2014–15 ACB season

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2014–15 ACB season
League Liga Endesa
Sport Basketball
Number of games 272 (regular season)
Number of teams 17
TV partner(s) La 1
Teledeporte
FORTA
Regular Season
Playoffs
ACB Finals
ACB seasons
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The 2014–15 ACB season will be the 32nd season of the Spanish basketball league Liga ACB, also called Liga Endesa in its sponsored identity. The regular season will start on October 4 and will finish on May 24, 2015. The playoffs, joined by the eight first qualified teams, will be played between May 28 and June 24 or 28.

Teams, venues and locations[edit]

Location of teams from the Canary Islands in 2014–15 ACB

La Bruixa d'Or Manresa remained in ACB after Ford Burgos failed to meet requirements for joining the league.[1]

On 17 July 2014, Bilbao Basket was initially excluded from the league[2] but on 8 August, the ACB was forced to re-admit Bilbao.[3]


Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Baloncesto Sevilla Sevilla Palacio San Pablo 10,200
Bilbao Basket Bilbao Bilbao Arena 10,040
CAI Zaragoza Zaragoza Príncipe Felipe Arena 10,744
FC Barcelona Barcelona Palau Blaugrana 8,250
FIATC Joventut Badalona Palau Municipal d'Esports 12,760
Gipuzkoa Basket San Sebastián San Sebastián Arena 10,241
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Gran Canaria Arena 9,865
Iberostar Tenerife San Cristóbal de La Laguna Pabellón Insular Santiago Martín 5,100
La Bruixa d'Or Manresa Manresa Nou Congost 5,000
Laboral Kutxa Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz Fernando Buesa Arena 15,504
Montakit Fuenlabrada Fuenlabrada Fernando Martin 5,700
MoraBanc Andorra Andorra la Vella Poliesportiu d'Andorra 3,000[4]
Real Madrid Madrid Barclaycard Arena 13,500
Río Natura Monbús Obradoiro Santiago de Compostela Multiusos Fontes do Sar 5,824
Tuenti Móvil Estudiantes Madrid Barclaycard Arena 13,500
UCAM Murcia Murcia Palacio de Deportes de Murcia 7,454
Unicaja Málaga Martín Carpena 10,500
Valencia Basket Valencia Fuente de San Luis 9,000

Personnel and kit manufacturers[edit]

Team Chairman Head Coach Kit manufacturer
Baloncesto Sevilla Fernando Moral United States Scott Roth Spalding
Bilbao Basket Jon Davalillo Spain Sito Alonso Kon
CAI Zaragoza Reynaldo Benito Spain José Luis Abós Mercury
FC Barcelona Josep Maria Bartomeu Spain Xavi Pascual Nike
FIATC Joventut Jordi Villacampa Spain Salva Maldonado Spalding
Gipuzkoa Basket Gorka Ramoneda Spain Jaume Ponsarnau Elements
Herbalife Gran Canaria Joaquín Costa Spain Aíto García Reneses Spalding
Iberostar Tenerife Félix Hernández Spain Alejandro Martínez Austral
La Bruixa d'Or Manresa Josep Vives Spain Pedro Martínez Joma
Laboral Kutxa Baskonia José Antonio Querejeta Italy Marco Crespi Hummel
Montakit Fuenlabrada José Quintana Spain Luis Casimiro Luanvi
MoraBanc Andorra Gorka Aixàs Spain Joan Peñarroya Kon
Real Madrid Florentino Pérez Spain Pablo Laso Adidas
Río Natura Monbús Obradoiro Raúl López Spain Moncho Fernández Vive
Tuenti Móvil Estudiantes Juan Francisco García Spain Txus Vidorreta Joma
UCAM Murcia Luis Carabante Spain Diego Ocampo Spalding
Unicaja Eduardo García Spain Joan Plaza Spalding
Valencia Basket Pablo Marín Croatia Velimir Perasović Luanvi

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Replaced by Date of appointment Position in table
La Bruixa d'Or Spain Pere Romero End of contract Spain Pedro Martínez 2 August 2014[5] 17th (2013–14)
Gipuzkoa BC Spain Sito Alonso Resigned 2 June 2014[6] Spain Jaume Ponsarnau 22 July 2014[7] 10th (2013–14)
Herbalife Gran Canaria Spain Pedro Martínez End of contract 10 June 2014[8] Spain Aíto García Reneses 16 July 2014[9] 5th (2013–14)
Bilbao Basket Spain Rafa Pueyo End of contract 12 June 2014[10] Spain Sito Alonso 17 June 2014[11] 14th (2013–14)
UCAM Murcia Argentina Marcelo Nicola End of contract 19 June 2014[12] Spain Diego Ocampo 1 July 2014[13] 13th (2013–14)
Laboral Kutxa Baskonia Italy Sergio Scariolo Sacked 26 June 2014[14] Italy Marco Crespi 7 August 2014 6th (2013–14)
Baloncesto Sevilla Spain Aíto García Reneses Resigned 7 July 2014[15] United States Scott Roth 29 July 2014 7th (2013–14)

Regular season[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD
Qualification or relegation
1 Real Madrid 0 0 0 0 0 0 Playoffs
2 Valencia Basket 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 FC Barcelona 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Unicaja 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Herbalife Gran Canaria 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Laboral Kutxa Baskonia 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Baloncesto Sevilla 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 CAI Zaragoza 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 FIATC Joventut 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Gipuzkoa Basket 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Iberostar Tenerife 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Río Natura Monbús Obradoiro 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 UCAM Murcia 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Bilbao Basket 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Montakit Fuenlabrada 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Tuenti Móvil Estudiantes 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 La Bruixa d'Or Manresa 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to LEB Oro
18 MoraBanc Andorra 0 0 0 0 0 0

Results[edit]

Home \ Away SEV BBB CAI FCB JOV GBC HGC TFE MAN BAS FUE AND RMB OBR EST UCM UNI VBC
Baloncesto Sevilla
Bilbao Basket
CAI Zaragoza
FC Barcelona
FIATC Joventut
Gipuzkoa Basket
Herbalife Gran Canaria
Iberostar Tenerife
La Bruixa d'Or Manresa
Laboral Kutxa Baskonia
Montakit Fuenlabrada
MoraBanc Andorra
Real Madrid
Río Natura Monbús Obr.
Tuenti Móvil Estudiantes
UCAM Murcia
Unicaja
Valencia Basket

Attendances[edit]

Attendances include playoff games:

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Real Madrid 0 0 0 9,242 0%0
2 Laboral Kutxa Baskonia 0 0 0 9,190 0%0
3 Bilbao Basket 0 0 0 9,097 0%0
4 CAI Zaragoza 0 0 0 8,010 0%0
5 Valencia BC 0 0 0 8,002 0%0
6 Tuenti Móvil Estudiantes 0 0 0 7,927 0%0
7 Unicaja 0 0 0 6,317 0%0
8 Lagun Aro GBC 0 0 0 5,998 0%0
9 UCAM Murcia 0 0 0 5,584 0%0
10 FIATC Joventut 0 0 0 5,449 0%0
11 Herbalife Gran Canaria 0 0 0 5,147 0%0
12 Río Natura Monbús Obradoiro 0 0 0 5,049 0%0
13 FC Barcelona 0 0 0 4,909 0%0
14 Montakit Fuenlabrada 0 0 0 4,860 0%0
15 Baloncesto Sevilla 0 0 0 4,157 0%0
16 La Bruixa d'Or Manresa 0 0 0 4,023 0%0
17 Iberostar Tenerife 0 0 0 3,868 0%0
18 MoraBanc Andorra 0 0 0 1,500 0%1
League total 0 0 0 6,202

Updated to games played on 8 August 2014
Source: Liga ACB
Notes:
1: MoraBanc Andorra played last season in LEB Oro.

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Comunicado oficial sobre la inscripción del Club Baloncesto Tizona SAD; ACB.com, 16 June 2014
  2. ^ "Bilbao Basket no completa el proceso de inscripción para la Liga Endesa 14-15" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 17 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Comunicado Oficial de la ACB" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 8 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Must be expanded to 5,000 seats.
  5. ^ La Bruixa d'Or Manresa anuncia el regreso de Pedro Martínez; ACB.com, 2 August 2014
  6. ^ Sito Alonso abandona el banquillo del Gipuzkoa Basket; Deia, 2 June 2014 (Spanish)
  7. ^ Jaume Ponsarnau dirigirá al GBC las dos próximas temporadas; ACB.com 22 July 2014
  8. ^ Pedro Martínez no seguirá en el Herbalife Gran Canaria; CB Gran Canaria, 10 June 2014 (Spanish)
  9. ^ Aíto García Reneses es el nuevo entrenador del Herbalife Gran Canaria; CB Gran Canaria, 16 July 2014 (Spanish)
  10. ^ Comunicado del Bilbao Basket; Bilbao Basket, 12 June 2014 (Spanish)
  11. ^ Bilbao Basket y Sito Alonso llegan a un preacuerdo; Bilbao Basket, 17 June 2014 (Spanish)
  12. ^ Marcelo Nicola no continuará en el UCAM Murcia; UCAM Murcia, 19 June 2014 (Spanish)
  13. ^ Diego Ocampo nuevo entrenador del UCAM Murcia CB; ACB.com, 1 July 2014
  14. ^ Scariolo saldrá de Laboral Kutxa; Cadena Ser, 26 June 2014
  15. ^ [1]; ACB.com, 7 July 2014

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