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Strasbourg IG
Strasbourg IG logo
Nickname SIG
Leagues LNB Pro A
Basketball Champions League
Founded 1929
History Strasbourg
(1929–present)
Arena Rhénus Sport
Arena Capacity 6,200
Location Strasbourg, France
Team colors Red, Silver and White
              
President Martial Bellon
Head coach Vincent Collet
Championships 1 French Championship
1 Leaders Cup
1 Match des Champions
1 French Second Division
Website www.sigbasket.fr
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
Alternate

Strasbourg Illkirch-Graffenstaden Basket, most commonly known as SIG or simply Strasbourg, is a French professional basketball club that is based in Strasbourg. The club, founded in 1929, competes domestically in the French Pro A League, and internationally in the Basketball Champions League. The club's home games are played at Rhénus Sport. The players wear white and red uniforms.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1929, and reached the top-tier of French basketball for the first time in 1938.

Starting from the 2004–05 season, new head coach Éric Girard took over the team. In the regular season, SIG finished 3rd and Giard was named Coach of the Year. Strasbourg won the top-tier French League for the first time in the 2004–05 season. SIG beat its rival SLUC Nancy 72–68.

In the 2005–06 season, Strasbourg played in the Euroleague. The team had some outstanding results, as they beat top tier team Saski Baskonia. In the Pro A, the team was defeated by Nancy 1–2 in the Semi-finals.

In the 2006–07 season, the team wouldn't reach further than the Quarter-finals. After some down years, the team started to revived when Vincent Collet took over as head coach in 2012. The team reached the Pro A Finals for three straight years in 2013, 2014, 2015. Along with that, the team won the 2015 Leaders Cup and 2014–15 French Basketball Cup. Important players for the team were Antoine Diot and Louis Campbell, who won MVP Awards in the won competitions.

Arenas[edit]

The 6,200 seat Rhénus Sport has been used as the home arena of SIG for many years. In January 2017, the club announced their building plans for a new arena that is to be finished in 2020, that will accommodate 10,000 people.[1]

Rivalries[edit]

The Eastern Rivalry[edit]

The Eastern Derby is the name a match between Strasbourg IG and SLUC Nancy is given, because of its strong emotional history.

Budgets[edit]

According to Ligue Nationale de Basket guidelenies, SIG has to publish its budget for player salary each season.

Season Budget
2012–13 €5,700,000
2013–14 €6,500,000 Increase
2014–15 €5,900,000 Decrease
2015–16 €6,200,000 Increase
2016–17 €6,700,000 Increase

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Strasbourg IG roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
G 6 France Lacombe, Paul 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 26 – (1990-06-12)12 June 1990
SG 8 Poland Slaughter, A. J. 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 29 – (1987-08-03)3 August 1987
F 9 France Leloup, Jérémy 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 30 – (1987-01-31)31 January 1987
G/F 10 France Sy, Pape 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 29 – (1988-04-05)5 April 1988
PG 11 United States Walker, Erving 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 27 – (1990-01-17)17 January 1990
C 14 France Jaiteh, Mouhammadou 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 22 – (1994-11-27)27 November 1994
PF 16 France Cortale, Olivier 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 20 – (1997-03-16)16 March 1997
PG 22 France Ntilikina, Frank 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 18 – (1998-07-28)28 July 1998
PF 24 Republic of Macedonia Travis, Romeo 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 32 – (1984-12-10)10 December 1984
PF 33 Finland Murphy, Erik 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 26 – (1990-10-26)26 October 1990
PF 54 United States Howard, Matt 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 28 – (1989-01-23)23 January 1989
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: August 15, 2016

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Mouhammadou Jaiteh Matt Howard
PF Romeo Travis Erik Murphy Olivier Cortale
SF Pape Sy Jérémy Leloup
SG A.J. Slaughter Paul Lacombe
PG Erving Walker Frank Ntilikina

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason French Cup Leaders Cup European competitions
2006–07 1 Pro A 5 Quarterfinalist Round of 16 Quarterfinalist
2007–08 1 Pro A 12 Round of 16
2008–09 1 Pro A 8 Quarterfinalist Semifinalist Quarterfinalist
2009–10 1 Pro A 14 Round of 16 3 FIBA EuroChallenge
RS
2010–11 1 Pro A 11 Round of 32
2011–12 1 Pro A 10 Round of 16
2012–13 1 Pro A 2 Runner-up Quarterfinalist Runner-up
2013–14 1 Pro A 1 Runner-up Round of 32 Semifinalist 1 Euroleague RS
2 Eurocup L32
2014–15 1 Pro A 1 Runner-up Champion Champion 2 Eurocup L32
2015–16 1 Pro A 2 Runner-up Round of 16 Semifinalist 1 Euroleague RS
2 Eurocup
RU
2016–17 1 Pro A 3 Champions League PO

Honours[edit]

Winners (1): 2004–05
Winners (1): 2014–15
Runners-up (1): 1998–99
Winners (1): 2015
Runners-up (1): 2013
Winners (1): 2015
Winners (1): 1998–99

Notable players[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

Coach From To
France Vincent Collet
2011
2016
Finland Henrik Dettmann
2016
France Vincent Collet
2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La future Arena SIG Strasbourg dévoilée". Sigstrasbourg.fr. 30 January 2017. 

External links[edit]