MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg

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MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg
MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg logo
Leagues Basketball Bundesliga
Basketball Champions League
Founded 1960
History See Names
Arena Arena Ludwigsburg
Arena Capacity 5,325
Location Ludwigsburg, Germany
Team colors Yellow, Dark Grey
         
President Alexander Reil
Head coach John Patrick
Championships None
Website mhp-riesen-ludwigsburg.de
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours
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MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg is a basketball club based in Ludwigsburg, Germany that plays in the Basketball Bundesliga as well as in the Basketball Champions League. Their home arena is Arena Ludwigsburg starting in 2009, after moving from Rundsporthalle Ludwigsburg.

History[edit]

When the team was founded in 1960, it was founded as the basketball section of multi-sports club DJK Ludwigsburg. In the 1979–80 season, the team promoted for the first time to the highest tier, the Basketball Bundesliga.

In 2008, Ludwigsburg reached the German Cup Final for the first time, but lost to Artland Dragons, 60–74.

Sponsorship names[edit]

Due to sponsorship reasons, the team has known various names in its history.

Years Name[1]
1960–1970 DJK Ludwigsburg
1970–1987 Spvgg 07 Ludwigsburg
1987 BG Ludwigsburg
1987–2012 BSG Basket Ludwigsburg
2012 EnBW Ludwigsburg
2012–2014 Neckar RIESEN Ludwigsburg
2014–present MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg

Current roster[edit]

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

MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 1 United States Kennedy, DJ 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 27 – (1989-11-05)5 November 1989
PG 2 United States Hammonds, Clifford 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 31 – (1985-12-18)18 December 1985
SG 3 United States Cotton, Tekele 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 23 – (1993-05-27)27 May 1993
PG 4 Germany McCray, David 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 30 – (1986-11-06)6 November 1986
SF 6 United States Martin, Kelvin 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 27 – (1989-09-10)10 September 1989
PF 12 Germany Breunig, Martin 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 25 – (1992-02-18)18 February 1992
SG 15 United States Gonzalvez, David 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 29 – (1987-10-29)29 October 1987
C 21 United States Boone, Jason 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 115 kg (254 lb) 31 – (1985-10-08)8 October 1985
C 22 Germany Prahst, Eyke 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 101 kg (223 lb) 19 – (1997-07-03)3 July 1997
PF 32 Germany Thiemann, Johannes 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 23 – (1994-02-09)9 February 1994
SF 33 Germany Toppert, Chad 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 31 – (1985-11-11)11 November 1985
PG 35 Germany Loesing, Brad 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 27 – (1989-10-09)9 October 1989
C 45 United States Cooley, Jack 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 112 kg (247 lb) 26 – (1991-04-04)4 April 1991
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Germany Benjamin Pantoudis

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 28 October 2016

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason German Cup European competitions
1985–86 2 2. BBL 1 Promoted
1986–87 1 Bundesliga 10
1987–88 1 Bundesliga 8
1988–89 1 Bundesliga 6
1989–90 1 Bundesliga 7 3 Korać Cup
R1
1990–91 1 Bundesliga 7 3 Korać Cup
R2
1991–92 1 Bundesliga 1 Semifinalist 3 Korać Cup
R3
1992–93 1 Bundesliga 3 Semifinalist 3 Korać Cup
R32
1993–94 1 Bundesliga 5 Relegation playoffs 3 Korać Cup
R1
1994–95 1 Bundesliga 5 Relegation playoffs
1995–96 1 Bundesliga 12 Relegation playoffs
1996–97 1 Bundesliga 14 Relegated
1997–98 2 2. BBL 5
1998–99 2 2. BBL 2
1999–00 3 Regionalliga 1 Promoted
2000–01 2 2. BBL 5
2001–02 2 2. BBL 1 Promoted
2002–03 1 Bundesliga 12
2003–04 1 Bundesliga 13
2004–05 1 Bundesliga 8 Quarterfinalist Third position
2005–06 1 Bundesliga 6 Quarterfinalist
2006–07 1 Bundesliga 2 Runner-up Third position
2007–08 1 Bundesliga 13 Runner-up 2 ULEB Cup
RS
2008–09 1 Bundesliga 11
2009–10 1 Bundesliga 11
2010–11 1 Bundesliga 9
2011–12 1 Bundesliga 16
2012–13 1 Bundesliga 17 Relegated
2013–14 1 Bundesliga 8 Quarterfinalist
2014–15 1 Bundesliga 8 Quarterfinalist
2015–16 1 Bundesliga 5 Quarterfinalist Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup
R32
2016–17 1 Bundesliga 8 Semifinalist 3 Champions League
QF

Notable players[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either:
  • Set a club record or won an individual award as a professional player.
  • Played at least one official international match for his senior national team or one NBA game at any time.

References[edit]

External links[edit]