Élan Chalon

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Élan Chalon
Élan Chalon logo
Leagues LNB Pro A
Eurocup
Founded 1955
Arena Le Colisée
(5,000 seats)
Location Chalon-sur-Saône, France
Team colors White, Red
         
President Dominique Juillot
Head coach Mickaël Hay
Championships 1 French Championship: (2012)
2 French Cups: (2011, 2012)
1 Semaine des As Cup: (2012)
Website elanchalon.com
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

Élan Chalon, full name, Élan Sportif Chalonnais, is a French professional basketball club that is based in Chalon-sur-Saône, France. The team's main colors are red and white, and their mascot is a moose. They play their national domestic league games in the LNB Pro A league and internationally in the Eurocup. The team's home arena is called, Le Colisée, which seats 5,000 spectators.

History[edit]

The club was originally founded in 1955, after the merger of Association Sportive Chalonnaise and Élan de Saint-Jean des Vignes. The club then merged with the football club Bourgneuf Val d'Or Mercurey of Bourgneuf Mercurey in 1970. The club reached full professional status in 1994. In season 2012-13, the team has played its first Euroleague season in history and finished competition in the group stage with 3 wins and 7 loses.[1]

Logos[edit]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold more than one nationality.

Élan Chalon roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 3 United States Ireland, Anthony 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 23 – (1991-09-25)September 25, 1991
PF 5 United States Dove, Marcus 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 29 – (1985-06-17)June 17, 1985
SF 9 France Bouteille, Axel 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 19 – (1995-04-14)April 14, 1995
SF 10 France Gradit, William 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 32 – (1982-05-29)May 29, 1982
C 11 France Lessort, Mathias 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 19 – (1995-09-29)September 29, 1995
PF 12 France Evtimov, Ilian 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 33 – (1981-06-18)June 18, 1981
PG 13 France Tchicamboud, Steed 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 31 – (1983-10-21)October 21, 1983
PF 13 United States Suggs, Scott 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 24 – (1989-11-10)November 10, 1989
C 23 United States Dawson, Eric 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 30 – (1984-07-07)July 7, 1984
PG 25 France Michineau, David 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 20 – (1994-06-16)June 16, 1994
SG 31 United States Turner Jr., Elston 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 24 – (1990-03-06)March 6, 1990
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: December 13, 2013

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench
C Eric Dawson Mathias Lessort
PF Marcus Dove Scott Suggs
SF William Gradit Ilian Evtimov
SG Elston Turner Jr. Axel Bouteille
PG Steed Tchicamboud Anthony Ireland David Michineau

Honors[edit]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason French Cup Leaders Cup European competitions
2006–07 1 Pro A 3 Semifinalist Quarterfinalist
2007–08 1 Pro A 9 Round of 16 2 ULEB Cup R32
2008–09 1 Pro A 7 Quarterfinalist Round of 16
2009–10 1 Pro A 12 Quarterfinalist 3 EuroChallenge L16
2010–11 1 Pro A 5 Quarterfinalist Champion Runner-up
2011–12 1 Pro A 2 Champion Champion Champion 3 EuroChallenge RU
2012–13 1 Pro A 4 Semifinalist Round of 32 Quarterfinalist 1 Euroleague RS
2013–14 1 Pro A 8 Quarterfinalist Round of 32 2 Eurocup RS

Notable players[edit]

Notable coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elan Chalon-Sur-Saone". euroleague.net. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 

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