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Arena
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…

BBL
January 1, 2022
Former Eagle Flying Into The NBA

Former Eagles player Jaysean Paige will pull on a Detroit Pistons jersey to start 2022 after signing a 10-day contract with the NBA team. Paige suited up for the Eagles in our 2017-18 BBL season when he averaged 22 points and 6 assists. The signing marks the first time a former Eagle has gone on…

Arena
November 9, 2021
Newcastle United Captain Backs Hometown Eagles

Newcastle United skipper Jamaal Lascelles has hailed city neighbours the Eagles as the benchmark for success after the former baller opened up about his longstanding love affair with basketball. The Magpies’ star is the son of former Derby favourite Tim Lascelles while brother Rema has played professional hoops all over the world. And Jamaal and…

Arena
January 27, 2020
Eagles Pay Tribute to Kobe Bryant

A solitary 24 second clock remained lit on court at the Eagles Community Arena today as everyone across the whole Eagles organisation held the global basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in their thoughts following the tragic news from yesterday evening. The Lakers’ five-time NBA championship winning star Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna,…

BBL
June 15, 2018
Fab Finder Becomes NBA Head Coach

Perfectly timed as we start our series of stories about faces of British Basketball with Eagles connections we congratulate Nick Nurse, the two-time BBL Coach of the Year who brought our own Fab Flournoy to Britain, on being confirmed as the new head coach of Toronto Raptors in the NBA. It was back in 1996 when…