Denain Voltaire Basket

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Denain Voltaire Basket
Denain Voltaire Basket logo
NicknameLes Dragons
LeaguesPro B
Founded1947; 72 years ago (1947)
ArenaSalle Jean Degros
LocationDenain, France
Championships1 French League
2 French Cups
1 French Second League
1 Pro B Leaders Cup

Denain Voltaire Basket is a French basketball club founded in 1947 and based in Denain. It currently plays in the French championship LNB Pro B (second division championship of France). The small club of Voltaire school, move up the hierarchy until reaching the French basketball elite in 1960 and won the French Cup as it evolves Excellence. Five years later, it made the feat of winning the championship of France with several Voltaire schoolchildren in the workforce. In the late 1970s, the club will gradually disappear from the French basketball landscape before climbing into the antechamber of the elite for the 2011-2012 season.


French League

  • Winners (1): 1964-65

French Cup

  • Winners (2): 1959-60, 1983-84 (amateur)

French Second League

  • Winners (1): 1959-60, 1963–64

Pro B Leaders Cup

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. French Cup Other competitions
2011–12 2 Pro B 6th
2012–13 2 Pro B 14th
2013–14 2 Pro B
2014–15 2 Pro B
2015–16 2 Pro B
2016–17 2 Pro B 12th

Notable players[edit]

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