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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…

BBL
September 3, 2019
Flournoy Realises NBA Dream

Fabulous Flournoy has admitted the decision to join the Toronto Raptors is the most difficult career choice he has ever faced. But the Newcastle Eagles’ playcaller heads to the NBA with the blessing of close friend and managing director Paul Blake. Flournoy has accepted an assistant coach’s role with Nick Nurse’s Championship winning Raptors –…

BBL
May 29, 2019
Fab’s Former Coach In NBA Finals

Last summer we told you about the exciting news that Nick Nurse, the former two-time BBL Coach of the Year who brought our head coach Fab Flournoy to the UK, was going to take over the lead role at the Toronto Raptors. Today we join our fellow British Basketball League clubs, officials and fans across…

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…