Posts Tagged ‘Atiba Lyons’

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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Giants slayed. Sharks take the win.

A dramatic day ended with the DBL Sharks Sheffield taking a welcome win on home territory against Lancastrian rivals the Manchester Giants. The Sharks, less the departed Rob Poole and Shaheed Davis, put up a display of pluck and courage to come away with a comfortable 80-67 success. Burly centre Tony Wroblicky put up a…

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The Big Pre-Season Interview Special Part 2

We’ve heard from the new guys about their thoughts on the upcoming BBL season but now it’s time to hear the views of two people all followers of the Sharks can relate to. Who can forget that inspirational MVP performance in May’s BBL Playoff Final win? Yes it’s none other than our own Captain Marvel,…

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