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Encyclopedia > ULEB Cup
ULEB Cup
Current season or competition:
ULEB Cup 2007-08
Sport Basketball
Founded 2002
No. of teams 54 (group stage)
Country(ies) FIBA Europe members
Continent Europe
Most recent
champion(s)
DKV Joventut
TV partner(s) Eurosport (official broadcast partner)
Official website UlebCup.com

The ULEB Cup is the second-caliber professional basketball competition in Europe. It is comprised of teams from European domestic national leagues that are joined in and are a part of the ULEB (Basketball European Leagues Union), and that also do not have a contract to be in the Euroleague. ULEB Cup was created in 2002 and can be considered as a fusion between the old FIBA Korać Cup and Saporta Cup competitions. The ULEB Cup 2007-08 is the 6th season of second by strongest competition ULEB Cup, organized by ULEB. // For the first time in its short history, this seasons ULEB Cup will feature a total of 54 teams, divided in 9 groups of 6. ... This article is about the sport. ... See also: 2001 in sports, 2003 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Ward Burton wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Tony Stewart Indy Racing League - Sam Hornish Jr. ... FIBA Europe is a zone within the FIBA association which contains all 50 national European FIBA federations. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Club Joventut Badalona is a basketball team based in the city of Badalona in Catalonia. ... Eurosport is the largest European sports satellite and cable network available in 54 countries and broadcasting in 18 different languages. ... This article is about the sport. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... The ULEBwas founded in 1991, with the aim to help the cooperation and development of European professional basketball leagues. ... The Euroleague (EL) is the highest caliber professional basketball competition in Europe, with teams from thirteen different European countries. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... The International Basketball Federation (French Fédération Internationale de Basketball) is an association of national organizations which governs international competitition in the sport. ... The Korać Cup was an annual basketball club competition held by FIBA between the years 1972 and 2002. ... Saporta Cup is the name of a European Basketball competition where the National Cup winners from all over Europe played against each other. ...

Contents

Euroleague Promotion

The winners of the competition are invited to participate in the next season's Euroleague. If the winning ULEB Cup team is from the French League, Italian League, or Spanish League, then the ULEB Cup runners-up will also qualify for the nest season's Euroleague. However, if the winning ULEB Cup team is not from one of those three leagues then the ULEB Cup runners-up will not qualify for the next season's Euroleague. The Euroleague (EL) is the highest caliber professional basketball competition in Europe, with teams from thirteen different European countries. ... The LNB (Ligue Nationale de Basketball) is the French professional basketball league. ... Lega A Basket logo In Italian Basketball, the Serie A is the highest level club competition where play determines the national champion. ... The ACB (Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto) is the premier professional basketball league in Spain. ...


Previous finals

Year Champion Result Runner-Up
2003 Pamesa Valencia 90 - 78 / 78 - 76 KK Krka Novo Mesto
2004 Hapoel Jerusalem 83 - 72 Real Madrid
2005 Lietuvos Rytas 78 - 74 Makedonikos BC
2006 Dynamo Moscow 73 - 60 Aris BSA
2007 Real Madrid 87 - 75 Lietuvos Rytas
2008 DKV Joventut 79 - 54 Akasvayu Girona

Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Club Name Valencia Basket Club Image Founded 1986 Arena Fuente San Luis, Valencia, Land of Valencia, Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel. ... Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem (הפועל מגדל ירושלים) is a basketball team based in Jerusalem, Israel. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Real Madrid Baloncesto is a Spanish basketball team. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... BC Lietuvos Rytas is the major basketball club of Vilnius, Lithuania and one of two clubs from Vilnius that play in the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Makedonikos BC is a Greek professional basketball club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... MBC Dynamo Moscow (Russian: ) is a Russian basketball club in the Russian Basketball Super League from Moscow, Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Aris Basketball Club (Greek name, transliterated into English: K.A.E. Aris) is the basketball team of the Thessaloniki-based Greek sport club Aris Thessaloniki. ... The 2006-07 ULEB Cup is a basketball competition for European clubs that is secondary to the Euroleague. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Real Madrid Baloncesto is a Spanish basketball team. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... BC Lietuvos Rytas is the major basketball club of Vilnius, Lithuania and one of two clubs from Vilnius that play in the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL). ... The ULEB Cup 2007-08 is the 6th season of second by strongest competition ULEB Cup, organized by ULEB. // For the first time in its short history, this seasons ULEB Cup will feature a total of 54 teams, divided in 9 groups of 6. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Club Joventut Badalona is a basketball team based in the city of Badalona in Catalonia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Club Name CB Girona Image Founded 1962 Arena Palau Girona-Fontajau Capacity 5. ...

Season 2007-2008

For the first time in its short history, this season's ULEB Cup will feature a total of 54 teams, divided in 9 groups of 6. The round-robin group stage will be followed by knock-out stages, until the last 8 remaining teams will meet in the competition's first ever Final Eight tournament. Just as last year, the official broadcast partner of ULEB Cup will be Eurosport. The regular season begins in November 2007. Round Robin = A sexual act between two partners. ... Knockout (K.O.), or simply knock, is a winning criterion of many ringsports, such as boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai and others. ... Eurosport is the largest European sports satellite and cable network available in 54 countries and broadcasting in 18 different languages. ...


Main article:ULEB Cup 2007-08 The ULEB Cup 2007-08 is the 6th season of second by strongest competition ULEB Cup, organized by ULEB. // For the first time in its short history, this seasons ULEB Cup will feature a total of 54 teams, divided in 9 groups of 6. ...


Group A:

Group B: Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... ALBA Berlin is a prominent German basketball club based in Berlin, and is also known as Berlin Albatrosse. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... KK Bosna (Košarkaški Klub Bosna) is a basketball club in Sarajevo the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... KK Šiauliai (Lithuanian: Krepšinio Klubas Šiauliai; English: Basketball Club Šiauliai) is the major basketball club of Šiauliai, Lithuania participating in LKL. External links Official website of Šiauliai Category: ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Club Joventut Badalona is a basketball team based in the city of Badalona in Catalonia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Türk Telekom is the basketball branch of the sports club Türk Telekomspor in Ankara, Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Guildford Heat, officially Poujoulat Heat Guildford by sponsorship, are a basketball club based in Guildford, England that currently play in the British Basketball League. ...

Group C: Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Club Name Ovarense Basket Image Arena Pavilhão da Ovarense, Ovar Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Latvia. ... BK Ventspils is a professional basketball club from Latvia. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... the Élan Sportif Chalonnais is a french basket-ball club from Chalon-sur-Saône. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Köln 99ers, that was known as RheinEnergie Köln from 2001-2007, (often RE Köln or REK) is a basketball club based in Cologne, Germany that plays in the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... KK FMP is a Serbian professional basketball club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Beşiktaş Cola Turka is the basketball team of Beşiktaş J.K., which is a Turkish sports club from İstanbul. ...

Group D: Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... KK Hemofarm is a basketball team from Vršac, Serbia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Club Name CB Girona Image Founded 1962 Arena Palau Girona-Fontajau Capacity 5. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Spirou Charleroi is the Belgian professional basketball club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Galatasaray Café Crown is the basketball team section of the Galatasaray S.K. Turkish club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Hanzevast Capitals is the Dutch professional basketball club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... CSU Asesoft is the most successful Romanian basketball club of the last decade, winning the last 5 consecutive championships and Romanian cups. ...

Group E: Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Stade Lorrain Université Club Nancy, a. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Anwil Wloclawek is a Polish basketball team, based in Wloclawek, playing in Era Basket Liga. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Club Name Valencia Basket Club Image Founded 1986 Arena Fuente San Luis, Valencia, Land of Valencia, Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Azovmash Mariupol is a Ukrainian Basketball club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Khimki Basketball Club is a Russian basketball team based in Khimki which participates in the Russian Basketball Super League and also, the ULEB Cup. ...

Group F: Image File history File links Flag_of_Montenegro. ... KK Budućnost Podgorica is a basketball club from Podgorica, Montenegro. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Dynamo Moscow Region, also called Triumph Lyubertsy is the Russian professional basketball club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Antwerp Giants is a Belgian professional basketball club based in Antwerp. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel. ... Hapoel Galil-Elyon (Hebrew: הפועל גליל עליון) is an Israeli basketball team playing in premier Ligat Winner division. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Allianz Swans Gmunden, also called Swans Gmunden is the Austrian professional basketball club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Benetton Fribourg is the Swiss professional basketball club. ...

Group G: Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... MBC Dynamo Moscow (Russian: ) is a Russian basketball club in the Russian Basketball Super League from Moscow, Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... Košarkaški klub Crvena zvezda (Кошаркашки клуб Црвена звезда) is a basketball club based in Belgrade, Serbia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... ČEZ Basketball Nymburk is a team that plays in the top professional Czech basketball league, the NBL. The team is based in the town of Nymburk. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Club Name BC Telindus Oostende Image Founded 1970 Arena Sleuyter Arena, Oostende, Belgium. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... The Panellinios Gymnastikos Syllogos had a team of gymnasts compete at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Fortitudo Pallacanestro Bologna is a prominent Italian basketball club based in Bologna. ...

Group H: Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne is a French Basketball team, playing in the city of Villeurbanne (suburb of Lyon). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Panionios BC is a Greek professional basketball club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Estonia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Club Name CB Gran Canaria Image Founded 1963 Arena Centro Insular De Deportes, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Śląsk Wrocław is a Polish sports club based in Wrocław, Poland. ...

Group I: Image File history File links Flag_of_Latvia. ... ASK Rīga was the name of several sports teams based in Riga, Latvia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... PBC Lukoil Academic (Bulgarian: ) are a Bulgarian professional basketball club based in the capital Sofia. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Élan Béarnais Pau Orthez, is a French basketball club based in Pau. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Benetton Basket is an Italian basketball club from Treviso, the headquarters city of its longtime owner Benetton. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... BC Kyiv is the Ukrainian basketball club, based in Kyiv. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... UNICS Kazan is a team in Kazan, Russia playing in the Russian Basketball Super League. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Turów Zgorzelec logo Turów Zgorzelec is a Polish basketball team, based in Zgorzelec, playing in Era Basket Liga. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel. ... Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem (הפועל מגדל ירושלים) is a basketball team based in Jerusalem, Israel. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The EiffelTowers is a Dutch professional basketball team . ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Strasbourg Illkirch Graffenstaden Basket, named SIG, is a French basketball club based in Strasbourg. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... KK Zadar is a Croatian basketball team from the city of Zadar. ...

Winning Rosters

2002-03 Pamesa Valencia (Spain)


Dejan Tomasevic, Fabricio Oberto, Bernard Hopkins, Alejandro Montecchia, Federico Kammerichs, Jose Antonio Paraiso, Victor Luengo, Nacho Rodilla, Alessandro Abbio, Pedro Robles, Asier Garcia, Oliver Arteaga, Brian Cardinal (Coach: Paco Olmos)



2003-04 Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem (Israel)


Willie Solomon, Kelly McCarty, Tunji Awojobi, Doron Sheffer, Erez Katz, Moshe Mizrahi, Amir Muchtari, Ido Kozikaro, Yoni Shahar, Raviv Limonad, Elad Eliyahu, Bill Edwards, Eric Washington, Yuval Naimy, Georgi Osadahi (Coach: Sharon Drucker)



2004-05 Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius (Lithuania)


Robertas Javtokas, Roberts Stelmahers, Haris Mujezinovic, Gintaras Einikis, Tyrone Nesby, Fred House, Simas Jasaitis, Tomas Delininkatis, Andrius Slezas, Saulius Kuzminskas, Rolandas Jarutis, Povilas Cukinas, Mindaugas Lukauskis, Kestutis Sestokas (Coach: Tomo Mahoric)



2005-06 Dynamo Moscow (Russia)


Mire Chatman, Lazaros Papadopoulos, Ruben Douglas, Antonis Fotsis, Hanno Mottola, Fedor Likholitov, Bojan Popovic, Dmitri Domani, Valentin Kubrakov, Sergei Bykov, Yuri Vasiliev, Sergei Romanov, George Tsintsadze, Ivan Shiryaev (Coach: Dusan Ivkovic)



2006-07 Real Madrid (Spain)


Charles Smith, Louis Bullock, Raul Lopez, Axel Hervelle, Kerem Tunceri, Marko Tomas, Felipe Reyes, Alex Mumbru, Eduardo Hernandez-Sonseca, Blagota Sekulic, Ratko Varda, Venson Hamilton, Nedzad Sinanovic, Richard Nguema, Marko Milic, Jan Martin, Pablo Aguilar (Coach: Joan Plaza)



Final MVP:


2002-03: Dejan Tomasevic Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia_and_Montenegro. ... Dejan Tomašević (born 6 May 1973 in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian professional basketball player who is currently playing for Greek club Panathinaikos BC. He is 2. ...


2003-04: Kelly McCarty Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...


2004-05: Robertas Javtokas Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... Robertas Javtokas (born March 20, 1980 in Å iauliai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Lithuanian basketball center playing for Panathinaikos in the Greek A1 and Euroleague. ...


2005-06: Ruben Douglas Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Ruben Enrique Douglas (born October 30, 1979 in Pasadena, California) is a Panamanian-American professional basketball player currently with Pamesa Valencia of the ACB, the premier professional basketball league in Spain. ...


2006-07: Charles Smith Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other persons of the same name, see Charles Smith. ...


2007-08: Rudy Fernandez Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ...


External links

  • Official Site - ULEB Cup
The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... The Liga Sudamericana (Portuguese: Liga Sul-Americana, English: South American League) is an international male basketball cup competition played annually by the top clubs of South America, organized by the South American Basketball Confederation. ... This article contains a list of developmental and minor sports leagues: two concepts which are largely restricted to North American sports. ... For information on the original league that lasted until 1976, see American Basketball Association (1967-1977). ... The Continental Basketball Association (CBA) is a professional mens basketball league in the United States. ... The NBA Development League, or D-League, is the National Basketball Associations officially sponsored and operated developmental basketball organization. ... The Eastern Basketball Alliance is a professional mens winter basketball league which plays from January through April. ... The International Basketball League is a U.S.-based professional basketball league featuring teams from the West Coast, Rocky Mountains, Western Canada, and the Midwest. ... The Premier Basketball League is a new league scheduled to begin play in Fall 2007. ... This article is about the United Basketball League. ... The United States Basketball League OTCBB: USBL is a professional mens spring basketball league. ... The World Basketball Association is a professional basketball league entering its third year of play. ... FIBA Europe is a zone within the FIBA association which contains all 50 national European FIBA federations. ... The Euroleague (EL) is the highest caliber professional basketball competition in Europe, with teams from thirteen different European countries. ... The Opportunity League (Montenegrin: Opportunity Liga) is a regional basketball league played in Montenegro. ... Dominet Bank Ekstraliga logo (2006-present) Dominet Basket Liga logo (2005-2006) Dominet Bank Ekstraliga (DBE) or Polish Basketball League (=Polska Liga Koszykówki, PLK) is the highest level league of basketball in Poland. ... Naša Sinalko Liga (English: Our Sinalco League) is a domestic basketball league in Serbia. ... “EBL” redirects here. ... The Scottish Mens National League is the top mens basketball league in Scotland, and forms the second tier of British basketball (in cohesion with the English Basketball League) after the professional setup of the BBL, where Scotland has just one representative in the Scottish Rocks. ... FIBA EuroCup is the top Mens Basketball competition directly run by FIBA Europe. ... The NLB League, also called the Adriatic League (previously Goodyear Adriatic League), is a top-level basketball league that features teams from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Slovenia, all of which are former republics of SFR Yugoslavia. ... Baltic Basketball League (BBL) was founded in year 2005. ... FIBA Asia subzones FIBA Asia is a zone within the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) which contains all 44 Asian FIBA federations. ... The FIBA Asia Champions Cup is the Asian club championship for basketball organized by FIBA Asia. ... The Korean Basketball League or KBL is the professional basketball league of South Korea. ... FIBA Oceania is a zone within the FIBA association which contains all 21 national Oceania FIBA federations. ... FIBA Africa is a zone within the FIBA association which contains all 53 national African FIBA federations, it was founded in 1961. ... The La FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup is the highest caliber mens basketball competition for clubs, organized by the FIBA Africa and played by the champions of the leagues of the African countries. ...

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