KK Maribor

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Maribor
Maribor logo
Nickname Vijoličasti (The Purples)
Bankirji (The Bankers)
Leagues Telemach League
Founded 2005; 9 years ago (2005)
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] is a professional basketball team based in Maribor, Slovenia. It is a member of the Premier A Slovenian Basketball League.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2005.

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 plays 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]

2013–14 season[edit]

[2]

Number Player Position Height (m)
4 Slovenia Tadej Ferme G
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bojan Lulić SF 1,96
6 Slovenia Ilija Gavrić F 2,01
7 Slovenia Primož Brolih G 1,85
8 Slovenia Miha Fon G 1,94
9 Bosnia and Herzegovina Ramo Rizvić F 2,01
10 Slovenia Jan Močnik G 1,78
11 Slovenia Tomaž Jereb G 1,92
12 Democratic Republic of the CongoBelgium Kayembe Ruphin F / C 2,00
14 Slovenia Miha Mlakar C 1,86
15 Slovenia Elvis Šarkinović F 1,95
16 Slovenia Luka Rožanc F 1,90
21 Bosnia and Herzegovina Mrdjan Mrkovič
30 Slovenia Marko Cej G 1,92
41 Montenegro Miloš Lopčić C

Honours[edit]

League

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

Notable former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sponzorji" [Sponsors] (in Slovene). KK Maribor official website. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Člani" [First team] (in Slovene). 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 Slovene). Večer. 3 September 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dobili navijaško skupino Vijolčni Mb" (in Slovene). KK Maribor official website. 9 March 2011. Retrieved 29 March 2013. 

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