BG Göttingen

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BG Göttingen
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League Basketball Bundesliga
Founded 1974
History BG Göttingen
(1974-Present)
Arena Sparkassen Arena
(3,447 seats)
Location Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany
Team colors White and purple
         
Head coach Johannes Roijakker
Championships 1 EuroChallenge
2 German Second Leagues
Website www.bggoettingen.de

BG Göttingen (Basketballgemeinschaft GöttingenBasketball Association Göttingen) is a German basketball club based in Göttingen, Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony). In 2010, the club won the EuroChallenge against Krasnye Krylya Samara from Russia. The team had played in Germany's second division nearly every season since its foundation up to the 2006–07 season, in which Göttingen played in the Basketball Bundesliga.

History[edit]

In the 2011–12 season Göttingen relegated from the German first division. In 2014 the team returned to the Bundesliga, when it took the ProA title by beating Crailsheim Merlins in the Finals.[1]

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team, as has been defined by FIBA. Players may hold more than one nationality.

BG Göttingen roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
C 1 Australia Majok, Ater 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 106 kg (234 lb)
G 4 Germany Grimaldi, Marco 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb)
G 7 Germany Teichert, Steffen 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 80 kg (176 lb)
G 10 Germany Vargas, Akeem 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
F 12 United States Crowell, Michael 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 93 kg (205 lb)
F 15 United Kingdom Guede, Paul 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 91 kg (201 lb)
G 18 Germany Stechmann, Lennart 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 75 kg (165 lb)
F 19 Greece Livas, Nicholas 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 103 kg (227 lb)
F 22 United States Harris, Ramon 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 96 kg (212 lb)
F/C 23 United States Davis Jr., Bobby 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 104 kg (229 lb)
G 24 United States Hitchens, Anthony 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 102 kg (225 lb)
G 25 Germany Donkor, Aaron 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (176 lb)
G 33 Bermuda Phillips, Sullivan 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 96 kg (212 lb)
C 34 Germany Wenzl, Michael 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) 126 kg (278 lb)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: May 4, 2013

Honours[edit]

2009–10
2006–07, 2013–14

Notable players[edit]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason German Cup European competitions
2000–01 2 2. BBL 6
2001–02 2 2. BBL 8
2002–03 2 2. BBL 11
2003–04 2 2. BBL 7
2004–05 2 2. BBL 5
2005–06 2 2. BBL 7
2006–07 2 2. BBL 1 Promoted
2007–08 1 Bundesliga 14
2008–09 1 Bundesliga 5 Quarterfinalist
2009–10 1 Bundesliga 7 Quarterfinalist Fourth position 3 EuroChallenge – Champion
2010–11 1 Bundesliga 7 Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup – Quarterfinalist
2011–12 1 Bundesliga 18 Relegated 3 EuroChallenge – Regular season
2012–13 2 ProA 5 Quarterfinalist
2013–14 2 ProA 1 PromotedChampion
2014–15 1 Bundesliga

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]