BC Levski Sofia

Basketball team in Sofia, Bulgaria
     Main sponsorWinbetPresidentTodor StoykovHead coachKonstantin PapazovTeam captainAsen VelikovChampionshipsMen:

16 Bulgarian Championships
14 Bulgarian Cups
2 Bulgarian Super Cups
3 Balkan Leagues
Women:

8 Bulgarian Championships
13 Bulgarian Cups
1 EuroLeague
2 EuroCupsWebsitewww.levskibasket.com
SC Levski Sofia
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Basketball Club Levski Sofia (Bulgarian: Баскетболен клуб Левски София), simply known as Levski (Bulgarian: Левски), is a Bulgarian professional basketball club based in the capital Sofia. It is the basketball section of Levski Sofia sports club.

History

Founded in 1923, Levski has won a record 59 honours: 16 NBL titles, 14 Bulgarian Cups and 2 Bulgarian Supercups/Men/ & 8 Bulgarian championships and 13 Bulgarian Cups/Women/. International titles won by the club are: 1 EuroLeague in 1984, 2 EuroCups in 1978 & 1979 and 3 Balkan Leagues (regional European title) in 2010, 2014 & 2018. They play their home matches at the Universiade Hall in Sofia.

In 2018, Lukoil announced its sponsorship deal with Levski.[1] Consequently, the new club name would be Levski Lukoil.

Honours

Men

Women

Players

Universiada Hall, Home of Levski
Konstantin Titi Papazov

Current roster

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA-sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Levski Sofia roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 1 United States Parker, Josh 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 33 – (1989-06-23)23 June 1989
G 5 Bulgaria Petrov, Martin 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 21 – (2001-05-22)22 May 2001
PG 6 Bulgaria Dimitrov, Lachezar 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 23 – (1999-08-17)17 August 1999
PF 11 Bulgaria Mihaylov, Nikolay 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 22 – (2000-08-15)15 August 2000
PG 13 Bulgaria Velikov, Asen (C) 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 36 – (1986-01-11)11 January 1986
F/C 14 Bulgaria Chernokozhev, Tsvetomir 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 22 – (2000-06-01)1 June 2000
C 15 Bulgaria Vaklinov, Stanislav 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 106 kg (234 lb) 33 – (1989-06-07)7 June 1989
SF 23 United States Little, Mario 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 34 – (1987-12-29)29 December 1987
SG 30 Bulgaria Papazov, Aleksandar 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 19 – (2003-01-30)30 January 2003
PG 35 Bulgaria Petkov, Ventsislav 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 30 – (1991-10-14)14 October 1991
C 41 Croatia Radić, Ivica 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 111 kg (245 lb) 32 – (1990-09-08)8 September 1990
F/C 77 The Bahamas Knowles, Zane 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 110 kg (243 lb) 30 – (1992-02-17)17 February 1992
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Strength & conditioning coach(es)
  • Bulgaria Svetoslav Andonov
Physiotherapist(s)
  • Bulgaria Yavor Kasabov

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

  • Roster
Updated: 27 July 2022

Notable players

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA-sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Criteria

To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.

References

  1. ^ "Lukoil Bulgaria is the new sponsor of Levski". Sportando.com. 2 January 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

External links

  • Official website (in Bulgarian)
  • Eurobasket.com BC Levski Sofia Page
  • Levski Sofia at Basketball-bg.com (in Bulgarian)
  • Levski Sofia at BulgarianBasket.com (in English)
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