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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Latest News

Colin Sings for the last time at the Sharks

06 Sep 2017

  It is with mixed emotions that the DBL Sharks announce the departure of forward Colin Sing. Sing was all set to begin his 7th season at the Sheffield side when an unexpected opportunity arose for a teaching position in Dubai, an offer that Sing could not afford to refuse. Following a discussion with General Manager…

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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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