Valencia BC

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Valencia Basket
Valencia Basket logo
Nickname Taronjas (Oranges)
Leagues ACB
Euroleague
Founded 1986
History Valencia Basket Club
(1986–Present)
Arena Pabellón Fuente San Luis
Location Valencia, Valencian Community
Team colors Orange, Purple, White
              
President Pablo Marín
Head coach Velimir Perasović
Championships 3 Eurocup
1 Spanish Cup
Retired numbers 11 Nacho Rodilla
15 Víctor Luengo
Website valenciabasket.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

Valencia Basket Club, S.A.D. is a professional basketball team based in Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain. The team plays in the Liga ACB and the Euroleague. Having its origins in a basketball section of Valencia CF, the team was established in 1986, and gained popularity under his former denomination of Pamesa Valencia.

History[edit]

On May 4, 1988 the team won its first promotion to the ACB[1] where the team remained until the 1994/1995 season. In 1995, Valencia was relegated to the EBA League after falling in the relegation playoff against Somontano Huesca. In the next season, after being runner-up in Liga EBA in a non-promoting season, Valencia BC bought Amway Zaragoza's ACB place to join the league until nowadays.

Sponsorship naming[edit]

Valencia Basket has received diverse sponsorship names along the years:

  • Valencia-Hoja del Lunes 1986–1987
  • Pamesa Valencia 1987–2009
  • Power Electronics Valencia 2009–2011

Logos[edit]

Players[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

  • 11 Nacho Rodilla, G, 1994–2003
  • 15 Víctor Luengo, G, 1992–2007

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

Valencia BC roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PF 34 Spain Aguilar, Pablo 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 24 – (1989-09-02)September 2, 1989
PG -- United States Buycks, Dwight 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 25 – (1989-03-06)March 6, 1989
PF 14 Montenegro Dubljević, Bojan 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 111 kg (245 lb) 22 – (1991-10-24)October 24, 1991
F -- United States Harangody, Luke 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 109 kg (240 lb) 26 – (1988-01-02)January 2, 1988
F/C 33 Lithuania Lavrinovič, Kšyštof 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 116 kg (256 lb) 34 – (1979-11-01)November 1, 1979
C 12 Ukraine Lishchuk, Sergei 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 110 kg (243 lb) 32 – (1982-03-31)March 31, 1982
PF -- Croatia Lončar, Krešimir 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 114 kg (251 lb) 31 – (1983-02-12)February 12, 1983
SF 13 Serbia Lučić, Vladimir 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 25 – (1989-06-17)June 17, 1989
SG 17 Spain Martínez, Rafa 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 32 – (1982-03-03)March 3, 1982
SG 5 Spain Ribas, Pau 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 27 – (1987-03-02)March 2, 1987
G/F 10 Central African Republic Sato, Romain 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 101 kg (223 lb) 33 – (1981-03-02)March 2, 1981
C 4 Spain Triguero, Juanjo 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 30 – (1983-12-23)December 23, 1983
G 9 Belgium van Rossom, Sam 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 28 – (1986-06-03)June 3, 1986
G 16 Spain Vives, Guillem 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 20 – (1993-09-16)September 16, 1993
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Spain Chechu Mulero
  • Spain Juanjo Rojo

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 2013-07-13

Depth Chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Kšyštof Lavrinovič Bojan Dubljević
PF Krešimir Lončar Luke Harangody Pablo Aguilar
SF Romain Sato Vladimir Lučić
SG Rafa Martínez Pau Ribas Larry Abia
PG Dwight Buycks Sam van Rossom Guillem Vives

Coaches[edit]

  • Toni Ferrer 1986–87, 1989
  • Antoni Serra 1987–89
  • José Antonio Figueroa 1989–91
  • Fernando Jiménez 1991
  • Manu Moreno 1992–95
  • Herb Brown 1995
  • Mihajlo "Miki" Vuković 1995–2000
  • Luis Casimiro 2000–02
  • Paco Olmos 2002–04, 2011–12

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Pos. Postseason RS PO Copa del Rey Other cups European Competitions
1986–87 2 1ª División B 19 10–12 4–8
1987–88 2 1ª División B 8 Promoted 20–16 4–3
1988–89 1 Liga ACB 16 12–24 0–3 First Round
1989–90 1 Liga ACB 10 24–12 3–0 Round of 16
1990–91 1 Liga ACB 9 Round of 16 15–19 3–3 Second Round
1991–92 1 Liga ACB 9 Round of 16 18–16 3–3 Second Round
1992–93 1 Liga ACB 10 Round of 16 18–13 1–2 Second Round
1993–94 1 Liga ACB 12 Round of 16 14–14 1–3 First Round
1994–95 1 Liga ACB 19 Relegated 15–23 1–3
1995–96 2 Liga EBA 2 Runner-up[2] 22–8 6–2
1996–97 1 Liga ACB 11 17–17
1997–98 1 Liga ACB 7 Quarterfinalist 20–14 1–3 Champion
1998–99 1 Liga ACB 6 Quarterfinalist 18–16 2–3 Quarterfinalist 2 Saporta Cup RU 17–2
1999–00 1 Liga ACB 6 Quarterfinalist 20–14 0–3 Runner-up 2 Saporta Cup QF 13–3
2000–01 1 Liga ACB 5 Quarterfinalist 22–12 1–3 Semifinalist 2 Saporta Cup SF 11–5
2001–02 1 Liga ACB 6 Quarterfinalist 21–13 1–3 Quarterfinalist 2 Saporta Cup RU 13–4
2002–03 1 Liga ACB 2 Runner-up 26–8 6–5 Semifinalist 2 ULEB Cup C 14–4
2003–04 1 Liga ACB 5 Quarterfinalist 23–11 1–3 Quarterfinalist 1 Euroleague T16 13–7
2004–05 1 Liga ACB 9 18–16 Semifinalist 2 ULEB Cup SF 11–1–4
2005–06 1 Liga ACB 9 16–18 Runner-up
2006–07 1 Liga ACB 7 Quarterfinalist 19–15 1–3
2007–08 1 Liga ACB 5 Quarterfinalist 22–12 1–2 Quarterfinalist 2 ULEB Cup QF 10–5
2008–09 1 Liga ACB 7 Quarterfinalist 16–16 0–2 Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup QF 10–3
2009–10 1 Liga ACB 5 Quarterfinalist 23–11 0–2 Semifinalist 2 Eurocup C 14–2
2010–11 1 Liga ACB 5 Quarterfinalist 24–10 0–2 Semifinalist Supercopa RU 1 Euroleague QF 10–11
2011–12 1 Liga ACB 4 Semifinalist 20–14 3–4 2 Eurocup RU 12–4
2012–13 1 Liga ACB 6 Quarterfinalist 22–12 1–2 Runner-up Supercopa SF 2 Eurocup SF 11–5
2013–14 1 Liga ACB 3 Semifinalist 30–4 4–4 Semifinalist 2 Eurocup C 15–9
2014–15 1 Liga ACB Supercopa 1 Euroleague

Trophies and awards[edit]

Trophies[edit]

Runners-up (1): 2003
1998
Runners-up (3): 2000, 2006, 2013
Runners-up (2): 1999, 2002
2003, 2010, 2014
Runners-up (1): 2012

Individual awards[edit]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 23 years from the promotion of Valencia Basket ACB.com May 4, 2011
  2. ^ Bought the ACB berth to Amway Zaragoza.

External links[edit]