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BC Dinamo București or Dinamo Știința București, formerly known as Dinamo-Erbașu or Dinamo Gealan, is a Romanian professional basketball club, based in Bucharest, Romania.

BC Dinamo București / Dinamo Știința București
BC Dinamo București / Dinamo Știința București logo
NicknameCâinii roșii
(Red dogs)
LeaguesLiga Națională
Founded1949; 70 years ago (1949)
HistoryCS Dinamo București
(1949–2003)
Dinamo-Erbașu București
(2003–2006)
Dinamo Gealan București
(2006–2009)
CS Dinamo București
(2009–2018)
Dinamo Știința București (2018–present)
ArenaDinamo
Capacity2,538
LocationBucharest, Romania
Team colorsRed, White
         
Main sponsorSUPERBET
PresidentGeorge Cosac
Head coachTudor Costescu
Championships22 Romanian Leagues
4 Romanian Cups
WebsiteOfficial website
Active departments of CS Dinamo București
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Football Men's Handball Women's Handball
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Hockey Basketball Water polo
Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Rugby union pictogram.svg
Men's Volleyball Women's Volleyball Rugby
Karate pictogram.svg Athletics pictogram.svg Boxing pictogram.svg
Martial arts Athletics Boxing
Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Cycling (road) pictogram.svg
Kayak Canoe Cycling
Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Weightlifting pictogram.svg Judo pictogram.svg
Gymnastics Weightlifting Judo
Karate pictogram.svg Wrestling pictogram.svg Swimming pictogram.svg
Modern Karate Wrestling Swimming
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Fencing Shooting Taekwondo
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Tennis Chess Skiing

HistoryEdit

Part of one of the biggest sports organizations in Romania, BC Dinamo enjoyed plenty of success over the years. Dinamo's basketball club won the Romanian championship 22 times, also obtaining notable results in European competitions. However, in recent[citation needed] years, lack of support from the parent club and the emergence of very strong teams in Ploiești and some Transylvanian cities made it difficult for BC Dinamo to win any championships.

At the end of 2009/10 season, The team relegated (For the first time in its history) to Division B. then, after one season, they returned to Division A. As of 2014 the team activates in the Romanian Liga I. In the 2014–15 season, Dinamo was the runner-up in the Liga I and promoted back to the [[Liga Națională (men's basketball)|Liga Națională]

In 2018, the team started a collaboration with CSU Știința București, forming a new team: Dinamo Știința București. The project is based on the idea of a team formed by young Romanian basketball players, helped by experienced foreigners. In the first season, the team finished 8th, the best ranking in the recent years for the club and managed to reach the Romanian Cup Final Four.

TrophiesEdit

  • Romanian Champions (22)
    •   1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1983, 1988, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2003
  • Romanian Cup (4)
    •   1967, 1968, 1969, 1980

Current rosterEdit

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

Dinamo București roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht.
C 0   Calenic, Andrei 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in)
SG 1   Kemp, Willie 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
PG 2   Deloach, Michael 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
SG 5   Badiu, Marcu 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
G 6   Năsturescu, Antonio 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
C 7   Barro, Ousmane 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
C 8   Diaconescu, Anton 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
G 10   Kumpys, Modestas 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
F 11   Ioniță, Daniel 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
SF 14   Stefanović, Luka 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
SF 21   Andrei, Mihnea 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
C 24   Grasu, Ștefan 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
F/C 32   Baker, Justin (C) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
SG 33   Stojanović, Jakov 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Head coach
  •   Costescu, Tudor
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Bâscoveanu, Ionuț

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: 4 December 2018