Orléans Loiret Basket

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Orléans Loiret Basket
Orléans Loiret Basket logo
Leagues Pro B
Founded 1993; 25 years ago (1993)
History Entente Orléanaise Loiret
Orléans Loiret Basket
Arena Palais des Sports
Arena Capacity 3,222
Location Orléans, France
Team colors Maroon, Gold
President Christophe Dupont
Head coach François Peronnet
Championships 1 Pro B Championship
1 French Cup
Website Official Website

Orléans Loiret Basket, formerly known as Entente Orléanaise and Entente Orléanaise 45 Loiret, is a professional basketball club that is based in the city of Orléans, France. "45" is the number of the Loiret department. The club plays in the French Pro A League.


Entente Orléanaise was founded in 1993. The club was the French Cup runner-up and the French Pro B League champion in 2006. Orléans Loiret Basket competed in the French Pro A League for the first time in the 2006-07 season. In 2009 and 2010, the club was the French La Semaine des As Cup runner-up. In 2010, the club won the French Cup, which was the first national cup title win in their history.


The club's home arena for domestic matches is the Palais des Sports; for matches that require a larger capacity (such as Euroleague and Eurocup games) the club plays their home games at Zénith d'Orléans.


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

Orléans Loiret roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PF 7 Bosnia and Herzegovina Miralem Halilović 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 103 kg (227 lb) 26 – (1991-07-22)22 July 1991
PG 6 United States Kyle McAlarney 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 30 – (1987-07-07)7 July 1987
C 13 Seychelles Abdel Kader Sylla 27 – (1990-04-10)10 April 1990
F 14 France Georgi Joseph 35 – (1982-11-23)23 November 1982
F 15 United States Marcellus Sommerville 35 – (1982-02-21)21 February 1982
F 24 Senegal Antoine Mendy 34 – (1983-08-16)16 August 1983
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 21.11.2017.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. French Cup European competitions
2009–10 1 Pro A 6th Champions 1 Euroleague RS
2010–11 1 Pro A 11th 3 EuroChallenge RS
2011–12 1 Pro A 3rd
2012–13 1 Pro A 10th 2 Eurocup RS
2013–14 1 Pro A 9th
2014–15 1 Pro A 16th
2015–16 1 Pro A 11th
2016–17 1 Pro A 17th



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.

Notable coaches[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either:

- Won an award or title as head coach of a professional team.
- Coached at least one match as head coach of a national team.

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