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DBL Sharks Sheffield set for Trophy final dress rehearsal against Leicester

DBL Sharks Sheffield face a road game against Leicester Riders on Friday night in what will be a dress rehearsal for the BBL Trophy final a week on Sunday.

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Sharks coach Atiba Lyons

Basketball Report: DBL Sharks Sheffield win Yorkshire derby and learn their Trophy Final opponents

Sheffield Sharks followed up qualification for the British Basketball League Trophy final by breezing past Yorkshire rivals Leeds Force 107-79 on Friday night.

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Sheffield Sharks Captain, Mike Tuck''Picture by Andy Chubb

Trophy final-bound Sheffield Sharks focus on League first

Sheffield Sharks captain Mike Tuck feels Atiba Lyons’ side have turned a corner following a gruelling week in which they reached the British Basketball League Trophy final.

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Sharks skipper Mike Tuck

DBL Sharks Sheffield: Sharks keep Wolves at the door to power into BBL Trophy final

DBL Sharks Sheffield will have the chance to win their first silverware since 2016 next month after holding off a late Worcester Wolves fightback to reach the British Basketball League Trophy final.

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Mackey McKnight

Overtime agony for Sheffield Sharks against leaders

Sheffield Sharks fell just short of a rare league win over Leicester Riders tonight, but ran the British Basketball League leaders mightily close to go down 98-92 after double overtime at EIS Sheffield.

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Ricky Holmes could start against Leeds tomorrow: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: New-found maturity could deliver big rewards against Leeds United

Buried beneath the plaudits, behind the kind words he uttered about Wolverhampton Wanderers through tightly gritted teeth, lurked an admission that, despite refusing to curb their attacking instincts, Chris Wilder is now instructing his players to adopt a more nuanced approach.

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Sharks' Rob Marsden

Worcester Wolves 86 Sheffield Sharks 86: BBL Trophy semi-final first leg ends all square

A dramatic end to a rollercoaster game saw Sheffield Sharks’ BBL Trophy semi-final first leg with Worcester Wolves end all square.

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Chris Alexander

Report: DBL Sharks Sheffield 77 Manchester Giants 72

DBL Sharks Sheffield made it three wins in a row after edging Manchester Giants 77-72 at EIS Sheffield on Friday night.

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Sheffield Sharks' head coach Atiba Lyons.

DBL Sharks Sheffield: Lyons expecting tough test against Manchester

DBL Sharks Sheffield head coach Atiba Lyons has praised his players following a long-awaited win in Newcastle last weekend – but has insisted the Sharks need to be on their toes when they face Manchester Giants on Friday night.

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Sheffield United's captain and centre-forward Billy Sharp did not play in the Steel City derby

Sheffield United: Manager Chris Wilder makes an admission about Billy Sharp ahead of today’s clash with Norwich City

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has reassured Billy Sharp about his status at Bramall Lane, admitting he made a mistake by not playing the centre-forward during the Steel City derby.

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Zach Gachette

DBL Sharks Sheffield into Trophy semis after comeback win over Newcastle

DBL Sharks Sheffield booked their place in the semi-finals of the BBL Trophy after coming back from 17 points down to win at Esh Group Eagles Newcastle on Friday night.

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Dirk Williams

DBL Sharks Sheffield: Lyons hoping timely win over Surrey will be platform for cup success

DBL Sharks Sheffield head coach Atiba Lyons is hoping his side can build on a morale-boosting overtime win against Surrey Scorchers last weekend when they face ESH Group Eagles Newcastle in a BBL Trophy quarter final on Friday night.

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Tony Wroblicky. Pic by Andy Chubb

Sheffield Sharks duo net award

BASKETBALL: DBL Sheffield Sharks have two players selected for the BBL’s weekly All Star team.

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London Lions 81 DBL Sheffield Sharks 73: 20-point Alexander not enough for Sharks

London Lions 81 DBL Sheffield Sharks 73: 20-point Alexander not enough for Sharks

A late fightback was unable to save DBL Sharks Sheffield from an 81-73 defeat at London Lions.

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Gianna Woods: 25 points and 13 rebounds

Sheffield Hatters 78 Caledonian Pride 57

A powerful second-half by Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters took them to a comfortable 78-57 home win against Caledonia Pride as they consolidated third place in the standings.

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Mike Tuck

DBL Sharks Sheffield: Tuck confident Sharks will bite back against London

DBL Sharks Sheffield captain Mike Tuck is confident of a bounce-back win at London Lions this weekend following a disappointing result last time out.

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Dirk Williams in action for Sharks. Photo: Andy Chubb

Sheffield Sharks still in the hunt for silverware, says skipper Mike Tuck

New Year, same aims. That’s the mantra coming out of the DBL Sharks Sheffield as 2017 closed in low key fashion.

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Zach Gachette top scored for Sharks.

DBL Sharks Sheffield 65 Worcester Wolves 71

DBL Sharks Sheffield were held to to just 65 points by Worcester Wolves in the second leg of the BBL Cup semi-final as they went down 173-157 on aggregate.

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Atiba Lyons

Basketball: ‘We can upset odds and maul the Wolves’ says Sheffield Sharks boss Atiba Lyons

DBL Sharks Sheffield Head coach Atiba Lyons is confident his side can overturn a 10-point deficit in the second leg of their British Basketball League Cup semi-final against Worcester Wolves at EIS Sheffield on Wednesday night.

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Basketball: Sheffield Sharks ready to show some Magic of their own

DBL Sharks Sheffield head coach Atiba Lyons says his side will take nothing for granted when they face Manchester Magic in the BBL Trophy tonight.

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