Why is Pallacanestro Treviso called Benetton Basket?
Pallacanestro Treviso, named Benetton Basket due to a long running sponsorship by the Benetton Group and widely referred to as Benetton Treviso, is an Italian youth basketball club based in Treviso, Veneto . The club was previously a successful professional club until 2012 when the Benetton Group decided…
Who are the owners of Pallacanestro Treviso Football Club?
The Benetton Group started sponsoring the club during the 1981-82 season, which ended with a relegation to the A2. The following year, Benetton would become the majority owners of Pallacanestro Treviso, moving into the newly constructed PalaVerde, owned and financed by the family.
When did Universo Treviso Basket start playing basketball?
Universo Treviso Basket (diminutive TvB), known for sponsorship reasons as De’ Longhi Treviso, is an Italian professional basketball club based in Treviso, Veneto. Founded in 2012, it plays in the Italian basketball first division Lega Basket Serie A (LBA) since the 2019–20 season.
When did Benetton Treviso win the Italian Supercup?
Benetton added another Serie A title in 1997, a second FIBA Saporta Cup in 1999 against Pamesa Valencia, and an Italian cup in 2000. During the 2001–02 season they won the Italian Supercup and the league.
Where did Benetton play in the Italian Cup?
The next season, Benetton won the Italian Cup and reached the Final Four of the FIBA European League (Europe’s elite continental competition) that take place in Peace and Friendship Stadium, Piraeus, and in the semifinal defeated PAOK 79–77. In the final, Benetton although it was the favorite of the match, lost to Limoges CSP 55–59.
When did Benetton become majority owner of PalaVerde?
The following year, Benetton would become the majority owners of Pallacanestro Treviso, moving into the newly constructed PalaVerde, owned and financed by the family. Promoted in 1985, it stayed in Serie A one-season before going back down. Another promotion followed in 1987, this one would see the club start a permanent stay in the elite.