The Valencia Basket Club is identified with the color 'taronja'
Taronja (orange) is the official colour of Valencia Basket Club and is said to represent the city's sporting spirit. The former ACB Liga champions, Spain’s foremost competition in this sport, are Valencia's leading basketball club.
The team plays its home matches at the Fuente de San Luis Arena, known as La Fonteta, which seats 8,500 spectators.
The ACB Liga runs from October to May, with playoffs held throughout the months of May and June. The team plays at La Fonteta every 15 days. If you’d like to attend a match, it’s advisable to check the season’s fixtures in advance, which can be found on Valencia Basket website. Match tickets can be purchased via the Internet or at the arena itself, with box offices opening an hour before each match.
The city’s fondness for this sport comes from the numerous courts, both indoor and open air, private and municipal, which can be found across the city. It’s common to see groups of fans playing in the dry bed of the Turia river. School and municipal championships are also especially well frequented. Fans also congregate in local bars to watch the team battle it out for important titles.
L'Alqueria del Basket
The European basketball campus is also in Valencia. L'Alqueria del Basket was born as the home of the Valencia Basketball talent pool
and as a basketball generator in society. Today it has established itself as an international benchmark for grassroots basketball, hosting major tournaments and holding numerous events related to basketball. 15,000 square meters dedicated to this sport, with 13 courts, in a facility that has already attracted the attention of the main franchises of the NBA.