JSF Nanterre

2012/13: 1st place

Jeunesse sportive of Fontenelle de Nanterre (abbreviation: JSF Nanterre ) is a French basketball club based in Nanterre near Paris in the Ile- de -France. He is since 2011, represented in the top division of the country, the Ligue Nationale de Basket Pro A and won the French championship in 2013.

Club history

The club was founded in 1927, in which one operates with the men's team competitive sports since 1987. Coach of the team was that year Pascal Donnadieu, son of the club president Jean Donnadieu. From 1989 to 2004, the club rose to ten times, without ever having to unsubscribe Play off or to change the fundamental direction: Jean Donnadieu as president and Pascal Donnadieu as trainers ever since been in office. These efforts led in 2004 to eventually move up to the second division of the Ligue Nationale de Pro B Basket (LNB). After you've been to the finals in 2008 and 2010 and moved into the semi-finals already in the Cup competition " Coupe de France " 2007, 2011 succeeded in promotion to the top flight Pro A.

Since 2007, the Club with the support of the community Nanterre to a training center ( competitive sports and education) in the Ile- de -France.

Pro A and Championship

In his first season in the Pro A climber reached the 14 wins in 30 games and reached an eleventh place in the final table. In the second season they again reached the Cup final, which was lost against local rivals Paris - Levallois Basket at the Palais Omnisports de Paris -Bercy with three points difference. In the championship with a victory achieved more balanced record this season; in a direct comparison with three other teams had one on the second- best record, and thus came to eighth place of the final table and the last qualifying spot for the play-off finals.

Imagined already qualified for the play-offs, given the second lowest club budgets League is a success, then this could be further increased in the course by Nanterre in the first round of the main round First BCM Gravelines and the semi-final defending champion Élan Sportif Chalonnaise each smooth in two matches defeated. Thus we reached the finals against the main round Second Strasbourg IG. Here Nanterre suffered in the opening game the first setback in the play-offs by a significant defeat in Strasbourg 55:89. After winning the second game in Strasbourg, they switched to the Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Paris, as the entire hall is not suitable for small and for television transmissions. In the home ground of Premier League rivals Paris - Levallois you won the next two final games and secured a complete surprise on his first play-off participation in the French championship.

Thanks to this success, the club will start in the 2013/14 season in the ULEB Euro League. In this Nanterre succeeded on Matchday 3 a sensation when away a 71:67 ​​victory was retracted at FC Barcelona, which was the same time as the first victory in the competition.

Current squad

Known player

  • Sweden Mats Levin 2004/ 05
  • United States Ivan McFarlin 2005/ 06
  • United States Andrew Drevo 2005-2007
  • France Adrien Moerman 2007/ 08
  • United States / Germany Wales Adam Frankowski 2008
  • Senegal Malick Badiane 2009/10
  • Evan Fournier France 2009/10
  • United States Diante Garrett 2011/12
  • France Mamoutou Diarra 2011-2013
  • France Stephen Brun 2011-2013
  • United States Chris Oliver 2012/13
  • United States David Lighty 2012/13
  • United States Trenton Meacham since 2012
  • France Ali Traoré Since 2013
  • United States Je'Kel Foster Since 2013
  • Ukraine Serhiy Hladyr Since 2013