Archive for March 2017

#SheffieldHoopsOnTheBBC. Round 28 previewed…

A unique showcase of Sheffield basketball awaits fans of the DBL Sharks Sheffield this coming Friday. Not only do the SharkNation get to witness an intriguing third versus fourth place clash between the home side and Glasgow Rocks, the game is preceded by the region’s premier women’s team, the City of Sheffield Hatters taking on…

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Matchroom Sport launch new British Basketball All-Stars Championship at The 02

Barry Hearn’s Matchroom Sport, in partnership with the British Basketball League, have announced the British Basketball All-Stars Championship to take place at The O2, London on Sunday, September 24, live on Sky Sports. Hearn enters the fray in basketball introducing a new, entertaining take on the fast-paced game with a record-breaking £100,000 prize fund. Five…

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Sharks climb table after final period blitz

Sharks come alive in last quarter to slow down Scorchers BBL Championship Surrey Scorchers 78 (22,50,67) (McCray 25, Rollins 14, Ogedengbe/Taylor 13) DBL Sharks Sheffield 86 (15,39,56) (Riley 22, Rembert 17, Guercy 13) DBL Sharks Sheffield overturned an 11-point deficit heading into the fourth as they defeated Surrey Scorchers 78-86 on the road. The visitors…

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All Star Sharks head to Surrey. Round 27 previewed…

After a successful weekend that saw four players honoured in the BBL All Star team of the week, the DBL Sharks Sheffield need to refocus ahead of a tricky Mothering Sunday trip to Surrey Scorchers. The Scorchers are coming up on the rails and have edged their way into the eighth and final playoff space.…

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This One’s for you Skipper! Sharks topple Eagles!

Well it may have taken three years and twenty days but when the DBL Sharks Sheffield beat BBL giants Newcastle Eagles boy do they make it a game to remember! A 21-0 run that began with 11 seconds of the third quarter to play and lasted seven minutes into the fourth was key to a…

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High flying Eagles drop by the Tank – Round 26 previewed

The DBL Sharks Sheffield welcome the highly-decorated Newcastle Eagles to the EIS this Friday as the tough fixtures continue to roll in thick and fast. The Eagles are currently second in the BBL table having played a game more than leaders Leicester and holding a 19-5 record. Like the Sharks, the Eagles fell to a…

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Sharks Bracket Challenge

In honour of March Madness, we are inviting you to take part in the 2017 Sharks Bracket Challenge! Get in on the excitement of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and test your basketball knowledge against the Sharks. Follow the link below, sign up to ESPN’s Tournament Challenge and join the ‘Sheffield Sharks Bracket’ group.…

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Hot Phoenix claim home win

Phoenix still on fire after taking second big scalp in 48 hours BBL Championship Cheshire Phoenix 100 (26,48,74) (DiNunno 29, May-Thompson 21, Brown 20) DBL Sharks Sheffield 83 (16,36,63) (Riley 24, Wroblicky 19, Davis 12) Cheshire Phoenix completed a weekend double over top-four opposition after beating DBL Sharks Sheffield 100-83, on Sunday. Mike DiNunno led…

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Rocks get bitten in the Tank!

The DBL Sharks Sheffield came out on top of a battle royale worthy of third against fourth, taking down the Glasgow Rocks by 98-90. Three Sharks topped twenty point hauls as the Yorkshire side eased to within two points of the Scots with a third decisive encounter to come in three weeks’ time. Sharks: Davis,…

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Sharks back in the Tank! Glasgow and Cheshire in Round 25

After a protracted spell away, the DBL Sharks Sheffield finally return to home action with the visit of third-placed Glasgow Rocks. Sterling Davis’ side journey south on the back of a pair of defeats and will be keen to keep in touch with the top two. The action doesn’t end there as the Sharks head…

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