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Scaligera Basket Verona

Scaligera Basket Verona is an Italian professional basketball club based in Verona, Veneto, Italy. It competes in the second division Serie A2 as of the 2015-16 season.

Scaligera Basket
Scaligera Basket logo
LeaguesSerie A2
Founded1951
HistoryScaligera Basket
(1951–2002)
Scaligera Basket Verona
(2007–present)
ArenaPalaOlimpia
Capacity5,350
LocationVerona, Veneto, Italy
Team colorsYellow and Blue
         
PresidentGianluigi Pedrollo
Head coachMarco Crespi
Championships1 Korać Cup
1 Italian Cup
1 Italian SuperCup
1 Serie A2 Cup
Websitescaligerabasket.it

HistoryEdit

"Scaligera" was founded in 1951. In the 1990s, the club reached the first division Serie A, staying that for ten years. They won the Italian Cup in 1991, the Italian SuperCup in 1997 and the FIBA Korać Cup in 1998.

In 2002, the club went bankrupt. A new organisation born in 2010 retook the "Scaligera" name.

RosterEdit

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

Scaligera Basket Verona roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
PG 3   Bernardi, Andrea 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 73 kg (161 lb)
PF 7   Saccaggi, Lorenzo 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb)
F 8   Ricci, Gianpaolo 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 102 kg (225 lb)
PG 10   Petronio, Alessandro 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 75 kg (165 lb)
G 11   Boscagin, Giorgio 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 102 kg (225 lb)
G 13   Cortese, Riccardo 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
C 15   Melchiori, Andrea 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 112 kg (247 lb)
G 17   Ba, Elhadji Adama 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 84 kg (185 lb)
F 20   Da Ros, Matteo 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 94 kg (207 lb)
C 23   Chikoko, Vitalis 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 106 kg (234 lb)
PF 45   Spanghero, Marco 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 78 kg (172 lb)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Honours & achievementsEdit

Total titles: (4)

Domestic competitionsEdit

Winners (1): 1990-91
Winners (1): 1996
Winners (1): 2014-15

European competitionsEdit

Runners-up (1): 1996-97
Winners (1): 1997-98

Notable playersEdit

External linksEdit