Bàsquet Manresa

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ICL Manresa
ICL Manresa logo
Leagues LEB Oro
Founded 1931
History Manresa Basquetbol Club
(1931–1934)
Unió Manresana de Bàsquet
(1934–1979)
Manresa Esportiu Bàsquet
(1979–1992)
Bàsquet Manresa
(1992–Present)
Arena Pavelló Nou Congost
Arena Capacity 5,000
Location Manresa, Spain
Team colors Red, White
         
President Josep Vives
Head coach Ibon Navarro[1]
Championships 1 Spanish Championship
1 Spanish Cup
1 LEB Oro Championship
Retired numbers 2 (7, 10)
Website basquetmanresa.com
Uniforms


Bàsquet Manresa, S.A.D., also known as ICL Manresa by sponsorship reasons, is a professional basketball team based in Manresa, Spain, playing in LEB Oro. The team was founded in 1931. They are currently playing their home games at the Pavelló Nou Congost. The team has won the ACB Championship once, in 1998.

Joan "Chichi" Creus is the team's most decorated player; he was the Spanish Cup Most Valuable Player in 1996, and the ACB Finals MVP two years later. Some others well known players that had played for Bàsquet Manresa are Juan Domingo de la Cruz, Roger Esteller, Derrick Alston, Serge Ibaka, Andrés Nocioni, and the Basketball Hall of Famer George Gervin, that at the age of 38 spent one year in the team, averaging 23.1 points and helping them to avoid the relegation from the Spanish top division.

Sponsorship naming[edit]

Bàsquet Manresa has received diverse sponsorship names along the years:

  • Manresa K'ans 1967–1971
  • Manresa La Casera 1971–1977
  • Icab Manresa 1977–1979
  • Marlboro Manresa 1979–1980
  • Caixa Manresa 1981–1982, 1984–1985
  • Seguros Velázquez Manresa 1982–1983
  • Ebro Manresa 1983–1984
  • TDK Manresa 1985–2000
   
  • Minorisa.net Manresa 2000–2002
  • Ricoh Manresa 2002–2009
  • Suzuki Manresa 2009–2010
  • Assignia Manresa 2010–2012
  • La Bruixa d'Or 2013–2014
  • La Bruixa d'Or Manresa 2014–2015
  • ICL Manresa 2015–

Team logos[edit]

Home arenas[edit]

  • Pavelló Congost (1968–92), before 1968 the team played in not domed courts next to the football stadium of Pujolet.
  • Pavelló Nou Congost (1992–present)

Current roster[edit]

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

ICL Manresa roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SF 32 United States Allen, Noah 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 22 – (1995-02-01)1 February 1995
PG 28 Spain Costa, Lluís (C) 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 24 – (1993-02-27)27 February 1993
PG 77 Lithuania Gintvainis, Jokūbas 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 23 – (1994-07-25)25 July 1994
PF 2 United Kingdom Hamilton, Ashley 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 29 – (1988-09-28)28 September 1988
SG 5 Spain Jou, Guillem 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 20 – (1997-07-15)15 July 1997
SG 6 Denmark Lundberg, Gabriel 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 23 – (1994-12-04)4 December 1994
PF 3 Spain Múgica, Javier 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 34 – (1983-03-25)25 March 1983
SF 33 Spain Muñoz, Álvaro 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 27 – (1990-11-25)25 November 1990
C 18 Democratic Republic of the Congo Sakho, Jordan 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 20 – (1997-04-04)4 April 1997
C 4 Spain Trias, Jordi 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 37 – (1980-11-05)5 November 1980
Head coach
  • Spain Aleix Duran
Assistant coach(es)
  • Spain Xevi Pujol

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Head coaches[edit]

Since 1967:

  • Francesc Casé 1967–1968
  • Josep Masseguer 1968–1969
  • Jeroni Alberola 1969–1970
  • Antoni Serra 1970–1977
  • Alfonso Martínez 1977–1978
  • Joan Martínez 1978
  • Josep M. Soler 1978
  • Jaume Berenguer 1978–1979
  • Joan Basora 1979–1981
  • Pere Guiu 1981
  • Miguel López Abril 1981
  • Jaume Ventura 1981–1984
  • Germán González 1984
  • Francesc Canellas 1984–1985
  • Miquel Bataller 1985
  • Juanito Jiménez 1985–1986
  • Joan María Gavaldá 1986–1988
  • Flor Meléndez 1988–1990
  • Ricard Casas 1990, 2001–2005
  • Pedro Martínez 1990–1994, 2014–2015
  • Salva Maldonado 1994–1997, 2000–2001
  • Luis Casimiro 1997–1999
  • Manel Comas 1999–2000
  • Xavier García 2005
  • Óscar Quintana 2005–2007
  • Jaume Ponsarnau 2007–2013
  • Borja Comenge 2013–2014
  • Pere Romero 2014
  • Ibon Navarro 2015–2017
  • Aleix Duran 2017–present

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Pos. W–L Copa del Rey Other cups European competitions
1967–68 2 2ª División 2nd 24–5
1968–69 1 1ª División 11th 7–16
1969–70 2 2ª División 1st 19–3
1970–71 1 1ª División 4th 11–1–10 Semifinalist
1971–72 1 1ª División 8th 9–13 Quarterfinalist 3 Korać Cup QF 0–2
1972–73 1 1ª División 7th 14–1–15 Round of 16
1973–74 1 1ª División 6th 13–2–13 Quarterfinalist
1974–75 1 1ª División 5th 9–3–10 Semifinalist
1975–76 1 1ª División 6th 13–19
1976–77 1 1ª División 9th 8–1–13 First round
1977–78 1 1ª División 5th 9–1–12 Quarterfinalist
1978–79 1 1ª División 7th 10–12 Round of 16
1979–80 1 1ª División 6th 10–12 Runner-up
1980–81 1 1ª División 8th 10–1–15 Semifinalist
1981–82 1 1ª División 7th 13–13 Round of 16
1982–83 1 1ª División 9th 10–16 Round of 16
1983–84 1 Liga ACB 16th 5–23
1984–85 2 1ª División B 3rd 17–9
1985–86 1 Liga ACB 10th 14–16 Copa Príncipe QF
1986–87 1 Liga ACB 10th 14–17 Copa Príncipe RU
1987–88 1 Liga ACB 15th 17–16 Copa Príncipe QF 3 Korać Cup R2 1–1
1988–89 1 Liga ACB 20th 18–22 Round of 16
1989–90 1 Liga ACB 22nd 17–16 Round of 16
1990–91 1 Liga ACB 18th 18–20 Quarterfinalist
1991–92 1 Liga ACB 13th 17–23 First round
1992–93 1 Liga ACB 13th 16–18 Quarterfinalist
1993–94 1 Liga ACB 7th 22–12 Second round
1994–95 1 Liga ACB 4th 23–21 Second round 3 Korać Cup GS 6–4
1995–96 1 Liga ACB 4th 28–18 Champion 3 Korać Cup GS 5–5
1996–97 1 Liga ACB 8th 19–18 Quarterfinalist 2 EuroCup R16 7–7
1997–98 1 Liga ACB 1st 30–16 Semifinalist 3 Korać Cup R32 5–3
1998–99 1 Liga ACB 11th 16–18 1 Euroleague GS 3–7
1999–00 1 Liga ACB 17th 11–23
2000–01 2 LEB 3rd 26–12 Copa Príncipe RU
2001–02 2 LEB 2nd 32–1–8 Copa Príncipe SF
2002–03 1 Liga ACB 13th 15–19
2003–04 1 Liga ACB 9th 16–18
2004–05 1 Liga ACB 13th 12–22
2005–06 1 Liga ACB 17th 12–22
2006–07 2 LEB 1st 26–15
2007–08 1 Liga ACB 11th 14–20
2008–09 1 Liga ACB 11th 14–18
2009–10 1 Liga ACB 12th 14–20
2010–11 1 Liga ACB 15th 10–24
2011–12 1 Liga ACB 12th 15–19
2012–13 1 Liga ACB 18th[a] 6–28
2013–14 1 Liga ACB 17th[b] 7–27
2014–15 1 Liga ACB 16th 11–23
2015–16 1 Liga ACB 16th 10–24
2016–17 1 Liga ACB 17th 5–27
  1. ^ Remained in ACB after Ford Burgos and Lucentum Alicante did not complete the requirements for joining the league.
  2. ^ Remained in ACB after Ford Burgos did not complete the requirements for joining the league.

Trophies and awards[edit]

Records[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

ACB Finals MVP

Spanish Cup MVP

ACB Rising Star

All-ACB Second Team

ACB Slam Dunk Champion

ACB Three Point Shootout Champion

Notable players[edit]

Basketball Hall of Famers[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

Bàsquet Manresa retired numbers
Nat. Player Position Tenure
7 Spain Joan Creus G 1993-01
10 Spain Pep Pujolrás F 1986-92

Other notable players[edit]

References and notes[edit]

External links[edit]