Pallacanestro Trieste

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Pallacanestro Trieste 2004, also known for sponsorship reasons as Acegas A.P.S. Trieste is an Italian professional basketball team from the town of Trieste.

Team currently plays in Serie A2 Gold (Italian Second Division). The team home arena is Palatrieste.

It was established in 1975. It has reached the Korać Cup final in the 1993/94 season and played in the top Italian division Serie A in 1982-86, 1990–97 and 1999-2004. The best result in the league was 3rd place in the 1993/94 season. The team has also reached the Italian Cup final in the 1994/95 season. After the 2003/04 season it went bankrupt and was sent to the lower leagues. In the past, due to sponsorship deals, it has also been known as Lloyd Trieste (1974–75), Hurlingham Trieste (1976–81), Oece Trieste (1981–82), Bic Trieste (1982–84), Stefanel Trieste (1984-94), Illy Caffè Trieste (1994–96), Genertel Trieste (1996-98), Lineltex Trieste (1997–99), Telit Trieste (1999-01), Coop Nordest Trieste (2001–02, 2003–04) and Acegas Trieste (2002–03).[1]

Another team from Trieste, Società Ginnastica Triestina, played in Serie A from 1930s to the 1960s, winning several Italian championships in the 1930s and 1940s. Three more teams from Trieste played in Serie A, Lega Nazionale Trieste (1949-1951), San Giusto Trieste (1948-1949) and Polizia Civile Trieste (1949-1950).

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trieste history on the official Serie A site

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