Lugano Tigers

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Lugano Tigers
Lugano Tigers logo
Leagues LNBA
Founded 1981
History FV Lugano
1981–1999
Lugano Snakes
1999–2003
Lugano Tigers
2003–present
Arena La Resega
Location Lugano, Switzerland
President Alessandro Cedraschi
Vice-president(s) Riccardo Braglia
Head coach Jean-Marc Jaumin
Championships 6 LNBA
4 Swiss Cup
1 League Cup
Website http://luganobasket.ch/
Uniforms
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Away jersey
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The Lugano Tigers are a Swiss professional basketball club that is based in Lugano, Switzerland. The club competes in the Swiss League.

History[edit]

Founded in 1981 with the merging of Federal Lugano and AS Viganello, FV Lugano won the first Swiss cup in 1982. In 1999 FV Lugano became the Lugano Snakes, the Snakes would win three Swiss championships, two Swiss cups and appear in the 2000-2001 Euroleague. In 2003 financial failure would see the Snakes become the Tigers. Lugano would win the Swiss championship in 2006 and finish a close second place in the next two season before winning the Swiss championship again in 2010. During the 2010-2011 season the Tigers would play in the 2010-2011 Eurochallenge tournament on their way to winning the national championship, Swiss cup, and the league cup..

Championships[edit]

2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2011
  • Swiss Cup: 4
1982, 2001, 2002, 2011
  • League Cup: 1
2011

Notable players[edit]

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