CB Estudiantes

Movistar Estudiantes
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Founded1948; 71 years ago (1948)
HistoryRamiro de Maeztu
CB Estudiantes
ArenaWiZink Center
LocationMadrid, Community of Madrid
Team colorsLight Blue, Black
PresidentFernando Galindo
Head coachJosep Maria Berrocal
Championships3 clubestudiantes.com
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Club Estudiantes, S.A.D.,[1] known as Movistar Estudiantes for sponsorship reasons, is a basketball team based in the city of Madrid, Community of Madrid. It is member of the Asociación de Clubes de Baloncesto (ACB). Founded in 1948, it is one of the most recognized basketball teams in Spain.

Some of its achievements include winning three Spanish Cups and reaching the ACB Finals in 2004. The club is also particularly famous for its renowned youth programme that has produced many Spanish talents over the years such as Alberto Herreros, Nacho Azofra, Aíto García Reneses, Alfonso Reyes, Felipe Reyes, Carlos Jiménez, Iñaki de Miguel or Pepu Hernández.

Sponsorship naming

Along the years CB Estudiantes has had several sponsorship names:

  • Estudiantes Monteverde: 1971–1977
  • Estudiantes Mudespa: 1978–1981
  • Estudiantes Caja Postal: 1981–1987, 1989–1992
  • Estudiantes Todagrés: 1987–1988
  • Estudiantes Bosé: 1988–1989
  • Estudiantes Argentaria: 1992–1997
  • No sponsorship name: 1997–1998
  • Adecco Estudiantes: 1998–2006
  • MMT Estudiantes: 2006–2009
  • Asefa Estudiantes: 2009–2013
  • Tuenti Móvil Estudiantes: 2013–2014
  • Movistar Estudiantes: 2014–present
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