Élan Chalon

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Élan Chalon
Élan Chalon logo
Leagues LNB Pro A,
FIBA Europe Cup
Founded 1955
Arena Le Colisée
Arena Capacity 5,000
Location Chalon-sur-Saône, France
Team colors White, Red, Silver
              
President Dominique Juillot
Head coach Mickaël Hay
Championships 1 French Championship
2 French Cups
1 Semaine des As Cup
Website elanchalon.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

Élan Chalon, full name, Élan Sportif Chalonnais, is a French professional basketball club that is based in Chalon-sur-Saône, France. The team's main colors are red and white, and their mascot is a moose. They play their national domestic league games in the LNB Pro A league and internationally in the Eurocup. The team's home arena is called, Le Colisée, which seats 5,000 spectators.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1955, after the merger of Association Sportive Chalonnaise and Élan de Saint-Jean des Vignes. The club then merged with the football club Bourgneuf Val d'Or Mercurey of Bourgneuf Mercurey in 1970. The club reached full professional status in 1994.

In the 2011–12 season, Chalon won the LNB Pro A title which meant they had won their first ever French championship.[1] Élan Chalon won the Final of the league 95–76 over Le Mans Sarthe Basket. Billy Ouattara (24 points) and NBA prospect Clint Capela (22 points) lead the team to the win.

In the 2012–13 season, the team played its first Euroleague season in history and finished competition in the group stage with 3 wins and 7 loses.[2]

In the 2015–16 season, Chalon had European success and reached the Final Four of the FIBA Europe Cup.[3]

Logos[edit]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

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

Élan Chalon roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SF 83 France Bouteille, Axel 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 21 – (1995-04-14)14 April 1995
PG 21 United States Roberson, John 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 28 – (1988-10-28)28 October 1988
PF 23 United States Clark, Cameron 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 25 – (1991-09-16)16 September 1991
C 10 France Fall, Moustapha 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in) 25 – (1992-02-23)23 February 1992
PF 5 Latvia Mejeris, Mareks 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 25 – (1991-09-02)2 September 1991
SG 9 Cameroon Nzeulie, Jérémy 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 26 – (1991-02-15)15 February 1991
SG 3 United States Harris, Lance 32 – (1984-11-14)14 November 1984
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 16 April 2016

Notable players[edit]

Honors[edit]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason French Cup Leaders Cup European competitions
2006–07 1 Pro A 3 Semifinalist Quarterfinalist
2007–08 1 Pro A 9 Round of 16 2 ULEB Cup R32
2008–09 1 Pro A 7 Quarterfinalist Round of 16
2009–10 1 Pro A 12 Quarterfinalist 3 EuroChallenge L16
2010–11 1 Pro A 5 Quarterfinalist Champion Runner-up
2011–12 1 Pro A 2 Champion Champion Champion 3 EuroChallenge RU
2012–13 1 Pro A 4 Semifinalist Round of 32 Quarterfinalist 1 Euroleague RS
2013–14 1 Pro A 8 Quarterfinalist Round of 32 2 Eurocup RS
2014–15 1 Pro A 8 Quarterfinalist
2015–16 1 Pro A 4 Quarterfinalist Runner-up 3 FIBA Europe Cup
3rd
2016–17 1 Pro A Quarterfinalist 3 FIBA Europe Cup

Notable coaches[edit]

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