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Newcastle Eagles will be without their player-coach Fabulous Flournoy for the rest of the season.
He tore his Achilles tendon during the BBL Trophy Final on Sunday, which they won over Leicester.
Her will have an operation on Thursday and then will be restricted to coaching as the Eagles try for a clean sweep of all four domestic basketball trophies.
Newcastle Eagles are preparing for a return trip to Wembley on Sunday.
The British Basketball League (BBL) champions face Worcester Wolves in the BBL playoff final on May 11.
The Eagles were knocked out of the BBL Trophy by Worcester in February after losing 73-86 at Sport Central.
By Sunday the Eagles could, should and probably will be the champions of the British Basketball League.
Newcastle are in Birmingham on Saturday and Surrey on Sunday.
They're the league's bottom clubs and if, as predicted, the Eagles win both games they will clinch their fifth title in seven years.
Durham are also in action; they face Leicester on Sunday but the Wildcats' play-off status won't be decided until the Easter weekend.
The Newcastle Eagles host Sheffield Sharks in the British Basketball League championship this evening - and a victory tonight could win them the league.
The Eagles are currently perched at the top of the tree with three games to go.
Sheffield Sharks are sitting in third place. The match is being dubbed the Championship decider.
They are the basketball team with the biggest trophy cabinet in the business. The Newcastle Eagles have won 17 titles since 2005. This weekend, they face Leicester in another Cup Final.
Redcar's Terry Bywater is back in action tonight, as Paralympics GB's wheelchair basketball team fight for a bronze medal.
29 year old Bywater won bronze medals at the Athens and Beijing Paralympics.
The GB team lost out to Canada in Thursday's semi-final.
Tonight's play-off against the United States, to decide 3rd place, starts at 7pm.
Sunderland 3 - 1 QPR
Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Bristol City
Colchester 0 - 0 Carlisle
Yeovil 0 - 1 Hartlepool