It's been a low-key Thanksgiving for Newcastle Eagles.
While Americans across the world are tucking into their turkey dinner, the Eagles have been training hard ahead of their British Basketball League match against Manchester Giants on Friday night.
We spoke to Drew Lasker, from Texas, who is one of six Americans on the Eagles' roster.
Newcastle Eagles forward Charles Smith says it's 'an honour' to be named British Basketball League Player of the Year.
The 39-year-old veteran scooped the top individual player prize at this week's British Basketball Journalists' Association annual awards, fending off competition from Demond Watt of Cheshire Phoenix and his Eagles team-mate Rahmon Fletcher.
The Eagles won this year's BBL Championship, BBL Cup and BBL Trophy, and could clinch a domestic 'clean sweep' in Sunday's BBL Play-off Final against London Lions at the O2 Arena.
Newcastle Eagles have claimed their seventh British Basketball League title in 10 years with a 107-97 victory over the Manchester Giants.
The title is their third piece of silverware this season after winning the BBL Cup and BBL Trophy.
The chance of another grand slam of all four trophies is still on the cards.
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 to face Worcester Wolves in this season's British Basketball League playoff final at Wembley on Sunday 11 May.
Newcastle Eagles forward Charles Smith has set his sights on winning this year's British Basketball League (BBL) playoff final.
Smith was part of the Eagles side which lost in the final against Leicester Riders last season.
The Eagles face Worcester Wolves at Wembley on Sunday 11 May.
Newcastle Eagles player-coach Fabulous Flournoy says he's looking forward to taking his side back to Wembley in the British Basketball League (BBL) playoff final this weekend.
The Eagles will face Worcester Wolves in front of a 9,000 capacity sell-out crowd on Sunday 11 May.
Newcastle Eagles were beaten by Leicester Riders in the playoff final last season.
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.
Newcastle Eagles have been crowned British Basketball League champions for the sixth time after beating Surrey United this afternoon.
The Eagles won 106-58 in their final Championship game of the season.