Archive for October 2016

Super Sharks give London Halloween Nightmare

Trick or treat? How about both? The DBL Sharks Sheffield went about their work with outstanding accuracy as they set about taking their opponents London Lions down by 101-86. Stand-in Coach Ariel Parrucci steered his Sharks side past a London roster that was unbeaten by 5-0 prior to the contest in a game that was…

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This Friday – Time to Scare the Lions – Weekend 6 previewed

The DBL Sharks Sheffield will be aiming to put the frighteners on the London Lions this coming Friday as the latest round of BBL Championship action comes to the EIS. The Lions are a perfect four from four in the league and may even be five from five if they triumph in their Wednesday night…

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Sharks fall to Rocks

Rocks take down Sharks for their fourth league win. BBL Championship Glasgow Rocks 78 (25,41,63) (Watson/Lescault 16, Murray 11) DBL Sharks Sheffield 61 (16,31,39) (McFarland 14, Tuck 12, Odister 11) Glasgow Rocks claimed their fourth league win of the season with a convincing 78-61 success against DBL Sharks Sheffield. The visiting team won all five…

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Sharks Move forward with Malcom

malcom riley

DBL Sharks have announced their first replacement signing in the shape of small forward Malcom Riley. The 6’4 guard graduated from Division 1 programme at Southern Texas where he averaged 16 points and 6 rebounds per game before moving to Pro A Germany. Following a short spell at ETB Wohnbau baskets Essen, Coach Lyons reached agreement early this week…

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North of the border – Sharks Weekend 5 previewed

Changes are afoot and they are coming soon. That’s the message coming from the DBL Sharks Sheffield this week with roster additions definitely in the pipeline. The Brexit vote, bureaucracy and paperwork seem to be causing the delay and it still remains to be seen whether new additions can be made before the club take…

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Sharks Regroup set to Launch

Atiba Lyons and the Sheffield Sharks

The DBL Sharks are set to regroup following their most unsettled start to the 2016 Championship campaign. Despite pre-season injuries and personnel releases the Sharks were forced to battle on without the replacements to compete at the highest levels. Held up by immigration permit issues the Sharks have now resolved matters and will be looking…

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Sharks tough-out the win in Bristol

Mike Tuck scores more than a third of DBL Sharks Sheffield’s points as they edge out Bristol Flyers. BBL Championship Bristol Flyers 57 (9,18,37) (Smith 13, Boggs 11, Ali 9) DBL Sharks Sheffield 59 (12,24,38) (Tuck 20, Gachette 10, Wroblicky 10) DBL Sharks Sheffield prevailed through a cagey encounter to edge Bristol Flyers 59-57 on…

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Late Sharks rally isn’t enough

It was a case of for whom the bell tolls for the DBL Sharks Sheffield tonight against Surrey Scorchers. A series of problems with buzzers and fire alarms saw another disjoint Sharks performance and a  better-than-their- record-suggests Surrey side claimed a 76-81 success on the night. The Sharks were highly competitive after a break for…

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Surrey Scorched? Bristol Grounded? – The Week 4 Preview

After the relative luxury of a single game outing, the DBL Sharks Sheffield enter week four of the BBL season facing yet another challenging double-header. On Friday, Creon Raftopoulos’ Surrey Scorchers are the visitors to the EIS, in search of a first league win but with many giving praise for their performances so far. On…

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Giants slayed. Sharks take the win.

A dramatic day ended with the DBL Sharks Sheffield taking a welcome win on home territory against Lancastrian rivals the Manchester Giants. The Sharks, less the departed Rob Poole and Shaheed Davis, put up a display of pluck and courage to come away with a comfortable 80-67 success. Burly centre Tony Wroblicky put up a…

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