Posts by Dave Bell

#FillTheTank ! Sharks in huge finish to regular season

Two games left, two teams, one Playoff place available. The final week of the BBL regular season sees the DBL Sharks Sheffield vying with BBL Cup winners Cheshire Phoenix for the last place in post-season. A single win for the Sharks and they are in. Cheshire need to win both their remaining games and hope…

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Shock defeat sends Playoff chase down to the wire

The agony continues for the DBL Sharks Sheffield as they slipped to a fifth consecutive defeat, still short of the single win they need to qualify for the post-season Playoffs. Opponents Manchester Giants, free of that burden, played with abandon in a manner that belied their lowly status to claim a fourth season win by…

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Playoff wait goes on.

Worcester Wolves booked their place in the Play-Offs with victory on the road in Sheffield. BBL Championship DBL Sharks Sheffield 79-97 Worcester Wolves (17-21, 41-49, 59-74) Worcester Wolves confirmed their place in the post-season with an impressive 97-79 victory on the road against DBL Sharks Sheffield. The result means the Wolves win the season series between the…

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Sharks playoff wait continues

Flyers strike late to deny Sharks. BBL Championship Bristol Flyers 79-76 DBL Sharks Sheffield (23-17, 33-39, 57-58) Bristol Flyers took a major step towards confirming their place in the Play-Offs after producing a late burst to see off DBL Sharks Sheffield. The visitors would have sealed their post-season spot with victory, but conceded the final nine…

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Big week ahead for the Sharks

Fans of the DBL Sharks Sheffield may want to tune in to Friday’s BBC Sport game between Cheshire Phoenix and Bristol Flyers for a couple of reasons. The Flyers are the Sharks next opponents on the unusual night of Tuesday 17th April, having been conquerors of the South Yorkshire side on Good Friday by a…

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More late heartbreak for Sharks

There was frustration for the DBL Sharks Sheffield as they went down to another solitary point loss albeit against the in-form London Lions. The Sharks were unable to produce the match-winning shot on the final possession after Justin Robinson had given the men from the capital the lead with a triple in the dying embers.…

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Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 82-58 DBL Sharks Sheffield

Eagles move closer to guaranteed second spot BBL Championship Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 82-58 DBL Sharks Sheffield (10-20, 37-32, 57-42) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle recorded their second home win this week as they overcame a slow start to beat DBL Sharks Sheffield. It completed a series sweep in the league as Newcastle move a step closer…

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DBL Sharks Sheffield 83-52 Leeds Force

Sheffield ease to Easter Sunday victory BBL Championship DBL Sharks Sheffield 83-52 Leeds Force (27-15, 43-29, 60-36) DBL Sharks Sheffield eased to an Easter Sunday win in the Yorkshire derby as they defeated Leeds Force. Atiba Lyons celebrates his 250th win as Sharks’ head coach as his side bounced back from Friday’s loss at home…

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DBL Sharks Sheffield 75-76 Bristol Flyers

Bristol Flyers produced an impressive fourth quarter display to take victory on the road in Sheffield. BBL Championship DBL Sharks Sheffield 75-76 Bristol Flyers (22-28, 42-47, 66-54) Bristol Flyers claimed an improbable 76-75 win on the road over DBL Sharks Sheffield, thanks to a wonderful fourth quarter showing. The visitors tighten their grip on eight position,…

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DBL Sharks Sheffield 80-91 Worcester Wolves

Worcester Wolves produced a fantastic offensive display to take victory in Sheffield. BBL Championship DBL Sharks Sheffield 80-91 Worcester Wolves (18-25, 42-46, 61-68) Worcester Wolves earned an impressive 91-80 win on the road to take down DBL Sharks Sheffield, thanks to an eye-catching offensive display. The result sees the sides end the evening level on 30 points, both…

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