BC Montepaschi Siena

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October 28, 2021

KK Montepaschi Siena (Italian: Montepaschi Siena) is an Italian basketball club from Siena. In the 2013/14 season. competes in Serie A of Italy and the Euroleague.

History

The club was founded in 1934 as a section of the sports association Mens Sana (Healthy Spirit), founded in 1871. However, it achieved its greatest success only in the 21st century under the name Montepaschi Siena. He won the national championship for the first time in 2004, and then tied 7 more consecutive titles in the period from 2007 to 2013. He was the winner of the Italian Cup 5 times in a row from 2009 to 2013, and he triumphed in the Super Cup on 7 occasions. The only title in international competition was won in the Raymond Saporta Cup in 2002, when Spanish Valencia was defeated 81:71 in the final. The club was a regular participant in the Euroleague for many years and even owned the A license of this prestigious competition, in which the greatest success was the third place reached in 2003, 2008 and 2011.

Successes

National

Italian Championship: Champion (8): 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Runner-up (1): 2014 Italian Cup: Winner (5): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Finalist (2): 2002, 2014. Italian Super Cup: Winner (7): 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013. Finalist (1): 2012.

International

Raymond Saporte Cup: Winner (1): 2002.Euroleague: Third place (3): 2003, 2008, 2011.

Names through history

Throughout its long history, the club has often changed its name, so depending on the sponsor, it was called: Sapori (1973-1978, 1981-1983) Antonini (1978-1981) Mister Day (1983-1986) Ticino (1990-1993) Olitalia (1993-1994) Comerson (1994-1995) Cx Orologists (1995-1996) Fontanafredda (1996-1998) Ducato (1998-2000) Montepaschi Siena (2000-present)

Famous players

Pietro Aradori Bobby Brown Nikola Bulatović Dušan Vukčević Luigi Datome Henri Domerkant Nikos Zisis Vlado Ilijevski Marko Jarić Mario Kasun Rimantas Kaukenas Krzysztof Lavrinowicz Carlton Myers Bo Makejleb Milovan Rakovic Igor Rakočević Aleksandar Rasic Taylor Rochesti Milenko Topic Thornton boots Mirsad Turkjan Alfonso Ford Daniel Hackett

Reference

External links

Official club website

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