Thanks to Driscoll's leadership and the fundamental support of Italian players like Carlo Caglieris, Gianni Bertolotti, Marco Bonamico and Luigi Serafini, Virtus won its seventh national championship, the first one after twenty years. After another poor result in the 1969â70 season under coach Nello Paratore, in 1970, Porelli hired Black V's legendary coach Vittorio Tracuzzi and sold the best player of the time, Gianfranco Lombardi, unleashing a popular uprising that even ended up in court.  After the double in 1997â98, in 2000â01 season, Virtus completed a so-called Triple Crown (known in Italy as Grande Slam), winning all the trophies that it could won. "Aspiring To Higher Things: All-America, Rhodes Scholar, NBA player, Tom McMillen is emulating Bill Bradley.  In 1970, thanks to Porelli, Virtus was also one of the main proponents and founders of the Lega Basket, the governing body of the top-tier level professional Italian basketball league. The team reached the Italian Cup final, losing against Benetton Treviso and placed second in the regular season, qualifying for the playoffs after a five-year absence. Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna, known for sponsorship reasons as Segafredo Virtus Bologna, is an Italian professional basketball club based in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna.. He also had 2 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals and finished the game with a 30 efficiency. ... Roster. In the summer, president Bucci announced Alessandro Ramagli as new head coach of Virtus. Virtus Segafredo Bologna will make it two seasons in a row in the 7DAYS EuroCup. During the season an important change in ownership occurred: the coffee entrepreneur and former politician, Massimo Zanetti, owner of Segafredo, who was also team's sponsor, became a majority shareholder of the club. Marco Belinelli 0 Amedeo Tessitori 1 Lorenzo Deri 3 Awudu Abass 6 Alessandro Pajola 7 Amar Alibegovic 9 Stefan Markovic 11 Giampaolo Ricci 14 Josh â¦ During the 1950s the first derbies were played against Gira and Moto Morini, the other two teams of Bologna. ... Fortitudo Lavoropiù Bologna. In the following season, the Black V succeeded in reaching the national finals, but nonetheless it lost 2â1 against Varese again. , After the early end of the season, the team was largerly confirmed for the following championship and, in May and June, the club signed prominent Italian players, like Awudu Abass and Amedeo Tessitori, and homegrown ones, like Amar AlibegoviÄ. Virtus Roma's home loss against Umana Reyer Venezia, 0-20. Virtus Roma's road loss against Pall.  In the same year, Cazzola signed a deal with Buckler, a brand of Heineken, which became the new sponsor of the team. , In 2003â04 season, Sabatini signed important former NBA players like Charles Smith, Vonteego Cummings and Rick Brunson. Marco Belinelli 0 Amedeo Tessitori 1 Lorenzo Deri 3 Awudu Abass 6 Alessandro Pajola 7 Amar Alibegovic ... Gazzetta Sports Awards 2020: premio speciale per Marco Belinelli; Hill brought in Italy two former NBA players: Micheal Ray Richardson, a NBA All-Star and former player for the Knicks and New Jersey Nets, who was banned from the NBA for violations of league's drug policy, and Clemon Johnson, 1983 NBA champion with the Philadelphia 76ers, who also played for the Indiana Pacers and Seattle SuperSonics. Virtus Segafredo Bologna will make it two seasons in a row in the 7DAYS EuroCup. He also had 6 points, 2 assists and finished the game with a 14 efficiency. Virtus, Grande Slam. According to Gazzetta dello Sport (and per Bologna Basket), Virtus Bologna will be granted a wild card for the 2020/21 EuroLeague.Bologna Basket), Virtus Bologna will be granted a wild card for the 2020/21 EuroLeague. , The 1960s had been an unfortunate decade for Virtus.  McMillian, who was immediately nicknamed by Virtus fans as Il Duca Nero ("The Black Duke"), led the team achieving a back-to-back, winning its ninth titles against CantÃ¹. He also had 19 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals and finished the game with a 26 efficiency.  Among others, the team signed also Vince Hunter, Kyle Weems, Julian Gamble, Stefan MarkoviÄ , Frank Gaines and Giampaolo Ricci. Stagione. : 051/4155911 Fax. : 051/4155911 Fax. La stagione 2019-2020 della Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna sponsorizzata Segafredo, è l'81ª nel massimo campionato italiano di pallacanestro, la Serie A.. Roster. Belinelli, one of the greatest Italian players of all time and 2014 NBA Champion, started his career with Virtus in the early 2000s.. The team reached a record of seven wins in the first seven games of the continental competition, which had never been achieved before.  Virtus immediately won its first Italian Cup in 1973â74 season, which was club's first title since 1955â56.  Despite this, the team lost 89â83 the EuroLeague final, which was held in PalaMalaguti, against Panathinaikos of Dejan Bodiroga and Å½eljko ObradoviÄ, and was eliminated in the semifinals for the national championship by Benetton Treviso. On October 10, 2020, Tommaso Baldasso set a season high in points in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. Marco Belinelli 0 Amedeo Tessitori 1 Lorenzo Deri 3 Awudu Abass 6 Alessandro Pajola 7 Amar Alibegovic 9 Stefan Markovic 11 Giampaolo Ricci 14 Josh Adams 32 Vincent Hunter 34 Kyle Weems 35 Stefan Nikolic To appear in this section a player must have either: Throughout the years, due to sponsorship, the club has been known as : 1929â1956: Beginnings and post-war dynasty, 1980â1988: Champions Cup Final and 10th title, 1995â1997: Transition years and Brunamonti's retirement, 1997â2000: DaniloviÄ's comeback and the first EuroLeague, 2000â2002: GinÃ³bili's boom and the second EuroLeague, 2002â2003: Financial problems and interdiction, 2005â2009: National finals and return to Europe, 2016â2019: Promotion and return to Europe, Top performances in European & Worldwide competitions, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famers, Known as "Sports Hall" until 1966 and nicknamed, Known as "PalaMalaguti" until 2008 and "Futurshow Station" until 2011, Temporary indoor arena located in a fair pavilion within the, White and black are the official colors of Virtus. , As president, Cazzola brought to Virtus an entrepreneurial mentality, which would be necessary in the team's future growth. Markovski's team reached the championship finals, but it was defeated 3â0 by Montepaschi Siena. On September 09, 2020, Dario Hunt set a season high in efficiency in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. , In May 2000, Cazzola sold Virtus to Marco Madrigali, a video game entrepreneur, who became the new president of the club. In 1966, Jaroslav Å Ãp was hired as new head coach, but Virtus never became a real contender for the championship, with Olimpia and Ignis which alternatively won the title until 1968. , On 23 April 1998, Virtus won its first EuroLeague, defeating 58â44 AEK in Barcelona, with SaviÄ elected MVP of the Final Four. Virtus Bologna vs Fortitudo Bologna Preview & H2H One of the biggest rivalries in Italian basketball, a duel between city rivals Virtus and Fortitudo de Bologna. Italy - LBA Serie A, Website This page was last edited on 20 December 2020, at 19:46. From 1943 to 1945, the championship was suspended due to the outbreak of the war in the country and the beginning of the civil war. On November 11, 2020, Tommaso Baldasso set a season high in steals in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. From 1956 to 1960, Virtus placed second, always behind its arch-rival Olimpia Milan. ... Roster.  On 3 June 2005, Virtus returned to the top division, defeating 3â0 the Premiata Montegranaro. Prossima Partita Dè Longhi Treviso Basket vs Segafredo Virtus Bologna / 20 Dic 2020. Non mi basta restare solo per un contratto, Messaggero Veneto â Giornale del Friuli, Classifiche, risultati e statistiche sulla stagione 2003â04, Rivoluzione Virtus: Sabatini caccia tutti, Virtus, Sabatini parla con 2 imprenditori Â«Tra 7 giorni lo statuto della fondazioneÂ», Virtus Bologna, Renato Villalta accetta l'incarico di Presidente, "Obiettivo Lavoro e Virtus: facciamo squadra insieme", "Virtus Bologna relegated for the first time", Zanetti conquista la Virtus. On October 10, 2020, Jamil Wilson set a season high in rebounds in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. After years of poor successes, Sabatini definitively exited from the club and in 2013, Renato Villalta, a former Virtus star, was appointed president. The club was founded in 1929, which makes it the oldest club in Italy and one of the oldest ones in Europe. FIBA organises the most famous and prestigious international basketball competitions including the FIBA Basketball World Cup, the FIBA World Championship for Women and the FIBA 3x3 World Tour.  The club completed the roster with Josh Adams, a point guard from Unicaja MÃ¡laga. The team was completed, among others, with Corey Brewer, A.J. ... Roster. Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.  The Black V also reached the EuroCup semifinals, where it was defeated by the Ukrainian team Azovmash Mariupol.  On 9 March, president Alberto Bucci died at 70 years old, due to complications from a cancer. That day he scored 29 points in Virtus Roma's home loss against Banco di Sardegna Sassari, 0-20. Virtus Bologna yeniden üst sÄ±ralar için mücadele etmek istiyor. In the same years, the club signed a deal with Granarolo, a milk and dairy production company, which became the new team's sponsor. November 26th 2020 at 10:13am CST by Luke Adams Free agent shooting guard Marco Belinelli is headed back overseas to continue his playing career, as Italian team Virtus Bologna confirmed today in a press release that it has signed Belinelli to a three-year contract. Numeri di maglia, giocatori e ruoli degli uomini a disposizione di coach Djordjevic. Pathways â¢ for Religious Orders Gamba, one of the most successful Italian coaches of all time, did not succeed in winning with Virtus too, exiting in the first round of 1986 playoffs and being eliminated in the quarterfinals of 1987 playoffs. , In 1975, McMillen started his career in the NBA, so Porelli and Peterson signed Terry Driscoll, a former NBA player and 4th overall pick in 1969 draft. Guyton and Bennett Davison and was coached by Giordano Consolini, who served as Messina's assistant for years. On October 10, 2020, Dario Hunt set a season high in blocks in a Italy - LBA Serie A game. Prossima Partita Segafredo Virtus Bologna vs Telenet Giants Antwerp / 16 Dic 2020.  However, the team was once again eliminated in national playoffs' quarterfinals against Phonola Caserta.  However, in the next three seasons, Alesini did not reach to bring back the title to Bologna. Porelli signed also KreÅ¡imir ÄosiÄ, one of the best centers in Europe; the team was also composed by great Italian players as Renato Villalta, Carlo Caglieris and the captain Gianni Bertolotti. "CosÃ¬ ci tolsero la Coppa Campioni", Alla Virtus Granarolo lo "scudetto della stella", "Micheal Ray Richardson hopes to return to the NBA", Cook: Senior class Pitt's Johnson refuses to pout, becomes leader, Il tributo del PalaDozza a Sugar Richardson, NBA International Pre-Season and Regular-Season Games, Coppa Italia 1997 â Tabellone del torneo, Basket, venti anni fa il tiro impossibile di Danilovic: e la Virtus beffÃ² la Fortitudo, Basket city, i migliori giocatori della storia della Virtus, Danilovic dice basta, il basket perde la star, Le squadre piÃ¹ forti di sempre: la Virtus del Triplete di Messina, Tabellino della finale di Coppa Italia 2001.