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September 22, 2018

Friday 21st September 2018 BBL Championship DBL Sharks Sheffield 87-92 Manchester Giants There was opening night heartbreak for the DBL Sharks Sheffield as Lancastrian rivals Manchester Giants took the first points of the season and claimed a red rose success in one of the BBL’s oldest rivalries. A 17-27 fourth quarter was key to the…

September 19, 2018

BBL Championship Friday 21st September 2018 DBL Sharks Sheffield v Manchester Giants EIS Sheffield, 7.30pm Tip Off The BBL and the DBL Sharks Sheffield are back! A ‘War of the Roses’ clash provides the setting for opening night as Coach Danny Byrne brings his Manchester Giants across the Pennines to renew one of British basketball’s…

September 19, 2018

We are just 48 hours away from one of the highlights of the basketball calendar…Opening Night! We caught up with new signing Rene Castro-Caneddy, the returning dunk-machine Dirk Williams, Sharks and England skipper Mike Tuck and Head Coach Atiba Lyons for their thoughts on an exciting campaign ahead. New signing Rene Castro-Caneddy is 24 years…

September 6, 2018

(Photo: Peter Simmons – Medium.com) The DBL Sharks are delighted to announce the signing of 6’1” point guard Sedale Hanson Young formerly of Birmingham City Basketball Club and Cheshire Jets. The Birmingham born guard recently returned from the United States where he played at Notre Dame prep school before returning to the UK to attend…

August 17, 2018

The DBL Sharks continue their roster build by adding local hero Mathew Martin formerly of Danum Eagles. Martin, the son of legendary coach Bob Martin, has joined the Sharks following a career supporting Doncaster basketball and taking the Danum Eagles through the ranks culminating in an EBL D1 season. The 6”5 forward , born in…

July 25, 2018

The DBL Sharks Sheffield are proud to confirm the signing of 6’2-point guard Rene Castro – Caneddy out of Duquesne University a NCAA division 1 in Pittsburgh. Rene transferred to Duquesne after playing one year at Butler University, where he was recruited by current Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens. Castro had a strong senior season…

July 18, 2018

In a sensational coup the DBL Sharks have announced the return of fan favourite and NBA prospect Dirk Williams for his second season with the Yorkshire side. The 6’6” guard Williams, who spent the summer at OKC summer camp, has taken the decision to return to Europe for another year of preparation and development. Despite…

July 13, 2018

After almost a year of injury, as one of the youngest players on the Sheffield Sharks, Marko Backovic will make a return to the court in time for the 2018/19 season. Affectionately termed as the “Enforcer”, for his physical strength on the floor, Backovic suffered a complete lateral tear of his right ankle ligament early…

July 11, 2018

Big Welcome to Matthew Don as he agrees a deal to join BBL championship power house DBL Sharks Sheffield.   The 6’7 Power Forward joins from Spanish side Real Murcia a team who finished 12th in LEB Silver division posting 11.3 points and 7 rebounds per game averaging 26 minutes playing time.   London born…

June 22, 2018

The third announcement of the season by the DBL Sharks Sheffield is another returnee in the guise of power forward and local basketball hero Robert Marsden. The Doncaster native joined the Sheffield side for the first time in the 2017/18 season and averaged 11pts and 7 rebounds a game. Marsden, who produced an outstanding performance…