S.S. Basket Napoli

S.S. Basket Napoli
S.S. Basket Napoli logo
Founded 1946
Dissolved 2009
Arena PalaBarbuto
(capacity: 5,500)
Location Naples, Italy
Team colors White and Blue
         
President Mario Maione (owner)
Head coach Maurizio Bartocci
Championships 1 Italian Cup
(2006)
Website basketnapoli.it

S.S. Basket Napoli was an Italian professional basketball club that was based in Naples, Campania. The club's full name was Società Sportiva Basket Napoli. The team ceased activities in 2009.

For past club sponsorship names, see sponsorship names.

History

The team was playing in the second division LegaDue as Serapide Pozzuoli when it was moved to Naples and came under the ownership of Mario Maione. After the 2001–2002 season, the club was promoted to the first division Serie A after winning the LegaDue. Basket Napoli took part in the ULEB Cup 2004-05 and won the Italian Cup in 2006.

In September 2008, Basket Napoli was excluded from the Serie A along with Orlandina Basket due to financial problems.[1] Restarting from the regional leagues, the side was dissolved in 2009.

Notable players

Carpisa Napoli players in 2006.

Sponsorship names

Throughout the years, due to sponsorship, the club has been known as :

  • Serapide Pozzuoli (1995–99)
  • Record Napoli (1999–01)
  • Pastificio di Nola Napoli (2001–02)
  • Pompea Napoli (2002–05)
  • Carpisa Napoli (2005–06)
  • Eldo Basket Napoli (2006–08)

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