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Zarko Jukic

November 21, 2017
Great Dane’s Super Start

Zarko Jukic sets his sights on international glory this week after a dream start to life in a Newcastle Eagles vest. The dependable Dane already leads the BBL in blocked shots and is fourth in steals. And getting the jump on Jukic has proved beyond the majority of the flexible forward’s nonplussed rivals this season….

October 27, 2017
Zarko Up For The Cup

Two things have been well documented about Esh Group Eagles Newcastle since the start of the 2017/18 British Basketball season, writes Jeff King. Their unbeaten 5 – 0 start and the impact of their back-court duo, Saah Nimley and Jaysean Paige. However, two players don’t make a team and it does appear that this Eagles…

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…

September 23, 2017
Dane Adds Different Dimension

It’s not often you can sign a foreign international player to complete your roster as you prepare for another tough season but in Denmark’s 6’ 7” Zarko Jukic that’s exactly what Esh Group Eagles Newcastle achieved, writes Jeff King. The immensely athletic and talented forward is only 23-years old but has already seen action in…

September 1, 2017
Seven New Eagles Fly In For Pre-Season
Our seven new Eagles and three veterans return to the Sport Central hardwood on Friday, so the countdown to the new BBL season really has begun! Kai Williams, Jaysean Paige, AJ Basi, Jure Gunjina, Zarko Jukic, Terry Martin and Saah Nimley have all landed in the toon now and take to the court with Darius...
August 25, 2017
The Magnificent Seven

In the biggest rebuild of recent seasons a total of seven new Eagles fly in over the next seven days in preparation for our pre-season schedule, the British Basketball All-Stars Championship and of course the 2017/18 British Basketball League campaign. Earlier this week, upon the announcement of our final new signing, our commentator and press…

August 22, 2017
Fab’s Eagles Lined-Up From AJ to Z

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have continued the international recruitment theme as they complete their 2017/18 roster with Danish National Team player Zarko Jukic, writes Jeff King. The 6’ 7” forward despite being only 23-year-old already has a wealth of European experience to bring to Tyneside. He started in the senior basketball ranks as a teenager…

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