Basket Brno

Basket Brno

Basketball team in Brno, Czech Republic

Basketball Club Brno (Czech: Basketbalový Klub Brno), for sponsorship reasons Brno Next Generation, is a Czech professional basketball club based in the city of Brno. The team plays in the Czech National Basketball League – the highest competition in the Czech Republic.

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Home games of Brno are played in the Sportovní hala Sokola Brno, which has a capacity of 1,100 people.

The club owned by True Player Group with the idea to "unite the city top two youth clubs to one elite club and push the players to professional level, providing the best coaches, mentoring, nutrition programs, strength programing, rehab, etc."[1]


The team was a European powerhouse from 1945 through the 1960s and mid-1970s. Brno was the most successful basketball club in Czechoslovakia, winning 21 championship titles through the 1970s, and another three titles from 1994 to 1996. Brno lost two FIBA European Champion Cup finals in 1964 and 1968, both times to Spanish champions Real Madrid. The 1974 loss in the FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup final to Crvena zvezda marked the end of a golden era for the club in European competitions.

On January 25 and 26, 1969 Spartak ZJŠ Brno participated in the FIBA Intercontinental Cup at Macon, Georgia, the second time a basketball club from Czechoslovakia participated in the competition after Slavia VŠ Praha had done so in 1967. In the 1969 semifinal, Spartak beat European champions, Real Madrid but lost the final 71–84 to the Akron Goodyear Wingfoots, a basketball team of workers at the Goodyear Tire Company in Akron, Ohio.

Since 2022 Brno team participates also in the newly founded international league European North Basketball League. In the debut season Brno won 4 games out of 5 in the regular season, finishing second in the standings. Later in the Final Four Brno lost to Šiauliai team from Lithuania and won the bronze medal.

Current roster

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Depth chart

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Sponsorship names

Logo used from 2013 to 2018

Partly due to sponsorship reasons, the club has known several names:

  • Sokol Brno I (1926–1945)
  • BC Spartak ZJŠ Brno (1945–1976)
  • Spartak-Zbrojovka Brno (1976–1977)
  • Zbrojovka Brno (1977–1991)
  • BVC Bioveta Ivanovice na Hane (1991–1992)
  • Bioveta COOP Banka Brno (1992–1995)
  • Stavex Brno (1995–1998)
  • Draci Brno (1998–1999)
  • BC BVV ŽS Brno (1999–2003)
  • A plus ŽS Brno BC (2003–2008)
  • BC Brno (2009–2013)
  • mmcité Brno (2013–2018)
  • egoé Brno (2018-2020)
  • Brno Next Generation (2020-–present)


Total titles: 24


Czechoslovak League

  • Winners (21): 1945–46, 1947, 1947–48, 1948*, 1948–49, 1949–50, 1950–51, 1951*, 1957–58, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1989–90

Czech League

  • Winners (3): 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96



FIBA Saporta Cup


FIBA Intercontinental Cup

  • Runners-up (1): 1969

International record

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The road to the great European journeys

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Notable players

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  1. "uleb.com". Archived from the original on 2013-12-08. Retrieved 2016-03-11.

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