Óbila CB

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Óbila CB
Óbila CB logo
Leagues LEB Plata
Founded 2001
History 2001 - present
Arena Multiusos Carlos Sastre
Location Ávila, Castile and León
Team colors Green and yellow
         
President Rodrigo Martín
Head coach Armando Gómez
Website obila.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
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Óbila Club de Baloncesto is a Spanish professional basketball team based in Ávila, Castilla y León and plays in the Multiusos Carlos Sastre, in LEB Plata. Óbila is the only basketball team in the city of Ávila and their name by sponsorship reasons is Grupo Eulen Carrefour "El Bulevar" de Ávila[1] since the 2012–13 season.

From 2011 to 2013, Óbila collaborated with Baloncesto Fuenlabrada as its farm team.[2]

Current squad[edit]

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

Óbila CB roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Age
F 31 United States Beranek, Connor 23 – (1994-02-21)21 February 1994
G 11 Spain Ballespín, Ignacio 19 – (1998-04-18)18 April 1998
PG 8 Spain Cruz, Arturo 23 – (1993-09-18)18 September 1993
SF 22 United Kingdom Hall, William 25 – (1991-06-01)1 June 1991
SG 10 Spain Marín, Javier 23 – (1994-04-12)12 April 1994
PG 19 Spain Noguerol, Carlos 23 – (1993-07-21)21 July 1993
F 7 Croatia Proleta, Domagoj 19 – (1998-03-20)20 March 1998
G/F 9 Denmark Stürup, Mads 19 – (1997-05-24)24 May 1997
C 13 Serbia Vujović, Nikola 24 – (1993-01-21)21 January 1993
Head coach

Spain David Mangas

Assistant coach(es)

Spain Mauricio Velayos


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 8 October 2016

History[edit]

Óbila Club de Basket was born in Ávila in 2001. It was founded by a group of amateur players willing to enjoy basket in this city. In 2003 the club started playing at Liga EBA for the first time and finished in the 12th position.

At the 2005–06 season the team finished in the third position and qualyfied for the promotion playoffs to the LEB 2 League but it was eliminated, as well as in the 2006–07 season, when it fihished the regular season in the second position.

In 2007 the Spanish Basketball Federation decided to create a third LEB with 18 teams named LEB Bronce and Óbila CB got a spot in this new division. In its first season LEB Bronce the club avoided the relegation to Liga EBA thanks to Dreike Bouldin, who is probably the best player in team history. After finishing the regular season as runner-up, the club promoted to LEB Plata by defeating the CB Tíjola in the playoffs. Dreike Bouldin won the MVP award and Paul Williams was named the third best player of the season.

Two years after promoting to LEB Plata, the club played its first promotion playoffs to LEB Oro, reaching the quarterfinals in 2010–11 and 2011–12.

Due to economic issues, in July 2012, the club decided not to take part in the 2012–13 LEB Plata season.[3] One week after this decision the club reached a sponsorship agreement with Grupo Eulen solving its economic problems and signed up for the 2012–13 LEB Plata season.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Pos. Postseason W–L Cup competitions
2003–04 4 Liga EBA 12 11–19
2004–05 4 Liga EBA 9 14–16
2005–06 4 Liga EBA 3 21–11
2006–07 4 Liga EBA 2 Round of 16 21–7
2007–08 4 LEB Bronce 12 14–18
2008–09 4 LEB Bronce 2 Promoted 23–13
2009–10 3 LEB Plata 18 13–15
2010–11 3 LEB Plata 9 Quarterfinalist 13–19
2011–12 3 LEB Plata 8 Quarterfinalist 12–14
2012–13 3 LEB Plata 9 Quarterfinalist 8–14
2013–14 3 LEB Plata 7 Quarterfinalist 14–13
2014–15 3 LEB Plata 9 Quarterfinalist 15–15
2015–16 3 LEB Plata 3 Finalist 20–16 Copa LEB Plata RU

Notable players[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either:
  • Set a club record or won an individual award as a professional player.
  • Played at least one official international match for his senior national team or one NBA game at any time.
  • Madagascar Charles Ramsdell
  • Uganda Brandon Sebirumbi

References[edit]

  1. ^ El Club se inscribe en la Adecco Plata obila.com. July 13, 2012
  2. ^ El Óbila quedará vinculado con el Fuenlabrada ACB esta temporada Diario de Ávila. June 16, 2011
  3. ^ Inscripción Adecco Plata obila.com. July 6, 2012

External links[edit]