Basketball Nymburk

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Basketball Nymburk, also known as ERA Nymburk due to sponsorship reasons, is a professional basketball team that is based in the town of Nymburk. The club plays in the top-tier level professional Czech National League (NBL). Nymburk regularly plays in European competitions, as it last participated in the Basketball Champions League.

ERA Nymburk
ERA Nymburk logo
LeaguesNBL
Champions League
Founded1930; 91 years ago (1930)
HistorySK Železničáři
1939–1945
Sokol
1945–1950
Lokomotiva
1950–1998
BK GA Nymburk
1998–2002
BK ECM Nymburk
2002–2004
ČEZ Nymburk
2004–2019
ERA Nymburk
2019–present
ArenaSportovní centrum Nymburk
(international games at Královka Arena)
Capacity1,000 (Nymburk)
2,500 (Prague)
LocationNymburk, Czech Republic
Team colorsBlack, Orange, White
     
PresidentMiroslav Jansta
Head coachOren Amiel
Championships17 Czech Championships
14 Czech Cups
Websitebasket-nymburk.cz

Basketball Nymburk is by far the most important team in national league, as it has won every league title since 2003–04 season. It plays its domestic competitions in Sportovní centrum Nymburk and the international matches in Královka Arena in Prague.

HistoryEdit

ČEZ won the Czech National League championship, from 2004 to 2019, and has also played in several European-wide basketball competitions, including the European 2nd-tier level EuroCup. Some of the club's former players include Darius Washington, former NCAA champion and NBA player George Zidek, who is the team's current press speaker, and naturalized Czech player Maurice Whitfield.

TrophiesEdit

Champions (17): 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020[note 1]
Winners (14): 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Current rosterEdit

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

ČEZ Nymburk roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
G/F 3   Prewitt, Omar 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 26 – (1994-09-24)24 September 1994
C 4   Benda, Petr (C) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 39 – (1982-03-25)25 March 1982
SG 11   Harding, Jerrick 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 23 – (1998-04-13)13 April 1998
PF 20   Dalton, Hayden 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 24 – (1996-06-20)20 June 1996
PF 21   Kovář, Luboš 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 20 – (2000-11-10)10 November 2000
F 31   Kříž, Martin 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 27 – (1993-06-17)17 June 1993
C 33   Zimmerman, Stephen 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 24 – (1996-09-09)9 September 1996
SG 73   Rylich, František 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 19 – (2002-03-31)31 March 2002
SG 77   Hruban, Vojtěch 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 30 – (1990-05-29)29 May 1990
SG 94   Šafarčík, Petr 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 26 – (1994-05-13)13 May 1994
PG 98   Tůma, Jakub 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 22 – (1998-09-09)9 September 1998
PG   Obasohan, Retin 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 27 – (1993-07-06)6 July 1993
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Strength & conditioning coach(es)
  •   Ričardas Reimaris

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: October 24, 2020

Season by seasonEdit

 
Nymburk celebrating its 13th Cup victory in 2019
Season Tier League Pos. Czech Cup European competitions
2006–07 1 NBL 1st Winner 3 FIBA EuroCup RS
2007–08 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 ULEB Cup RS
2008–09 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 Eurocup RS
2009–10 1 NBL 1st Winner 2 Eurocup QF
2010–11 1 NBL 1st Winner 1 Euroleague QR1
2 Eurocup T16
2011–12 1 NBL 1st Winner 1 Euroleague QR3
2 Eurocup QF
2012–13 1 NBL 1st Winner 1 Euroleague QR2
2 Eurocup T16
2013–14 1 NBL 1st Winner 1 Euroleague QR1
2 Eurocup EF
2014–15 1 NBL 1st 1 Euroleague QR1
2 Eurocup R32
2015–16 1 NBL 1st 3 FIBA Europe Cup R32
2016–17 1 NBL 1st Winner 3 Champions League POQ
2017–18 1 NBL 1st Winner 3 Champions League R16

Notable playersEdit

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

Criteria

To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.

Head coachesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The 2019–20 NBL season was ended prematurely on 13 March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, Nymburk were named champions based on standings at that time.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kluby odhlasovaly konec ligy. Baráž se řeší" (in Czech). NBL.cz. 18 March 2019.

External linksEdit