West-Brabant Giants

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WCAA Giants
WCAA Giants logo
Nickname Giants
Founded 2003
Dissolved 2011
Arena Sporthal de Boulevard
Arena Capacity 900
Location Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
Team colors Maroon, White
         
Website westbrabantgiants.nl
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


West-Brabant Giants was a Dutch professional basketball club based in Bergen op Zoom. The club was established in 2003 and dissolved in 2011. The team played its games at Sporthal de Boulevard and its main colors were red and white.

History[edit]

The club was established in 2003 and was called Fun 4 All, for sponsorship reasons.[1] The club entered the Dutch Basketball League, and ended 10th in the regular season. The next season the club was named the Myleasecar Giants,[2] and the team reached the play-offs for the first time in its history. From 2005 till 2007 the club had the name Polynorm Giants,[3] in these seasons the Giants made the postseason once. In 2008 and 2009 the Giants were semi-finalist in the play-offs. In 2010 the club had its best season, under the name Giants the team reached the Dutch finals. In the best-of-seven play-off series the Giants lost 4-1 to the GasTerra Flames from Groningen. After a season in which the Giants were quarterfinalists, the club was dissolved on September 9, 2011.[4]

Notable players[edit]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Dutch Cup
2003–04 1 DBL 10th
2004–05 1 DBL 4th
2005–06 1 DBL 9th
2006–07 1 DBL 7th
2007–08 1 DBL 3rd
2008–09 1 DBL 4th
2009–10 1 DBL 2nd Semifinalist
2010–11 1 DBL 6th Runner-up

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wijnand Nijs. "Fun 4 All is club én sponsor". Rparticles.kobala.nl. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  2. ^ Wijnand Nijs. "Fun 4 All verandert in Myleasecar.nl/Giants". Rparticles.kobala.nl. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  3. ^ Wijnand Nijs. "Polynorm hoofdsponsor van Giants". Rparticles.kobala.nl. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  4. ^ "Reusachtige klap voor Bergen op Zoom". Villamedia.nl. Retrieved 2014-02-03.