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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The Big Playoff Quarter Final Preview

26 Apr 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield head into the Playoffs this coming weekend on the back of a fourth place regular season finish. The Sharks took an 83-70 win in front of the BBC cameras on the road in Worcester on Friday night to confirm a top four spot before going down to a tight 82-84 defeat…

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Narrow Newcastle defeat confirms fourth place finish

23 Apr 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield went down to a narrow 82-84 defeat in the final game of regular season against Newcastle Eagles. Drew Lasker’s off-balance three point shot out of the corner gave Newcastle the lead with thirty five seconds remaining and they managed out a hard fought win to the end. The defeat sees the…

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Sharks break Wolves streak for Top Four Finish

22 Apr 2017

Sharks show bite as they end Wolves’ winning streak BBL Championship Worcester Wolves 70 (22,32,50) (Khan 14, Huffor 12, Zeigler/Setty 10) DBL Sharks Sheffield 83 (22,40,60) (Wroblicky 25, Tuck/Rembert 13) DBL Sharks Sheffield boosted their hopes of a top-four finish after ending the 12-game win streak of Worcester Wolves with a 70-83 road triumph. Atiba…

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Worcester & Newcastle: The final weekend of regular season previewed

20 Apr 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield head into the final weekend of regular season with another BBC Sport TV appearance to come and a myriad of permutations to see where they will eventually finish and who their Playoff Quarter Final opponents will be. The BBC Sport game is the trip to Worcester on Friday evening, looking to…

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Riley sees Sharks take down Flyers

20 Apr 2017

Riley’s heroics help Sharks ground Flyers. BBL Championship DBL Sharks Sheffield 90 (12,38,58) (Riley 35, Rembert 15, Wroblicky 12) Bristol Flyers 71 (17,31,49) (Ali 18, Boggs 17, Smith 16) DBL Sharks Sheffield halted Bristol Flyers’ Play-Off surge as they recorded a 90-71 triumph at the EIS. Malcolm Riley poured in 35 points including nine 3-pointers…

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Easter Eggstravaganza! Bristol in Round 30 previewed…

11 Apr 2017

The DBL Sharks will be hoping for a ‘Good’ Friday as one of the BBL’s form teams comes to the EIS in search of a Playoff place. The Bristol Flyers arrive in Sheffield needing to potentially win their remaining games to confirm their place in post-season having lost the head-to-head over their nearest rivals Surrey.…

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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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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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All Star Sharks head to Surrey. Round 27 previewed…

22 Mar 2017

After a successful weekend that saw four players honoured in the BBL All Star team of the week, the DBL Sharks Sheffield need to refocus ahead of a tricky Mothering Sunday trip to Surrey Scorchers. The Scorchers are coming up on the rails and have edged their way into the eighth and final playoff space.…

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This One’s for you Skipper! Sharks topple Eagles!

18 Mar 2017

Well it may have taken three years and twenty days but when the DBL Sharks Sheffield beat BBL giants Newcastle Eagles boy do they make it a game to remember! A 21-0 run that began with 11 seconds of the third quarter to play and lasted seven minutes into the fourth was key to a…

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High flying Eagles drop by the Tank – Round 26 previewed

15 Mar 2017

The DBL Sharks Sheffield welcome the highly-decorated Newcastle Eagles to the EIS this Friday as the tough fixtures continue to roll in thick and fast. The Eagles are currently second in the BBL table having played a game more than leaders Leicester and holding a 19-5 record. Like the Sharks, the Eagles fell to a…

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