CSM Mediaș (basketball)

Clubul Sportiv Municipal Mediaș, commonly known as CSM Mediaș or simply Mediaș, is a Romanian basketball club based in Mediaș. currently participates in the Liga Națională, the top-tier league in Romania.

CSM Mediaș
CSM Mediaș logo
(The People from Mediaș)
(The Refinery Workers)
Leagues Liga Națională
Founded2003; 21 years ago (2003)
as Gaz Metan Mediaș
2017; 7 years ago (2017)
as CSM Mediaș
HistoryGaz Metan Mediaș
CSM Mediaș
ArenaSala Sporturilor
LocationMediaș, Romania
Team colorsWhite, Grey, Blue
PresidentEugen Pârvulescu
Team managerOvidiu Lazăr
Head coachMihai Popa
Championships2 Romanian Cups

The team was founded in 2003 as Gaz Metan Mediaș and promoted for the first time in Liga Națională in 2004. The best place since then has been 2nd, in 2010.[1] In the 2010–11 and 2012–13 season, the club won the Romanian Cup. In 2015 the basketball section of Gaz Metan was dissolved and in 2016 the entire club went into insolvency.[2]

In 2017 the basketball section was refounded as a section of the Municipality of Mediaș sports club, CSM Mediaș and initially played in the second-tier, Liga I. However, in 2018 the league was merged with the top-tier Liga Națională.[3]

Trophies edit

 Champions (2): 2011, 2013

Current roster edit

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

CSM Mediaș roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht.
G 4   Vulić, Milan 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
PG 5   Andrei, Dragoș 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
9   Barbu, Nicolas
10   Vrîncian, Radu
F 11   Cioacătă, Cornel 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
PG 12   Storey, Kareem 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
PG 13   Rosemond, Steve 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PF 14   Nicoară, Titus (C) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
PF 17   Simović, Andrija 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 25   Paul, Adam 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
PF 49   Sajin, Ștefan 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
F/C 98   Banciu, Daniel 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Head coach
  •   Popa, Mihai
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Popa, Dan

  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: 6 December 2018

Season by season edit

Former logo, as Gaz Metan Mediaș.
Season Tier League Pos. Romanian Cup European competitions
2010–11 1 Liga Națională 3rd Champions
2011–12 1 Liga Națională 3rd
2012–13 1 Liga Națională 4th Champions 3 EuroChallenge T16
2013–14 1 Liga Națională 11th 3 EuroChallenge T16
2014–15 1 Liga Națională 9th
2015–16 1 Liga Națională 12th

Notable players edit

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


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.

References edit

  1. ^ "CS Gaz Metan Medias history (Romania-Div.A)". Eurobasket. Retrieved 2009-09-01.
  2. ^ Încă un club din Liga 1 afectat de probleme financiare! Gaz Metan Mediaş a intrat în insolvenţă.. telekomsport.ro (in Romanian)
  3. ^ Cum va arăta Liga Națională de Baschet Masculin sezonul viitor. totalbaschet.ro (in Romanian)

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