New Basket Brindisi

New Basket Brindisi
New Basket Brindisi
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Leagues Lega Serie A
Founded 1992
History 1950 - Present
Arena PalaPentassuglia
(3,523 seats)
Location Brindisi, Italy
Team colors Blue and White
President Antonio Corliano'
Head coach Italy Piero Bucchi
Championships LegADue (1):
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New Basket Enel Brindisi, also known as Enel Brindisi for sponsorship reason, is a professional Italian team playing in first Italian division Serie A Italian League. It plays its matches at PalaPentassuglia (3,523 seats, restored in 2010) in the city of Brindisi (Puglia Region). Enel Brindisi returned in Serie A after 28 years (last season was 1982/1983), played in the minor leagues. For 2011-2012 season will play in second italian league



The basketball was born in Brindisi in the 50s with the great Italian coach Elio Pentassuglia. The first participation in the league was in 1974 with Libertas. Then in 1980 another with Bartolini Brindisi, team where played for the Americans Otis Howard, Rich Yonakor, Cliff Pondexter and coach Rudy D'Amico. After many years in the minor leagues in recent years the entrepreneur Massimo Ferrarese acquired the team with Antonio Corliano ', winning three championships and in 2010 bringing the city of Brindisi in the Italian major league.

2011-2012 roster

United States Alex Renfroe PG
United States Italy Craig Callahan PF
Italy Matteo Formenti G[disambiguation needed ]
United States Ebi Ere G[disambiguation needed ]
Italy Albania Klaudio Ndoja PF
Italy Matteo Maestrello F
Italy Andrea Zerini PF
Serbia Dejan Borovnjak C
Italy Mitchell Poletti C
Italy Alex Simoncelli PG

Coach: Italy Piero Bucchi

Notable players


  • United States Rudy D'Amico - 1981-82
  • Italy Massimo Bianchi - 2004-05
  • Italy Elio Pentassuglia - 1970-82
  • Italy Piero Bucchi - 2011
  • Italy Giovanni Perdichizzi - 2008-2010
  • Italy Paolo Moretti - 2007-2008

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