Soles de Mexicali

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Soles de Mexicali
Soles de Mexicali logo
Founded 2005
History Soles de Mexicali
Arena Auditorio del Estado
Location Mexicali, Baja California
Team colors Orange, black and white
President Carlos Cota Arce
Head coach Iván Eduardo Déniz O'Donnell
Affiliation(s) None
Championships 3 (2006, 2014-15, 2017-18)
Conference titles 0
Division titles 0
Retired numbers 0

The Soles de Mexicali (Mexicali Suns in English) is a Mexican professional basketball team based in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico playing in the Northern Division of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP). The team was founded in 2005, and has established as one of Mexico's youngest and most successful basketball francises. They currently play their home games in the Auditorio del Estado and are getting their home auditorium remodeled to match their recent title.

After only 2 years of existence, the team won their first national championship against the Halcones UV Xalapa. As of 2008, the Soles are the current runners-up of the LNBP.

International tournaments[edit]

The Soles have represented Mexico in some renowned and important international basketball competitions in such as the Harlem Week Basketball in the Netherlands.

On December 4, 2007, Soles de Mexicali was one of the 16 teams to participate in the first annual FIBA Americas League in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico that ended on February 9, 2008. The Soles gave an impressive performance ending in second place while Argentina's Peñarol Mar del Plata came in first.

2008-2009 Season[edit]

They defeated Lobos Universidad de Coahuila (U. de C.) to advance to the Final Eight.

In the Final Eight they defeated Dorados de Chihuahua in 6 games to advance to the Zona Norte Finals (Final Four).

On February 23, 2009, they will play Tecos de U.A. de G. in the Zona Norte Final, they will need win 4 of 7 games.




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