Klosterneuburg Dukes

Dukes_logoOfficial name: BK Klosterneuburg Dukes
Established: 1952
Address: BK Klosterneuburg, In der Au 1, 3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria
Home Venue: Happyland

Klosterneuburg Dukes is an Austrian professional basketballclub based in Klosterneuburg. With a total of 10 national titles, Klosterneuburg is one of the most successful teams in Austria.In 1952, the team was founded as a part of the association footballteam Klosterneuburg SV. After numerous mergers the team eventually was named Klosterneuburg BC and in 1970, it promoted to the ÖBL, the Austrian First Division.

The 80s were the golden years for the club. They won their first national title in 1978 and from 1983 till 1990 they won the ÖBL 8 times in a row. In 2012, they were the second team in Austrian basketball history to win the “Title Triple”; they took all the three major trophies (League, Cup and Supercup) that year.

Current list of players:

Timur BAS 200cm F
Romed VIEIDER 195cm G
Maurice Barrow 198cm F
Paolo PETTINGER 203cm F
Clemens LEYDOLF 185cm G
Lennart BURGEMEISTER 181cm G
Jozo RADOS 208cm F/C
Christoph Greimeister 208cm C
Eric Schranz 206cm F/C
Haris Purkovic 190cm G/F
Marko Soldo 193cm G
Jurica Blazevic 199cm G

Head Coach: Zoran KOSTIC
Assistant Coach: Damir ZELEZNIK
Fit. Coach: Jacopo GAVARINI
Physio: Christian NAGL
Manager: Matthias HAGER

List of Trophies:
Austrian Championship (10x) 1978, 1983-1990, 2012
Austrian Cup (1x) 2013
Austrian Supercup (2x) 2012, 2013