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Encyclopedia > Saski Baskonia
Saski Baskonia
Leagues 1st - ACB
Founded 1959
History 1959 - present
C.D.Basconia 1959–1983
Caja Alava 1983–1986
Taugres/Tau Ceramica 1987–present
Arena Fernando Buesa Arena

(capacity 9,323) Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The ACB (Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto) is the premier professional basketball league in Spain. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fernando Buesa Arena is an arena in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. ...

Location Vitoria-Gasteiz Basque Country, Spain
Team Colors Blue and red
President Flag of Spain Flag of Basque Country (autonomous community) Josean Querejeta
Head Coach Flag of Croatia Neven Spahija
Championships 1 Spanish championship
5 Spanish cups
1 Saporta Cup
Website
Uniforms
   
Home shorts
Home
   
Away shorts
Away

Saski Baskonia SAD is a Spanish basketball club from the Basque city of Vitoria-Gasteiz. Outside of Spain, the club is more often referred to as TAU Cerámica, a brand name of ceramics manufacturer TAULELL, which has sponsored the club since 1987. Originally, TAULELL put another of its brand names, Taugres, on the team, changing to today's TAU Cerámica in 1997. Baskonia, TAU Baskonia, TAU Vitoria and TAU are also frequently used to refer to the team. Haec est Victoria quae vincit (This is Victoria which triumphed) Location Location of Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain Coordinates : 42°51′ N 2°41′ O Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spanish) Spanish name Vitoria-Gasteiz Founded 1181 Postal code 01001-01080... The Basque Country may refer to one of three areas inhabited by Basque people: The Basque Country (ethnic territory) (Euskal Herria), the overall area inhabited by Basques, which Basque nationalists seek independence for. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Basque_Country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... The ACB (Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto) is the premier professional basketball league in Spain. ... The Copa del Rey de Baloncesto (English: Kings Cup of Basketball) is an annual cup competition for Spanish basketball teams organized by Spains top professional league, Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto. ... Saporta Cup is the name called between 1999 and 2001 to a Basketball competition where the winners of National Cup of the European countries played against each other. ... Image File history File links Kit_body_basketball. ... Image File history File links unknown soccer jersey pattern File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Kit_body_basketball. ... Image File history File links unknown soccer jersey pattern File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the sport. ... Pays Basque) see Northern Basque Country. ... Haec est Victoria quae vincit (This is Victoria which triumphed) Location Location of Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain Coordinates : 42°51′ N 2°41′ O Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spanish) Spanish name Vitoria-Gasteiz Founded 1181 Postal code 01001-01080... Fixed Partial Denture, or Bridge The word ceramic is derived from the Greek word κεραμικός (keramikos). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ...

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History

The club was founded in 1959 as the basketball section of CD Baskonia. It first played at Spain's highest level in 1971, and emerged as a major force in Spanish basketball in the 1990s. Most recently, TAU advanced to the Euroleague Final Four in 2005, 2006 and 2007, losing to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the 2005 final and 2006 semifinals and to Panathinaikos in the 2007 semifinals. Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Club Deportivo Baskonia is a Spanish/Basque football club based in Basauri, Vizcaya. ... The ACB (Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto) is the premier professional basketball league in Spain. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The Euroleague (EL) is a high-calibre professional basketball league with teams from thirteen different European countries. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv (Hebrew: מכבי תל-אביב) is a basketball team based in Tel Aviv, Israel. ... Main article: Panathinaikos Panathinaikos Basketball Club (Greek name: , transliterated into English: K.A.E. Panathinaikos) is the basketball team of the Athens-based Greek sport club Panathinaikos. ... The Euroleague is an international basketball club competition for elite clubs throughout Europe. ...


Honors

  • Spanish championship: 2002
  • Spanish Cup: 1995, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006
  • Saporta Cup: 1996
  • Euroleague: Final series, 2001; Final Four, 2005 (runner-up), 2006 (third place), 2007 (fourth place)
  • Supercopa de España de Baloncesto: 2005, 2006, 2007
Fernando Buesa Arena (former Araba Arena)
Panoramica
Panoramica

The Copa del Rey de Baloncesto (English: Kings Cup of Basketball) is an annual cup competition for Spanish basketball teams organized by Spains top professional league, Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto. ... Final Four is a sports term that is commonly applied to the last four teams remaining in a playoff tournament. ... The Euroleague is an international basketball club competition for elite clubs throughout Europe. ... The Supercopa de España is a Spanish basketball played by the winners of the Spanish ACB and the Copa del Rey de Baloncesto. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2000x1353, 864 KB) Estadio de baloncesto Fernando Buesa Arena en Vitoria-Gasteiz, País Vasco, visto desde la zona verde de Salburua. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2000x1353, 864 KB) Estadio de baloncesto Fernando Buesa Arena en Vitoria-Gasteiz, País Vasco, visto desde la zona verde de Salburua. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 152 pixelsFull resolution (2296 × 437 pixel, file size: 446 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) ‹ The template below (PD-self) is being considered for deletion. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 152 pixelsFull resolution (2296 × 437 pixel, file size: 446 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) ‹ The template below (PD-self) is being considered for deletion. ...

Current squad 2007/08

The numbers are established according to the official websites of the team (www.baskonia.com) and Spain's top professional league, the ACB (www.acb.com). The ACB (Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto) is the premier professional basketball league in Spain. ...


As of June 24, 2007 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

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Famous past players

See Cat:Saski Baskonia basketball players


External links

  • (Spanish) (Basque) Official site
  • (English) Euroleague team profile
  • (Spanish) (English) Page about TAU Ceramica BASKONIA
  • (Spanish) http://baskoniaenvena.blogspot.com/ Blog de alguien que ama al Baskonia

 
 

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