Posts Tagged ‘Chris Alexander’

Swim On! The Playoff Quarter Final Preview

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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Shock defeat sends Playoff chase down to the wire

The agony continues for the DBL Sharks Sheffield as they slipped to a fifth consecutive defeat, still short of the single win they need to qualify for the post-season Playoffs. Opponents Manchester Giants, free of that burden, played with abandon in a manner that belied their lowly status to claim a fourth season win by…

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DBL Sharks Sheffield 80-91 Worcester Wolves

Worcester Wolves produced a fantastic offensive display to take victory in Sheffield. BBL Championship DBL Sharks Sheffield 80-91 Worcester Wolves (18-25, 42-46, 61-68) Worcester Wolves earned an impressive 91-80 win on the road to take down DBL Sharks Sheffield, thanks to an eye-catching offensive display. The result sees the sides end the evening level on 30 points, both…

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Got Hops? It’s the Big Easter Preview!

The Easter Bunny is on his way! And the DBL Sharks Sheffield have a whole bunch of hops for you over the coming couple of weeks! Read on for our big Easter preview of the upcoming games… Friday 23rd March (Away) and Wednesday 28th March (Home) – Worcester Wolves No strangers to the TV cameras…

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It’s a Sheffield Double!

The DBL Sharks Sheffield proved that there would be no BBL Trophy hangover with a solid 88-81 win over BBL Cup holders, Cheshire Phoenix. Led by a season-high 31 points from Chris Alexander, the Sharks entertained the BBC Sport audience with a fast-paced display. The eventual result was still in doubt late in the game…

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Advantage Leicester ahead of Glasgow Showdown

A 17-0 run at the top of the fourth quarter from hosts Leicester Riders proved to be the DBL Sharks Sheffield undoing as the dress rehearsal for the BBL Trophy Final played out at the Leicester Arena. Both sides were fairly evenly matched for thirty minutes until the Riders restricted the Sharks to single figure…

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Successful Weekend for Sharks – Leeds & Cheshire Toppled

BBL Championship (Friday 16th February 2018) Leeds Force 79-107 DBL Sharks Sheffield (20-23, 36-54, 52-81) DBL Sharks Sheffield collected their second victory of the season over Leeds Force, defeating their local rivals 79-107 on the road. As a result of the derby victory, the visitors remain in the hunt for a top three finish. The hosts,…

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Sharks take the high road to Glasgow!

Boil up a haggis, break out the shortbread and pour yourself a wee dram because the DBL Sharks Sheffield are going to the BBL Trophy Final in Glasgow! A 75-66 win on the night and an overall 161-152 aggregate score confirmed their place in the showpiece event at the expense of opponents Worcester Wolves. Chris…

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Huge week beckons for the Sharks

No, your eyes don’t deceive you! It is only Tuesday but a very important week is on the horizon for the DBL Sharks Sheffield. Tomorrow night, they head down to Worcester to take on the Wolves in the first leg of the BBL Trophy semi-finals. Friday sees the current BBL Championship leaders, Leicester Riders, paying…

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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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