Petrochimi Bandar Imam BC

Petrochimi Bandar Imam Basketball Club (Persian: تیم بسكتبال پتروشیمی بندر امام‎), also known as shortly Petrochimi, is an Iranian professional basketball club based in Mahshahr, Iran. They compete in the Iranian Basketball Super League. In 2012 they became the first club in Iran to establish a basketball youth academy.

Petrochimi Bandar Imam
Petrochimi Bandar Imam logo
LeaguesIranian Super League
Founded2002; 18 years ago (2002)
ArenaAndisheh Arena
LocationMahshahr, Iran
PresidentAmin Moavi
Head coachFarzad Kouhian
Championships1 FIBA Asian Cup
2 West Asian Cup
4 Iranian Championships
Website

HistoryEdit

In 2013, under the guidance of Doctor Mehran Hatami, Petro won the Iranian Basketball Super League for the first time in their history after defeating Mahram Tehran in the final. In 2014, Petro went undefeated throughout the season and again faced Mahram Tehran in the final and again won the league. After signing former NBA player Hamed Haddadi in 2016, Petrochimi won its fourth league title after defeating Naft Abadan in the final. In the same year, Petro finished in third place in the 2016 FIBA Asia Champions Cup.

In 2018, Petrochimi won the FIBA Asia Champions Cup and was crowned champions of Asia. The team beat Alvark Tokyo 68–64 in the final, behind 28 points by Meisam Mirzaei.[1]

HonoursEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

Champions (4): 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17

International competitionsEdit

Champions (1): 2018
Third place (1): 2016
Winners (2): 2016, 2018
Runners-up (3): 2014, 2017, 2019

RosterEdit

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

Number Player Position Height (m)
8   Behnam Yakhchali SG 1.92
88   Ashkan Khalilinejad SF 1.93
30   Navid Rezaeifar SG 1.94
7   Farid Aslani PG 1.83
5   Pouya Yakhchali SG 1.85
7   Sajjad Mashayekhi PG 1.80
14   Arsalan Kazemi PF 2.01
12   Asghar Kardoust C 2.12
11   Mehdi Helichi SF 1.93
23   Sajjad Pazirofteh PF 2.01
21   Rouzbeh Arghavan C 2.14
04   Meisam Mirzaei C 2.08
20   Mohammad Hossein Zakeri SG 1.85
24   Hrvoje Puljko SG 1.93
01   Adnan Shaverdi SF 1.88
Position Name
Head Coach   Mehran Hatami
Assistant Coach   Khezeyer Shaverdi
Assistant Coach   Gholam Hossein Mahmoodian
Strength & Conditioning Coach   Mehrad Ghadir Zadeh
Director   Amin Moavi

Notable former playersEdit

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Petrochimi v Alvark Tokyo". FIBA.basketball. Retrieved 11 July 2020.