Despite good premises, the team was eliminated in the first round of Italian Cup's Final Eight and failed to qualify for the championship playoffs. [141] In the same month, Giuseppe Sermasi, a local entrepreneur and former vice president, became Virtus new president, holding the vacant post after Bucci's death, while Luca Baraldi, a prominent manager of Segafredo, was appointed new CEO. Thu., Nov. 26, 2020 timer 1 min. [118] He also signed, among others, David Moss, Andre Collins, Petteri Koponen and Viktor Sanikidze. [101] During the summer, due to contrasts with Madrigali, Brunamonti also left the club, after nearly 20 years passed as player and general manager. [106] Sabatini acquired also the club Progresso Castelmaggiore, from a small town in Bologna's hinterland, which played in Serie A2 and sponsored the new team with FuturVirtus brand, guaranteeing, therefore, the continuity of the glorious name "Virtus" despite the exclusion from the championships. [149] On 5 May, the EuroLeague's commissioner Jordi Bertomeu announced the cancellation of the EuroCup season too. During the playoffs, the Black V returned after more than twenty years to Bologna's historic arena, PalaDozza, which became the new official home court in the following season. Virtus is the second most titled basketball club in Italy after Olimpia Milano, having won 15 Italian national championships, 8 Italian National Cups and 1 Italian Supercup. Despite good premises, FuturVirtus did not reach the promotion in Serie A, losing 3–0 in the final series of playoffs from Aurora Jesi. 18.12.2020 18:39 - A1 Femminile - Virtus Bologna, Serventi "Essere concentrati ed evitare errori banali" 18.12.2020 18:29 - LBA - Varese, Bulleri: «Venezia ferita, ma servirà una grande impresa» 18.12.2020 18:24 - LBA - L’Umana Reyer sfida Varese: il prepartita di Walter De Raffaele ... Roster. In the following season, the team, composed by the same players and coached by Nico Messina, arrived 6th.[24]. Lo Scudetto dopo l'Europa, Tre volte Vrtus Bologna: il grande slam del 2001. In September 1995, Virtus won its first Italian Supercup against Treviso;[72] while in October, the Black V participated in the McDonald's Championship, arriving second after the Houston Rockets. ... Roster. Moreover, Sabatini signed Travis Best, a former NBA player for the Indiana Pacers, Brett Blizzard, Guilherme Giovannoni, Vlado Ilievski and Tyrone Grant. To appear in this section a player must have either: Throughout the years, due to sponsorship, the club has been known as : 1929–1956: Beginnings and post-war dynasty, 1980–1988: Champions Cup Final and 10th title, 1995–1997: Transition years and Brunamonti's retirement, 1997–2000: Danilović's comeback and the first EuroLeague, 2000–2002: Ginóbili's boom and the second EuroLeague, 2002–2003: Financial problems and interdiction, 2005–2009: National finals and return to Europe, 2016–2019: Promotion and return to Europe, Top performances in European & Worldwide competitions, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famers, Known as "Sports Hall" until 1966 and nicknamed, Known as "PalaMalaguti" until 2008 and "Futurshow Station" until 2011, Temporary indoor arena located in a fair pavilion within the, White and black are the official colors of Virtus. [148] Virtus ended the season first, with 18 wins and only 2 defeats, but the title was not assigned. [144] Among others, the team signed also Vince Hunter, Kyle Weems, Julian Gamble, Stefan Marković , Frank Gaines and Giampaolo Ricci. : 051/4155911 Fax. BPER Virtus Bologna U20 team basketball, scores, news, schedule, roster, players, stats, rumors, details and more on eurobasket.com. [13], Due to the increasing fame of Virtus, the Sala Borsa was no longer suitable for hosting games; so in 1956, the long-time Mayor of Bologna, Giuseppe Dozza, inaugurated a new arena, which was simply known as "Sports Hall" and had a seating capacity of more than 7,000 people. Virtus Bologna yeniden üst sıralar için mücadele etmek istiyor. [74] During the summer, the club signed important international players like Zoran Savić from Real Madrid Teka and Branislav Prelević from PAOK. [2] It currently plays in the Italian first division LBA as well as in the EuroCup. Virtus Roma. Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time. [108], During the summer of 2004 the club obtained the re-affiliation to the Italian Basketball Federation and the right to use the name "Virtus Pallacanestro" again. Final. During the 1950s the first derbies were played against Gira and Moto Morini, the other two teams of Bologna. He also had 24 points, 9 rebounds and finished the game with a 35 efficiency. [10] Under Poluzzi, Virtus won the title again in 1948 and 1949, achieving the so-called "four-peat". VIRTUS ® Online Training / Tracking Platform. [150] Virtus, which had achieved the league's playoffs, was confirmed for the following season. Protecting God's Children ® for Adults. Quick access to players bio, career stats and team records. Il palasport caccia via Madrigali aggredito deve scappare: mollerà? The team also lost against Partizan in the FIBA European League quarterfinals.[64]. 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[29][30], In 1976–77, Virtus ended first in the regular season, however it lost the championship finals against Varese, by 2–0. [16] Virtus, led by its best player Gianfranco Lombardi, took part in its first European Champions Cup, but it was ousted by CCA Bucarest in the second round. FIBA organises the most famous and prestigious international basketball competitions including the FIBA Basketball World Cup, the FIBA World Championship for Women and the FIBA 3x3 World Tour. [7] At the end of the world war, Santa Lucia was no longer available for basketball games and after a brief period of outdoor matches on a field in Via del Ravone, the team moved to Sala Borsa, the city's stock exchange, readjusted in the evening for basketball matches. From then, Virtus started an outstanding season, characterized by an unrepeatable group capable of beating every record and becoming one of the strongest European teams of all time and, according to many, the strongest ever. [42] Despite his fame, Nikolić did not succeed in bringing Virtus back to title, so in 1983, after the brief experiences of George Bisacca and Mauro Di Vincenzo, the 35 years-old Alberto Bucci, from Bologna, became the new head coach. È il primo socio con il 40%, La Virtus Bologna supera anche Strasburgo ed è imbattuta! [109] On 3 June 2005, Virtus returned to the top division, defeating 3–0 the Premiata Montegranaro. The first official championship of Virtus dates back to 1934, the year in which the Bolognese team won the first division tournament, obtaining the promotion in the top tournament after a hard-fought group of playoffs against Unione Sportiva of Milan and Ginnastica Rome. Overview. The 1998 final between Virtus and Fortiudo is widely considered as the greatest one in the history of Italian basketball, with two teams from the same city, which were among the best ones in the continent. : 051/4155911 Fax. [19], The 1960s had been an unfortunate decade for Virtus. Via Arcoveggio, 49/2 40129 BOLOGNA (BO) Tel. That day he accomplished 35 efficiency in Virtus Roma's home loss against Biancoblu' BasketBologna, 0-20. BPER Virtus Bologna U20 team basketball, scores, news, schedule, roster, players, stats, rumors, details and more on eurobasket.com. [68] In May 1994, Virtus won its second consecutive national title, defeating 3–2 Scavolini Pesaro, after a very contested final. : 051/4155999 City: Bologna The team was completed with Cliff Levingston, two-time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls. Since its foundation, Virtus Bologna has changed several home arenas. Rivers from 2011. Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV; Milos Teodosic: 18: 24.7: On November 11, 2020, Tommaso Baldasso set a season high in steals in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. [140], In July 2019, Virtus opened its women's basketball wing, to participate in the Serie A1 championship. 2020-2021 Virtus Bologna Roster # Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status ... 2020-2021 Virtus Bologna Stat Leaders. Prossima Partita Dè Longhi Treviso Basket vs Segafredo Virtus Bologna / 20 Dic 2020. This will be their second duel in 3 days since they have already played a match on Wednesday that Virtus won quite easily after a turnaround in the second half. The website … [11] In 1949–50 season, the Black V arrived second after Olimpia Milano; during these years, the long-time rivalry with Olimpia, known as "derby of Italy", began. BPER-Virtus-Bologna-U20-team basketball, scores, news, schedule, roster, players, stats, rumors, details and more on eurobasket.com Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL … [27], In 1975, McMillen started his career in the NBA, so Porelli and Peterson signed Terry Driscoll, a former NBA player and 4th overall pick in 1969 draft. Aradori and Filippo Baldi Rossi were confirmed and the club signed, among others, Tony Taylor, Kevin Punter, Amath M'Baye and Brian Qvale, to participate in the Basketball Champions League, which was Virtus's first European competition after ten years. [88] Under Cazzola's presidency, Virtus lived a period which became known as its "Golden Age", in which the Black V won four national titles, two Italian Cups and a EuroLeague, becoming one the most notable and successful teams in Europe.[89]. Virtus Segafredo Bologna will make it two seasons in a row in the 7DAYS EuroCup. [130][131] Virtus ended second in the regular season behind Treviso and on 19 June 2017 won the playoffs, beating Trieste by 3–0, thus returning to the top series after only one year. Aggiornato al 26 luglio 2019. In the following season, Messina became the new coach of Italy's national basketball team and Alberto Bucci, returned to coach Virtus, with whom he had won a national championship in 1984. [83] During this period, Bologna was nicknamed "Basket City", due to the fame and the victories of town's two teams. Guyton and Bennett Davison and was coached by Giordano Consolini, who served as Messina's assistant for years. After a few weeks, also EuroCup seasonended, wher… : 051/4155999 City: Bologna In 1966, Jaroslav Šíp was hired as new head coach, but Virtus never became a real contender for the championship, with Olimpia and Ignis which alternatively won the title until 1968. [61] During 23 years of tenure, Porelli won four national titles, four Italian Cups and one Cup Winner's Cup, transforming a simple basketball section of a sports club into one of the richest and most successful teams in Europe. Segafredo Virtus Bologna (119418) Manager: fitilj23 Country: Bosna i Hercegovina League: II.3 Rival: KB24. read BOLOGNA, Italy - Marco Belinelli is going back to Italy, announcing Thursday that he has signed a three-year contract to play for Virtus Bologna. [23], In the same year, Virtus broke away from the multi sports club, becoming a joint-stock company. Porelli signed also KreÅ¡imir Ćosić, one of the best centers in Europe; the team was also composed by great Italian players as Renato Villalta, Carlo Caglieris and the captain Gianni Bertolotti. Non mi basta restare solo per un contratto, Messaggero Veneto – Giornale del Friuli, Classifiche, risultati e statistiche sulla stagione 2003–04, Rivoluzione Virtus: Sabatini caccia tutti, Virtus, Sabatini parla con 2 imprenditori «Tra 7 giorni lo statuto della fondazione», Virtus Bologna, Renato Villalta accetta l'incarico di Presidente, "Obiettivo Lavoro e Virtus: facciamo squadra insieme", "Virtus Bologna relegated for the first time", Zanetti conquista la Virtus. [33] However, despite the controversies which rose around his farewell, Peterson's legacy was huge: the American coach deeply changed the team's organization and contributed in bringing back Virtus to the top of Italian basketball after twenty years of struggles. [126] However, the team arrived 13th, out of the playoffs. [53][54], In the following summer, Hill surprisingly resigned from his post and his assistant, the 30 years-old Ettore Messina, was appointed new head coach. That day he reached 3 steals in Virtus Roma's road loss against Pall. [67] In October 1993, Virtus took part to the McDonald's Open in Munich, where it arrived second, after the Phoenix Suns. In the same years, the club signed a deal with Granarolo, a milk and dairy production company, which became the new team's sponsor. [119] In 2010–11, the team was completed with Giuseppe Poeta, Valerio Amoroso, Jared Homan, as well as K.C. [146][147], On 7 April 2020, after more than a month of suspension, the Italian Basketball Federation officially ended the 2019–20 season, due to the coronavirus pandemic that severely hit Italy. However, the season was hit by the coronavirus pandemic that compelled the federation to suspend and later cancel the competition without assigning the title to anyone. Markovski's team reached the championship finals, but it was defeated 3–0 by Montepaschi Siena. However, the season was characterized by a serious injury to team captain, Allan Ray, and the substitute players signed by the club failed to adequately replace the injured top-player. In the following season, Virtus signed Tom McMillen, a 22-years-old player from Maryland University, who was selected with the 9th overall pick by the Buffalo Braves during the 1974 NBA draft. After another poor result in the 1969–70 season under coach Nello Paratore, in 1970, Porelli hired Black V's legendary coach Vittorio Tracuzzi and sold the best player of the time, Gianfranco Lombardi, unleashing a popular uprising that even ended up in court. Virtus Roma's home loss against Biancoblu' BasketBologna, 0-20. basketball app available on iOS and Android. On October 10, 2020, Tommaso Baldasso set a season high in points in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. [85] In 1999–2000 season, the Black V lost the Italian Cup final against Treviso and was defeated 83–76 by AEK, in the FIBA Saporta Cup's final in Lausanne. Virtus Bologna ended the championship in 1st position, but the title was not assigned. The club's motto was Forte Franco Fermo Fiero ("Strong Frank Firm Proud") and was inserted in the logo under the Black V, with a cross made by four F;[4] the motto is still used by Virtus today. [41], After the defeat in the Cup, Porelli sacked Ranuzzi and hired coach Aleksandar Nikolić, worldwide known as "The Professor". [135][136] On 11 March, after a defeat against Cantù and with Virtus temporarily out of playoffs, the team board sacked Sacripanti and appointed the Serbian Aleksandar Đorđević as new head coach. During the season, Luca Bechi succeeded Finelli as new head coach. [26] At the end of the season, characterized by outstanding performances by McMillen, the team placed 4th in the national championship and was eliminated at the quarterfinals of the European Cup Winners' Cup. The club was founded in 1929, which makes it the oldest club in Italy and one of the oldest ones in Europe. [112] The Black V also reached the EuroCup semifinals, where it was defeated by the Ukrainian team Azovmash Mariupol. Il roster della Segafredo Virtus Bologna per la stagione 2020/21. On October 10, 2020, Dario Hunt set a season high in blocks in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. [35] The team also reached the semifinals of the Cup Winners' Cup, where it was eliminated for only one point by the Dutch EBBC. [44] In the same year, the team completed a domestic double by adding a National Cup. [22] In 1970, thanks to Porelli, Virtus was also one of the main proponents and founders of the Lega Basket, the governing body of the top-tier level professional Italian basketball league. That day he dished 10 assists in Virtus Roma's home loss against Umana Reyer Venezia, 0-20. [20] Alternately nicknamed "Torquemada" or "Robespierre" for his quick and often dictatorial methods, or, more frequently, L'Avvocato ("The Lawyer"), Porelli has been one of the most prominent figures in the history of Virtus, which through initiatives often unpopular but almost always winning, definitively carried towards professionalism. [137] On 4 April, the Black V defeated Nanterre 92, reaching the BCL Final Four in Antwerp,[138] which won on 5 May defeating Iberostar Tenerife 73–61, thanks to an outstanding game by Kevin Punter, who was able to score 26 points and was nominated Final Four MVP. La stagione 2019-2020 della Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna sponsorizzata Segafredo, è l'81ª nel massimo campionato italiano di pallacanestro, la Serie A.. Roster. Finals, Game 5: Kinder Bologna becomes first champ in last game! [38] The team took part also in the European Champions Cup, where it was eliminated in the semifinals group stage. Prossima Partita Dè Longhi Treviso Basket vs Segafredo Virtus Bologna / 20 Dic 2020. : 051/4155911 Fax. [113] Virtus participated in the EuroLeague, but arrived last in the Group A, winning only two games out of 14. [57], In 1990–91, Virtus placed third in the regular season but it was once again eliminated in the national semifinals by Caserta. Virtus, Grande Slam. That day he went for 4 blocks in Virtus Roma's road loss against Centrale del Latte Brescia, 20-0. McMillen lived and studied in the UK, but he moved to Bologna during the weekends to play basketball. [5] The team's home court was the former church of Santa Lucia in the city center, which could host a few hundred people.[6]. This move was heavily criticised by Black V's fans, but it was approved by Porelli himself. Via Arcoveggio, 49/2 40129 BOLOGNA (BO) Tel. [151], After the early end of the season, the team was largerly confirmed for the following championship and, in May and June, the club signed prominent Italian players, like Awudu Abass and Amedeo Tessitori,[152][153] and homegrown ones, like Amar Alibegović.