Ho Ho Ho It’s Magic! Sharks reach Quarter-Finals

16 Dec 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield booked a quarter-final berth in the BBL Trophy against Newcastle Eagles with a comprehensive 89-62 win over NBL Division One Manchester Magic. The Sharks controlled the fixture from 1.34 in and battled gamely in the face of determined offence from the Magic roster. Sharks: Alexander, McKnight, Williams, Tuck, Wroblicky. Magic: Gittens,…

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Festive Sharks go for Knockout Double

13 Dec 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield face some pre-Christmas knockout basketball as the festive period draws ever nearer. The BBL Trophy gets underway this Friday with the visit of NBL side Manchester Magic, whom the Sharks have already faced in pre-season. Then on the unfamiliar night of Wednesday 20th December, Worcester Wolves visit the tank with their…

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Snow joke! Delayed Sharks take Surrey win

10 Dec 2017

Sharks make up for travel nightmare by edging out Scorchers BBL Championship Surrey Scorchers 84-89 DBL Sharks Sheffield (18-24, 32-45, 59-67) It took a mammoth task for DBL Sharks Sheffield to even get to Surrey Sports Park as they fought travel chaos and arctic conditions in a game that was delayed as a result. But…

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Sharks 10 points down from First Leg

09 Dec 2017

Wolves establish 10-point advantage in Semi-Final. BBL Cup Semi-Final, First Leg Worcester Wolves 102-92 DBL Sharks Sheffield (23-20, 47-52, 75-75) Worcester Wolves produced a strong finish to gain the upper-hand in the battle with DBL Sharks Sheffield to reach Arena Birmingham for the Cup Final. Paul James’ side will take a 10-point lead into the Second…

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The Big December Schedule Continues! Wolves and Scorchers this week

06 Dec 2017

The big month of December continues for the DBL Sharks Sheffield with two more road trips. First up this coming Friday is a visit down to the Worcester Arena for the first leg of the BBL Cup Semi-Final. The Sharks then follow that up with a journey to Guildford on Sunday to take on the…

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Champagne Supernova! Sharks win in Manchester

03 Dec 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield returned to action with a win over potential banana-skin Manchester Giants. Some outstanding outside shooting was key to the win against a plucky Manchester side who put up a robust defensive display. The win sees the Sharks into joint-fourth place with London and just two points behind third-placed Glasgow, albeit with…

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Back in Action! Sunday in Manchester previewed

29 Nov 2017

It’s back to action for the DBL Sharks Sheffield this coming Sunday with a short trip across the Pennines to Lancastrian rivals, Manchester Giants. It’s been another season of struggle so far for the men in green, languishing at the foot of the table with a 1-9 record. They have, however, beaten the much-fancied Cheshire…

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Catching up with Zach Gachette

26 Nov 2017

To fill the time until our next BBL game against Manchester Giants on Sunday 3rd December, we thought you might like to read our recent catch-up piece with popular guard Zach Gachette…. He’s played six of his nine BBL seasons here in Sheffield but on the eve of the visit of his former side, London Lions,…

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Astonishing comeback not enough in Newcastle

18 Nov 2017

Eagles hold off Sharks fightback to keep perfect league record. BBL Championship Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 100-93 DBL Sharks Sheffield (25-17, 58-42, 77-60 ) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle made it eight wins from eight in the BBL Championship but needed to survive a late scare against DBL Sharks Sheffield. Fab Flournoy’s side were cruising to victory…

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Sharks fly up to the Eagles Nest – Friday’s game previewed

15 Nov 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield follow up one tough road trip with…yet another tough road trip. This time they head to leaders Newcastle Eagles, who have made an unbeaten start to league play. The Eagles have lost just once against Cheshire Phoenix in the Cup but have built a formidable roster that is 7-0 in the…

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Astonishing comeback not enough in Newcastle

18 Nov 2017

Eagles hold off Sharks fightback to keep perfect league record. BBL Championship Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 100-93 DBL Sharks Sheffield (25-17, 58-42, 77-60 ) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle made it eight wins from eight in the BBL Championship but needed to survive a late scare against DBL Sharks Sheffield. Fab Flournoy’s side were cruising to victory…

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Sharks fly up to the Eagles Nest – Friday’s game previewed

15 Nov 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield follow up one tough road trip with…yet another tough road trip. This time they head to leaders Newcastle Eagles, who have made an unbeaten start to league play. The Eagles have lost just once against Cheshire Phoenix in the Cup but have built a formidable roster that is 7-0 in the…

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Late rally in Leicester but the Streak ends

11 Nov 2017

Riders snap Sharks’ six-game win streak. BBL Championship Leicester Riders 80-75 DBL Sharks Sheffield (20-12, 48-33, 68-52) Leicester Riders leapfrogged DBL Sharks Sheffield into second place in the BBL Championship as they ended the six-game win streak of their opponents. Leading Scorers – Thomson 19, Holder 14, Bernardini 13 (Riders); Alexander 25, Williams 17, Gachette…

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On the road again! Leicester this Friday.

08 Nov 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield hit the road for a four game spell following a six game home stretch that saw them go 5-1 in the league and make the semi-finals of the BBL Cup. Their first opponents on their travels are the reigning league champions, Leicester Riders, who have made something of a low-key start…

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Champagne Sharks book Semi-Final Spot

04 Nov 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield produced another champagne showing to ease into the BBL Cup semi-finals by a comfortable 29 point margin. Despite being shorn of influential point guard Mackey McKnight, the Sharks took down their conquerors from the opening game of the season, Surrey, in a simply lovely display that shows they have plenty more…

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Avengers Assemble! The BBL Cup Quarter Final Preview.

01 Nov 2017

Avengers Assemble! The DBL Sharks Sheffield will be looking to avenge the 78-81 defeat inflicted on them by the Surrey Scorchers on the opening day of the season. The Scorchers stand in the way of the Sharks and a BBL Cup Semi-Final place and victory would represent a sixth successive win on the bounce. Surrey…

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The Streak Goes Out To Five! Sharks defeat London.

28 Oct 2017

Just their opening day defeat to Surrey Scorchers separates the DBL Sharks Sheffield from the table-topping Newcastle Eagles as they extended their winning streak out to five games in a row with a win against highly-fancied London Lions. The Lions arrived late at the EIS due to the M1 traffic caused by chart-topping band Little…

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Sharks and Wilson Agree Departure

27 Oct 2017

It is with regret that the DBL Sharks announce that forward Ryan Wilson will be departing the club with immediate effect due to personal reasons. Despite a positive start a number of early injuries impeded his assimilation in to the squad and 6’4 forward has taken the decision to cease playing in Sheffield. Wilson will…

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