#FillTheTank ! Sharks in huge finish to regular season

24 Apr 2018

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

22 Apr 2018

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.

21 Apr 2018

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

17 Apr 2018

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

12 Apr 2018

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

08 Apr 2018

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

06 Apr 2018

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

06 Apr 2018

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

06 Apr 2018

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

06 Apr 2018

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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Sheffield the City of Hoops goes Nationwide

07 Mar 2018

Will they get my ‘best’ side? There is no rest for the DBL Sharks Sheffield as this Friday sees the BBC cameras come to town for a double-header of Sheffield’s premier basketball teams. The opponents in the Tank this time are Cheshire Phoenix, loaded out with talent but strangely just off the Playoff positions in…

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Heroic Sharks fall just short at final hurdle

04 Mar 2018

In a magnificent advert for British basketball,  the DBL Sharks Sheffield put up a remarkable fourth quarter comeback before going down by 90-85 to the Leicester Riders in the BBL Trophy Final. Chris Alexander sent the Sharks into a 75-77 lead with just over five minutes to play  before Eric Robertson’s three point score broke…

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The Tale of the Tape – The Final in Statistics

28 Feb 2018

The Road to Glasgow  DBL Sharks Sheffield – Manchester Magic (H) 89-62, Newcastle Eagles (A) 76-81, Worcester Wolves (A) 86-86, Worcester Wolves (H) 75-66 Leicester Riders – Leeds Force (A) 59-104, Plymouth Raiders (A) 83-90, London Lions (A) 81-90, London Lions (H) 92-65 Previous Games This Season 10th November 2017 Leicester Riders 80-75 DBL Sharks…

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The BBL Trophy Final 2018 Previewed

28 Feb 2018

It’s taken one hundred and sixty minutes of basketball to get here but the next forty represent the biggest of the DBL Sharks Sheffield season so far. The 2018 BBL Trophy Final plays out at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow this Sunday 4th March with league-leading Leicester Riders being the Sharks opponents. The Riders were…

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Sharks Prepare for Final Showdown

27 Feb 2018

DBL Sharks resumed practise today in advance of the Trophy Final taking place this weekend in Glasgow against the formidable Leicester Riders. Following their defeat by the midlands side last Friday evening in what many assumed was a practise run, the Yorkshire premier team were back to the drawing board for the final showdown. Captain…

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Advantage Leicester ahead of Glasgow Showdown

24 Feb 2018

A 17-0 run at the top of the fourth quarter from hosts Leicester Riders proved to be the DBL Sharks Sheffield undoing as the dress rehearsal for the BBL Trophy Final played out at the Leicester Arena. Both sides were fairly evenly matched for thirty minutes until the Riders restricted the Sharks to single figure…

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Going Live! Sharks in televised Final dress rehearsal

21 Feb 2018

The 2018 BBL Trophy Final is drawing ever nearer for the DBL Sharks Sheffield. Fancy a dress-rehearsal? You got it! The Sharks head on down to the Leicester Arena this Friday for a televised taster of the showpiece event to come. And if it’s anything like the two previous encounters, then the watching public should…

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Successful Weekend for Sharks – Leeds & Cheshire Toppled

19 Feb 2018

BBL Championship (Friday 16th February 2018) Leeds Force 79-107 DBL Sharks Sheffield (20-23, 36-54, 52-81) DBL Sharks Sheffield collected their second victory of the season over Leeds Force, defeating their local rivals 79-107 on the road. As a result of the derby victory, the visitors remain in the hunt for a top three finish. The hosts,…

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