Club Joventut Badalona

Club Joventut de Badalona, S.A.D. (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈklub ʒuβənˈtud bəðəˈlonə]) is a Spanish professional basketball club based in Badalona, Catalonia, Spain, playing in the Liga ACB and the EuroCup. Known to their fans as La Penya (in English, The Club), it is one of only two teams that have never been relegated from the top division of the Spanish League. The only other is Real Madrid. In 1994, Joventut de Badalona was the champion of the FIBA European Champions' Cup (today known as the EuroLeague), the first Catalan basketball club to accomplish such a grandiose achievement and the first Spanish team to do so in the Final Four format.

Club Joventut Badalona
LeaguesLiga ACB
EuroCup
Founded1930; 92 years ago (1930)
HistoryPenya Spirit of Badalona
(1930–1932)
Centre Esportiu Badaloní
(1932–1939)
Club Juventud de Badalona
(1939–1978)
Club Joventut de Badalona
(1978–present)
ArenaPavelló Olímpic
Capacity12,500
LocationBadalona, Catalonia, Spain
Team colorsGreen and black
   
PresidentJuan Antonio Morales
Head coachCarles Duran
Championships1 EuroLeague
1 EuroCup
1 EuroChallenge
2 Korać Cup
4 Spanish Championships
8 king Cups
2 Spanish Supercups
11 Catalan basketball league
Retired numbers3 (5, 7, 8)
WebsiteOfficial website

Well-known players have included the Margall brothers (with Josep Maria Margall), Zoran Slavnić, Jordi Villacampa, Rafael Jofresa, Raül López, Rudy Fernández, Ricky Rubio and Joe Galvin.


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