Libertas Livorno

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Libertas Livorno was an Italian professional basketball team based in Livorno, Tuscany.

History[edit]

Established in 1947, the side played in the first division Serie A from 1959 to 1968 , in 1970-71 and again from 1981 to 1994 (with one season in the second division Serie A2. Merging with another Livorno side, Pallacanestro Livorno under the Libertas name, the side went bankrupt in 1994.

Another Livorno side Basket Livorno represented the city in the Serie A afterwards before itself filing bankruptcy. Libertas Liburnia Livorno, playing in the regional Serie C, is the symbolic heir to the side but was founded in 2004 with a new affiliation to the Italian federation.[1]

Sponsorship names[edit]

Throughout the years, due to sponsorship, the club has been known as :

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Masini, Andrea (14 May 2015). "Canestri, palestre e nomi: il ribaltone della storia" [Baskets, gyms and names: rolling back the years]. IlTirreno.it (in Italian). Retrieved 23 August 2015. 

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