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MunksyB

Sheffield Sharks joined the Elite English Basketball league in 1994, and in their first season won the league , by beating the Doncaster Panthers at the Doncaster Dome which was the last game of the 1994/95 season.

They also reached the 7-Up Trophy Final held at the NEC in Birmingham in 1994 , but narrowly lost to the Thames Valley Tigers 74-69.

However they also reached the Sainsbury's Cup Final held at the Sheffield Arena in 1995 where they again met the Thames Valley Tigers infront of over 8,000, but this time they were victorious beating them 89-66.

Their success in the first season qualified them for the European cup, where they would face Real Madrid, also the MacDonald's Championship, where they competed with

Houston Rockets / Bologna / Real Madrid / Tekla Tel Aviv & Perth Wildcats

 

Sheffield Sharks Budwieser Basketball Champions 1995.jpg

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