EWE Baskets Oldenburg

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EWE Baskets Oldenburg
EWE Baskets Oldenburg logo
Leagues BBL
Founded 1954
History Oldenburger TB
(1954–2001)
EWE Baskets Oldenburg
(2001–Present)
Arena Large EWE Arena
Arena Capacity 6,069
Location Oldenburg, Germany
Team colors Blue, Yellow, White, Navy
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President Hermann Schüller
Gerold Lange
Head coach Mladen Drijenčić
Championships 1 German Championship
1 German Cup
1 German Supercup
Retired numbers 6, 8, 14
Website EWE-Baskets.de
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

EWE Baskets Oldenburg is a professional basketball club that is based in the city of Oldenburg, Germany. The club plays in the Bundesliga and in the Eurocup. The club's name is derived from the team's main sponsor EWE AG, which is an electric utility company. The club's home arena is the Large EWE Arena.

History[edit]

The club began in the year 1954 as the basketball department of the Oldenburger TB sports club. In the year 2001, the basketball department of Oldenburger TB formed a new separate club, called EWE Baskets Oldenburg.

In the season of 2008-09, EWE Baskets Oldenburg achieved their greatest success, by winning the German League championship title. As German Champion, Oldenburg won the right to play in the Euroleague during the next season of 2009-10.[1]

In 2015, they won the German Cup while being host to the Final Four. In the Semi-final, Oldenburg beat Bonn 71–77 and in the Final the team was too strong for Bamberg 70–72.[2]

Arenas[edit]

Oldenburg's home games take place at the 6,069 seat Large EWE Arena, which opened in 2013.

Players[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

EWE Baskets Oldenburg retired numbers[3]
Nat. Player Tenure
6 Germany Daniel Strauch 2003–2010
8 Czech Republic Pavel Bečka 1995–2004; 2006
14 United States Tyron McCoy 2001–2007

Current roster[edit]

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

EWE Baskets Oldenburg roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
G 4 United States Kramer, Chris 70001910000000000001.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 700190000000000000090 kg (198 lb) 27 – (1988-04-04)4 April 1988
SF 7 Germany Zwiener, Philip 70002009999999999992.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 7002100000000000000100 kg (220 lb) 30 – (1985-07-23)23 July 1985
C/G 9 Germany Stuckey, Maurice 70001870000000000001.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 700190000000000000090 kg (198 lb) 25 – (1990-05-30)30 May 1990
C 11 United States Chubb, Adam 70002080000000000002.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 7002115000000000000115 kg (254 lb) 34 – (1981-07-05)5 July 1981
PF 12 Netherlands Smeulders, Robin 70002080000000000002.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 7002106000000000000106 kg (234 lb) 28 – (1987-06-19)19 June 1987
PG 5 United States Ware, Casper 70001780000000000001.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 700179000000000000079 kg (174 lb) 25 – (1990-01-17)17 January 1990
G 21 Germany Lockhart, Dominic (DP) 70001970000000000001.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 700186000000000000086 kg (190 lb) 21 – (1994-07-03)3 July 1994
SG 22 United States Jenkins, Julius 70001870000000000001.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 700181000000000000081 kg (179 lb) 34 – (1981-02-10)10 February 1981
SF 23 United States Paulding, Rickey (C) 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 700199000000000000099 kg (218 lb) 32 – (1982-10-23)23 October 1982
SF 30 Germany Wimberg, Jan-Niklas 70002040000000000002.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 700194000000000000094 kg (207 lb) 19 – (1996-02-11)11 February 1996
PF 32 Serbia Aleksandrov, Nemanja 70002100000000000002.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 7002102000000000000102 kg (225 lb) 28 – (1987-04-10)10 April 1987
C 34 Germany Neumann, Philipp 70002090000000000002.09 m (6 ft 10 in) 7002100000000000000100 kg (220 lb) 23 – (1992-02-20)20 February 1992
Head coach
  • Germany Mladen Drijencic
Assistant coach(es)
  • Germany Ralph Held
  • Germany Philipp Köchling

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Development player
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 15 April 2015


Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Reserve
C Adam Chubb Philip Neumann Leo Niebuhr
PF Nemanja Aleksandrov Robin Smeulders
SF Rickey Paulding Philip Zwiener Jan-Niklas Wimberg
SG Chris Kramer Julius Jenkins
PG Casper Ware Maurice Stuckey Dominic Lockhart
  • Injured Denotes injured player.

Season by season[edit]

Oldenburg fans (2014)
Season Tier League Pos. Postseason German Cup European competitions
2001–02 1 Bundesliga 12 Relegation playoffs Runner-up
2002–03 1 Bundesliga 6 Quarterfinalist
2003–04 1 Bundesliga 5 Quarterfinalist
2004–05 1 Bundesliga 7 Quarterfinalist
2005–06 1 Bundesliga 8 Quarterfinalist
2006–07 1 Bundesliga 9
2007–08 1 Bundesliga 3 Semifinalist
2008–09 1 Bundesliga 1 Champion 3 EuroChallenge – Last 16
2009–10 1 Bundesliga 5 Quarterfinalist Quarterfinalist 1 Euroleague – Regular season
2010–11 1 Bundesliga 6 Quarterfinalist Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup – First stage
2011–12 1 Bundesliga 10 Quarterfinalist 3 EuroChallenge – Last 16
2012–13 1 Bundesliga 2 Runner-up Quarterfinalist 3 EuroChallenge – Third place
2013–14 1 Bundesliga 4 Semifinalist Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup – Regular season
2014–15 1 Bundesliga 7 Quarterfinalist Champion 2 Eurocup – Regular season

Achievements[edit]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History
  2. ^ "2015-04-12 BAM-OLD". Beko-bbl.de. Retrieved 2015-04-14. 
  3. ^ EWE Baskets - Retired Numbers

External links[edit]