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Paul Blake

Arena
January 15, 2020
GB vs Germany EuroBasket Qualifier Coming To The ECA

Great Britain’s men will take on Germany at our Eagles Community Arena next month. Coach Nate Reinking’s team will host their opponents in a EuroBasket 2021 qualifier on Monday 24 February. The game comes three days after GB’s trip to Podgorica to face Montenegro in the opening game of their Group G campaign. It will…

BBL
December 15, 2019
Blake Backs Glasgow Return

A determined Paul Blake is refusing to admit defeat in Newcastle Eagles’ ongoing battle to secure Rodney Glasgow Jr’s return to the BBL. And although the US guard now looks unlikely to play again before 2020, club officials are working around the clock to make a meaningful breakthrough. Glasgow Jr arrived on Tyneside in the…

WBBL
September 26, 2019
Be In Good Company Supporting Our WBBL Team

A number of businesses have pledged their support for the North East’s only top-flight women’s sports team following appeals for corporate backing to help achieve its ambitions and secure its long-term future. Several North East organisations have given their backing to our WBBL team who enjoyed a successful first season under the franchises new brand…

BBL
September 21, 2019
The Eagles and Esh Group: A Winning Combination

In 2010 treble winners Newcastle Eagles found a new home, a new focus and – crucially – a new partner. A decade down the line and Esh Group is about to embark on its 10th consecutive campaign sponsoring British basketball’s most successful club. A quick glance at the history books reveals the true value of an…

BBL
September 13, 2019
Schlitzer Sets Sights on Sharks

Newcastle Eagles’ guard Nick Schlitzer is banking on his BBL experience as he seeks to make an instant impact on Tyneside. The shooting guard dipped his toes into British hoops four seasons ago during an encouraging campaign with Surrey Scorchers. And Schlitzer takes on Sheffield Sharks tonight, in the first of two friendlies against the…

BBL
September 6, 2019
Macleod Named Interim Head Coach

Newcastle Eagles have promoted from within after handing Fabulous Flournoy’s former assistant the keys to the most successful club in British basketball. Ian Macleod became one of the veteran playcaller’s most trusted lieutenants in recent years and last season saw the Geordie coach given even greater responsibility on match nights. And Newcastle managing director Paul…

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 –…

WBBL
August 29, 2019
Sintons Step-Up For Our WBBL Set-Up

The North East’s only top-flight women’s sports team, our Newcastle Eagles WBBL franchise, is appealing for support from businesses across the region to help achieve its ambitions and ensure its long-term future. After a successful first season as Eagles, following last summer’s rescue of top-tier women’s basketball in our region and its relocation to our…

BBL
July 1, 2019
Esh Group Make It Ten Years Supporting Your Eagles

Esh Group today renewed their sponsorship of Newcastle Eagles Basketball for a 10th consecutive year in a deal which also includes support of our Eagles Community Foundation. In January this year the group’s Esh Build division completed their transformation of a derelict parcel of land on Scotswood Road, in the West End of Newcastle, into our new purpose-built…