ALMA PALLACANESTRO TRIESTE
Pallacanestro Trieste was founded in 1975, when a group of citizens decided to found a new company, which inherited the rights of the A2 series. Over the years, the team, between highs and lows, still manages to reach the top of Italian basketball and Trieste becomes the home of great champions and great coaches. In the ’80s the club became so important to be chosen by Nike as the only Italian city in Michael Jordan’s tour, in a memorable day of sport and entertainment Michael Jordan shattered the basket with a powerful crush. Nowadays the club is led by the main sponsor Alma, who after taking it over in 2016 has accompanied the club in a sports and management escalation leading to the win of the Serie A2 championship in the 2017/2018 season. The playoffs of last May represents the top result of the club’s history, with the conquest of the serie A after fourteen years, in the historic date of June 16, 2018 in Casale Monferrato. In addition to this The Palarubini, called today Allianz Dome, is one of the best Basket sport hall in Italy so the fans can not help but dream for a very bright future.
With basketball, the hockey powerchair does not only share the parquet but also the speed, the attention to tactics and the competitive spirit. At the moment, Alma Pallacanestro Trieste is the highest expression of this sport in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region and really wanted to support and help the organizers in the realization of the biggest powerchair hockey event ever held.