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Apollon Lemesou Basketball (in Greek: Απόλλων), is a Cypriot professional basketball club based in Limassol, Cyprus. The club competes in the Cypriot League. The president of the team is Dimitris Michail and the current manager is Giorgos Diplaros. The basketball team is administer by Apollon Lemesou Basketball Ltd.

Apollon Lemesou Basketball Club
LeaguesCypriot Championship
Founded1967; 52 years ago (1967)
History1967–present
ArenaApollon Arena
(capacity: 1,700)
LocationLimassol, Cyprus
Team colorsBlue and white
PresidentDimitris Michail
Head coachAntonis Constantinides
ChampionshipsCypriot Cup (1):
2002
Cypriot Super Cup (1):
2005
WebsiteOfficial website
Uniforms

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HistoryEdit

Apollon Lemesou BC was founded in 1967 and is from the founding members of Cyprus Basketball Federation. From then the team participates regularly in the Cyprus Basketball Division A. The unique titles in the history of department, are a cup in 2002 and a Super Cup in 2004.

Apollon Lemesou BC won the cup against Apoel with a score of 76-69 in Nicosia. Over 1,500 fans traveled to Nicosia.

League positionsEdit

Season Tier Division Pos. Cypriot Cup European competitions
1991–92 1 Division A 4th
1993–94 1 Division A 5th
1997–98 1 Division A 8th
1998–99 1 Division A 2nd
1999–00 1 Division A 2nd 3 Korać Cup 3R
2000–01 1 Division A 2nd 3 Korać Cup 2R
2001–02 1 Division A 3rd Champion 3 Korać Cup 1R
2002–03 1 Division A 3rd
2003–04 1 Division A 4th Runner-up
2004–05 1 Division A 4th
2005–06 1 Division A 4th 4 EuroCup Challenge R16
2006–07 1 Division A 5th 4 EuroCup Challenge SF
2007–08 1 Division A 7th
2008–09 1 Division A 3rd
2009–10 1 Division A 5th
2010–11 1 Division A 5th
2011–12 1 Division A 3rd
2012–13 1 Division A 5th 3 EuroChallenge RS
2013–14 1 Division A 3rd Champion
2014–15 1 Division A 5th
2015–16 1 Division A 4th
2016–17 1 Division A 6th

League achievementsEdit

Cup achievementsEdit

European cups achievementsEdit

European cupsEdit

  • 1999–00: Korać Cup
  • 2000–01: Korać Cup: lost to   Hemofarm Vršac in eliminations
  • 2001–02: Korać Cup
  • 2002–03: FIBA Regional Challenge Final 4
  • 2003–04: FIBA Europe Cup: took 2nd place (2-2) in Group D of South Conference
  • 2004–05: FIBA Europe Cup: took 3rd place (1-3) in Conference South Group C
  • 2005–06: EuroCup Challenge: took 1st place (3-1) in Group G, lost to   Khimik in 1/8 Finals
  • 2006–07: Europe Cup Challenge: took 1st place (4-2) in Group A, lost to   Samara 77-75, 50-76 in the Semifinals
  • 2012–13: EuroChallenge: took 4th place (1–5) in Group G

RosterEdit

Pizza Express Primetel Apollon Roster
Players Coaches
Pos. Νο. Nat. Name Ht.
PG 0   Evans, Mo 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
C 1   Ogunyemi, Javion 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
PG 2   Iliadis, Polys 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
C 4   Elliot, Devonte 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
PG 6   Iliadis, Stefanos 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
SF 8   Stylianou, Giorgos 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
G 11   Tompazos, Artemis 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
SG 12   Pantouris, Grigoris (C) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
SF 22   Naylor, Cameron 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
G 24   Ioannidis, Marios 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
SG 29   Redikas, Dovydas 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
PF 35   Harper, Travon 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain

Notable playersEdit

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Notable managersEdit

External linksEdit