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Legia Warszawa (basketball)

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Legia Warszawa
Legia Warszawa logo
Nickname Wojskowi ("Militarians"),
Legioniści ("Legionnaires", "Legionarries")
League PLK
Founded 1929; 89 years ago (1929)
History Legia Warsaw
1929–present
Arena OSiR Bemowo
Capacity 1,000[1]
Location Warsaw, Poland
Team colors Red, White, Green and Black
                   
President Roman Podobas
Head coach Piotr Bakun
Championships 7 Polish Championships
2 Polish Cups
1 I Liga
Website legiakosz.com
Uniforms

Sportowy Klub Legia Warszawa (Polish: [ˈlɛɡʲja varˈʂava]) is a Polish men's basketball club, based in Warsaw. The team currently plays in the PLK, the Polish first division. The club was established in 1929 as the basketball section of the military multi-sport club of Legia Warsaw. Legia became the leading team in Polish basketball in the 1950s and 1960s with seven national championships and two national cups.

In 2017, Legia was promoted to the PLK after being absent for 14 years.[2]

Honours[edit]

Total titles: 9

Domestic competitions[edit]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Record Polish Cup
2011–12 4 3 Liga 1st
2012–13 3 2 Liga 3rd
2013–14 3 2 Liga 1st
2014–15 2 I Liga 4th
2015–16 2 I Liga 2nd
2016–17 2 I Liga 1st
2017–18 1 PLK 16th
5–27
Quarterfinalist

International record[edit]

Season Achievement Notes
Euroleague
1958 Quarter-finals eliminated by ASK Riga, 59-93 (L) in Riga and 63-61 (W) in Warsaw
1960–61 Quarter-finals eliminated by CSKA Moscow, 72-98 (L) in Warsaw and 73-85 (L) in Moscow
1961–62 Quarter-finals eliminated by Real Madrid, 73-62 (W) in Warsaw and 71-100 (L) in Madrid
1963–64 Quarter-finals eliminated by Real Madrid, 90-102 (L) in Warsaw and 86-92 (L) in Madrid
Saporta Cup
1968–69 Quarter-finals eliminated by Slavia Prague, 82-113 (L) in Prague and 80-91 (L) in Warsaw
1970–71 Quarter-finals eliminated by Fides Napoli, 75-84 (L) in Warsaw and 73-96 (L) in Napoli

Players[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legia Warszawa". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
  2. ^ "Legia Warszawa wywalczyła awans do Polskiej Ligi Koszykówki". Eurosport.onet.pl. 2017-05-20. 

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