CB Islas Canarias

Club de Baloncesto Islas Canarias, better known for sponship reasons as SPAR Gran Canaria, is a Spanish women's basketball team from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Founded in 1980, it has played in the Spanish Women's League since 1983.[1]

SPAR Gran Canaria
LeaguesLiga Femenina
ArenaPabellón La Paterna
LocationLas Palmas, Spain
Team colorsYellow
PresidentDomingo Díaz
Head coachPepe Carrión
Championships1 Ronchetti Cup
2 Copas de la Reina

1998-99 was Islas Canarias' most successful season to date with the club winning the Ronchetti Cup, the national Cup and being the national championship's runner-up. The following year the team won its second cup and again reached the Ronchetti Cup's final, and in 2003 it played its third European final, in the new EuroCup.

The team declined in subsequent seasons, with two 6th spots as its best domestic results. Nonetheless it has remained a regular in the EuroCup.[2]

Season by season

Season Tier Division Pos. Copa de la Reina European competitions
1996–97 1 Liga Femenina 4th 2 Ronchetti CupR32
1997–98 1 Liga Femenina 4th Runner-up 2 Ronchetti CupR16
1998–99 1 Liga Femenina 4th Champion 2 Ronchetti CupC
1999–00 1 Liga Femenina 2nd Champion 2 Ronchetti CupRU
2000–01 1 Liga Femenina 5th 2 Ronchetti CupQF
2001–02 1 Liga Femenina 5th 2 Ronchetti CupGS
2002–03 1 Liga Femenina 4th 2 EuroCupRU
2003–04 1 Liga Femenina 9th 2 EuroCupGS
2004–05 1 Liga Femenina 6th Quarterfinalist 2 EuroCupCPO
2005–06 1 Liga Femenina 7th Quarterfinalist 2 EuroCupR32
2006–07 1 Liga Femenina 8th Quarterfinalist 2 EuroCupR32
2007–08 1 Liga Femenina 10th 2 EuroCupR32
2008–09 1 Liga Femenina 11th 2 EuroCupGS
2009–10 1 Liga Femenina 8th 2 EuroCupR16
2010–11 1 Liga Femenina 9th 2 EuroCupQF
2011–12 1 Liga Femenina 6th 2 EuroCupQF
2012–13 1 Liga Femenina 7th
2013–14 1 Liga Femenina 3rd Semifinalist
2014–15 1 Liga Femenina 10th
2015–16 1 Liga Femenina 13th[lower-alpha 1]
2016–17 1 Liga Femenina 14th
2017–18 2 Liga Femenina 2 2nd
  1. Remained in the league after CB Conquero was not admitted.

Notable former players



  1. Profile in the Spanish Basketball Federation.
  2. Profile in FIBAEurope.com
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