Archive for January 2018

Cup Winners Come To Town

The newly-crowned BBL Cup winners Cheshire Phoenix provide the opposition for the DBL Sharks Sheffield this coming Friday in the first game of a double-header weekend. Ben Thomas’ side defeated Worcester by 99-88 last week to record a first silverware success under the Phoenix name. The Sharks then face the lengthy journey down to Plymouth…

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Scrappy Win For Sharks In Roses Clash

The DBL Sharks Sheffield climbed one place in the BBL table by virtue of an extremely hard-fought win over their lowly Lancastrian neighbours Manchester Giants. An on-paper walkover was far from it as the Giants overcame fifteen point deficits on several occasions before the Sharks secured a third consecutive victory and a ninth league win…

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Focus Switches Back To League Action

After a couple of weeks in the worldwide spotlight, it’s back to the bread and butter of the BBL Championship for the DBL Sharks Sheffield with the visit of Manchester Giants to the EIS. A viral dunk and a stunning win in front of the BBC cameras have proved to be minor distractions but the…

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Sharks break Newcastle jinx and hit the Semi’s

Sharks stun Eagles to reach Semi-Finals. BBL Trophy, Quarter-Final Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 76-81 DBL Sharks Sheffield (26-13, 48-34, 54-61) DBL Sharks Sheffield came back from 17 points down to beat Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as they advanced to the BBL Trophy Semi-Finals. Atiba Lyons’ side secured their first win in Newcastle for over five years…

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Spotlight Switches To Trophy

After a week in the worldwide social media spotlight, the DBL Sharks Sheffield focus their energies on a televised BBL Trophy Quarter Final tie up in the North East against Newcastle Eagles. All Star Five nominees Tony Wroblicky and Dirk ‘The Dunk’ Williams will be looking to get one over on fellow nominee Jaysean Paige…

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Fixture Changes Announced

Two of our upcoming home fixtures have just been changed – details below. (Click on the images to book your tickets!). DBL Sharks v Manchester Giants – 28th Mar 2018 changed to Fri 26 Jan 2018 with a 7:30pm Tip-Off. Click for tickets!   DBL Sharks v Worcester Wolves – 26 Jan 2018 changed to…

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Sharks take overtime win in Steel City success story

At least one Sheffield side showed how to get the win on a night of Steel City sporting action. The DBL Sharks Sheffield took a dramatic 99-94 overtime win over a Surrey Scorchers team that more than played their part in the drama. An Alex Owumi three sent the teams into the extra five minutes…

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The Biggest Game In Town This Friday

There may be ‘owls’ of derision but to be perfectly ‘blunt’ the big game in town on Friday evening sees the DBL Sharks Sheffield play host to visitors Surrey Scorchers. A season head-to-head is at stake with the Scorchers having recently leap-frogged the Sharks after their televised win over Leeds Force. For the Sharks, it…

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Lions roar louder than Sharks on road trip

Lions lands first win under returning Coach Macaulay BBL Championship London Lions 81-73 DBL Sharks Sheffield (16-13, 35-32, 63-50) London Lions bounced back from consecutive losses to beat DBL Sharks Sheffield in the first game of the new reign of Vince Macaulay. The home side survived a late fightback as they climb three spots into fourth…

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Sharks aiming for Capital Start to New Year

A capital response to 2018 is required by the DBL Sharks Sheffield as they move into a new year of BBL basketball. Sunday sees a visit to the Copperbox Arena to take on a loaded but unpredictable London Lions. The Lions currently sit in sixth place with a 7-6 record but have a deep roster…

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