MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg

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MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg
MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg logo
Leagues Basketball Bundesliga
Champions League
Founded 1960; 57 years ago (1960)
Arena Arena Ludwigsburg
Arena Capacity 5,325
Location Ludwigsburg, Germany
Team colors Yellow, Dark Grey
         
President Alexander Reil
Head coach John Patrick
Website mhp-riesen-ludwigsburg.de
Uniforms


MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg is a professional basketball club that is based in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The club plays in the Basketball Bundesliga, as well as in the Basketball Champions League.

History[edit]

When the team was founded in 1960, it was founded as the basketball section of multi-sports club DJK Ludwigsburg. In the 1979–80 season, the team promoted for the first time to the highest tier, the Basketball Bundesliga.

In 2008, Ludwigsburg reached the German Cup Final for the first time, but lost to Artland Dragons, 60–74.

Arenas[edit]

Ludwigsburg's home arena, since 2009, is Arena Ludwigsburg, after they moved from Rundsporthalle Ludwigsburg.

Sponsorship names[edit]

Due to sponsorship reasons, the team has known various names in its history.

Years Name[1]
1960–1970 DJK Ludwigsburg
1970–1987 Spvgg 07 Ludwigsburg
1987 BG Ludwigsburg
1987–2012 BSG Basket Ludwigsburg
2012 EnBW Ludwigsburg
2012–2014 Neckar RIESEN Ludwigsburg
2014–present MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg

Logos[edit]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. German Cup European competitions
1985–86 2 2. BBL 1st
1986–87 1 Bundesliga 10th
1987–88 1 Bundesliga 8th
1988–89 1 Bundesliga 6th
1989–90 1 Bundesliga 7th 3 Korać Cup R1
1990–91 1 Bundesliga 7th 3 Korać Cup R2
1991–92 1 Bundesliga 1st 3 Korać Cup R3
1992–93 1 Bundesliga 3rd 3 Korać Cup R32
1993–94 1 Bundesliga 5th 3 Korać Cup R1
1994–95 1 Bundesliga 5th
1995–96 1 Bundesliga 12th
1996–97 1 Bundesliga 14th
1997–98 2 2. BBL 5th
1998–99 2 2. BBL 2nd
1999–00 3 Regionalliga 1st
2000–01 2 2. BBL 5th
2001–02 2 2. BBL 1st
2002–03 1 Bundesliga 12th
2003–04 1 Bundesliga 13th
2004–05 1 Bundesliga 8th Third position
2005–06 1 Bundesliga 6th
2006–07 1 Bundesliga 2nd Third position
2007–08 1 Bundesliga 13th Runner-up 2 ULEB Cup RS
2008–09 1 Bundesliga 11th
2009–10 1 Bundesliga 11th
2010–11 1 Bundesliga 9th
2011–12 1 Bundesliga 16th
2012–13 1 Bundesliga 17th
2013–14 1 Bundesliga 8th
2014–15 1 Bundesliga 8th
2015–16 1 Bundesliga 6th 2 Eurocup R32
2016–17 1 Bundesliga 8th Semifinalist 3 Champions League QF

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

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

MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age From
G 0 United States Walkup, Thomas 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 24 – (1992-12-30)30 December 1992
F 1 United States Evans, Dwayne 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 25 – (1992-01-24)24 January 1992
PG 3 United States Johnson, Kerron 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 26 – (1990-12-14)14 December 1990
PG 4 Germany McCray, David 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 31 – (1986-11-06)6 November 1986
F 5 United States Sears, Justin 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 23 – (1994-01-03)3 January 1994
PG 6 Germany Herzog, Lukas 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 16 – (2001-09-10)10 September 2001
PG 7 Germany Geske, Niklas 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 23 – (1994-04-13)13 April 1994
G 9 Croatia Jelovcic, Matej 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 18 – (1998-12-14)14 December 1998
G 10 Canada Peter-McNeilly, Adika 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 24 – (1993-04-17)17 April 1993
F 11 United States Johnson, Xavier 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 24 – (1993-01-08)8 January 1993
SF 12 Germany Koch, Florian 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 25 – (1992-05-26)26 May 1992
SF 14 Germany Emanga, Quirin 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 17 – (2000-10-03)3 October 2000
PF 19 United States Waleskowski, Adam 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 109 kg (240 lb) 35 – (1982-11-19)19 November 1982
SF 23 United States Cook, Elgin 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 24 – (1993-01-15)15 January 1993
PF 32 Germany Thiemann, Johannes 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 23 – (1994-02-09)9 February 1994
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Germany Benjamin Pantoudis

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 28 October 2016

Notable players[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]