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.
Newcastle Eagles could all but secure the British Basketball League title this week.
The Eagles, who are eight points clear at the top of the Championship table, host third placed Sheffield Sharks tomorrow night.
Speaking ahead of the game, player-coach Fabulous Flournoy said: "The outcome will decide basically who is going to win the league."
At this time of year it is common for sports teams to visit local hospitals.
Today (December 17) it was the turn of the Newcastle Eagles basketball to spread some Christmas cheer.
As Kenny Toal reports their relationship with the Childrens Heart Unit at Newcastle's Freeman hospital is special.
Children's Heart Unit Fund trustee, Ivan Hollingsworth, said the visit by the Newcastle Eagles basketball team to the Freeman hospital has been inspirational for young patients.
Several Newcastle Eagles players including Fab Flournoy have been supporting the Children's Heart Unit Fund by visiting children in the Freeman hospital and bringing festive cheer to the patients and staff alike.
Newcastle Eagles player-coach Fabulous Flournoy has praised the decision to change the club's name to Esh Group Eagles Newcastle.
The club announced the move at a press conference this afternoon ahead the start of the new British Basketball League (BBL) campaign.
Brian Manning, Chief Executive of Esh Group, said:
North East basketball side Newcastle Eagles have changed their name to Esh Group Eagles Newcastle.
Paul Blake, Managing Director and Co-Founder of The Eagles, said: