Return of Alexander the Great

15 Jun 2018

The DBL Sharks Sheffield have announced the return of dynamic guard Chris Alexander for a second season with the Yorkshire franchise. Alexander who came to the Sharks following a seven year spell in Germany, wowed audiences with his speed and agility during their recent campaign which saw the Sharks reach the Trophy final. Overall the…

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Captain Marvel Mike Returns to the Sharks

08 Jun 2018

The DBL Sharks are happy to confirm the return of England and Sharks Captain Mike Tuck to the club on a two year deal that will see him retained for the remainder of his playing career. The 6’7” forward was born in Toronto to his British mother Susan, and has served his career out with…

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Junior Coaching Vacancies

29 May 2018

  The Sharks are currently recruiting to fill vacancies within the Junior Club set up.   Roles to be filled: Sheffield Junior Sharks – Head Coach – Role Description and Person Specification Sheffield Junior Sharks – Assistant Coach – Role Description and Person Specification Sheffield Junior Sharks – Team Manager – Role Description and Person…

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GDPR is coming!

17 May 2018

The new GDPR laws will be live from 25th May 2018. GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation requires the Sheffield Sharks to obtain your consent to enable us to keep sending you all the latest news, deals, and offers that we have.   Click this link and fill out the form to ‘opt-in’ and keep receiving notifications from us by…

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Season concludes with Playoff Exit

06 May 2018

JR Holder and Pierre Hampton lead Leicester Riders into the Play-off semi-finals. BBL Play-offs Quarter-Finals, Second Leg Leicester Riders 79 – 67 DBL Sharks Sheffield (26-16, 42-35, 62-53) (165-140 on aggregate) Leicester Riders, the BBL league champions, have progressed safely to the Play-off semi-finals after beating DBL Sharks Sheffield 79-67 in the second leg of…

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Sharks looking to eradicate deficit in Leicester

06 May 2018

Advantage Riders as they see off Sharks on the road. BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals, First Leg DBL Sharks Sheffield 73-86 Leicester Riders (23-18, 41-40, 59-59) Leicester Riders will take a commanding advantage back home for Sunday’s Second Leg after beating DBL Sharks Sheffield by 12 on the road. The league champions finished strong to take control of…

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Swim On! The Playoff Quarter Final Preview

02 May 2018

The fingernails were bitten down to the quick but after a positive weekend, the DBL Sharks Sheffield head into the Playoffs with renewed confidence and vigour. An emphatic win over Glasgow by 103-61 that confirmed that Playoff berth, followed by an equally confident display in Plymouth (98-82) set the side up for a challenging Quarter…

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Sharks Momentum Continues

29 Apr 2018

Sharks gathering momentum ahead of Play-Offs BBL Championship Plymouth Raiders 82-98 DBL Sharks Sheffield (19-24, 45-47, 69-67) DBL Sharks Sheffield made it a double-winning final round as they finished strong to beat Plymouth Raiders on the road. The Sharks confirmed their place in the Play-Offs with a home win on Thursday and they rounded out…

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Sharks emphatic in claiming Playoff Berth

26 Apr 2018

It was never really in doubt was it? Really? The DBL Sharks Sheffield were in devastating form to absolutely rout the Glasgow Rocks by 103-61 and ensure their proud record of always making the BBL Playoffs remained intact. The Rocks led on the opening play but were soon swept away by a display of high…

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#FillTheTank ! Sharks in huge finish to regular season

24 Apr 2018

Two games left, two teams, one Playoff place available. The final week of the BBL regular season sees the DBL Sharks Sheffield vying with BBL Cup winners Cheshire Phoenix for the last place in post-season. A single win for the Sharks and they are in. Cheshire need to win both their remaining games and hope…

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Sharks fall to Rocks

22 Oct 2016

Rocks take down Sharks for their fourth league win. BBL Championship Glasgow Rocks 78 (25,41,63) (Watson/Lescault 16, Murray 11) DBL Sharks Sheffield 61 (16,31,39) (McFarland 14, Tuck 12, Odister 11) Glasgow Rocks claimed their fourth league win of the season with a convincing 78-61 success against DBL Sharks Sheffield. The visiting team won all five…

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Sharks Move forward with Malcom

21 Oct 2016

DBL Sharks have announced their first replacement signing in the shape of small forward Malcom Riley. The 6’4 guard graduated from Division 1 programme at Southern Texas where he averaged 16 points and 6 rebounds per game before moving to Pro A Germany. Following a short spell at ETB Wohnbau baskets Essen, Coach Lyons reached agreement early this week…

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North of the border – Sharks Weekend 5 previewed

19 Oct 2016

Changes are afoot and they are coming soon. That’s the message coming from the DBL Sharks Sheffield this week with roster additions definitely in the pipeline. The Brexit vote, bureaucracy and paperwork seem to be causing the delay and it still remains to be seen whether new additions can be made before the club take…

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Sharks Regroup set to Launch

18 Oct 2016

The DBL Sharks are set to regroup following their most unsettled start to the 2016 Championship campaign. Despite pre-season injuries and personnel releases the Sharks were forced to battle on without the replacements to compete at the highest levels. Held up by immigration permit issues the Sharks have now resolved matters and will be looking…

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Sharks tough-out the win in Bristol

16 Oct 2016

Mike Tuck scores more than a third of DBL Sharks Sheffield’s points as they edge out Bristol Flyers. BBL Championship Bristol Flyers 57 (9,18,37) (Smith 13, Boggs 11, Ali 9) DBL Sharks Sheffield 59 (12,24,38) (Tuck 20, Gachette 10, Wroblicky 10) DBL Sharks Sheffield prevailed through a cagey encounter to edge Bristol Flyers 59-57 on…

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Late Sharks rally isn’t enough

15 Oct 2016

It was a case of for whom the bell tolls for the DBL Sharks Sheffield tonight against Surrey Scorchers. A series of problems with buzzers and fire alarms saw another disjoint Sharks performance and a  better-than-their- record-suggests Surrey side claimed a 76-81 success on the night. The Sharks were highly competitive after a break for…

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Surrey Scorched? Bristol Grounded? – The Week 4 Preview

12 Oct 2016

After the relative luxury of a single game outing, the DBL Sharks Sheffield enter week four of the BBL season facing yet another challenging double-header. On Friday, Creon Raftopoulos’ Surrey Scorchers are the visitors to the EIS, in search of a first league win but with many giving praise for their performances so far. On…

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Giants slayed. Sharks take the win.

07 Oct 2016

A dramatic day ended with the DBL Sharks Sheffield taking a welcome win on home territory against Lancastrian rivals the Manchester Giants. The Sharks, less the departed Rob Poole and Shaheed Davis, put up a display of pluck and courage to come away with a comfortable 80-67 success. Burly centre Tony Wroblicky put up a…

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