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Strasbourg Illkirch-Graffenstaden Basket, most commonly known as SIG Basket or SIG Strasbourg, is a French professional basketball club that is based in Strasbourg. The club, founded in 1929, competes domestically in the French Pro A League, and internationally in the Basketball Champions League. The club's home games are played at Rhénus Sport. The players wear white and red uniforms.

SIG Strasbourg
SIG Strasbourg logo
LeaguesPro A
Champions League
Founded1929; 90 years ago (1929)
ArenaRhénus Sport
Capacity6,200
LocationStrasbourg, France
Team colorsRed, Silver and White
              
PresidentMartial Bellon
Head coachVincent Collet
Championships1 French Championship
2 French Cup
1 Leaders Cup
1 Match des Champions
1 French Second Division
Websitesigstrasbourg.fr
Uniforms

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HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1929, and reached the top-tier of French basketball for the first time in 1938.

Starting from the 2004–05 season, new head coach Éric Girard took over the team. In the regular season, SIG finished 3rd and Giard was named Coach of the Year. Strasbourg won the top-tier French League for the first time in the 2004–05 season. SIG beat its rival SLUC Nancy 72–68.

In the 2005–06 season, Strasbourg played in the EuroLeague. The team had some outstanding results, as they beat top tier team Saski Baskonia. In the Pro A, the team was defeated by Nancy 1–2 in the Semi-finals.

In the 2006–07 season, the team wouldn't reach further than the Quarter-finals. After some down years, the team started to revived when Vincent Collet took over as head coach in 2012. The team reached the Pro A Finals for three straight years in 2013, 2014, 2015. Along with that, the team won the 2015 Leaders Cup and 2014–15 French Basketball Cup. Important players for the team were Antoine Diot and Louis Campbell, who won MVP Awards in the won competitions.

ArenasEdit

The 6,200 seat Rhénus Sport has been used as the home arena of SIG for many years. In January 2017, the club announced their building plans for a new arena that is to be finished in 2020, that will accommodate 10,000 people.[1]

RivalriesEdit

The Eastern RivalryEdit

The Eastern Derby is the name of the matches that are played between Strasbourg IG and SLUC Nancy. The rivalry has a strong emotional history.

BudgetsEdit

According to Ligue Nationale de Basket (LNB) guidelines, SIG has to publish its budget for each season.

Season Budget
2012–13 €5,700,000
2013–14 €6,500,000  
2014–15 €5,900,000  
2015–16 €6,200,000  
2016–17 €6,700,000  
2017–18 €7,700,000  

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

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

SIG Strasbourg roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 0   Trice, Travis 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 26 – (1993-01-22)22 January 1993
PG 3   Beyhurst, Ludovic 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 20 – (1999-01-05)5 January 1999
G 5   Serron, Quentin 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 29 – (1990-02-25)25 February 1990
F 7   Inglis, Damien 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 109 kg (240 lb) 24 – (1995-05-20)20 May 1995
G/F 9   Nzeulie, Jérémy   1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 28 – (1991-02-15)15 February 1991
SF 11   Scrubb, Thomas 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 27 – (1991-09-26)26 September 1991
G 12   Dallo, Boris 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 25 – (1994-03-12)12 March 1994
F 19   Cooks, Xavier 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 24 – (1995-08-19)19 August 1995
C 24   Traoré, Ali 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 119 kg (262 lb) 34 – (1985-02-28)28 February 1985
G 32   York, Gabe 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 26 – (1993-08-02)2 August 1993
C 45   Grant, Jerai 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 30 – (1989-01-10)10 January 1989
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: July 27, 2019

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench Inactive
C Jerai Grant Ali Traoré
PF Xavier Cooks Damien Inglis
SF Thomas Scrubb Boris Dallo
SG Gabe York Quentin Serron Jérémy Nzeulie
PG Travis Trice Ludovic Beyhurst

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos. French Cup Leaders Cup European competitions
2006–07 1 Pro A 5th Round of 16 Quarterfinalist
2007–08 1 Pro A 12th Round of 16
2008–09 1 Pro A 8th Semifinalist Quarterfinalist
2009–10 1 Pro A 14th Round of 16 3 EuroChallenge
RS
2010–11 1 Pro A 11th Round of 32
2011–12 1 Pro A 10th Round of 16
2012–13 1 Pro A 2nd Quarterfinalist Runner-up
2013–14 1 Pro A 2nd Round of 32 Semifinalist 1 Euroleague RS
2 Eurocup L32
2014–15 1 Pro A 2nd Champion Champion 2 Eurocup L32
2015–16 1 Pro A 2nd Round of 16 Semifinalist 1 Euroleague RS
2 Eurocup RU
2016–17 1 Pro A 2nd Round of 32 Quarterfinalist 3 Champions League POQ
2017–18 1 Pro A 3rd Champion Quarterfinalist 3 Champions League QF

HonoursEdit

Winners (1): 2004–05
Winners (2): 2014–15, 2017–18
Runners-up (1): 1998–99
Winners (1): 2015
Runners-up (1): 2013
Winners (1): 2015
Winners (1): 1998–99

Notable playersEdit

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

Head coachesEdit

Coach From To
  Vincent Collet
2011
2016
  Henrik Dettmann
2016
  Vincent Collet
2016
present

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La future Arena SIG Strasbourg dévoilée". Sigstrasbourg.fr. 30 January 2017.

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