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Paris Basket Racing

Paris Basket Racing, or PBR, was a French professional basketball club from Paris. It was founded in 1922, as the basketball section of the multi-sports club Racing Club de Paris. The team took the name "Paris Basket Racing" in 2000. In 2007, the club merged with another club from the Paris area, Levallois Sporting Club Basket, to form the current version of the club, called Levallois Metropolitans.

Paris Basket Racing
Paris Basket Racing logo
Founded1922
Dissolved2007
HistoryRacing Club de France Basket
(1922–1989)
Racing Paris Basket
(1989–1992)
PSG Racing Basket
(1992–2000)
Paris Basket Racing
(2000–2007)
ArenaStade Pierre de Coubertin
Capacity4,016
LocationParis, France
Team colorsWhite and Blue
         
Championships4 French League Championships
4 French 2nd Division Championships
Uniforms

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HistoryEdit

Paris Basket Racing won three consecutive French national championships, in the 1950–51, 1952–53, and 1953–54 seasons, plus a French Pro A title in the 1996–97 season.

In 2007, the club merged with another club from the Paris area, Levallois Sporting Club Basket, to form the club's newest incarnation, Paris-Levallois Basket. After the merger, Paris-Levallois Basket retained all of the history of both Paris Basket Racing and Levallois Sporting Club Basket. Paris-Levallois Basket was then renamed Levallois Metropolitans in 2017.

Names of the clubEdit

  • Racing Club France Basket (RC France Basket): (1922–1989)
  • Racing Paris Basket: (1989–1992)
  • Paris Saint Germain Racing Basket (PSG Racing Basket): (1992–2000)
  • Paris Basket Racing: (2000–2007)

ArenaEdit

Paris Basket Racing played its home games at the 4,016 seat Stade Pierre de Coubertin.

HonorsEdit

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos. French Cup European competitions
1991–92 1 Pro A
11th
3 Korać Cup
QF
1992–93 1 Pro A
6th
1993–94 1 Pro A
6th
1994–95 1 Pro A
5th
1995–96 1 Pro A
5th
3 Korać Cup
1996–97 1 Pro A
1st
1997–98 1 Pro A
5th
1 Euroleague
R2
1998–99 1 Pro A
5th
3 Korać Cup
1999–00 1 Pro A
6th
2000–01 1 Pro A
8th
2 Saporta Cup
RS
2001–02 1 Pro A
7th
3 Korać Cup
RS
2002–03 1 Pro A
7th
2003–04 1 Pro A
13th
3 Europe League
RS
2004–05 1 Pro A
4th
3 Europe League
EF
2005–06 1 Pro A
13th
2006–07 1 Pro A
14th

PlayersEdit

Head coachesEdit

See alsoEdit

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