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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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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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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10 Years and counting! Coach Lyons on the New Season.

22 Sep 2017

Sharks Coach Atiba Lyons celebrates ten years at the helm of Yorkshire’s premier basketball team this season. As we round off our build-up to the new campaign, find out what he thinks of his new recruits, the teams he’ll be facing and the way he has been practicing his dash to the Power Play button…

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O2 Baby! The Season Opener with Chris, Mackey & Eddy

21 Sep 2017

We’re nearly there! The 2017-2018 BBL season begins in earnest with the All-Stars Championship at the O2 Arena this Sunday 24th September. We caught up with Chris Alexander, Mackey McKnight and Eddy Brownell during pre-season to hear their thoughts on their new club, the upcoming tournament in London and facing up to your brother in…

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Sharks launch Hurricane T-Shirt Fundraiser

21 Sep 2017

Hurricane Harvey and Irma have left devastation and innocent victims in Texas and Florida. With Coach Atiba Lyons family being from Florida and current/former players such as Mackey McKnight, BJ Holmes, and Tafari Toney living in Houston we thought we would chip in and do our share. We are hosting our official Hurricane T-Shirt Fundraiser…

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The New Season with Mike Tuck

20 Sep 2017

The 2017-2018 basketball season is almost upon us! The DBL Sharks round off pre-season this Friday 22nd September with a road trip to Worcester Wolves, followed by the season-opening All Stars event at the O2 Arena in London on Sunday. New to the game? Who better to explain what BBL and Sharks basketball is all…

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Dirk Williams brings his talents to Sheffield

15 Sep 2017

The DBL Sharks are proud to announce their final American import signing in way of 6’5 shooting guard/small forward Dirk Williams. Williams hails from Birmingham, Alabama and played his last two years in his hometown for University of Alabama at Birmingham. UAB play in the highly-touted Conference USA, which regular produce NBA and Euro league…

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