Mitteldeutscher BC

2012/13: 16th Place

Means German Basketball Club (MBC ) is a German basketball club.


The association, which emerged from the Weißenfelser sports club SSV unit White Rock, played from 1999 to 2004 in the first German Basketball League (BBL ), in the first year under the name SSV hagebau Weissenfels.

During the 2003/2004 season the club to file for bankruptcy. The BBL eluded the team for this reason the start permission. However, the MBC was able to prevail in court his right to start by the end of the season. Sporty relegation was managed and internationally won the MBC in 2004 as only German club alongside Alba Berlin ( 1995) and BG 74 Göttingen ( 2010), a European Cup competition, the FIBA EuroCup Challenge. The team but was seen as relegated by the license revocation, and since the MBC also not even received a license for the second Bundesliga, the MBC was downgraded in the first Regionalliga Nord.

It rose again a year later to the 2nd Bundesliga Nord, where it 07 was runner-up twice in a row for the seasons 2005/ 06 and 2006 /. Since the 2007/ 08 season played by the so-called " wolves " in the 2nd League ( Pro A ). In the 2008/2009 season you could already celebrate with a game left in the season the championship of the Pro A and managed to climb to the sporty upper house of the German basketball.

There, the MBC was early to make sure the league in the 2009/2010 season and was at times even within range of a play-off place. The following season 2010/2011 he finished only 17th place in the table of MBC after a weak second half. Thus, the MBC rose again from the Pro A.

The following season spent MBC completely in the top group of the Pro A and went to number one with 23 wins and 5 losses in the play-offs at the end of the main round. There, the collection succeeded to the finals and thus the immediate return in the Beko BBL. In the final of MBC defeated the Kirchheim Knights and thus secured the championship of the second basketball league. The MBC closed the 2012/2013 season with the 16th place in the table in the Beko BBL from and was able to secure the league.

The home games bears from the central German basketball club in the city hall Weissenfels. The town hall has a capacity of 2300 seats and 700 standing places. It is often referred to at home games of the Central German BC among the followers as Wolfsbau.

Current squad

Exchange 2013/14

Arrivals: Josh Parker (Bayer Giants Leverkusen), Mārtiņš Meiers (BK Ventspils, Latvia), Angelo Caloiaro ( Rilski Sportist Samokov, Bulgaria ), Oliver Clay ( s.Oliver Baskets ), Walter Simon ( University Giant Leipzig ), Michael Cuffee ( Sundsvall Dragons, Sweden ), Daniel Hain ( out of contract last ) Hrvoje Kovačević (KK Cibona Zagreb, Croatia ), Leon Friederici (Basketball Berlin South), Marcus Hatten ( Colossus of Rhodes, Greece), Simona Serapinas ( Azovmash Mariupol, Ukraine)

Departures: Phillipp Heyden ( BBC Bayreuth ), Philipp Lieser (Dresden Titans ), Osvaldo Jeanty (destination unknown), Rickey Gibson (Lugano Tigers, Switzerland ), John Lange ( Grevenbroich Elephants ), Devin Uskoski ( Toyota Motor Alvark Tokyo, Japan) Hörður Vilhjálmsson ( Gescrap Bizkaia Bilbao Basket, Spain ), Steve Wachalski ( Telekom Baskets Bonn), Kelly Beidler (WBC Wels, Austria ), Chad Timberlake (Falco KC- Szombathely - Szova, Hungary)

Well-known former players

  • Germany Ingo Freyer, 1998-2001
  • United States Chris Ensminger, 1999-2001
  • Mithat Demirel Germany, 1999-2001
  • United States Jerry Green, 2002-2003
  • Germany Sebastian Machowski, 2002-2004
  • United States Wendell Alexis, 2003-2004
  • Stephen Arigbabu Germany, 2003-2004
  • Germany Misan Nikagbatse, 2003-2004
  • Lithuania Marijonas Petravičius 2003-2004
  • Georgia Manutschar Markoischwili 2004
  • Russia Anatoly Kaschirow, 2009-2011
  • Germany Guido Grünheid, 2009-2011
  • Bulgaria France Vassil Evtimov 2010
  • United States Michael -Hakim Jordan 2010-2011

No longer assigned jersey number

Past seasons ( since 1999 )