going to pick up a weekend loss double, providing a sizeable dent to their title…

December 5, 2012
Newcastle Eagles v Worcester Wolves

Wednesday, 5th December, 2012 Worcester Wolves v Newcastle Eagles Saturday 8 December 2012 Worcester University (19:00) Sherrad Prezzie-Blue (pictured) makes his long awaited return to Worcester University on Saturday evening as the home-town Wolves host BBL champions Newcastle Eagles. The 26-year-old missed the opening stages of the season, but coach Paul James is delighted to…

November 25, 2012
Eagles Take First Leg of the BBL Cup Semi-Finals

BBL Cup Semi-Final First Leg UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders 90 (Bell 29, Schneck 18, O’Reilly 18) Newcastle Eagles 107 (Huffman 29, Smith 29, Maddox 16) It’s advantage to BBL Cup holders Newcastle Eagles after they shot down last year’s Final opponent UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders to move to within touching distance of another appearance in…

November 6, 2012
Three Eagles Players Make BBL Team of the Week – Week 7

BBL Team of the Week – Week 7 A trio of debutantes and Newcastle Eagles’ players dominate our line-up this week. Damon Huffman (Newcastle Eagles) It’s a long overdue debut for the Eagles’ playmaker who has been excellent ever since he arrived on Tyneside during the summer. He has fitted seamlessly into the team and…

November 3, 2012
BBL September & October Stat Stars

We take a look at who has been hot since the season tipped-off during late September. Scoring machines Former British Basketball League MVP Jeremy Bell (UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders; pictured) is way out in front when it comes to scoring so far this season. He is one of five players currently averaging over 19 points…

October 16, 2012
Joe Chapman Makes BBL Team of the Week

Three players clinch their first spot in the starting five this season including one surprise name. Joe Chapman (Newcastle Eagles; pictured) The Newcastle Eagles’ shooting ace was on top of his game against Durham Wildcats. ‘Mighty’ Joe Chapman produced a mesmerising display of perimeter shooting during a sensational second quarter when almost everything he threw…

May 23, 2012
Mighty Joe Returns!!

BBL MVP and quadruple winning Joe Chapman has pledged his allegiance to Newcastle Eagles for a fourth consecutive season. The 6’4″ Chicago born guard had a remarkable comeback season, following a 90% achilles tear suffered in February 2011, ending his 2010-11 campaign. Chapman joined the Eagles in 2009, and has since won 7 trophies in…

May 9, 2012
Clean Sweep Of Awards For Eagles

The Eagles have secured one clean sweep already this year by winning all three awards in the Basketball Journalists Association’s Awards. Joe Chapman was the first two-time winner of the Player of the Year award whilst Andrew Thomson won the Pete Jacques Award for BBL British Player of the Year for the second consecutive season….