ČEZ Basketball Nymburk

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ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
ČEZ Basketball Nymburk logo
Leagues NBL
VTB United League
Champions League
Founded 1930
History SK Zeleznicari
(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 Kestutis Kemzura
Championships 13 Czech Championships
11 Czech Cup
Website basket-nymburk.cz
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

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]

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

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. # Nat. Name Ht.
G 0 United States Allen, Bryon 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
C 4 Czech Republic Benda, Petr (C) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
SG 6 Czech Republic Pumprla, Pavel 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
G/F 7 Czech Republic Hruban, Vojtěch 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
G 9 Czech Republic Welsch, Jiří 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)
PG 10 United States Lawrence, Eugene 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
SF 11 Czech Republic Kolar, Martin 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
PF 13 Czech Republic Peterka, Martin 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
F 20 United States Simpson, Diamon 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
PF 21 United States Meier, Tony 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
SF 22 Czech Republic Svoboda, Matej 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
G/F 23 Cuba Sant-Roos, Howard 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
F 31 Czech Republic Kriz, Martin 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: October 23, 2016

Results[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason Czech Cup European competitions
2006–07 1 NBL 1 Champion Winner 3 FIBA EuroCup – Regular season
2007–08 1 NBL 1 Champion Winner 2 ULEB Cup – Regular season
2008–09 1 NBL 1 Champion Winner 2 Eurocup – Regular season
2009–10 1 NBL 1 Champion Winner 2 Eurocup – Quarterfinalist
2010–11 1 NBL 1 Champion Winner 2 Eurocup – Top 16
2011–12 1 NBL 1 Champion Winner 2 Eurocup – Quarterfinalist
2012–13 1 NBL 1 Champion Winner 2 Eurocup – Top 16
2013–14 1 NBL 1 Champion Winner 2 Eurocup – Eightfinals
2014–15 1 NBL 1 Champion 2 Eurocup – Last 32
2015–16 1 NBL 1 Champion 2 FIBA Europe Cup – Last 32

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.

References[edit]

External links[edit]