Posts Tagged ‘Atiba Lyons’

Sharks Swim with Wilson

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

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

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

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.

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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Honours almost even after Quarter Final first leg

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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Narrow Newcastle defeat confirms fourth place finish

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

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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Rocks get bitten in the Tank!

The DBL Sharks Sheffield came out on top of a battle royale worthy of third against fourth, taking down the Glasgow Rocks by 98-90. Three Sharks topped twenty point hauls as the Yorkshire side eased to within two points of the Scots with a third decisive encounter to come in three weeks’ time. Sharks: Davis,…

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Thrilling Sharks take dramatic win over Wolves

The entertainment factor was ramped up to the max tonight at the EIS Sheffield as the DBL Sharks Sheffield came away with a 79-77 win over in-form Worcester Wolves. The Wolves had poured in 100 points plus against their last three league opponents so it displayed a tremendous team effort from the Sharks to restrict…

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