Basketball: Babalola set for Sharks return

Sharks Olu Babalola gets away from Rocks Gareth Murray last season.
Sharks Olu Babalola gets away from Rocks Gareth Murray last season.
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Sheffield Sharks are closing in on re-signing forward Olu Babalola for the new BBL season, which begins on September 27 with a home match against Cheshire Phoenix.

Babalola, aged 31, joined the Sharks in 2010 and is currently in New York training with Sharks boss Atiba Lyons and new signing Brian Barbour. He had operations on his ankles at the end of last season but is reported to be in good shape and performing well.

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