CB Murcia

2011/12: 15th Place

Club Baloncesto Murcia, also known as the sponsor names UCAM Murcia, is a Spanish basketball club from Murcia. The first team plays in the Spanish ACB League. The home games are at around 7,454 -seat Palacio de Deportes de Murcia disputed.


The club CB Murcia was founded as Agrupación Deportiva Juver into being in 1985. After a season in the regional league, the club acquired in 1986 at the starting area of logos Madrid in the second division. Both 1987/88 and 1988/89 the club failed in Ascension Play-off, but 1989/90 was achieved by a final victory against Obradoiro CAB the title in the second game and the first of promotion to the ACB league. This encounter was interesting because Juver Murcia Argentinian Esteban Pérez began with a fake identity card as a Spaniard. Although the team from Murcia was not punished by the sporting bodies and was allowed to ascend, but Obradoiro CAB was a legal case against the decision was right and was allowed 19 years after this encounter on the ACB league attend.

In the top division, the club should be able to hold for six years, in the first three seasons under the name Club Baloncesto Murcia Juver and finally from 1993. , Under the present name Club Baloncesto Murcia The biggest success so far succeeded the team in the season 1995/96, as they made ​​it to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey, but there with 78:81 to eventual winners TDK Manresa failed.

In the season 1996/97 the descent into second-rate league Española de Baloncesto was. Both 1997/98 and 2002 /03 reached the summit in the ACB league, but in both cases, CB Murcia could keep only one year in the first division.

In the season 2005 /06, CB Murcia began in the Ascension Play-offs against by CB L'Hospitalet and CAI Zaragoza and came again in the top flight. With the exception of a season in LEB 2010/11, the club was able to maintain in the ACB league, but to participate in the play-offs for the title did not succeed. The best results in the league, two twelfth places in 1994/95 and 2007/ 08 to book.


Throughout history, the club changed its name to several sponsors names:

  • AD Juver (1985-1990)
  • CB Juver Murcia (1990-1993)
  • CB Murcia Artel (1997-1998)
  • Recreativos Orenes CB Murcia (1998-1999)
  • CB Etosa (2000-2001)
  • CB Etosa Murcia (2001-2003)
  • Polaris World Murcia (2003-2008)
  • UCAM Murcia ( since 2011 )


  • Master League Española de Baloncesto ( 3): 1997/ 98, 2002/ 03, 2010/11

Known player

  • Bojan Bogdanovic Croatia
  • Lithuania Tomas Delininkaitis
  • Slovenia Goran Dragić
  • Slovakia Anton Gavel
  • United States Clarence Kea
  • United States Ralph McPherson
  • United States Roger Powell
  • Spain Berni Rodríguez