Posts Tagged ‘bbl’

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 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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Season ends with narrow loss to Worcester

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

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

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

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

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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