Eisbären Bremerhaven

Eisbären Bremerhaven (English: Polar Bears Bremerhaven) is a professional basketball club from Bremerhaven, Germany, that competes in the ProA. The team was established as the professional section of the club BSG Bremerhaven and played in the first-tiered Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) between 2005 and 2019.

Eisbären Bremerhaven
Eisbären Bremerhaven logo
LeaguesProA
Founded2001; 20 years ago (2001)
HistoryEisbären Bremerhaven
(2001–present)
ArenaBremerhaven Stadthalle
Capacity6,000
LocationBremerhaven, Germany
Team colorsWhite, Navy Blue, Orange, Grey
       
Head coachMichael Mai
2018–19 positionBBL, 17th of 18 (relegated)
Websitewww.dieeisbaeren.de

The club plays its home games in the Bremerhaven Stadthalle, which has a capacity for 6,000 people.

The Bremerhaven Stadthalle, the home arena of the club

HistoryEdit

In 2004–05, Eisbären won the 2. Basketball Bundesliga, which earned them promotion to the BBL. Following the 2018–19 season, Eisbären were relegated to the ProA.

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos. German Cup
2000–01 2 2. BBL 8th
2001–02 2 2. BBL 6th
2002–03 2 2. BBL 3rd
2003–04 2 2. BBL 2nd
2004–05 2 2. BBL 1st
2005–06 1 Bundesliga 4th
2006–07 1 Bundesliga 6th Fourth position
2007–08 1 Bundesliga 8th Third position
2008–09 1 Bundesliga 18th
2009–10 1 Bundesliga 5th Third position
2010–11 1 Bundesliga 3rd
2011–12 1 Bundesliga 11th
2012–13 1 Bundesliga 11th
2013–14 1 Bundesliga 12th
2014–15 1 Bundesliga 15th
2015–16 1 Bundesliga 15th
2016–17 1 Bundesliga 12th
2017–18 1 Bundesliga 16th
2018–19 1 Bundesliga 17th
2019–20 2 ProA
2nd[a]
  1. ^ The 2019–20 season was curtailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on results at the time, Eisbären was eligible to promote but refused.[1]

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

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

Eisbären Bremerhaven roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
SF 5   Reischel, Jarelle 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 97 kg (214 lb)
G 7   Konga, Konstantin 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb)
SG 8   Kruhl, Mitja 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 79 kg (174 lb)
PG 12   Drijenčić, Robert 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 93 kg (205 lb)
SG 13   Heiken, Johannes 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 82 kg (181 lb)
C 31   Oehle, Robert 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) 112 kg (247 lb)
G 52   Moore, Armani 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 98 kg (216 lb)
PF 53   Yebo, Kevin 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 92 kg (203 lb)
Head coach

  Michael Mai

Assistant coach(es)

   Allen Ray Smith

Team manager

  Nils Ruttmann


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: September 9, 2021

Individual awardsEdit

BBL Best Offensive Player

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sport im Norden: News, Ergebnisse, Teams".

External linksEdit