Seoul Samsung Thunders

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Seoul Samsung Thunders
서울 삼성 썬더스
2014–15 Seoul Samsung Thunders season
Seoul Samsung Thunders  서울 삼성 썬더스 logo
League Korean Basketball League
Founded 1978
History Samsung Men's Basketball Club
1978–1982
Samsung Electronics Basketball Club
1982–1996
Suwon Samsung Thunders
1996–2001
Seoul Samsung Thunders
2001–Present
Arena Jamsil Gymnasium
(Capacity: 13,595)
Location Seoul, Republic of Korea
Team colors Blue, White and Yellow
              
Head coach South Korea Lee Sang-Min
Team captain South Korea Lee Jung-Suk
Affiliation(s) Cheil Worldwide
2013–14 position 8th
Championships 2
Retired numbers 10
Website thunders.co.kr
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
Samsung Sports
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Football Baseball Volleyball
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Table Tennis Tennis Badminton
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Equestrian E-Sports Sports

Seoul Samsung Thunders (Korean: 서울 삼성 썬더스) have been in the KBL (Korean Basketball League) since its inception 17 years ago. The Seoul Samsung Thunders received their name from Samsung Electronics. Originally based in Suwon, they are now located in the heart of South Korea's capital, Seoul and play at Jamsil Arena.

Team names[edit]

  • 1978–1982 : Samsung Men's Basketball Club
  • 1982–1996 : Samsung Electronics Basketball Club
  • 1997–2001 : Suwon Samsung Thunders
  • 2001–present : Seoul Samsung Thunders

Club honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

League[edit]

Winners (2): 2000–2001, 2005–2006
Winners (1): 2000–2001

Continental[edit]

Third-placed (1): 1988
Winners (2): 2007, 2010
Third-placed (2): 2008, 2009

Record[edit]

Year Position Season Playoff Remark
Win Lose Win Lose
1997 8 / 8 6 15
1997–98 9 / 10 17 28
1998–99 6 / 10 25 20 4 4 Playoff Semifinalist
1999–00 3 / 10 23 22 3 4 Playoff Semifinalist
2000–01 1 / 10 34 11 7 2 Playoff Winner
2001–02 8 / 10 24 30
2002–03 5 / 10 28 26 0 2
2003–04 5 / 10 28 26 1 2
2004–05 5 / 10 27 27 2 3 Playoff Semifinalist
2005–06 2 / 10 32 22 7 0 Playoff Winner
2006–07 5 / 10 29 25 1 2
2007–08 3 / 10 32 22 5 4 Playoff Runner-up
2008–09 4 / 10 30 24 9 6 Playoff Runner-up
2009–10 6 / 10 26 28 1 3
2010–11 6 / 10 27 27 0 3
2011–12 10 / 10 13 41

Roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Seoul Samsung Thunders roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
F 0 Ghana Asenso Ampim 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 111 kg (245 lb) 31 – (1982-12-07)December 7, 1982
G 1 South Korea Choi Soo-hyun 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 23 – (1991-01-28)January 28, 1991
G 2 South Korea Lee Kwan-hee 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 26 – (1988-04-29)April 29, 1988
G 4 South Korea Choi Soo-hyun 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 23 – (1991-01-28)January 28, 1991
G 5 South Korea Lee Jung-suk 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 32 – (1982-07-06)July 6, 1982
G 6 South Korea Kim Tae-joo 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 27 – (1987-08-08)August 8, 1987
G 7 South Korea Park Jae-hyun 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 23 – (1991-05-21)May 21, 1991
F 8 South Korea Cha Jae-young 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 30 – (1984-08-05)August 5, 1984
F 9 South Korea kim Dong-woo 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 34 – (1980-02-03)February 3, 1980
C 12 South Korea Song Chang-moo 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 111 kg (245 lb) 31 – (1982-12-20)December 20, 1982
C 13 South Korea Yoo Sung-ho 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 26 – (1988-07-02)July 2, 1988
C 14 South Korea Jo Han-soo 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 23 – (1991-04-25)April 25, 1991
C 15 South Korea Bang Kyung-soo 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 27 – (1987-01-09)January 9, 1987
G 17 South Korea Lee Si-jun 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 31 – (1983-07-26)July 26, 1983
F 23 South Korea Bae Gang-ryool 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 22 – (1992-03-03)March 3, 1992
F 24 South Korea Jo Jun-hee 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 24 – (1990-08-16)August 16, 1990
C 25 South Korea Kim Myung-hoon 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 29 – (1985-11-08)November 8, 1985
C 31 South Korea Kim Jun-il 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 108 kg (238 lb) 22 – (1992-05-07)May 7, 1992
F 33 South Korea Lim Dong-seob 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 24 – (1990-08-29)August 29, 1990
F 40 South Korea Lee Dong-jun 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 34 – (1980-01-27)January 27, 1980
F 44 United States Leo Lyons 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 115 kg (254 lb) 27 – (1987-05-25)May 25, 1987
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 2014-11-24

External links[edit]