Brose Bamberg are a German professional basketball team from Bamberg, Franconia / North Bavaria. So far they have won the German Championship title nine times and the German Cup five times. The club is playing in the German top-tier level Basketball Bundesliga and the EuroLeague. The license holder of the club is Bamberger Basketball GmbH.
The 1. FC 01 Bamberg basketball team was promoted to the Basketball Bundesliga, the German Basketball League, for the first time in 1970. In 1988, after being relegated and promoted twice , and with 1. FC 01 Bamberg facing bankruptcy, the basketball division split to form a new club: TTL Basketball Bamberg. TTL stands for Tapeten-Teppichboden-Land, which is a wallpaper and carpet company. It was the first time the team name had reflected the name of its main sponsor. From 1995, the team was called TTL uniVersa Bamberg after uniVersa Versicherungen, an insurance company. In 1992, the team won the German Cup, earning Bamberg its first basketball trophy.
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