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Orléans Loiret Basket, formerly known as Entente Orléanaise and Entente Orléanaise 45 Loiret, is a professional basketball club that is based in the city of Orléans, France. "45" is the number of the Loiret department. The club plays in the French Pro A League.

Orléans Loiret Basket
Orléans Loiret Basket logo
LeaguesPro A
Founded1993; 26 years ago (1993)
HistoryEntente Orléanaise Loiret
(1993–2010)
Orléans Loiret Basket
(2010–present)
ArenaPalais des Sports
Capacity3,222
LocationOrléans, France
Team colorsMaroon, Gold
         
PresidentChristophe Dupont
Head coachVacant
Championships1 Pro B Championship
1 French Cup
WebsiteOfficial Website
Uniforms

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HistoryEdit

Entente Orléanaise was founded in 1993. The club was the French Cup runner-up and the French Pro B League champion in 2006. Orléans Loiret Basket competed in the French Pro A League for the first time in the 2006-07 season. In 2009 and 2010, the club was the French La Semaine des As Cup runner-up. In 2010, the club won the French Cup, which was the first national cup title win in their history.

ArenasEdit

The club's home arena for domestic matches is the Palais des Sports; for matches that require a larger capacity (such as Euroleague and Eurocup games) the club plays their home games at Zénith d'Orléans.

Current rosterEdit

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Orléans Loiret roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 3   Jefferson, Brandon 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 27 – (1991-11-25)25 November 1991
PF 7   Halilović, Miralem 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 103 kg (227 lb) 28 – (1991-07-22)22 July 1991
G/F 10   Curier, Gaylor 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 27 – (1992-02-04)4 February 1992
C 12   Smock, Ywen 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 22 – (1996-09-29)29 September 1996
PG 21   Mutuale, Malela 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 28 – (1991-06-18)18 June 1991
SF 23   Evans, Chris 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 28 – (1991-01-29)29 January 1991
C 41   Groselle, Geoffrey 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 26 – (1993-02-12)12 February 1993
SG 66   Valinskas, Paulius 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 23 – (1995-12-09)9 December 1995
SF 77     Oniangue, Giovan 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 28 – (1991-04-24)24 April 1991
Head coach
  • Vacant
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Thomas Drouot

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: 9 August 2019

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos. French Cup European competitions
2009–10 1 Pro A 6th Champions 1 Euroleague RS
2010–11 1 Pro A 11th 3 EuroChallenge RS
2011–12 1 Pro A 3rd
2012–13 1 Pro A 10th 2 Eurocup RS
2013–14 1 Pro A 9th
2014–15 1 Pro A 16th
2015–16 1 Pro A 11th
2016–17 1 Pro A 17th

HonoursEdit

Notable playersEdit

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Head coachesEdit

External linksEdit