CS Dinamo București (basketball)

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BC Dinamo București
BC Dinamo București logo
Nickname Terrierii
(The Terriers)
Leagues Liga Națională
Founded 1949; 69 years ago (1949)
History CS Dinamo București
(1949–2003)
Dinamo-Erbașu București
(2003–2006)
Dinamo Gealan București
(2006–2009)
CS Dinamo București
(2009–present)
Arena Dinamo
Capacity 2,538
Location Bucharest, Romania
Team colors White, Red
         
President Elisabeta Lipă
Head coach Eugen Ilie
Championships 22 Romanian Leagues
4 Romanian Cups
Website Official website
Uniforms
Active departments of CS Dinamo București
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Football Men's Handball Women's Handball
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Hockey Basketball Water polo
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Men's Volleyball Women's Volleyball Rugby
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Martial arts Athletics Boxing
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Kayak Canoe Cycling
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Gymnastics Weightlifting Judo
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Modern Karate Wrestling Swimming
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Fencing Shooting Taekwondo
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Tennis Chess Skiing

BC Dinamo București, formerly known as Dinamo-Erbașu or Dinamo Gealan, is a Romanian professional basketball club, based in Bucharest, Romania.

History[edit]

Part of one of the biggest sports organizations in Romania, BC Dinamo enjoyed plenty of success over the years. Dinamo's basketball club won the Romanian championship 22 times, also obtaining notable results in European competitions. However, in recent[citation needed] years, lack of support from the parent club and the emergence of very strong teams in Ploiești and some Transylvanian cities made it difficult for BC Dinamo to win any championships.

At the end of 2009/10 season, The team relegated (For the first time in its history) to Division B. then, after one season, they returned to Division A. As of 2014 the team activates in the Romanian Liga I. In the 2014–15 season, Dinamo was the runner-up in the Liga I and promoted back to the Liga Națională.

Current roster[edit]

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

Dinamo București roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht.
G 3 Romania Stănescu, Cezar (C) 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
C Romania Neagoe, Mircea 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
C Romania Deconescu, Marius 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
G Romania Mainea, Ștefănel 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
G Romania Mainea, Cristian 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
SF Romania Casale, Amadeo 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
F Romania Manolescu, Vlad 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
F Romania Cioacătă, Cornel 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
C Romania Vizitiu, Andrei 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
G Romania Iliescu, Andrei 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
PG Romania Balmuș, Gheorghe 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
F Romania Zaharie, Alin 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Head coach
  • Romania Ilie Eugen
Assistant coach(es)
  • Romania Virgil Căruțașu

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 26 September 2017

Trophies[edit]

  • Romanian Champions (22)
    • Gold medal icon.svg 1954-1955, 1956-1957, 1964-1965, 1966-1967, 1967-1968, 1968-1969, 1970-1971, 1971-1972, 1972-1973, 1973-1974, 1974-1975, 1975-1976, 1976-1977, 1978-1979, 1982-1983, 1987-1988, 1993-1994, 1996-1997, 1997-1998, 2002-2003
  • Romanian Cup (4)
    • Gold medal icon.svg 1967, 1968, 1969, 1980