CE Lleida Bàsquet

Club Esportiu Ciutat i Provincia de Lleida Basquetbol is a professional basketball team based in Lleida, Catalonia, Spain and plays in the Barris Nord, in LEB Oro league. The club born in the summer of 1997 like a need of unify the basketball in Lleida, with the origin of Maristes team, that played in the Second National Division. The team spend two seasons in the EBA League linked by Bàsquet Manresa and under the name of Baró de Maials. Caprabo Lleida (the new name of the team) jump to the LEB League in 1999 and to the ACB League in 2001. Under the name of Plus Pujol Lleida, the club returns to LEB League in 2005. In 2009, is relegated to EBA League due economic problems and changed the name to Avantmèdic Lleida, but in the next year, they return to LEB Oro League via CB Cornellà.

Lleida Bàsquet
Lleida Bàsquet logo
LeaguesLEB Plata
Founded1997
HistoryOli Baró de Maials
1997-99
Caprabo Lleida
1999-2004
Plus Pujol Lleida
2004-09
Avantmèdic Lleida
2009-10
Lleida Bàsquet
2010-2011
Lleida Basquetbol
2011-
ArenaBarris Nord
LocationLleida, España
Team colorsBlue and white
PresidentEduard Torres
Head coachVacant
Championships1 LEB League
2 Catalan Leagues
Retired numbers10 Berni Tamames
12 Manel Bosch
Websitelleidabasquetbol.com

On July 6, 2012, Lleida Basquetbol announced via Twitter the club would not join any competition for the 2012–13 season,[1] and it would be replaced by the new creation club Força Lleida CE.[2]

HistoryEdit

ULEB eraEdit

In the 2002/03 season, Caprabo Lleida started playing the ULEB Cup. The team ranked second in the group round with a record of 6-4, the same as Varese (Italy), first. In the first round, Caprabo won Ural Great (Russia) but in the second lost with Krka Novo Mesto (Slovenia). In the 2003/04 season, the team played again ULEB Cup by invitation. Caprabo ranked first in the group round with a record of 8-2. In the first round, the theam won Makedonikos (Greece) but they lost again in the second round, this time against Estudiantes (Spain).

Trophies and awardsEdit

TrophiesEdit

Individual awardsEdit

LEB Oro MVP

LEB Oro Best Rebounder

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier Division Pos. Postseason Cup Competitions European competitions RS PO Cup EU EP Tot
1997–98 3 Liga EBA 2 Round of 16 18–8 2–3 20–11
1998–99 3 Liga EBA 12 12–18 12–18
1999–00 2 LEB 3 Semifinalist Copa Príncipe quarterfinalist 19–11 5–5 0–1 24–17
2000–01 2 LEB 1 Promoted Copa Príncipe semifinalist 22–8 7–2 0–1 29–11
2001–02 1 Liga ACB 8 Quarterfinalist 19–15 1–3 20–18
2002–03 1 Liga ACB 11 2 ULEB Cup quarterfinalist 16–18 6–4 2–2 24–24
2003–04 1 Liga ACB 16 2 ULEB Cup quarterfinalist 13–21 8–2 2–2 23–25
2004–05 1 Liga ACB 17 Relegated 9–25 9–25
2005–06 2 LEB 14 14–20 14–20
2006–07 2 LEB 10 17–17 17–17
2007–08 2 LEB Oro 6 Quarterfinalist 19–15 1–2 20–17
2008–09 2 LEB Oro 10 18–16 18–16
2009–10 4 Liga EBA 8 11–13 11–13
2010–11 2 LEB Oro 12 13–21 13–21
2011–12 2 LEB Oro 7 Quarterfinalist 20–14 2–3 22–17
2012– Did not enter any competition
Total 240–240 18–18 0–2 14–6 4–4 276–270

Past rostersEdit

1999–2000Edit

Caprabo Lleida roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 4   Grimau, Roger 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
C 5   Ruf, Carlos 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in)
SF 7   Juan, Marc 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
PG 8   Victoriano, Lucas 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
SG 9   Bordas, Ramon 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
PG 11   Oliver, Albert 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
SF 12   Carter, Don 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
PF 13   Bunn, Joseph 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
C 14   García, Mario 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in)
SF 15   Grimau, Sergi 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
PG   Comas, Jaume 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

2000–01Edit

Caprabo Lleida roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 4   Grimau, Roger 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
SF 5   Modderman, Joe 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
PG 6   Comas, Jaume 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
C 7   Alzamora, Alfons 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
SF 8   Bosch, Manel 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
SG 9   Bordas, Ramon 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
SF 10   Sala, Valentí 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
PG 11   Oliver, Albert 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
PF 13   Cuthrell, Eric 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
C 14   García, Mario 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in)
SF 15   Capdevila, Pere 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
SF   Grimau, Sergi 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

2001–02Edit

Caprabo Lleida roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 4   Grimau, Roger 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
SF 5   Álvarez, Berni 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
PG 6   Comas, Jaume 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
PG 7   Lasa, José 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
PG 8   Victoriano, Lucas 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
C 9   Bramlett, AJ 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
SF 11   Ramos, Sérgio 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
SF 12   Bosch, Manel 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
C 13   Tamames, Berni 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
PF 14   Ruffin, Michael 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
C 15   Romero, Nacho 2.14 m (7 ft 0 in)
PF   Sallier, Bryan 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

2002–03Edit

Caprabo Lleida roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 4   Grimau, Roger 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
SF 5   Álvarez, Berni 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
PG 6   Comas, Jaume 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
SF 7   Rogers, Johnny 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
PG 8   Dumas, Stéphane 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
C 9   Bramlett, AJ 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
C 10   Tamames, Berni 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
SF 11   Ramos, Sérgio 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
SF 12   Bosch, Manel 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
PF 14   Ruffin, Michael 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
SG 15   Angulo, Alberto 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
PG   Laso, Pablo 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

2003–04Edit

Caprabo Lleida roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SF 4   Ramos, Sérgio 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
SF 5   Álvarez, Berni 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
PG 6   Comas, Jaume 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
SF 7   Rogers, Johnny 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
C 8   Alston, Derrick 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
C 9   Bramlett, AJ 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
C 10   Tamames, Berni 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
PG 11   Rodilla, Nacho 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
SF 14   Esteller, Roger 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
SG 15   Angulo, Alberto 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

2004–05Edit

Caprabo Lleida roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PF 5     Fernández, Gabriel 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
PG 6   Comas, Jaume 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
C 8   Simpkins, Dickey 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
SG 9   Brokenborough, Rasheed 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
C 10   Tamames, Berni 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
SG 15   Angulo, Alberto 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
C 21   Alston, Derrick 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
PG 23     Gianella, Nicolás 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
C 25     Garcia, JoJo 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
SF 31   Esteller, Roger 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
SF 33   Ramos, Sérgio 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
C 42   Bramlett, AJ 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
C 44     Jones, Alvin 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)
SF 55   Yáñez, Nacho 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Retired numbersEdit

RecordsEdit

Career Statistical LeadersEdit

  • Games - Jaume Comas (313)
  • Field Goals Made - AJ Bramlett (834)
  • Field Goals Attempted - AJ Bramlett (1,530)
  • 3-Point Field Goals Made - Berni Álvarez (264)
  • 3-Point Field Goals Attempted - Berni Álvarez (683)
  • Free Throws Made - Jaume Comas (642)
  • Free Throws Attempted - Jaume Comas (899)
  • Rebounds - AJ Bramlett (1,112)
  • Assists - Jaume Comas (770)
  • Blocked Shots - AJ Bramlett and Michael Ruffin (138)
  • Points - Jaume Comas (2,495)

Team RecordsEdit

Head coachesEdit

As of May 13, 2012. Only competitive matches are counted.

Name Nat From To Record
P W L %
Pere Romero   September 1997 September 1999 61 32 29 52.46%
Eduard Torres   September 1999 December 2003 185 105 80 56.76%
Miquel Domingo   December 2003 December 2003 1 1 0 100%
Aleksandar Petrović   December 2003 December 2004 40 17 23 42.5%
Paco García   December 2004 May 2005 21 5 16 23.81%
Andreu Casadevall   May 2005 September 2006 36 14 22 38.89%
Josep Maria Torres   September 2006 October 2006 3 1 2 33.33%
Eduard Torres   October 2006 June 2009 100 54 46 54%
Josep Maria Torres   June 2009 June 2010 24 11 13 45.83%
Josep Maria Raventós   June 2010 June 2011 34 13 21 38.24%
Ricard Casas   August 2011 May 2012 39 22 17 56.41%

Former players with NBA experienceEdit

Top game playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit