Fuerza Regia de Monterrey

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The Fuerza Regia de Monterrey (Monterrey Royal Force in English) is a Mexican professional basketball team based in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico playing in the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP). They currently play their home games in the Gimnasio Nuevo León Independiente

Fuerza Regia de Monterrey
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ConferenceEast
LeagueLNBP
Founded2001
HistoryFuerza Regia de Monterrey
(2001–present)
ArenaGimnasio Nuevo León Independiente
Capacity5,000
LocationMonterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Team colorsBlack, yellow and white
     
PresidentSergio Ganem Velázquez
Head coachPaco Olmos
Championships2 (2017, 2019)
WebsiteOfficial site

Franchise historyEdit

2007-2008Edit

The team finished second in the 2007–08 LNBP Northern Zone division standings only behind Lobos Grises UAD, but failed to advance to the Northern Zone Finals after losing to the Soles de Mexicali which advanced to the LNBP final.

2016-2017Edit

Fuerza Regia finished first on the league table and qualified to the playoffs. The team won its first championship by defeating Soles de Mexicali 4–2 in the finals.


International tournamentsEdit

On December 4, 2007, Fuerza Regia was one of the 16 teams to participate in the first annual FIBA Americas League in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico that ended on February 9, 2008. Argentina's Peñarol Mar del Plata won the competition and LNBP's Soles de Mexicali were the runner-up, while Fuerza Regia finished in 9th place.

HonoursEdit

LogosEdit

Home arenasEdit

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Fuerza Regia de Monterrey roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
G 0   Acosta, Kevin 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb)
G 1   Romano, Nicolás 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 105 kg (231 lb)
G 2   Bejarano, Daniel 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 92 kg (203 lb)
F 3   Lizarraga, Michael 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 102 kg (225 lb)
G 4   Stoll, Paul 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (176 lb)
G 5   Anderson, Jerime 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 83 kg (183 lb)
F 6   Jordan, Germain 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 95 kg (209 lb)
G 7   Aguirre, Nicolás 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 92 kg (203 lb)
G 8   Martín, Jaron 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 79 kg (174 lb)
C 9   Fuller, Aaron 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 107 kg (236 lb)
F 11   Girón, Eduardo 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 91 kg (201 lb)
PF 21   Ramírez, Joshua 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
G/F 33   Huertas, David 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 89 kg (196 lb)
C 43   Jones, Kelvin 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 104 kg (229 lb)
C 44   Ibarra, Joshua 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 110 kg (243 lb)
C 55   Anosike, Oderah 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 100 kg (220 lb)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: October 14, 2020

Notable former playersEdit

NBA Chicago Bulls superstar Dennis Rodman[1] was signed for three games and played for at least thirty minutes. Former George Washington University star T.J. Thompson played for the team as well.[1]

Fuerza Regia's Jamario Moon was signed by the NBA's Toronto Raptors for the 2007–08 and 2008–2009 season, and later played for other NBA teams. Altogether, he played more than 300 NBA games.

On April 25, 2007, Fuerza Regia signed Chinese basketball player Sun Mingming, the world's tallest active basketballer at 7' 9".

To appear in this section a player must have either:

- Set a club record or won an individual award as a professional player.
- Played at least one official international match for his senior national team at any time.


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rodman comes back, first in Mexico October 12, 2004. Retrieved on July 18, 2008.

External linksEdit