Bite or Fly? The visit of Bristol previewed…

18 Oct 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield enter game four of their six game home run by welcoming Bristol Flyers to the EIS this Friday. The Flyers have been a BBL success story since entering the league in 2014, improving year upon year, with the feeling that this is Coach Andreas Kapoulas best roster yet. The Sharks will…

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R.I.P. Kevin Cadle – A British Basketball Legend

16 Oct 2017

The British Basketball community is shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden and unexpected passing of a BBL legend in Kevin Cadle. The hugely respected and revered American coached almost 500 BBL games during his career and finished with a staggering overall record of 397 wins and 97 losses (2 ties). His 80% win…

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Irresistable Sharks prove too much for Raiders

14 Oct 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield took a 3-1 season record with a narrow 83-78 win over Plymouth in the third game of a six game home stretch. The Sharks were irresistible in a 29-11 opening quarter but found the Devonians much tougher for the rest of the contest and had to use all of their nouse…

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The Third Weekend Previewed…Plymouth visit The Tank

11 Oct 2017

Weekend number three of the new BBL season approaches for the DBL Sharks Sheffield with a relatively unknown quantity on the horizon. Plymouth Raiders are the third visitors to the EIS in a six week stretch with a new Coach and a much-changed roster. The Sharks will be looking to build on consecutive wins and…

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BBL Cup Final tickets available now!

11 Oct 2017

Support the DBL Sharks on our way to the Basketball Cup Finals Sunday 28th January 2018 at the Birmingham Arena (formerly Barclaycard Arena) The 2018 British Basketball Cup Finals will once again witness the best male and female ballers in the UK showcasing their skills at Arena Birmingham. Sunday 28 January 2018 will see the Basketball…

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Sheffield 1 Leeds 0 – Sharks take Game 1 of the Derby series.

07 Oct 2017

  It was 1-0 in the Yorkshire series and 2-1 for the season as the DBL Sharks Sheffield took down White Rose rivals Leeds Force by 98-71 in this second week encounter. The Sharks, while looking far from the finished article, returned three MVPs in Zach Gachette, Tony Wroblicky and Mackey McKnight and continued to…

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Who will be riding high? The Yorkshire Derby Preview.

04 Oct 2017

It is becoming one of the most eagerly anticipated fixtures in the BBL calendar. We are only in week two of the season but the first of the Yorkshire derbies takes place this Friday when Leeds Force are the visitors to the EIS to take on the DBL Sharks Sheffield. It was an unhappy opening…

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Bravehearts! Sharks come back from Glasgow with the win.

02 Oct 2017

Sharks bounce back from opening defeat to win in Glasgow. BBL Championship Glasgow Rocks 76-86 DBL Sharks Sheffield (28-27, 41-51, 65-66) DBL Sharks Sheffield recorded their first win of the season after beating Glasgow Rocks in front of a large crowd at the Emirates Arena. Atiba Lyons’ side bounced back from a home loss to…

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Sharks edged out by Surrey in Season Opener

30 Sep 2017

There was a disappointing and bruising 78-81 defeat for the DBL Sharks Sheffield in their opening game of the BBL season on home territory against Surrey Scorchers. There was nothing between the two sides all the way up to half time, where they went in tied at 42. A 6-0 tear in the middle of…

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Fear The Fin! The Opening Weekend Previewed…

27 Sep 2017

After the razzmatazz of the inaugural All-Stars Championship at the O2, it’s time to get down to business for the DBL Sharks Sheffield as the BBL Championship begins in earnest. Opening night on Friday sees Surrey Scorchers arrive at the EIS, keen to build on a reasonable finish to last season. The traditional double-header opening…

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Latest News

Marko and Eddy Carry the Torch

01 Sep 2017

The DBL Sharks have confirmed the return of Sharks former Juniors and Hallam University undergraduates Marko Backovic and Eddy Brownell for the 2017/2018 season. Coach Atiba Lyons has been pleased with the development of both players who are inaugurate members of the Sharks elite pathway from the junior programme. In their second and third year,…

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Tuck Returns in Dual Role for the Sharks

16 Aug 2017

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

27 Jul 2017

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

25 Jul 2017

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

20 Jul 2017

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

19 Jul 2017

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

14 Jul 2017

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

13 Jul 2017

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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730pm Fri 13 Oct 2017

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