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Zarko Jukic

May 9, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 30

Two of our Eagles made it onto the bench for the very last All-Star Five line-up of the 2017-18 season. Well done to Darius and Zarko! Here’s the full roster from the BBL: Tony Hicks (Surrey Scorchers) The curtain has fallen on a blistering rookie season in the BBL for Hicks, as the heroics of…

April 26, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 28

It’s the penultimate pick of the players from the British Basketball League for the 2018-19 regular season and two more nods for our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle. Saah Nimley and Zarko Jukic both get starting places in the roster this week – well done guys! Here’s the full list: Saah Nimley (Esh Group Eagles Newcastle)…

April 21, 2018
Preview: Eagles at Glasgow Rocks

Going in to Friday night’s game against Manchester Giants, the Esh Group Eagles Newcastle knew that not only would they again be without top scorer Jaysean Paige but, Jamal Williams had also picked up an injury in training and was also out, writes Jeff King. It made, potentially, what looked like a straight forward game…

March 14, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 22

The BBL’s latest line-up of players sees one of our Eagles make his impressive seventh appearance in the All-Star starting five this season as well as two other players of ours featuring. Congratulations to Jaysean Paige and Zarko Jukic starting this week and Drew Lasker starring off the bench. Here’s the full roster from the…

March 13, 2018
Consistency The Key Says Z

HIGH-FLYING forward Zarko Jukic believes addressing defensive deficiencies is the key to fixing the Newcastle Eagles’ consistency issues. The Danish international starred in Friday’s 104-79 win over the Plymouth Raiders, scoring 18 points – eight of which came from dunks – in an all-action display. And he insists the players will keep looking to entertain…

February 19, 2018
Eagles Spread Their Wings

Fabulous Flournoy is confident a flurry of international call-ups can only benefit Newcastle Eagles as the club negotiates an increasingly tough transitional campaign. And the veteran New Yorker is refusing to allow a run of three successive homecourt defeats dent his enthusiasm as a watershed season takes shape. Darius Defoe, Kai Williams and Drew Lasker…

December 28, 2017
Reflective Jukic Ready For Sharks

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle get their season back underway in Sheffield tomorrow night after an enforced break following their tough home loss against Leicester Riders, writes Jeff King. Danish International and one of the success of The Eagles season so far, Zarko Jukic, summed up the feelings in the camp following that loss, the break…

December 8, 2017
Preview: Eagles vs Surrey Scorchers (BBL Trophy First Round)

One of the few positives in last Friday night’s defeat at Glasgow for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle was the return to the starting five of Zarko Jukic, writes Jeff King. The Danish International showed his athletic prowess at both ends of the court as he contributed a fine double-double of 15 pts and 10 rebounds…

November 21, 2017
BBL All-Star Five – Week 8

The British Basketball League have just announced their pick of players from last week’s games and yet again our Eagles star. Two of our roster line-up in the BBL’s dream team this week and leading them out is Jaysean Paige, who becomes the first player so far this season to record four starting appearances. Following…

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