Posts Tagged ‘Atiba Lyons’

Huge last quarter gives Sharks comeback win

Sharks seal a spectacular comeback live on FreeSports BBL Championship Glasgow Rocks 72-81 DBL Sharks Sheffield (25-15, 45-30, 64-48) DBL Sharks Sheffield battled back from 17 points down as they defeated Glasgow Rocks 72-81 on the road. The Rocks had won their last eight at the Emirates Arena in the league before Sheffield secured the head-to-head…

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Sheffield the City of Hoops goes Nationwide

Will they get my ‘best’ side? There is no rest for the DBL Sharks Sheffield as this Friday sees the BBC cameras come to town for a double-header of Sheffield’s premier basketball teams. The opponents in the Tank this time are Cheshire Phoenix, loaded out with talent but strangely just off the Playoff positions in…

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Focus Switches Back To League Action

After a couple of weeks in the worldwide spotlight, it’s back to the bread and butter of the BBL Championship for the DBL Sharks Sheffield with the visit of Manchester Giants to the EIS. A viral dunk and a stunning win in front of the BBC cameras have proved to be minor distractions but the…

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Sharks fail to overturn Worcester lead

An appealing final match-up with Cheshire Phoenix wasn’t to be as Worcester Wolves took a 65-71 win on the night and a 157-173 win on aggregate over the DBL Sharks Sheffield in the BBL Cup Semi-Final Second Leg. The Sharks struggled to break down an athletic Worcester side full of sizeable players, who exploited their…

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Late rally in Leicester but the Streak ends

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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Who will be riding high? The Yorkshire Derby Preview.

It is becoming one of the most eagerly anticipated fixtures in the BBL calendar. We are only in week two of the season but the first of the Yorkshire derbies takes place this Friday when Leeds Force are the visitors to the EIS to take on the DBL Sharks Sheffield. It was an unhappy opening…

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

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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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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