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

07 May 2017

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

30 Apr 2017

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

29 Apr 2017

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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Sharks cut Giants down to size.

09 Apr 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield went out to an 18-12 record and a share of third place after a crushing win over Manchester Giants on the road. Rashawn Rembert led the way with a 27 point haul as the Sharks leapfrogged Glasgow and drew level on points with the in-form Worcester Wolves. Just three regular season…

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Valiant effort from the Sharks but Riders take the win

08 Apr 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield went down by 80-71 on the road at Leicester Riders but it still wasn’t enough to confirm Riders BBL title due to win for Newcastle at home to Glasgow by 103-86. The Sharks were vastly improved from their aberration in front of the cameras against Glasgow and it is now a…

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Another weekend in front of the cameras! Round 29 previewed…

05 Apr 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield tackle another double-header weekend as the race for Playoff places well and truly hots-up. Just five games remain in regular season and will prove key in sorting out the post-season seedings. Friday night sees a visit to Champions-elect Leicester, now well out of reach of second placed Newcastle and surely only…

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Exclusive pre-sale for the British Basketball All-Stars Championship

03 Apr 2017

The British Basketball All-Stars Championship has launched! This exciting new event will take place at The O2, London on Sunday, September 24 and British Basketball League followers have an exclusive opportunity to book their tickets before they go on general sale! Showcasing the best of British basketball talent on a grand stage at The O2…

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Sharks rolled by Rocks in front of cameras

01 Apr 2017

It was a disappointing night for the DBL Sharks Sheffield as they were comprehensively beaten by the Glasgow Rocks 84-55 in front of the BBC TV cameras. The Sharks never recovered from a 15-2 start by the Rocks and the game was dead as a contest by the final ten minutes as 42-62 became 55-84…

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#SheffieldHoopsOnTheBBC. Round 28 previewed…

29 Mar 2017

A unique showcase of Sheffield basketball awaits fans of the DBL Sharks Sheffield this coming Friday. Not only do the SharkNation get to witness an intriguing third versus fourth place clash between the home side and Glasgow Rocks, the game is preceded by the region’s premier women’s team, the City of Sheffield Hatters taking on…

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Matchroom Sport launch new British Basketball All-Stars Championship at The 02

28 Mar 2017

Barry Hearn’s Matchroom Sport, in partnership with the British Basketball League, have announced the British Basketball All-Stars Championship to take place at The O2, London on Sunday, September 24, live on Sky Sports. Hearn enters the fray in basketball introducing a new, entertaining take on the fast-paced game with a record-breaking £100,000 prize fund. Five…

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Sharks climb table after final period blitz

27 Mar 2017

Sharks come alive in last quarter to slow down Scorchers BBL Championship Surrey Scorchers 78 (22,50,67) (McCray 25, Rollins 14, Ogedengbe/Taylor 13) DBL Sharks Sheffield 86 (15,39,56) (Riley 22, Rembert 17, Guercy 13) DBL Sharks Sheffield overturned an 11-point deficit heading into the fourth as they defeated Surrey Scorchers 78-86 on the road. The visitors…

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