USK Praha

USK Praha

Czech basketball team

USK Praha (Czech: Univerzitní Sportovní Klub Praha, University Sports Club Prague), formerly known as Slavia VŠ Praha (Czech: Slavia Vysoké Školy Praha), is a Czech professional basketball club that was founded in 1953 in the city of Prague. USK Praha plays in the NBL, the highest competition in the Czech Republic.

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It is a 14-times national champion. USK Praha became the first and so far the only men's basketball club in Czech Republic, as well as former Czechoslovakia, to win one of the European cup competitions, the FIBA Cup Winners' Cup in 1969.


Home arena of USK Praha, Hala Folimanka

The club won the 2nd tier FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup in the 1968–69 season, only a year after losing the same title in the final game of the 1967–68 season against AEK. Slavia also reached the FIBA European Champions Cup Final during the 1965–66 season, where they lost to Simmenthal Milano.


Total titles: 15

Domestic competitions

Winners (3): 1993, 1999–00, 2000–01
Runners-up (3): 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99
Runners-up (3): 1995–96, 2000–01, 2019–20
Winners (11): 1964–65, 1965–66, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1973–74, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1990–91, 1991–92
Runners-up (8): 1962–63, 1963–64, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1972–73, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1992–93

European competitions

Runners-up (1): 1965–66
3rd place (1): 1966–67
Semifinalists (2): 1969–70, 1970–71
Final Four (2): 1966, 1967
Winners (1): 1968–69
Runners-up (1): 1967–68

Worldwide competitions

4th place (1): 1970

International record

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The road to the 1968–69 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup victory

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Current roster

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

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Notable players

To appear in this section a player must have played at least two seasons for the club AND either:

– Set a club record or won an individual award as a professional player.
– Played at least one official international match for his senior national team at any time.

See also


  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Vlastibor Klimeš Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  2. Susijengin Alexander Madsen siirtyy Kanarialle: "Tilaisuutena liian hyvä jättää käyttämättä" JONAS KUISMA (Yle), 28 July 2018. Accessed 29 September 2021.(in Finnish)
  3. Ve stopách Satoranského? Talent o řvaní i meditaci: Svaly mám od přírody Jan Jaroch (, 11 December 2020. Accessed 30 April 2021.(in Czech)

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