Club: Södertälje Kings (short name Sodertalje)

City: Södertälje (about 30 kilometers southwest of Stockholm)

City`s population: 75.000

Arena: Täljehallen – capacity 2.100

National league: Swedish Basketball League

Founded: 1968





Achievements: Sodertalje is the most successful team ever in Sweden, having won a record 10 championships. They have won the last 4 championships in a row (2013-2016).

International: The team participated in the Eurochallenge for 3 seasons and in the Fiba Europe Cup 2015/2016 season when they qualified in the second round and finished 3rd behind the season`s champion Frankfurt Skyliners and Gaziantep the team they meet again this year.

Fiba Europe Cup 2016/2017: finished in 2nd place in group C with a 2/2 record (Telekom Baskets Bonn, Belfius Mons-Hainaut). In group K the team lost to Gaziantep 72-66 and home with Elan Chalon 63-86.

Current record in the Swedish League: 8-4 (in the last game they won 85-55 away against Umea)

Current roster

PG – Thomas MASSAMBA (SWE) – 10.3 pts. 6.5 ast. (Lukoil, Keravnos)

SG – Davis LEJASMEIERS (LAT) – 7.3 pts, 2.7. ast. (Ventspils)

SF – Tylor ONGWAE (KEN)  – 12.0 pts. 4.0 reb. (Louisiana, Solna Vikings)

PF – Toni BIZACA (CRO) – 24 pts. 5.7 reb. (Trogir, Khimik)

C – Nicholas SPIRES (SWE) – 9.0 pts. 5.0 reb. (Barcelona B, Getafe)

Bench players:

PG – Valter LINDSTROM (SWE) – 2.0 pts.

SG – Tanel KURBAS (EST) – 7.6 pts. (Kalev/Cramo, Tartu Rock)

SF – Jure Balažič (SLO) – 9.5 pts. 4,3 reb. (Slovenian international)

PF – Adam RAMSTEDT (SWE) –  0.0 pts. 0.6 reb.

C – Delvon JOHNSON (USA) – 4.7 pts. 5.2 reb. (Arkansas, Oettinger GER)

Coach: Vedran BOSNIC (CRO)  – head coach of the Swedish National Team

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