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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….

April 25, 2012
Joe Chapman Named Player of Season

Joe Chapman was named Newcastle Eagles Players Player of the Season last night at the Eagles Community Foundation Champions Ball. Chapman’s teammates voted the Guard as their player of the season after he returned to the Eagles after a serious injury ended his season early last year. Chapman ruptured his Achilles whilst playing at Sport…

February 14, 2012
BBL Team Of The Week

It is starting to look a bit like the Joe show as Joe Chapman secures his fourth appearance in a row in the BBL Team of the Week. Joe Chapman (Newcastle Eagles) We’re running out of superlatives for shooting ace Joe Chapman who books his spot in the starting five for the fourth week in…

February 11, 2012
Eagles Reach BBL Trophy Final

BBL Trophy Semi-Final (Second Leg) Newcastle Eagles 104 (24,56,81) (Chapman 31, Thomson 19, Gause 15) One Health Sharks Sheffield 84 (23,41,68) (Tuck 28, Babalola 19, Dobbins 17) (Eagles win 220-168 on aggregate) The Newcastle Eagles have reached the BBL Trophy Final by beating the One Health Sharks Sheffield 104-84 (220-168 on aggregate over two legs)…

February 7, 2012
Joe Makes It Three In A Row

This week’s BBL Team of the Week Demarius Bolds (Prestige Homes MK Lions) It was a bitter-sweet weekend for Lions’ playmaker Demarius Bolds who was hugely instrumental in handing his team a six point first leg lead in the BBL Trophy semi-final last Friday with a typically impressive performance. However, it ultimately didn’t prove to…

February 4, 2012
Eagles Maintain Winning Run On The Buzzer

Worcester Wolves 100 (28,55,80) (Prezzie-Blue 27, Freeman/Gordon 22) Newcastle Eagles 102 (21,47,77) (Chapman 39, Smith 28, Thomson 13) In the battle of the top two in the BBL Championship, it was the Newcastle Eagles who extended their lead at the top of the table thanks to a thrilling 100-102 victory over the Worcester Wolves at…