[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. Despite the head coach's change, the team continued collecting poor successes, being ousted in the Korać Cup's quarterfinals and in the first round of national playoffs. That day he accomplished 35 efficiency in Virtus Roma's home loss against Biancoblu' BasketBologna, 0-20. [109] On 3 June 2005, Virtus returned to the top division, defeating 3–0 the Premiata Montegranaro. [45], In the following summer, the team was suddenly reshaped and Markovski was fired by Sabatini, whose presidency was characterized by his fickle nature, which led him implementing unexpected and often unpopular choices. Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time. The club is owned by the coffee entrepreneur Massimo Zanetti.[3]. [81], On 23 April 1998, Virtus won its first EuroLeague, defeating 58–44 AEK in Barcelona, with Savić elected MVP of the Final Four. Virtus Segafredo Bologna will make it two seasons in a row in the 7DAYS EuroCup. Via Arcoveggio, 49/2 40129 BOLOGNA (BO) Tel. On September 09, 2020, Dario Hunt set a season high in efficiency in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. [62][63], As president, Cazzola brought to Virtus an entrepreneurial mentality, which would be necessary in the team's future growth. [43] Virtus ended the regular season second, after Peterson's Olimpia. Despite Tracuzzi's comeback, the team placed 10th once again. Experienced Serbian playmaker is pursued by Virtus Bologna, Olympiacos, CSKA Moscow and some other teams. 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. BPER-Virtus-Bologna-U20-team basketball, scores, news, schedule, roster, players, stats, rumors, details and more on eurobasket.com [140], In July 2019, Virtus opened its women's basketball wing, to participate in the Serie A1 championship. [19], The 1960s had been an unfortunate decade for Virtus. That day he reached 3 steals in Virtus Roma's road loss against Pall. Manu Ginóbili was elected Finals MVP. 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. Virtus is the second most titled basketball club … [77] In the national playoffs, Virtus was eliminated in the semifinals by the other Bologna's team, Teamsystem, which, after years of poor results, was becoming increasingly competitive. That day he grabbed 11 rebounds in Virtus Roma's home loss against V.L. [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. [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. 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. Moreover, Kinder, a product brand line of Italian confectionery multinational Ferrero SpA, became the new sponsor of Virtus. [112] The Black V also reached the EuroCup semifinals, where it was defeated by the Ukrainian team Azovmash Mariupol. 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. Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV; Milos Teodosic: 18: 24.7: [31] The team also reached the final of the Cup Winner's Cup, but lost 84–82 against Gabetti Cantù. [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. The president hired Stefano Pillastrini as new head coach and signed, among others, Alan Anderson, Delonte Holland, Dewarick Spencer and Roberto Chiacig. [38] The team took part also in the European Champions Cup, where it was eliminated in the semifinals group stage. [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. ... Roster. However, they lost by only one point against Maccabi Tel Aviv, after a very contested game and dubious referees' choices. [45][104][105], The bankruptcy was avoided thanks to the intervention of a local trade fair entrepreneur, Claudio Sabatini, who transacted all the debts of the club, after agreements with creditors and took over the company from Madrigali. The team was initially coached by Giampiero Ticchi, who was replaced in November by Alberto Bucci, Black V's historic coach. In January 2008, Pillastrini was fired and Renato Pasquali became the new coach; after few months Sabatini re-signed Travis Best, who led the team to the second consecutive Italian Cup final, lost against Avellino. This page was last edited on 20 December 2020, at 19:46. On November 11, 2020, Tommaso Baldasso set a season high in steals in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. In the 2000–01 season, Madrigali and Brunamonti signed important players, like Marko Jarić, Manu Ginóbili, Matjaž SmodiÅ¡, Rashard Griffith and David Andersen; while at the beginning of the season, Sasha Danilović suddenly announced his retirement from basketball. [119] In 2010–11, the team was completed with Giuseppe Poeta, Valerio Amoroso, Jared Homan, as well as K.C. Expectations are high in Bologna after a strong campaign in 2019-20, which marked the club's return to the competition for the first time since 2003-04. [96] After the double in 1997–98, in 2000–01 season, Virtus completed a so-called Triple Crown (known in Italy as Grande Slam), winning all the trophies that it could won. [69], In the 1994–95 season, Joe Binion replaced Levingston, while the rest of the team remained untouched. In summer 2017, the club signed two of the most prominent Italian players, Pietro Aradori and Alessandro Gentile, as well as two international players like Marcus Slaughter and Oliver Lafayette. [82] Then Virtus won the match in the overtime. Expectations are high in Bologna after a strong campaign in 2019-20, which marked the club's return to the competition for the first time since 2003-04. [59], In 1991, after two years of internal struggles within the shareholders' assembly, during which he also briefly lost the control of the society,[60] Porelli sold Virtus to Alfredo Cazzola, a local trade fair entrepreneur. [87], In May 2000, Cazzola sold Virtus to Marco Madrigali, a video game entrepreneur, who became the new president of the club. Virtus Segafredo Bologna will make it two seasons in a row in the 7DAYS EuroCup. [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. [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]. VIRTUS ® Online Training / Tracking Platform. Prossima Partita Dè Longhi Treviso Basket vs Segafredo Virtus Bologna / 20 Dic 2020. Despite good premises, FuturVirtus did not reach the promotion in Serie A, losing 3–0 in the final series of playoffs from Aurora Jesi. 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. [56] However, the team was once again eliminated in national playoffs' quarterfinals against Phonola Caserta. Marco Belinelli 0 Amedeo Tessitori 1 Lorenzo Deri 3 Awudu Abass 6 Alessandro Pajola 7 Amar Alibegovic 9 Stefan Markovic 11 Giampaolo Ricci 14 Josh … After a tough beginning, the season had a turning point during the Christmas derby against Fortitudo, which was soundly won by the Black V by 99–62. Since its foundation, Virtus Bologna has changed several home arenas. From 1943 to 1945, the championship was suspended due to the outbreak of the war in the country and the beginning of the civil war. In the 1991–92 season, the Black V, led by captain Brunamonti and Jure Zdovc, reached the national semifinals, but lost against Scavolini Pesaro, which had already eliminated Virtus in the national cup few months before. However, Ranuzzi lasted one year only, due to the poor result of the team, which ended the season at the 10th place. From 1956 to 1960, Virtus placed second, always behind its arch-rival Olimpia Milan. Virtus Bologna yeniden üst sıralar için mücadele etmek istiyor. The website … "Così ci tolsero la Coppa Campioni", Alla Virtus Granarolo lo "scudetto della stella", "Micheal Ray Richardson hopes to return to the NBA", Cook: Senior class Pitt's Johnson refuses to pout, becomes leader, Il tributo del PalaDozza a Sugar Richardson, NBA International Pre-Season and Regular-Season Games, Coppa Italia 1997 – Tabellone del torneo, Basket, venti anni fa il tiro impossibile di Danilovic: e la Virtus beffò la Fortitudo, Basket city, i migliori giocatori della storia della Virtus, Danilovic dice basta, il basket perde la star, Le squadre più forti di sempre: la Virtus del Triplete di Messina, Tabellino della finale di Coppa Italia 2001. [44] In the same year, the team completed a domestic double by adding a National Cup. 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. The turning point occurred in 1968, when the lawyer Gianluigi Porelli was appointed by the then president of the multi-sport club, Giovanni Elkan, at the head of the basketball section. During the season an important change in ownership occurred: the coffee entrepreneur and former politician, Massimo Zanetti, owner of Segafredo, who was also team's sponsor, became a majority shareholder of the club. [148] Virtus ended the season first, with 18 wins and only 2 defeats, but the title was not assigned. In January 2014, Bechi was sacked due to poor results, and Giorgio Valli became the new coach. [70] However, for the third consecutive times, the team which dominated the Italian league was eliminated at the Champions Cup's quarterfinals, this time by the Panathinaikos. [118] He also signed, among others, David Moss, Andre Collins, Petteri Koponen and Viktor Sanikidze. [126] However, the team arrived 13th, out of the playoffs. Il roster della Segafredo Virtus Bologna per la stagione 2020/21. Euroleague mourns ULEB founder Gianluigi Porelli. 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. [48], In 1988, Porelli hired Bob Hill, who was New York Knicks' head coach until the previous season. Cazzola signed Arijan Komazec, a Croatian guard-forward, and Orlando Woolridge, a long-time NBA player; while young Italian players like Alessandro Abbio became increasingly important. McMillen lived and studied in the UK, but he moved to Bologna during the weekends to play basketball. [100], In 2003, Ginóbili moved to the NBA, where he played for the San Antonio Spurs, and Ettore Messina was hired by Benetton, thus Bogdan Tanjević was appointed new head coach. The Black V ended the regular season 8th and was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by Siena. 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.