Franca Basquetebol Clube

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Franca Basquetebol Clube
Franca Basquetebol Clube logo
LeaguesNBB
Americas League
Founded10 May 1959; 60 years ago (1959-05-10)
ArenaGinásio Pedrocão
Capacity7,500
LocationFranca, São Paulo state, Brazil
PresidentLuís Aurélio Prior
Head coachHelio Rubens Filho
Championships4 Pan American Club Championships
6 South American Club Championships
11 Brazilian Championships
Websitefrancabasquete.com.br

Franca Basquetebol Clube (English: Franca Basketball Club), also known as Sesi/Franca for sponsorship reasons, is a Brazilian men's professional basketball club that is based in Franca, São Paulo state. It was founded on May 10, 1959. The club won the South American Club Championship six times.

History[edit]

The club was a two-time FIBA Intercontinental Cup runner-up: in 1975 (as Esporte Clube Amazonas Franca), and in 1980 (as Associação Atlética Francana).[1]

Achievements and honors[edit]

Worldwide[edit]

Latin America[edit]

Continental[edit]

National[edit]

  • Brazilian Championship
    • Champions (11): 1971, 1974, 1975, 1980, 1981 (II), 1990, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999 (record)
    • Runners-up (9): 1979, 1981 (I), 1982, 1986, 1989, 1994, 2007, 2011, 2019
  • Super 8 Cup
    • Runners-up (1): 2018

Regional[edit]

  • São Paulo State Championship
    • Champions (13): 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1997, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2018, 2019
    • Runners-up (13): 1964, 1970, 1971, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2008, 2017

Current roster[edit]

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

Franca roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG Uruguay Parodi, Luciano 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 25 – (1994-02-16)16 February 1994
SG Argentina Schattman, Leonel 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
PG 2 Brazil Borges, Adyel 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 17 – (2002-03-17)17 March 2002
F/C 3 Brazil Santos, Marcio 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 17 – (2002-11-02)2 November 2002
G 5 Brazil Corazza, Elinho 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 29 – (1989-12-27)27 December 1989
C 6 Brazil Big, Adriano 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 143 kg (315 lb) 24 – (1995-03-31)31 March 1995
PG 8 Brazil de Oliveira, Jean Lucas 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 18 – (2001-05-15)15 May 2001
PF 9 Brazil Dias, Lucas 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 24 – (1995-07-06)6 July 1995
C 11 Brazil Marília, Edu 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 17 – (2001-12-28)28 December 2001
F/C 15 Brazil Cipolini, Lucas 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 108 kg (238 lb) 33 – (1986-06-14)14 June 1986
G/F 18 Brazil de Oliveira, Jimmy 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 29 – (1990-04-11)11 April 1990
SF 21 Brazil França, Gui 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 19 – (2000-02-06)6 February 2000
C 23 Brazil Rosa, Augusto 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 101 kg (223 lb) 18 – (2000-12-04)4 December 2000
C 30 Brazil Hettsheimeir, Rafael 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 125 kg (276 lb) 33 – (1986-06-16)16 June 1986
SF 31 Brazil Batista, Lucas 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 18 – (2001-08-31)31 August 2001
PG 32 United States Jackson, David 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 37 – (1982-08-12)12 August 1982
SF 33 Brazil Abreu, Guilherme 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 20 – (1999-06-02)2 June 1999
Head coach
Team manager

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 11 July 2019

Notable players[edit]

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

Head coaches[edit]

  • Brazil Pedro "Pedrocão" Morilla Fuentes: (1959–1981)
  • Brazil Hélio Rubens: (1981–2000)
  • Brazil Daniel Abrão Wattfy: (2000–2004)
  • Brazil Marco Aurélio "Chuí" Pegolo dos Santos: (2004–2005)
  • Brazil Hélio Rubens: (2005–2012)
  • Brazil Lula Ferreira: (2012–2016)
  • Brazil Helinho: (2016–present)

Official club names[edit]

The club adopted several different names during its history:[2]

  • Clube dos Bagres (1959–1971)
  • Emmanuel Franca Esporte Clube (1972–1974)
  • Esporte Clube Amazonas Franca (1975–1977)
  • Associação Atlética Francana (1977–1984)
  • Associação Francana de Basquetebol (1984–1988)
  • Ravelli Franca Basquetebol (1988–1991)
  • Franca Basquetebol Clube (1992–)

Since the foundation of Franca Basquetebol Clube (the club's current form), in 1992, the club has regularly changed its name according to its name sponsor:

  • All Star/Franca (1992)
  • Satierf/Sabesp/Franca (1993)
  • Cosesp/Franca (1994)
  • Cougar/Franca (1996)
  • Marathon/Franca (1997–2000)
  • Unimed/Franca (2000–2001)
  • Franca Basquetebol Clube (2001–2004, 2015-)*
  • Franca/Petrocrystal/Ferracini (2004–2005)
  • Franca/Mariner/Unimed (2005–2006)
  • Unimed/Franca (2006–2008)
  • Vivo/Franca (2008–2015)
  • Sesi/Franca (2017–)

* Without an official sponsor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Agonia de campeão: Franca pode ficar fora dos playoffs e Paulista" (in Portuguese). Gazeta Esportiva.Net. Archived from the original on December 16, 2006. Retrieved November 27, 2008.
  2. ^ "A história do basquetebol masculino francano" (in Portuguese). EFDeportes.com. Retrieved November 27, 2008.

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