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Pallacanestro Cantù

Pallacanestro Cantù
Pallacanestro Cantù logo
Leagues Italian League
Eurocup
Founded 1936
History Associazione Pallacanestro Cantù
1936–Present
Arena Palasport Pianella
(capacity: 3,910)
PalaDesio
(capacity: 6,700–8,000)
Location Cantù, Italy
Team colors White and Blue
         
President Anna Cremascoli
Championships 2 European Championships
2 Intercontinental Cups
4 Saporta Cups
4 Korać Cups
3 Italian Championships
2 Italian Supercups
Website pallacanestrocantu.com
Uniforms

Pallacanestro Cantù, known for sponsorship reasons as Acqua Vitasnella Cantù domestically and FoxTown Cantù in European competitions, is an Italian League professional basketball club that is based in Cantù. For past club sponsorship names, see the list below. Among European basketball teams, Cantù has won more international trophies than any other team (on par with Real Madrid).

History

The club won two Euroleague championships in a row, in 1982 and 1983.

Arenas

Cantù plays at Palasport Pianella, an arena with a capacity of 3,910. They also play at PalaDesio, an arena with a capacity of 6,700-8,000, in order to meet Euroleague arena standards.

Current roster

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Depth chart

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Reserve
C Giorgi Shermadini Eric Williams
PF Metta World Peace Ivan Buva Giacomo Maspero
SF DeQuan Jones Awudu Abass
SG James Feldeine Marco Laganà
PG Darius Johnson-Odom Stefano Gentile Giacomo Bloise

Titles

Total titles: 17

Domestic competitions

18px Italian League

  • Winners (3): 1967-68, 1974–75, 1980–81

18px Italian Supercup

  • Winners (2): 2003, 2012

European competitions

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18px FIBA Saporta Cup

18px FIBA Korać Cup

Worldwide competitions

18px FIBA Intercontinental Cup

Results

Season by season results of the club in national, cup and international competitions. Number before European competitions declare the level of the competitions.

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason Italian Cup European competitions
2009–10 1 Serie A 4 Quarterfinalist
2010–11 1 Serie A 2 Finalist Finalist 2 Eurocup
RS
2011–12 1 Serie A 3 Quarterfinalist Finalist 1 Euroleague <center>T16
2012–13 1 Serie A 7 Semifinalist 1 Euroleague <center>RS
2013–14 1 Serie A 3 Quarterfinalist Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup <center>L32
2014–15 1 Serie A 2 Eurocup <center>RS

International record

Season Achievement Notes
Euroleague
1968-69 Quarter-final group stage 3rd place in a group with Spartak Brno, Standard Liège and Maccabi Tel Aviv
1975-76 Semi-finals eliminated by Mobilgirgi Varèse, 85-95 (L) in Varese, 70-78 (L) in Cantù
1981-82 European Champions defeated Maccabi Tel Aviv, 86-80 in the final of European Champions Cup in Cologne
1982-83 European Champions defeated Billy Milano, 69-68 in the final of European Champions Cup in Grenoble
1983-84 Semi-final group stage 3rd place in a group with FC Barcelona, Banco di Roma Virtus, Bosna, Maccabi Tel Aviv and Limoges CSP
Saporta Cup
1976–77 Cup Winner's Cup Winners defeated Radnički Belgrade, 87-86 in the final of European Cup Winner's Cup in Palma de Mallorca
1977–78 Cup Winner's Cup Winners defeated Synudine Bologna, 84-82 in the final of European Cup Winner's Cup in Milan
1978–79 Cup Winner's Cup Winners defeated EBBC Den Bosch, 83-73 in the final of European Cup Winner's Cup in Porec
1979-80 Final lost to Emerson Varèse, 88-90 in the final (Milan)
1980–81 Cup Winner's Cup Winners defeated FC Barcelona, 86-82 in the final of European Cup Winner's Cup in Rome
Korać Cup
1972–73 Korać Cup Winners defeated Maes Pils Mechelen, 106-85 (W) in Cantù, 85-94 (L) in Mechelen in the double finals of Korać Cup
1973–74 Korać Cup Winners defeated Partizan, 99-86 (W) in Cantù, 75-68 (W) in Belgrade in the double finals of Korać Cup
1974–75 Korać Cup Winners defeated FC Barcelona, 71-69 (W) in Barcelona, 110-85 (W) in Cucciago in the double finals of Korać Cup
1984–85 Quarter-final group stage 2nd place in a group with Crvena Zvezda, Libor 43 and Hapoel Haifa
1986–87 Quarter-final group stage 2nd place in a group with Limoges CSP, Spartak Leningrad and Šibenka
1987–88 Quarter-final group stage 2nd place in a group with Hapoel Tel Aviv, Jugoplastika Split and CAI Zaragoza
1988-89 Final lost to Partizan, 89-76 (W) in Cucciago, 82-101 (L) in Belgrade
1990–91 Korać Cup Winners defeated Real Madrid, 73-71 (W) in Madrid, 95-93 (W) in Cucciago
1991–92 Semi-finals eliminated by Scavolini Pesaro, 76-74 (W) in Cucciago, 86-89 (L) in Pesaro
1992–93 Semi-finals eliminated by Philips Milano, 74-72 (W) in Cucciago, 72-85 (L) in Milan
Intercontinental Cup
1975 Intercontinental Cup Champions Intercontinental Cup Champions with a 4-1 record in a league tournament in Cantù
1982 Intercontinental Cup Champions Intercontinental Cup Champions with a 5-0 record in a league tournament in Den Bosch
1983 Runner-up Runner-up with a 3-2 record in a league tournament (Buenos Aires)

Notable players

  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland-23x15px Ron Rowan 1 season: '98–'99

Coaches

Sponsorship names

In the past, due to sponsorship deals, it has also been known as:[1]

  • Milenka Cantù (1954–55)
  • Oransoda Cantù (1956–58, 1965–69)
  • Fonte Levissima Cantù (1958–65)
  • Forst Cantù (1970–77)
  • Gabetti Cantù (1977–80)
  • Squibb Cantù (1980–82)
  • Ford Cantù (1982–83)
  • Jollycolombani Cantù (1983–85)
  • Arexons Cantù (1985–87)
  • Vismara Cantù (1987–90)
  • Shampoo Clear Cantù (1990–94)
  • Polti Cantù (1994–99)
  • Canturina Cantù (1999–2000)
  • Poliform Cantù (2000–01)
  • Oregon Scientific Cantù (2001–04)
  • Vertical Vision Cantù (2004–06)
  • Tisettanta Cantù (2006–08)
  • NGC Cantù (2008–09)
  • NGC Medical Cantù (2009–10)
  • Bennet Cantù (2010–12)
  • chebolletta Cantù (2012)
  • Mapooro Cantù (2012, Euroleague Basketball competitions)
  • Lenovo Cantù (2013)
  • FoxTown Cantù (2013–present, Euroleague Basketball competitions)
  • Acqua Vitasnella Cantù (2013–present)

References

External links

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