Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Lasker Wary of Wildcats Threat

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Lasker Wary of Wildcats Threat

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BASKETBALL NEWCASTLE Eagles take on Durham Wildcats at Sport Central tonight with Drew Lasker sounding a note of caution. The clash is always a feisty occasion, with the Wildcats making the shor trip north to take on an Eagles side on a 12-page winning run.

And Lasker thinks the BBL leaders have to be wary of their opponents, and expects a tough battle.

He said: "We have to focus on ourselves and make sure we do the basics correct on the night.

"We just had a good week for practice as the BUCS competition has ended for the Christmas break which means players like me are back training all the time with the Eagles.

"We expect Durham to push the pace of the game and play very solid, hard and make it difficult for us to execute our plans.

"We need to make it difficult for them too by taking away the threepoint option which they live and die by. …

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