Since 1994 Rimadesio has been the main sponsor of the basketball team Aurora Desio. 22 years of passion and enthusiasm, that emphasize the strong link between the company and the team, a connection made of history (Desio is the city where the first Rimadesio headquarter was founded in 1956) and shared values, first of all sport as a training ground for life and the desire to become a reference for the new generations. The heart of Aurora Basketball is in fact represented, together with the team playing in the national championship series B, by the youth sector, in which the company invests great energy. A pool of Italian talents ready to conquer the future: the ideal partnership for a company that has made innovation and research its mission.
The history of a team
U.S. Basketball Aurora Desio was born on June 29th, 1994, picking up the baton of the AS Basketball Aurora Desio, founded in 1965 and arrived in Serie A in 1987. A link with the sport tradition of Lombardy and in particular in the northern area of Milan, which has written many pages in the history of Italian basketball. In the year 95/96 Aurora plays in the B2 championship and the year after in B1, touching the promotion in A2. True to its values in 1998 the company chooses to focus on its young talents and makes his debut in the provincial championship. But after three seasons it returns to the C1 series, in which the Aurora plays for thirteen years, reaching the playoffs eleven times and the semifinals five times. Finally, in 2014 the return to Serie B, the division in which the team is still playing.
The youth teams
The youth sector represents the core of Basketball Aurora with 7 teams, from beginners to under 20. Overall more than one hundred players, in addition there are mini-basketball young athletes.
A real training ground for talents that, from 2000 to 2016, achieved 24 National Finals. Among the most recent results: in 2013 the group '94-'95 lead by Davide Villa, won the National Finals Under 19 in Udine. In 2014 Under 17 with coach Ghirelli entered Porto San'Elpidio Finals, while in Padova Under 15 gave way to quarter final, proving to be among 8 first Italian teams. In 2015 as well, Aurora ranked two teams to National Finals: Under 17 trained by Davide Villa conquered Treviso Finals, while Under 15 were fourth in Italy after the Finals in Desio for the second time in three years.
In 2016 the two National Finals achieved are: Under 18 enter the Finals in Pordenone while Under 16 in Caorle, after the Regional Title, are among the 8 first Italian Teams.