Basketball Nymburk

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ČEZ Nymburk
ČEZ Nymburk logo
LeaguesNBL
Champions League
Founded1930; 88 years ago (1930)
HistorySK Železničáři
1939–1945
Sokol
1945–1950
Lokomotiva
1950–1998
BK GA Nymburk
1998–2002
BK ECM Nymburk
2002–2004
ČEZ Basketball
2004–present
ArenaSportovní Centrum
(occasional games at Tipsport Arena)
Capacity2,000
LocationNymburk, Czech Republic
Team colorsBlack, Orange, White
              
PresidentMiroslav Jansta
Head coachOren Amiel
Championships15 Czech Championships
12 Czech Cups
Websitebasket-nymburk.cz
Uniforms

ČEZ Basketball Nymburk is a professional basketball team that is based in the town of Nymburk. The club plays in the top-tier level professional Czech National League (NBL). The club's main sponsor is ČEZ, a Czech energy company.

Nymburk regularly plays in European competitions, as it last participated in the Basketball Champions League.

History[edit]

ČEZ won the Czech National League championship, from 2004–2017, and has also played in several European-wide basketball competitions, including the European 2nd-tier level 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 (15): 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Winners (12): 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018

Arenas[edit]

The home court of the senior team for Czech national domestic league matches is the 2,000 seat capacity Sportovní Centrum. The club plays its home games in European-wide competitions at the 11,650 seat 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 Nymburk roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
C 4 Czech Republic Benda, Petr (C) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 36 – (1982-03-25)25 March 1982
G 5 United States Wright, Bracey 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 34 – (1984-07-01)1 July 1984
SG 6 Czech Republic Pumprla, Pavel 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 32 – (1986-06-13)13 June 1986
G 9 Czech Republic Novotny, Filip 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 18 – (2000-03-13)13 March 2000
PG 10 United States Lawrence, Eugene 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 32 – (1986-06-22)22 June 1986
PF 13 Czech Republic Peterka, Martin 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 23 – (1995-01-12)12 January 1995
G/F 17 Czech Republic Bohacik, Jaromir 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 26 – (1992-05-26)26 May 1992
F 21 United States Davis, Alex 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 26 – (1992-01-28)28 January 1992
F 24 United States Myers, Mike 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 26 – (1992-07-02)2 July 1992
F 31 Czech Republic Kriz, Martin 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 25 – (1993-06-17)17 June 1993
G 44 Czech Republic Vyoral, Tomas 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 26 – (1992-09-28)28 September 1992
G/F 77 Czech Republic Hruban, Vojtěch 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 28 – (1990-05-29)29 May 1990
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 28 February 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 1 Euroleague QR1
2 Eurocup T16
2011–12 1 NBL 1st Winner 1 Euroleague QR3
2 Eurocup QF
2012–13 1 NBL 1st Winner 1 Euroleague QR2
2 Eurocup T16
2013–14 1 NBL 1st Winner 1 Euroleague QR1
2 Eurocup EF
2014–15 1 NBL 1st 1 Euroleague QR1
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 1st Winner 3 Champions League R16

Notable players[edit]

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

Head coaches[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]