Kapfenberg Bulls

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Kapfenberg Bulls
Kapfenberg Bulls logo
Leagues Austrian Basketball Bundesliga,
FIBA Europe Cup
Founded 1976; 41 years ago (1976)
History Kapfenberg Bulls
(1976–present)
Arena Sporthalle Walfersam
Arena Capacity 1,000
Location Kapfenberg, Austria
President Karl Thaller
Head coach Michael Schrittwieser
Championships 5 Austrian Championships
2 Austrian Cups
3 Austrian Supercups
Website www.ece-bulls.com
Uniforms


Kapfenberg Bulls, for sponsorships reasons named ece Bulls Kapfenberg, is a professional basketball club that is based in Kapfenberg, which is a town in Styria, a state of Austria.

History[edit]

Since 1991, the Kapfenberg Bulls have played in the Österreichische Basketball Bundesliga, the highest Austrian professional basketball league. Between 2001 and 2004, the club had its most successful era, with 4 national domestic league championships in a row. They won their last national title in 2007 (Austrian Basketball Cup). In 2009, they came in third in the Central European Basketball League, which is the best result of an Austrian basketball team in an international tournament.

In 2017, the Kapfenberg Bulls conquered its fifth national domestic league championship, 13 years after their previous one.

Honors[edit]

2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2017
2007, 2014
2002, 2003, 2014

Season by season[edit]

Season Domestic competitions Cup competitions European competitions
Tier League Pos. Cup Supercup Tier League Result
2000–01
1
ABL 1st Runner–up
3
Korać Cup
2001–02
1
ABL 1st Runner–up
2002–03
1
ABL 1st Semfinalist Champion
2003–04
1
ABL 1st Semfinalist Champion
2
ULEB Cup Regular season
2004–05
1
ABL 3rd Runner–up Runner–up
2
ULEB Cup Regular season
2005–06
1
ABL 3rd Quarterfinalist
4
EuroCup Challenge Regular season
2006–07
1
ABL 5th Champion
2007–08
1
ABL 5th Last 16 Runner–up
2008–09
1
ABL 5th Quarterfinalist
2009–10
1
ABL 4th Runner–up
2010–11
1
ABL 6th
2011–12
1
ABL 3rd
2012–13
1
ABL 4th
2013–14
1
ABL 2nd Champion

Notable players[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either: played at least one season for the club, set a club record or won an individual award while at the club, played at least one official international match for their national team at any time or performed very successfully during period in the club or at later/previous stages of his career.

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