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London Lions

October 15, 2017
Lasker Leads The Cheers

It was a game that was built-up all week, two unbeaten teams in The BBL coming in to Friday night’s clash, although London Lions had already beaten Esh Group Eagles Newcastle in the pre-season O2 All-Stars Basketball Tournament last month, writes Jeff King. Did it live up to its billing? Absolutely and then some too….

October 13, 2017
Report: Eagles vs London Lions

Friday 13 was always going to be unlucky for one of the BBL’s early-season pacesetters. But Fabulous Flournoy makes his own luck. And this was a battling win achieved in the New Yorker’s own, irrepressible image: a hard-fought victory built on steely determination down the stretch. Nothing more and nothing less. In the weeks and…

October 13, 2017
Preview: Eagles vs London Lions

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle’s rookie AJ Basi may be new to the professional ranks and The BBL Championship but he’s in no doubt about how tough tonight’s game at Northumbria University Sport Central against London Lions is, writes Jeff King. The 5’ 11” Canadian point guard who has just come out of Canadian college system…

October 11, 2017
Look Forward? Look Back? Think Friday!

Well, that was a great weekend results wise and to be 3 – 0 going in to Friday’s game is exactly where we wanted and needed to be as make no mistake, this Friday is going to be very tough indeed. London indicated with their performances at The O2 that they looked serious contenders and…

October 9, 2017
Juk Boxes Clever With Key Career Switch

Zarko Jukic is ready to rebuild his career on Tyneside after the Danish international admitted Newcastle is the place to ease his post-Spain pain. The talented forward signed for the Eagles following a frustrating campaign with Ourense. And Jukic has already proved himself a key addition to the Eagles’ roster ahead of Friday’s top of…

March 22, 2014
Eagles Tame Lions and Remain Top of Table

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 95 (29,47,70) (Defoe 20, Cooke 20, Gause/Martin 15) London Lions 67 (20,40,55) (Marks 23, Ikhinmwin 8, Brown/Davis 7) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle made it five wins in a row to retain their place at the summit of the BBL Championship, comprehensively beating London Lions 95-67 after a dominant second half. Darius…

February 14, 2014
Eagles Defeat London Lions 83-77

BBL Championship Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 83 (18,47,69) (Defoe 22, Cooke 19, Martin 15) London Lions 77 (21,40,58) (Marks 18, Sturt 17, Brown 15) Having honoured the new BBL All-Time appearance leader Fab Flournoy  before the game, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle held off a fourth-quarter rally by London Lions and celebrated an 83-77 win on…

December 29, 2013
Eagles Fall to London Lions

London Lions 96 (Brown 21, Sturt 19, Marks 17) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 82 (Martin 17, Cooke 16, Gause 15) London Lions, currently fifth in the BBL Championship, closed the gap on the top four with a crucial 96-82 defeat of Esh Group Eagles Newcastle, the team they are pursuing, at the Copperbox. A return…

December 27, 2013
Eagles Travel to London This Sunday

London Lions v Esh Group Eagles Newcastle Sunday 29 December 2013 Copper Box Arena (16:00) Fab Flournoy hopes to be able to share the minutes – as well as the ball – between his full roster when Esh Group Eagles Newcastle travel to London Lions on Sunday. Flournoy and guard Drew Lasker have been out…