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Tenerife Amigos del Baloncesto, more commonly known by its sponsorship name Tenerife Nº1 was a professional basketball club based in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.

Tenerife AB
NicknameTenerife Nº1
Founded1986
Dissolved1994
ArenaPabellón Municipal de Santa Cruz
(capacity: 4,000)
LocationSanta Cruz de Tenerife,
Canary Islands
Team colorsWhite and navy
         

HistoryEdit

Tenerife AB was founded on 1986 with the aim to professionalize the basketball section of the classic team RC Náutico de Tenerife. In the 1987–88 season, the club promoted to Liga ACB where it played two seasons until its relegation.

The club was folded in 1994 when it merged with the old CB Canarias to create the CB Tenerife Canarias, which it only played two seasons in the new-creation Liga EBA.

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier Division Pos. W–L Copa del Rey
1986–87 2 1ª División B 13th 17–17
1987–88 2 1ª División B 6th 27–16
1988–89 1 Liga ACB 22nd 15–29 First round
1989–90 1 Liga ACB 24th 13–32 First round
1990–91 2 1ª División 13th 17–26
1991–92 3 2ª División
1992–93 2 1ª División 30th[a] 9–21
1993–94 2 1ª División 19th 21–9
  1. ^ Remained in the league after achieving a vacant berth.

Notable playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Profile at Eskudoteka
  • "El Tenerife Nº 1 de Hurt y Dawson" (in Spanish). Diario de Avisos. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2014.