Real Madrid Baloncesto

Real Madrid Baloncesto (English: Real Madrid Basketball) is a Spanish professional basketball team that was founded in 1931, as a division of the Real Madrid CF multi sports club. They play domestically in the Liga ACB, and internationally in the EuroLeague.

Real Madrid
2022–23 Real Madrid Baloncesto season
LeaguesLiga ACB
Founded8 March 1931; 91 years ago (1931-03-08)
HistoryReal Madrid CF
ArenaWiZink Center
LocationMadrid, Spain
Team coloursWhite, Purple, Grey
Main sponsorAutohero
PresidentFlorentino Pérez
Head coachJesús Mateo
Team captainSergio Llull
OwnershipReal Madrid CF
Championships10 EuroLeague
4 Saporta Cup
1 Korać Cup
1 Eurocup
5 Intercontinental Cup
36 Spanish Championship
28 Spanish Cup
8 Spanish Supercup
Retired numbers1 (10)

As successful as the Real Madrid athletic association's football club, the basketball team has been the most successful of its peers in both Spain and Europe. Real Madrid CF is the only European sports club to have become the European champions in both football and basketball in the same season.

The Real Madrid squads have won a record 36 Spanish League championships, including in 7-in-a-row and 10-in-a-row sequences. They have also won a record 28 Spanish Cup titles, a record 10 EuroLeague Championships, a record 4 Saporta Cups, and a record 5 Intercontinental Cups.

Madrid has also won 3 Triple Crowns, which constitute a treble of the national league, cup, and continental league won in a single season. Some of the club's star players over the years have included: Arvydas Sabonis, Dražen Petrović, Rudy Fernández, Sergio Rodriguez, Serge Ibaka, Dražen Dalipagić, Nikola Mirotić, Juan Antonio Corbalán, Fernando Martín, Alberto Herreros, Dejan Bodiroga, and Luka Dončić.

Real Madrid also has a developmental basketball team that plays in the amateur level Spanish 4th-tier Liga EBA, called Real Madrid B.

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