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Köln 99ers

RheinStars Köln
Leagues 1. Regionalliga
Founded 1999
History Cologne 99ers
1999–2001
RheinEnergie Köln
2001–2007
Köln 99ers
2007–2013
RheinStars Köln
2013–present
Arena GEW Energy Dome
(3,200 seats)
Location Cologne, Germany
Team colors Red, White
         
Championships 1 German Championship
2006
3 German Cups
2004, 2005, 2007
Website rheinstars-koeln.de
sg-koeln99ers.de
Uniforms
Home jersey
Team colours
Home
Away jersey
Team colours
Away

Köln 99ers, previously known as, RheinEnergie Köln, from 2001-2007, (often RE Köln or REK) is a professional basketball club based in Cologne, Germany that has played in the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). Their colors are red and white, and their home arena is the GEW Energy Dome.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Rivalries 2
  • Titles 3
  • Notable players 4
  • Notable coaches 5
  • Notes 6
  • External links 7

History

The team was founded 1999, as Cologne 99ers. In the Euroleague 2006-07 season, their home arena was an arena in Düsseldorf, Germany, named Philips Halle.

RheinEnergie power company supported the team until the summer of 2007, thus the team changed to its original name, Köln 99ers. On January 21, 2008, the club announced that they were insolvent.[1]

In 2013, the club was re-launched in the Oberliga with the name of RheinStars Köln.

Rivalries

The games against local rivals Telekom Baskets Bonn and Bayer Giants Leverkusen are among the biggest derby contests in the BBL. The games against Brose Baskets and ALBA Berlin are the top derby games in German basketball.

Titles

Notable players

Notable coaches

Notes

  1. ^ .(German)Köln 99ers stellen Insolvenzantrag 21 January 2008

External links

  • Official site
  • Official site of the Academy
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