CB Axarquía

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CB Axarquía / Clinicas Rincón
CB Axarquía / Clinicas Rincón logo
Leagues LEB Plata
Founded 1988
Dissolved 2016
Location Vélez-Málaga (1988–2007)
Rincón de la Victoria (2007–10)
Torre del Mar (2010–11)
Benahavís (2011–2012)
Málaga (2012–2015)
Torremolinos (2015–2016)
Team colors White and forest green
         
Website cbclinicasrincon.com
Uniforms

Club Baloncesto Axarquía, more known by its sponsorship name of Clinicas Rincón Axarquía, was a basketball team based in Málaga, Andalusia.

History[edit]

Until the 2000s, Axarquía played in Regional leagues and in Liga EBA. In 2005 the team achieved a vacant berth in LEB 2 and started its collabotarion as the farm team of Unicaja. Since 2011, the club started playing its games out of the comarca of Axarquía.

In July 2013, when Unicaja was going to resign to continue with its reserve team in LEB Plata, a local entrepreneur rescued CB Axarquía and achieved a vacant berth in LEB Oro.[1] Axarquía agreed also new collaboration terms with Unicaja and now is playing again as farm team.

In March 2015 it was announced CB Axarquía would leave the professional leagues at the end of the season and would restart its project at Liga EBA,[2] but finally the club accepted to play in LEB Plata.

One year later, CB Axarquía would be dissolved due to the lack of support. Manolo Rincón, president and sponsor of the club, accepted the proposal of Unicaja Málaga to sponsor all the youth teams of the club.[3]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Pos. W–L
2002–03 4 Liga EBA 13th 14–16
2003–04 4 Liga EBA 3rd 19–13
2004–05 4 Liga EBA 4th[a]. 20–10
2005–06 3 LEB 2 12th 12–18
2006–07 3 LEB 2 14th 14–20
2007–08 3 LEB Plata 4th[b] 26–12
2008–09 2 LEB Oro 7th 19–17
2009–10 2 LEB Oro 14th 13–21
2010–11 2 LEB Oro 14th 12–22
2011–12 2 LEB Oro 17th 7–30
2012–13 3 LEB Plata 3rd[c] 18–13
2013–14 2 LEB Oro 9th 11–17
2014–15 2 LEB Oro 14th[d] 9–19
2015–16 3 LEB Plata 5th 15–19
  1. ^ Achieved a vacant berth in LEB 2
  2. ^ Achieved a vacant berth in LEB Oro.
  3. ^ Achieved a vacant berth in LEB Oro.
  4. ^ Resigned to continue playing in LEB Oro.

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] La Opinión de Málaga, 6 July 2013
  2. ^ Clínicas Rincón abandonará su proyecto en la LEB; Diario Sur, 4 March 2015
  3. ^ "Clínicas Rincón renuncia a su proyecto en LEB y patrocinará a la cantera del Unicaja" (in Spanish). Sur. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016. 

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