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July 11, 2019

The B.Braun Sharks are thrilled to announce the return of favourite point guard Mackey McKnight for a third season. Despite a hiatus from the club last year, McKnight returned to help turn around the Sharks fortunes following the departure of several key players. The Houston native has enjoyed a consistent professional career but came to…

July 10, 2019

The B.Braun Sheffield Sharks begin their 2019-20 season by making the short journey down the M1 to take on Leicester Riders in the re-vamped BBL Cup on 20th September. The Friday night encounter forms the first part of an opening weekend double-header. The Sharks return to Ponds Forge takes place on Sunday 22nd September, when…

July 9, 2019

The B.Braun Sheffield Sharks are thrilled to announce the return for a third season of 6′ 7″ forward Robert Marsden. A firm favourite of the club and fans, Marsden will return with unfinished business for the 2019/ 20 season. A native of Doncaster and therefore local to Sheffield and South Yorkshire, the forward enjoyed increasing…

June 12, 2019

Leading healthcare firm B. Braun Medical Ltd has been unveiled as the new naming rights partner for the Sheffield Sharks. The three-year deal will see the British Basketball League (BBL) club become known as the B. Braun Sheffield Sharks from the start of next season. It builds on a decade-long partnership and collaboration between the…

May 22, 2019

Social, health, sports & citizenship lessons passed on to future generations The RESPECT Programme, a community outreach initiative in South Yorkshire run by professional basketball club Sheffield Sharks, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of delivering proactive sports, social and citizenship workshops to primary school children. This important milestone year of the not-for-profit scheme is supported…

May 12, 2019

benecos BBL Play-Offs Semi-Final, Second Leg London City Royals 91-69 DBL Sharks Sheffield (20-12, 48-27, 67-47) Royals win 154-130 on aggregate London City Royals are heading to the benecos Basketball Play-Off Finals in their first season after overcoming DBL Sharks Sheffield. Jay Williams’ side backed up their win on the road with a convincing home…

May 10, 2019

Thursday 9th May 2019 benecos BBL Playoff Semi Final 1st Leg DBL Sharks Sheffield 61 London City Royals 63 We’ve been here before! The DBL Sharks Sheffield ended their time at the EIS with a narrow two point defeat to the London City Royals in the benecos BBL Playoff semi final first leg. As in…

May 8, 2019

It is a mixed emotion that the Sharks take into the EISS on Thursday evening in the battle against the London City Royals for the first leg of the Playoffs. Not only is it an emotional return to reach the O2 final but it will be the last ever official scheduled game to be played…

May 8, 2019

DBL Sharks Sheffield Basketball Club are proud to announce that our very own Harry Turner has become the recipient of the prestigious Sheila Hopkins Community Volunteer of Year Award by the British Basketball League. Harry, who has been volunteering with the Sharks since September 2018, is classed as Autistic and non-verbal and has had a…

May 7, 2019

Benecos BBL Playoffs Semi-Finals Thursday 9th May 2019 – DBL Sharks Sheffield v London City Royals Saturday 11th May 2019 – London City Royals v DBL Sharks Sheffield The DBL Sharks Sheffield bring their time at the EIS to an end in the best way possible with the first leg of their aggregate score Playoff…