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Tuck Returns in Dual Role for the Sharks

The DBL Sharks are excited to confirm the extension of contract for club favourite and team captain Mike Tuck back for the 2017/18 season with an extra twist. The 6’7” power forward has held the role of captain for the last five years and has recently enjoyed broadening his experience via a marketing role with…

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Sharks sign Alexander the Great

The DBL Sharks Sheffield are pleased to announce the signing of 6’3 guard Chris Alexander. Alexander has played most of his career in the highly touted Pro A German league and so joins the Sharks with a wealth of experience and a sharp scoring mentality. “I was able to see Chris play at the Tigers…

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Sharks Dynamic Duo Return

The DBL Sharks are thrilled to announce the return of club favourites Colin Sing and Zach Gachette to the roster for the 2017/18 season. Both players joined the club initially in 2011 where they completed their undergraduate degrees at Sheffield Hallam University. The teammates graduated and went on to become qualified teachers which has enhanced…

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Sharks Swim with Wilson

The DBL Sharks are delighted to announce the signing of 6’5”small forward Ryan Wilson who makes his debut in the BBL with the Yorkshire side. Wilson who hails from Missouri in the United States and attended Missouri – Kansas City University before transferring to William Penn University graduating in 2012. Following a couple of seasons…

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Sharks Point to Mackey

DBL Sharks Sheffield are delighted to announce their first non-national signing of the season in the form of American point guard Mackey McKnight. The 6’0 New Orlean attended Lehigh University where he graduated in 2014 after becoming the all-time leader in assist, averaging 14 points and 6 assists a game. Known as Mackey, real name…

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Sharks snatch Marsden

The DBL Sharks are excited to announce the signing of Yorkshire born power forward Robert Marsden. The Doncaster native big man has joined the Sheffield team from derby rivals Leeds Force following a very impressive year taking scalps such as Sheffield and Newcastle along the way. He has gained a reputation of being a hard-nosed,…

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Wroblicky returns for DBL Sharks

The DBL Sharks are thrilled to announce the return for a second season of favourite big man Tony Wroblicky. The 6’ 10 centre will re-join fellow frontman Mike Tuck for the 2017/18 season and will resume his second year of studying for is MBA at the University of Sheffield. Wroblicky signed up to complete his…

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And that’s a wrap! 2016-17 with Atiba.

As the Leicester Riders and Newcastle Eagles prepare to do battle in the season finale at the O2, we took the opportunity to mull over the 2016-17 BBL season with DBL Sharks Sheffield Head Coach, Atiba Lyons. It was a season that presented many challenges and despite an unprecedented raft of injuries, Lyons and the…

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Season ends with narrow loss to Worcester

Wolves fend off Sharks to edge into the last four of the Play-Offs BBL Play-Offs, Quarter-Finals, Second Leg Worcester Wolves 86 (21,50,70) (Huffor 23, Klassen 14, Setty 13) DBL Sharks Sheffield 84 (16,34,54) (Riley 23, Tuck 15, Rembert/Sing 13) Wolves win 159-155 on aggregate. Worcester Wolves followed up their First Leg victory with an 86-84…

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Honours almost even after Quarter Final first leg

It was honours almost even for the DBL Sharks Sheffield following the first leg of the BBL Playoff Quarter Final against Worcester Wolves. The Sharks recovered from being fourteen points down at half time to see the encounter close at 71-73 in favour of the midlanders. Atiba Lyons’ men recovered from a dismal 26% shooting…

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