CB Valladolid

2011/12: 18th Place

Club Baloncesto Valladolid is a Spanish basketball club from the Castilian capital of Valladolid. The first team plays in the Spanish ACB League. The home games will be held in the 6311 -seat Pabellón Polideportivo Pisuerga.


The club was founded in 1976 and took over the license of the financial difficulties in geratenen, also based in Valladolid, Castilla association ADC, who had achieved promotion to the first division in the preseason.

Already in the first season was by the eleventh and last place in the league of relegation to the Segunda División. After two years in the second division, succeeded to the 1979/80 season of resurgence. This year, CB Valladolid had also failed the first use in an international competition than you in Korać Cup 1979/80 in the last eight. In 1983 the club was a founding member of the Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto, which henceforth led the operation of the ACB league game. With the exception of one year in the league Española de Baloncesto in the 2008 /09 season, the club is no longer relegated from the first division.

Although CB Valladolid is one of the teams with the most seasons in the ACB League, the success came from far. The best international result achieved when Korać Cup 1991/92, as the Castilians failed narrowly to eventual winners 142:137 Messaggero Virtus Roma in the semi-finals after return game. National reached the club three times the semi-finals at the Spanish Cup ( 1984/85, 1987/88 and 1997/ 98) and four times the quarter-final play-off for the championship ( 1989/90, 1990/91, 1991/ 92 and 2000 / 01).


Throughout history, the club was due to changing sponsors different names, the most famous is Fórum FILATELICO or Fórum Valladolid, the club conducted a total of 22 years.

  • Impala Tours Valladolid (1978-1979)
  • Editorial Miñón Valladolid (1979-1982)
  • Fórum FILATELICO Valladolid (1983-1992)
  • Grupo Libro Valladolid (1992-1993)
  • Fórum Valladolid (1993-2006)
  • Grupo Capitol Valladolid (2006-2008)
  • Blancos de Rueda Valladolid ( since 2009)

Known player

Throughout history, some international stars who worked for CB Valladolid. For the Lithuanian center Arvydas Sabonis, the club was the first stop outside the Soviet Union from 1989 to 1992 he was employed by the Castilians. Coinciding with Sabonis, the team also his club and international colleague Valdemaras Chomičius and one year later undertook with Valeri Tikhonenko another Soviet national team. Even the famous Brazilian shooting guard Oscar Schmidt from 1993 to 1995, the club in use. Spanish point guard Juan Antonio Corbalán let his career with CB Valladolid finish.

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