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Pallacanestro Cantù
Pallacanestro Cantù logo
Leagues Serie A
Founded 1936
History Associazione Pallacanestro Cantù
1936–present
Arena Palasport Pianella
(capacity: 3,910)
Location Cantù, Italy
Team colors White, Brown, and Blue
              
President Alessandro Corrado
Head coach Andrea Trinchieri
Championships Italian Championships (3):
1968, 1975, 1981
Italian Supercups: (1)
2003
Intercontinental Cups (2):
1975, 1982
FIBA Champions' Cups (2):
1982, 1983
Saporta Cups (4):
1977, 1978, 1979, 1981
Korac Cups (4):
1973, 1974, 1975, 1991
Website
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

Pallacanestro Cantù is an Italian League professional basketball club that is based in Cantù. For sponsorship reasons, it is also known as NGC Cantù, after NGC Medical, an Italian distributor of medical devices.

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History

The club won two European Champions' Cups in a row, in 1982 and 83.

Sponsorship names

In the past, due to sponsorship deals, it has also been known as 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 (1999-00), Poliform Cantù (2000-01), Oregon Scientific Cantù (2001-04), Vertical Vision Cantù (2004-06) and Tisettanta Cantù (2006-08).[1]

Roster

4 Italy Juan Marcos Casini Shooting Guard
5 United States Jerry Green Point Guard
7 Canada Denham Brown Small Forward
8 Italy Rodolfo Valenti Small Forward
09 United States Gerald Fitch Shooting Guard
10 France Toure Hervé Power Forward
11 United States Torin Francis Power Forward/Center
12 Italy Uruguay Nicolas Mazzarino Shooting Guard
13 Lithuania Povilas Čukinas Power Forward/Center
15 Italy Niccolò Squarcina Small Forward
Italy Matteo Ballarate Shooting Guard
Italy Giacomo Bloise Shooting Guard
Italy Nicola Brienza
United States Maarty Leunen
Lithuania Arminas Urbutis

Notable players

Coaches

  • 1954-55 United States Larry Strong
  • 1956-58 Yugoslavia Isidoro Marsan
  • 1958-60 Italy Gianni Corsolini
  • 1960-62 Italy Vittorio Tracuzzi
  • 1962-65 Italy Gianni Corsolini
  • 1965-66 Italy Arnaldo Taurisano
  • 1966-69 Yugoslavia Borislav Stanković
  • 1969-79 Italy Arnaldo Taurisano
  • 1979-82 Italy Valerio Bianchini
  • 1982-83 Italy Giancarlo Primo
  • 1983-84 Italy Gianni Asti
  • 1984-90 Italy Carlo Recalcati
  • 1990-92 Italy Fabrizio Frates
  • 1993-94 Spain Antonio Díaz-Miguel (6 games)
  • 1993-94 Italy Bruno Arrigoni (34 games)
  • 1994-95 Italy Giancarlo Sacco (incl. 5 games in the '95-'96 season)
  • 1995 Italy Bruno Arrigoni (1 game in the '95-'96 season)
  • 1995-97 Italy Gianfranco Lombardi (incl. 32 games in the '95-'96 season)
  • 1997 Italy Virginio Bernardi (6 games in the '97-'98 season)
  • 1997-98 Italy Massimo Magri (23 games)
  • 1998-99 Italy Fabrizio Frates
  • 1999-00 Italy Franco Ciani (incl. 11 games in the '00-'01 season)
  • 2000-07 Italy Stefano Sacripanti (incl. 23 games in the '00-'01 season)
  • 2007-present Italy Luca Dalmonte

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