Andrew Thomson: Newcastle Eagles re-sign power forward

Thomson returns to the Eagles after winning all four BBL titles with the team in the 2011-12 season.

Newcastle Eagles have re-signed power forward Andrew Thomson from French third-tier club La Rochelle.

The 30-year-old England international was named BBL British Player of the Year in 2011, an award which won him a where he spent just one season.

Last term, 6ft 9ins Thomson average 9.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.

"I'm pleased to return and hopefully I can help retain the last season," he said.