Archive for December 2017

Third Quarter Lapse Costs Sharks

The DBL Sharks Sheffield were left to rue a poor third quarter that ultimately cost them victory against second-placed Newcastle Eagles. The Sharks had their nose in front in an entertaining first half at 41-37 but suffered a 6-26 third quarter that saw them playing catch-up for the rest of the encounter. Despite a 30-16…

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New Year Humdinger! Newcastle this Friday.

The year concludes for the DBL Sharks Sheffield with a humdinger of a game this Friday evening (29th December). Visiting the EIS are the Newcastle Eagles, currently second in the BBL table after an electric start to the season and looking to prove that three recent defeats have been nothing but a blip on another…

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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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Ho Ho Ho It’s Magic! Sharks reach Quarter-Finals

The DBL Sharks Sheffield booked a quarter-final berth in the BBL Trophy against Newcastle Eagles with a comprehensive 89-62 win over NBL Division One Manchester Magic. The Sharks controlled the fixture from 1.34 in and battled gamely in the face of determined offence from the Magic roster. Sharks: Alexander, McKnight, Williams, Tuck, Wroblicky. Magic: Gittens,…

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Festive Sharks go for Knockout Double

The DBL Sharks Sheffield face some pre-Christmas knockout basketball as the festive period draws ever nearer. The BBL Trophy gets underway this Friday with the visit of NBL side Manchester Magic, whom the Sharks have already faced in pre-season. Then on the unfamiliar night of Wednesday 20th December, Worcester Wolves visit the tank with their…

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Snow joke! Delayed Sharks take Surrey win

Sharks make up for travel nightmare by edging out Scorchers BBL Championship Surrey Scorchers 84-89 DBL Sharks Sheffield (18-24, 32-45, 59-67) It took a mammoth task for DBL Sharks Sheffield to even get to Surrey Sports Park as they fought travel chaos and arctic conditions in a game that was delayed as a result. But…

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Sharks 10 points down from First Leg

Wolves establish 10-point advantage in Semi-Final. BBL Cup Semi-Final, First Leg Worcester Wolves 102-92 DBL Sharks Sheffield (23-20, 47-52, 75-75) Worcester Wolves produced a strong finish to gain the upper-hand in the battle with DBL Sharks Sheffield to reach Arena Birmingham for the Cup Final. Paul James’ side will take a 10-point lead into the Second…

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Champagne Supernova! Sharks win in Manchester

The DBL Sharks Sheffield returned to action with a win over potential banana-skin Manchester Giants. Some outstanding outside shooting was key to the win against a plucky Manchester side who put up a robust defensive display. The win sees the Sharks into joint-fourth place with London and just two points behind third-placed Glasgow, albeit with…

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