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Unitri Uberlândia
Unitri Uberlândia logo
Leagues NBB
Founded 1998; 19 years ago (1998)
Arena Arena Tancredo Neves
(capacity: 6,000)
Ginásio Homero Santos
(capacity: 3,000)
Location Uberlândia, Brazil
Team colors White, Blue and Red
President Brazil Wellington Salgado
Head coach Argentina Carlos Romano
Championships 1 Brazilian Basketball League
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Uberlândia Tênis Clube is a Brazilian basketball team from Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is also known as Unitri/Uberlândia, due to a partnership with the university Unitri, located in Uberlândia. Unitri/Uberlândia is one of the teams of Novo Basquete Brasil, the Brazilian basketball league.[1]


Unitri/Uberlândia was founded in 1998 with the arrival of the coach Ary Vidal and since its foundation, the team receives financial support from the university Unitri. In 2004, the team from Minas Gerais won its first title earned his first win in Campeonato Brasileiro de Basquete, after a series against Flamengo, by 3–0. In 2005, when Uberlândia defended its national title, the team was defeated by Telemar/Rio de Janeiro, where the forward Marcelinho Machado played. Two years later, Unitri was eliminated in semifinal series by Franca. In the 2010–2011 and 2011–2012 NBB's seasons the team was defeated in quarterfinal series, by Brasília and Flamengo respectively.


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

Unitri Uberlândia roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht.
F/C 3 United States Mims, O'Neal 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
G 4 Brazil Silva, Rafael 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
G 5 Brazil Lima, Hélio 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
G 7 Brazil Parisotto, Ícaro 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
F 8 Brazil Xavier, Luan 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
G 9 United States Brown, Caleb 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
G/F 11 Uruguay Taboada, Emilio 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
C 12 Brazil Miranda, Leandro 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
F 14 Brazil Silva, Olintho 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
C 15 Brazil dos Santos, Douglas 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 20 Brazil Gruber, Luis 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
G/F 22 Brazil Parisotto, Audrei 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
F/C 23 Brazil Silva, Rodrigo César 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
F 25 Brazil Teló, Vinícius 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
C 26 Brazil Leichtweis, Renan 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)
F 32 Brazil Zanini, Ricardo 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Brazil José Ricardo Lima

  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 2015-02-24





  • Minas Gerais state league:
    • Winners (13): 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013


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