Archive for October 2017

The Streak Goes Out To Five! Sharks defeat London.

Just their opening day defeat to Surrey Scorchers separates the DBL Sharks Sheffield from the table-topping Newcastle Eagles as they extended their winning streak out to five games in a row with a win against highly-fancied London Lions. The Lions arrived late at the EIS due to the M1 traffic caused by chart-topping band Little…

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Sharks and Wilson Agree Departure

It is with regret that the DBL Sharks announce that forward Ryan Wilson will be departing the club with immediate effect due to personal reasons. Despite a positive start a number of early injuries impeded his assimilation in to the squad and 6’4 forward has taken the decision to cease playing in Sheffield. Wilson will…

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Sharks Aim ‘Above the Rim’ with HeppSY

Sheffield Sharks HeppSY

The Sharks are delighted to have embarked on a new programme with partners Sheffield Hallam University and the HeppSY team. The pilot phase of “Above the Rim” was developed by The Sharks to encourage secondary school students to understand the impact of higher education and consider it as a serious option for them after leaving school.…

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Sharks fly up to second in the table

The DBL Sharks hit the dizzy heights of second in the BBL table, albeit temporarily, by virtue of a comprehensive 86-70 win over Bristol Flyers. A 36-19 second quarter was key to the eventual 16 point win but a workmanlike display saw the Sharks to a 4-1 record, just behind leaders Newcastle at 5-0. A…

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Bite or Fly? The visit of Bristol previewed…

The DBL Sharks Sheffield enter game four of their six game home run by welcoming Bristol Flyers to the EIS this Friday. The Flyers have been a BBL success story since entering the league in 2014, improving year upon year, with the feeling that this is Coach Andreas Kapoulas best roster yet. The Sharks will…

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R.I.P. Kevin Cadle – A British Basketball Legend

The British Basketball community is shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden and unexpected passing of a BBL legend in Kevin Cadle. The hugely respected and revered American coached almost 500 BBL games during his career and finished with a staggering overall record of 397 wins and 97 losses (2 ties). His 80% win…

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Irresistable Sharks prove too much for Raiders

The DBL Sharks Sheffield took a 3-1 season record with a narrow 83-78 win over Plymouth in the third game of a six game home stretch. The Sharks were irresistible in a 29-11 opening quarter but found the Devonians much tougher for the rest of the contest and had to use all of their nouse…

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The Third Weekend Previewed…Plymouth visit The Tank

Weekend number three of the new BBL season approaches for the DBL Sharks Sheffield with a relatively unknown quantity on the horizon. Plymouth Raiders are the third visitors to the EIS in a six week stretch with a new Coach and a much-changed roster. The Sharks will be looking to build on consecutive wins and…

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BBL Cup Final tickets available now!

Support the DBL Sharks on our way to the Basketball Cup Finals Sunday 28th January 2018 at the Birmingham Arena (formerly Barclaycard Arena) The 2018 British Basketball Cup Finals will once again witness the best male and female ballers in the UK showcasing their skills at Arena Birmingham. Sunday 28 January 2018 will see the Basketball…

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