Dinamo Basket Sassari

Dinamo Basket Sassari ( Banco di Sardegna Sassari also ) is an Italian basketball club from Sassari.


The club was founded in 1960 and played for the first time in 1963 in a regional league, before the club in 1966 to the fourth highest league, Series C, participated. 1980 was followed by the rise in the example series After a temporary decline is established off the 1983/84 season in this league. In the season 1988/89 Sassari reached the decisive game series for the promotion to the Serie A2, the second basketball league in Italy. The team was 2-1 against by Mens Sana Basket Siena.

This was followed by ten years of the series A2, where one mainly occupied midfield places. Twice the team reached the play-offs for promotion to the Serie A. Compared Basket Basket Rimini Crabs Livorno and could in each case in the semifinals not prevail. Just one year after reaching the semi-finals against Rimini, the club rose surprisingly was the last in the series from B d' Eccelenza, the third division. There, they finished first after the end of the main round the first place, but failed in the play-offs. 2003 defeated the team Pallacanestro Trapani in the decisive battle for promotion to the Legadue as the second division was now called. After Sassari belonged in this league since 2007 to candidates on the rise, this succeeded in the season 2009/10. The crew eventually turned into the play-offs first Pistoia Basket 2000, then Junior Libertas Pallacanestro and in the final Veroli Basket from.

In the first season in Serie A, the team reached the sixth round of the main direct the play-offs for the Italian Basketball Championship. In the quarter finals they competed against Olimpia Milano. After Sassari won the first game in Milan with just under 71:70, the following three games were all lost, and the team was eliminated. The regular round of the 2011/12 season ended Sassari in fourth place. In the playoffs the team failed in the semifinals at Montepaschi Siena.

In the 2012/13 season Dinamo Basket participated in a European Cup for the first time in club history. In the ULEB Eurocup, the second most important European competition in basketball, the team finished last in the first group stage and retired.


The club plays its home games from the comprehensive 4,500 places Pala Serradimigni.

Known (former) players

  • Poland Michał Ignerski (2012 - )
  • United States Quinton Hosley (2011-2012)
  • United States James White (2010-2012)
  • Finland Antti Nikkilä (2007-2008)
  • United States Marshall Phillips (2005-2006)