Fixtures

BNXT Belgium 05/27 18:30 1 Oostende vs Antwerp Giants - View
BNXT Belgium 05/29 18:30 1 Antwerp Giants vs Oostende - View
BNXT Belgium 05/31 18:30 1 Oostende vs Antwerp Giants - View

Results

BNXT Belgium 05/24 18:00 2 [2] Antwerp Giants v Limburg United [3] W 76-64
BNXT Belgium 05/22 18:30 2 [3] Limburg United v Antwerp Giants [2] L 71-70
BNXT Belgium 05/19 13:00 2 [2] Antwerp Giants v Limburg United [3] W 90-68
BNXT Belgium 05/17 18:30 2 [3] Limburg United v Antwerp Giants [2] W 66-77
BNXT Belgium 05/15 18:00 2 [2] Antwerp Giants v Limburg United [3] L 76-81
BNXT Belgium 05/10 18:30 3 [10] Mons-Hainaut v Antwerp Giants [2] W 71-86
BNXT Belgium 05/08 18:00 3 [2] Antwerp Giants v Mons-Hainaut [10] W 80-64
BNXT League 05/03 18:30 1 [2] Antwerp Giants v Den Bosch [3] L 76-77
BNXT League 04/30 17:30 1 [9] Donar Groningen v Antwerp Giants [2] L 96-89
BNXT League 04/26 18:30 1 [2] Antwerp Giants v Landstede Zwolle [8] W 69-59
BNXT League 04/20 18:00 1 [4] ZZ Leiden v Antwerp Giants [3] W 52-103
BNXT League 04/12 18:00 1 [3] Antwerp Giants v Basketball Academie Limburg [10] W 89-68

Wikipedia - Antwerp Giants

Antwerp Giants, named Telenet Giants Antwerp for sponsorship reasons, is a Belgian professional basketball club based in Antwerp. Their home arena is Lotto Arena. The club plays in the BNXT League, the highest tier of Belgian basketball. The club was created from the merger of Sobabee and Racing Mechelen. Then named Racing Basket Antwerpen, it was renamed Antwerp Giants in 2005.

Antwerp has won the Belgian championship once, in 2000. The team has won five Belgian Cups and two Belgian Supercups.

History

In 1995, Sobabee from Antwerp and Racing Mechelen merged into Racing Basket Antwerpen. The club made its debut on the highest stage in Belgium in the 1998–99 season. Antwerp was one of the top 3 teams until 2001. In the 1999–2000 season the club won its first national championship as Telindus Antwerpen, by beating Oostende 3–1 in the Finals. The team had a setback after the championship year and ended on the 6th, 7th or 8th place for five seasons in a row. In 2007 the club won its third trophy, by winning the Belgian Basketball Cup for the second time.

The second team of the club plays in the Belgian Second Division, while the women's team participates in the regional competition.

The team holds the attendance record for a basketball game in Belgium, with 17,135 spectators, on 31 January 2015, during their game against Spirou Charleroi, in the Sportpaleis. In June 2017, it was announced that Telenet would become the main sponsor of the team for three seasons. The signing of this sponsor, previously main sponsor of Oostende, made the Giants one of the favorites in Belgian basketball.

In the 2018–19 season, Antwerp had its most successful season in club history. In Europe, it qualified for the Basketball Champions League (BCL) after advancing past three qualifying rounds. Antwerp was the surprise of the BCL season, as the team beat Murcia and Nizhny Novgorod in the round of 16 and quarterfinals. It qualified for the Final Four which was hosted in the city of Antwerp in the Sportpaleis. In the semi-finals, Antwerp lost to Iberostar Tenerife, and it won the third place game over Brose Bamberg. Domestically, Antwerp won the Belgian Basketball Cup for the first time in 12 years. In the PBL, Antwerp lost to Filou Oostende 1–3 in the finals.

Since the 2021–22 season, Antwerp plays in the BNXT League, in which the national leagues of Belgium and the Netherlands have been merged.

On 12 March 2023, the Giants won their fifth Belgian Cup title after beating Oostende in the final.

The Antwerp Giants are a professional basketball team based in Antwerp, Belgium. They compete in the Belgian Pro Basketball League, which is the top tier of basketball in Belgium. The team was founded in 1995 and has since become one of the most successful and popular basketball teams in the country.

The Antwerp Giants have a rich history of success, having won multiple Belgian Cup titles and regularly competing in European competitions such as the Basketball Champions League. The team plays their home games at the Lotto Arena, a state-of-the-art arena that can hold up to 5,218 spectators.

Known for their fast-paced and exciting style of play, the Antwerp Giants have a loyal fan base that passionately supports the team at every game. The team's colors are red, white, and black, and their mascot is a giant named "Gigi."

The Antwerp Giants are known for their strong team spirit, skilled players, and dedicated coaching staff. They continue to be a dominant force in Belgian basketball and are always striving for success both domestically and internationally.