Basketball Nymburk

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ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
ČEZ Basketball Nymburk logo
Leagues

NBL

Champions League
Founded 1930
History SK Železničáři
(1939–1945)
Sokol
(1945–1950)
Lokomotiva
(1950–1998)
BK GA
(1998–2002)
BK ECM
(2002–2004)
ČEZ Basketball
(2004–Present)
Arena Sportovní Centrum
(capacity: 2,000)
Tipsport Arena
(capacity: 11,650)[1]
Location Nymburk, Czech Republic
Team colors Red, White
         
President Miroslav Jansta
Head coach Oren Amiel
Championships 14 Czech Championships
12 Czech Cups
Website basket-nymburk.cz
Uniforms


ČEZ Basketball Nymburk is a professional basketball team that plays in the top professional Czech basketball league, the NBL. It also competes at the VTB United League since 2011. The team is based in the town of Nymburk. The club's main sponsor is ČEZ, a Czech energy company.

History[edit]

ČEZ won the Czech Championship from 2004–2016, and has played in several European basketball competitions, including the Eurocup. Some of the club's former players include Darius Washington, former NCAA champion and NBA player George Zidek, who is the team's current press speaker, and naturalized Czech player Maurice Whitfield.

Trophies[edit]

Champions (14): 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Champions (12): 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

Arenas[edit]

The home court of the senior team for Czech domestic league matches is the 2,000 capacity Sportovní Centrum. The club plays its home games in European-wide competitions at the 11,650-capacity Tipsport Arena in Prague.

Current roster[edit]

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

ČEZ Basketball Nymburk roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
G 0 United States Allen, Bryon 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 25 – (1992-05-01)1 May 1992
C 4 Czech Republic Benda, Petr (C) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 35 – (1982-03-25)25 March 1982
SG 6 Czech Republic Pumprla, Pavel 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 31 – (1986-06-13)13 June 1986
G/F 7 Czech Republic Hruban, Vojtěch 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 27 – (1990-05-29)29 May 1990
G 9 Czech Republic Welsch, Jiří 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 37 – (1980-01-27)27 January 1980
PG 10 United States Lawrence, Eugene 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 31 – (1986-06-22)22 June 1986
PF 13 Czech Republic Peterka, Martin 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 22 – (1995-01-12)12 January 1995
G/F 14 United States Holt, Stephen 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 25 – (1991-12-06)6 December 1991
SF 22 Czech Republic Svoboda, Matej 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 21 – (1996-09-22)22 September 1996
F 31 Czech Republic Kriz, Martin 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 24 – (1993-06-17)17 June 1993
F Croatia Barać, Boris 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 25 – (1992-02-21)21 February 1992
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: February 28, 2017

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Czech Cup European competitions
2006–07 1 NBL 1st Winner 3 FIBA EuroCup
RS
2007–08 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 ULEB Cup
RS
2008–09 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 Eurocup
RS
2009–10 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 Eurocup
QF
2010–11 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 Eurocup
T16
2011–12 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 Eurocup
QF
2012–13 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 Eurocup
T16
2013–14 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 Eurocup
EF
2014–15 1 NBL 1st 2 Eurocup
R32
2015–16 1 NBL 1st 3 FIBA Europe Cup
R32
2016–17 1 NBL 1st Winner 3 Champions League
POQ
2017–18 1 NBL 3 Champions League

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.

Notable coaches[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either:

- Won an award or title as head coach of a professional team or coached a national team.

References[edit]

External links[edit]