Archive for November 2017

Back in Action! Sunday in Manchester previewed

It’s back to action for the DBL Sharks Sheffield this coming Sunday with a short trip across the Pennines to Lancastrian rivals, Manchester Giants. It’s been another season of struggle so far for the men in green, languishing at the foot of the table with a 1-9 record. They have, however, beaten the much-fancied Cheshire…

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Catching up with Zach Gachette

To fill the time until our next BBL game against Manchester Giants on Sunday 3rd December, we thought you might like to read our recent catch-up piece with popular guard Zach Gachette…. He’s played six of his nine BBL seasons here in Sheffield but on the eve of the visit of his former side, London Lions,…

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Astonishing comeback not enough in Newcastle

Eagles hold off Sharks fightback to keep perfect league record. BBL Championship Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 100-93 DBL Sharks Sheffield (25-17, 58-42, 77-60 ) Esh Group Eagles Newcastle made it eight wins from eight in the BBL Championship but needed to survive a late scare against DBL Sharks Sheffield. Fab Flournoy’s side were cruising to victory…

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Sharks fly up to the Eagles Nest – Friday’s game previewed

The DBL Sharks Sheffield follow up one tough road trip with…yet another tough road trip. This time they head to leaders Newcastle Eagles, who have made an unbeaten start to league play. The Eagles have lost just once against Cheshire Phoenix in the Cup but have built a formidable roster that is 7-0 in the…

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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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On the road again! Leicester this Friday.

The DBL Sharks Sheffield hit the road for a four game spell following a six game home stretch that saw them go 5-1 in the league and make the semi-finals of the BBL Cup. Their first opponents on their travels are the reigning league champions, Leicester Riders, who have made something of a low-key start…

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Champagne Sharks book Semi-Final Spot

The DBL Sharks Sheffield produced another champagne showing to ease into the BBL Cup semi-finals by a comfortable 29 point margin. Despite being shorn of influential point guard Mackey McKnight, the Sharks took down their conquerors from the opening game of the season, Surrey, in a simply lovely display that shows they have plenty more…

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Avengers Assemble! The BBL Cup Quarter Final Preview.

Avengers Assemble! The DBL Sharks Sheffield will be looking to avenge the 78-81 defeat inflicted on them by the Surrey Scorchers on the opening day of the season. The Scorchers stand in the way of the Sharks and a BBL Cup Semi-Final place and victory would represent a sixth successive win on the bounce. Surrey…

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