Borås Basket

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Borås Basket
Borås Basket logo
Leagues Basketligan,
FIBA Europe Cup
Founded 1952
Arena Boråshallen
Arena Capacity 3,000[1]
Team colors Black, Orange
         
Website www.borasbasket.se
Uniforms

Borås Basket is a professional basketball club based in the Swedish town of Borås. The club was founded in 1952 and currently plays in the Basketligan, the country's premier league.

Borås has played in European competitions multiple times in its history; in 1995, 1996 and 2000 it played in the Korac Cup. In 2014 Borås returned to Europe when it entered the EuroChallenge.

In the 1999–2000 season Borås was personally sponsored by all-time NBA legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson and was named Magic M7 Borås.[2] Johnson himself played 5 games for the club between October and January that season.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. European competitions
2010–11 1 Basketligan 7th
2011–12 1 Basketligan 4th
2012–13 1 Basketligan 5th
2013–14 1 Basketligan 3rd
2014–15 1 Basketligan 3rd 3 EuroChallenge
RS
3–3
2015–16 1 Basketligan 4th 3 FIBA Europe Cup
R32
5–8
2016–17 1 Basketligan 5th
2017–18 1 Basketligan 5th 4 FIBA Europe Cup
QR1
0–2

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

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

Borås Basket roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name
PG 1 Sweden Johansson, Ludvig
PG 2 Sweden Thuresson, Daniel
PG 4 United States Hilliard IV, Nimrod
PG 5 Sweden Person, Andreas
G/F 6 Sweden Brändmark, John
G/F 8 Sweden Andersson, Fredrik
G 10 Iceland Sigurdarson, Jakob
F 11 Sweden Gunnarsson, Simon
C 15 Sweden Palm, Michael
C 21 United States Smith, Jyles
PF 31 United States Bisping, Brett
F 42 Croatia Mornar, Marin
Head coach

Sweden Henrik Svensson

Assistant coach(es)

Sweden Henrik Carlsson
Sweden Johan Peroti


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 4 august 2017

Notable players[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Borås Basket". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ "Historias nórdicas: Magic Johnson, el vikingo". Solobasket.com. 

External links[edit]