València Basketball

"TARONJA" BASKETBALL

The València Basket Club is identified with the color 'taronja'

Taronja (orange) is the official colour of València 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 València's leading basketball club.

The teams 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 play-offs 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 València 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.

 

INFORMATION OF INTEREST: 

Pabellón Fuente de San Luis

Avinguda dels Germans Maristes, 16, 46013 València

Tel. (+34) 963 73 76 61

Capacidad: 8.500

 

València Basket Club

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 09:30 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 20:00

Tel. (+34) 963957084

www.valenciabasket.com

 

COMPETITIONS

La liga ACB

From October to May

 

Playoff

May and June

 

Euroliga

From October to May