Nanterre 92

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Nanterre 92
Nanterre 92 logo
LeaguesPro A
EuroCup
Founded1927; 93 years ago (1927)
HistoryJSF Nanterre
1927–2016
Nanterre 92
2016–present
ArenaPalais des Sports
(occasional home games in Halle Georges Carpentier)
Capacity3,000
LocationNanterre, France
Team colorsGreen and White
   
PresidentJean Donnadieu
Head coachPascal Donnadieu
Championships1 FIBA Europe Cup
1 FIBA EuroChallenge
1 French Championship
2 French Cups
1 French Second Division
2 Match des Champions
Websitejsfnanterre.com

Nanterre 92 is a professional basketball club from the city of Nanterre (a western suburb of Paris), France. The club plays in the top-tier level basketball league in France, the Pro A, since 2011. Founded in 2011 as JSF Nanterre, the club plays its home games in the Palais des Sports, which has a capacity of 3,000 people. The honor list of Nanterre includes one French championship and two French Cup titles as well as a FIBA Europe Cup championship.

History[edit]

Nanterre 92 played in the French 2nd Division, for the first time, in the 2004–05 season. In 2007, the club made it to the finals of the French Cup. In 2011, the club won the French 2nd Division championship, and got promoted to the top national domestic level French League.

In the 2012–13 French League season, after finishing in the eighth position of the regular season, Nanterre 92 won its first top-tier national domestic title, and thus qualified to play in the European-wide top-tier level EuroLeague, in the 2013–14 season.

In the French League 2013–14 season, Nanterre didn't manage to reach the league's playoffs, after finishing 10th in the Pro A regular season. Despite the disappointment in the national league competition, Nanterre 92 won the French Cup title that season. They beat SLUC Nancy Basket, by a score of 55–50, in the Cup's Final. In the French Leaders Cup, Nanterre 92 also reached the Cup Final, but lost to Le Mans Sarthe Basket. Nanterre also made its debut in the EuroLeague that season.

To start the 2014–15 season, Nanterre won the Match des Champions (French Super Cup). On April 26, 2015, Nanterre won its first European-wide trophy. In the 2015, EuroChallenge Final, it beat Trabzsonspor, 63–64, on a buzzer-beater by T.J. Campbell.[1]

In February 2016, the team's name was changed from JSF Nanterre, to Nanterre 92.[2]

Arenas[edit]

Nanterre 92 plays it home French League national domestic league games, and home EuroCup games, at the 3,000 seat Palais des Sports Maurice Thorez. For home EuroLeague games, when the club played in that competition, in the 2013–14 season, they used the Halle Georges Carpentier, which has a capacity of 5,009 seats for basketball.

On 11 March, 2018, Nanterre 92 beat ASVEL Basket, by a score of 81–80, in a French League 2017–18 season game, which was held at the U Arena. The game had an attendance of 15,220, which was the highest attendance of any game in the French League's history.[3]

Logos[edit]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. French Cup Leaders Cup European competitions
2006–07 2 Pro B 5th Runner-up
2007–08 2 Pro B 7th Semifinalist
2008–09 2 Pro B 9th Round of 32
2009–10 2 Pro B 6th Round of 16
2010–11 2 Pro B 1st Round of 32
2011–12 1 Pro A 11th Round of 16
2012–13 1 Pro A 1st Runner-up
2013–14 1 Pro A 10th Champion Runner-up 1 Euroleague RS
2 Eurocup EF
2014–15 1 Pro A 5th 3 EuroChallenge C
2015–16 1 Pro A 8th Semifinalist Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup RS
2016–17 1 Pro A 6th Champion Semifinalist 3 FIBA Europe Cup C
2017–18 1 Pro A 7th Semifinalist 2 Champions League R16
2018–19 1 Pro A 4th 2 Champions League QF
2019–20[a] 1 Pro A 7th 2 EuroCup
RS
  1. ^ The 2019–20 season was canceleld prematurely because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trophies[edit]

Domestic[edit]

French League

French Cup

French Super Cup

  • Winners (2): 2014, 2017
  • Runners-up (1): 2013

French League 2

  • Champion (1): 2010–11

European[edit]

FIBA Europe Cup

FIBA EuroChallenge

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

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

Nanterre 92 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 1 Canada Berhanemeskel, Johnny 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 27 – (1992-10-30)30 October 1992
G 2 United States Buycks, Dwight 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 31 – (1989-03-06)6 March 1989
SG 3 France Fortas, Florian 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 20 – (2000-02-06)6 February 2000
PF 7 France Fevrier, Ivan 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 21 – (1999-02-08)8 February 1999
SF 8 France Bouquet, Damien 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 26 – (1994-06-19)19 June 1994
SG 10 France Cordinier, Isaïa 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 23 – (1996-11-28)28 November 1996
F/C 11 France Guinea Kaba, Alpha 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 103 kg (227 lb) 24 – (1996-01-29)29 January 1996
PF 14 United States Conklin, Brian 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 31 – (1989-09-05)5 September 1989
SF 22 France Dussoulier, Lucas 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 24 – (1996-07-27)27 July 1996
PF 33 United States Stone, Tyler 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 29 – (1991-09-08)8 September 1991
PG 69 United States Warren, Chris 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 32 – (1988-10-22)22 October 1988
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • France Vincent Dziagwa

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: October 2, 2020

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Brian Conklin Alpha Kaba
PF Devin Oliver Tyler Stone
SF Isaïa Cordinier Damien Bouquet
SG Dwight Buycks Johnny Berhanemeskel
PG Chris Warren Mehdy Ngouama Anthony da Silva

Notable players[edit]

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Head coaches[edit]

References[edit]

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