USK Praha, (Czech: Univerzitní Sportovní Klub Praha, University Sports Club Prague), formerly known as Slavia VŠ Praha (Czech: Slavia Vysoké Školy Praha), is a Czech professional basketball club that was founded in 1953 in the city of Prague. USK Praha plays in the NBL, the highest competition in the Czech Republic.
|Location||Prague, Czech Republic|
|Team colors||Blue and White|
|Head coach||Dino Repeša|
|Championships||1 FIBA Saporta Cup |
11 Czechoslovak Championships
3 Czech Championships
It is a 14-times national champion. USK Praha became the first and so far the only men's basketball club in Czech Republic, as well as former Czechoslovakia, to win one of the European cup competitions, the FIBA Cup Winners' Cup in 1969.
The club won the 2nd tier FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup in the 1968–69 season, only a year after losing the same title in the final game of the 1967–68 season against AEK. Slavia also reached the FIBA European Champions Cup Final during the 1965–66 season, where they lost to Simmenthal Milano.
Total titles: 15
- Winners (3): 1993, 1999–00, 2000–01
- Runners-up (3): 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99
- Runners-up (2): 1995–96, 2000–01
- Czechoslovak League (defunct)
- Winners (11): 1964–65, 1965–66, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1973–74, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1990–91, 1991–92
- Runners-up (8): 1962–63, 1963–64, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1972–73, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1992–93
- Runners-up (1): 1965–66
- 3rd place (1): 1966–67
- Semifinalists (2): 1969–70, 1970–71
- Final Four (2): 1966, 1967
- FIBA Saporta Cup (defunct)
- 4th place (1): 1970
|1965–66||Final||defeated AEK 103–73 in the semi-final, lost to Simmenthal Milano 72-77 in the final (Bologna)|
|1966–67||Final four||3rd place in Madrid, lost to Simmenthal Milano 97-103 in the semi-final, defeated AŠK Olimpija 88-83 in the 3rd place game|
|1969–70||Semi-finals||eliminated by CSKA Moscow, 79–107 (L) in Prague, 75–113 (L) in Moscow|
|1970–71||Semi-finals||eliminated by CSKA Moscow, 83–68 (W) in Prague, 67–94 (L) in Moscow|
|1971–72||Quarter-finals||3rd place in a group with Jugoplastika, Panathinaikos and Bus Fruit Lier|
|1972–73||Quarter-finals||4th place in a group with CSKA Moscow, Ignis Varese and Dinamo București|
|FIBA Saporta Cup|
|1967-68||Final||lost to AEK, 82-89 in the final (Athens)|
|1968-69||Champions||defeated Dinamo Tbilisi, 80-74 in the final of FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup in Vienna|
|1976–77||Quarter-finals||4th place in a group with Radnički Belgrade, Cinzano Milano and Spartak Leningrad|
|FIBA Intercontinental Cup|
|1970||Final group stage||4th place in a group with Ignis Varese, Real Madrid, Corinthians and Columbia Sertoma|
The road to the 1968–69 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup victoryEdit
- Set a club record or won an individual award as a professional player.
- Played at least one official international match for his senior national team at any time.
- Ve stopách Satoranského? Talent o řvaní i meditaci: Svaly mám od přírody Jan Jaroch (iSport.cz), 11 December 2020. Accessed 30 April 2021.(in Czech)