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Guaros de Lara is a Venezuelan professional basketball club, that is based in Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela. The club competes in the Venezuelan LPB.

Guaros de Lara
Guaros de Lara logo
LeaguesLPB
FIBA Americas League
Founded2003; 16 years ago (2003)
ArenaDomo Bolivariano
Capacity10,000
LocationBarquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela
Team colorsRed, Gold
         
PresidentJorge Hernández Fernández
OwnershipJorge Hernández Fernández
Championships1 FIBA Intercontinental Cup
2 FIBA Americas League
1 FIBA South American League
2 Venezuelan League
Websiteguarosbbc.com
Uniforms

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HistoryEdit

In 2016, Guaros de Lara won the 2016 FIBA Americas League championship, and was crowned as the champion of all of Latin America, for the first time.[1] Following their FIBA Americas League championship, Guaros also won the 2016 FIBA Intercontinental Cup, and thus they were crowned world basketball club champions, after beating the Skyliners Frankfurt in the final.[2]

In 2017, Guaros successfully defended their Americas intercontinental title, by defeating Weber Bahía Blanca, by a score of 88–65, in the final of the years' Americas League. Later, they also won their first Venezuelan League national domestic title, by defeating Marinos de Anzoátegui, 4–2, in the Venezuelan League's finals. Afterwards, they won the 2017 FIBA South American League championship, which was the club's first South American continental championship; after defeating Estudiantes Concordia, 3–1, in the league's finals.

ArenaEdit

Guaros de Lara plays their home games at the 10,000 seat capacity Domo Bolivariano arena.

Trophies and honorsEdit

DomesticEdit

Champions (2): 2017, 2018
Runners-up (3): 2005, 2006, 2015

South AmericaEdit

Champions (1): 2017

Latin AmericaEdit

Champions (2): 2016, 2017

WorldwideEdit

Champions (1): 2016
Runners-up (1): 2017

Notable playersEdit

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

Head coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Guaros de Lara is the 2016 DIRECTV Liga de las Americas Champion". ligamericas.com. 14 March 2016. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Guaros de Lara win Intercontinental Cup, 74-69 vs Skyliners Frankfurt". Sportando.com. 18 September 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016.

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