KK Maribor

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Maribor
Maribor logo
Nickname Vijoličasti (The Purples)
Bankirji (The Bankers)
Leagues Telemach League
Founded 2005; 10 years ago (2005)
Dissolved 10 April 2015
Arena Tabor Hall
(Capacity: 3,800)
Location Maribor
Team colors Purple, white
         
Main sponsor Nova KBM d.d.[1]
President Andrej Plos
Head coach Igor Kuzma[2]
Website Official website
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

Košarkarski Klub Maribor (English: Maribor Basketball Club), commonly referred to as KK Maribor or simply Maribor, officially named KK Maribor NKBM due to sponsorship reasons,[3] was a professional basketball team based in Maribor, Slovenia. It has been a member of the Premier A Slovenian Basketball League from 2010 until 2015.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2005 on the base of ŽKK Maribor youth school and KŠ Maribor.

Due to financial problems club board annouced bankruptcy on April 10, 2015. The club withdrew from all competitions, including youth selection.

Season-by-season records[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason Cup Adriatic League European competitions
2006–07 4 3. SKL 4 Promoted
2007–08 3 2. SKL 3 Promotion playoffs
2008–09 3 2. SKL 1 Promoted Fifth round
2009–10 2 1. B SKL 1 Promoted Fourth round
2010–11 1 Telemach League 7 Sixth round
2011–12 1 Telemach League 8 Quarter-finals
2012–13 1 Telemach League 3 Semifinalist Quarter-finals
2013–14 1 Telemach League 9 Fifth round
2014–15 1 Telemach League

Arena[edit]

The team had played their home games at the Tabor Hall, a 3,800 capacity multi-purpose hall in Maribor.

Supporters[edit]

Maribor supporters are called the Vijolčni Mb.[4]

Roster[edit]

2014–15 season[edit]

[2]

Number Player Position Height (m)
4 Slovenia Luka Rožanc G 1,75
7 Slovenia Jure Pelko G 1,90
8 Slovenia Marko Matijević G 1,85
9 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bojan Lulić G 1,96
10 Slovenia Žan Kosič G 1,85
11 Slovenia Nejc Petek G 1,88
12 Democratic Republic of the CongoBelgium Kayembe Ruphin F / C 2,00
14 Slovenia Miha Mlakar G 2,02
15 Slovenia Elvis Šarkinović F 1,95
34 Slovenia Jakob Čebašek G 1,99
41 Montenegro Miloš Lopčić C 2,16
51 Slovenia Gezim Morina F 2,03

Honours[edit]

League

Winners (1): 2009–10
  • Slovenian Third League:
Winners (1): 2008–09

Notable former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sponzorji" [Sponsors] (in Slovenian). KK Maribor official website. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Člani" [First team] (in Slovenian). KK Maribor official website. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Košarkaški klub Maribor po novem KK Nova KBM Maribor" [Maribor Basketball Club is now known as KK Nova KBM Maribor] (in Slovenian). Večer. 3 September 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dobili navijaško skupino Vijolčni Mb" (in Slovenian). KK Maribor official website. 9 March 2011. Retrieved 29 March 2013. 

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