Korisliiga

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Korisliiga
Current season, competition or edition:
2014–15 Korisliiga season
Korisliiga logo.png
Sport Basketball
Founded 1939
No. of teams 11
Country  Finland
Continent European Union FIBA Europe (Europe)
Most recent champion(s) Tampereen Pyrintö
(3rd title)
Most titles Pantterit
(14 titles)
TV partner(s) YLE TV2
(Streaming: KorisliigaTV, VeikkausTV, ISTV)
Related competitions Finnish Basketball Cup
Official website www.korisliiga.fi

The Korisliiga is the top league of basketball in Finland, comprising the top 11 teams of the country. In current format each team plays all other teams four times in the regular season, twice at home and twice away, for a total of 40 games. The top eight teams continue to the Playoffs, where all instances are in a "Best-of-five" format. Pantterit owns the record for most titles; with 14. The top league for women is Naisten Korisliiga.

Current teams[edit]

Recent champions[edit]

Season Champion Runner-up Score Bronze medal
1990–91 KTP Basket HoNsU 3–2 Torpan Pojat
1991–92 Helsingin NMKY Pantterit Uudenkaupungin Urheilijat
1992–93 KTP Basket Torpan Pojat 3–0 HoNsU
1993–94 KTP Basket Torpan Pojat 3–2 Forssan Koripojat
1994–95 Kouvot Korihait Torpan Pojat
1995–96 Torpan Pojat Namika Lahti Espoon Honka
1996–97 Torpan Pojat Kouvot Espoon Honka
1997–98 Torpan Pojat Kouvot Espoon Honka
1998–99 Kouvot Espoon Honka 3–1 Turun NMKY
1999–00 Namika Lahti Torpan Pojat 3–2 Espoon Honka
2000–01 Espoon Honka Tampereen Pyrintö 3–0 Namika Lahti
2001–02 Espoon Honka Namika Lahti 3–2 Kataja Basket Club
2002–03 Espoon Honka Kataja Basket Club 3–1 Pussihukat
2003–04 Kouvot Namika Lahti 3–1 KTP Basket
2004–05 Lappeenrannan NMKY Pussihukat 3–2 Kataja Basket Club
2005–06 Lappeenrannan NMKY Kataja Basket Club 3–2 Espoon Honka
2006–07 Espoon Honka Namika Lahti 3–0 Kataja Basket Club
2007–08 Espoon Honka Kouvot 3–1 Lappeenrannan NMKY
2008–09 Namika Lahti Kataja Basket Club 3–0 Tampereen Pyrintö
2009–10 Tampereen Pyrintö Torpan Pojat 3–2 Kouvot
2010–11 Tampereen Pyrintö Kataja Basket Club 3–2 KTP Basket
2011–12 Bisons Loimaa Kataja Basket Club 3–1 Torpan Pojat
2012–13 Bisons Loimaa KTP Basket 3–2 Kataja Basket Club
2013–14 Tampereen Pyrintö Kataja Basket Club 3–1 Bisons Loimaa

Performance by club[edit]

Club Titles Season
Pantterit 14 1944, 1945, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1980
Espoon Honka 13 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1979, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008
Torpan Pojat 9 1960, 1966, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1996, 1997, 1998
Helsingin NMKY 7 1946, 1947, 1984, 1985,1987, 1989, 1992
KTP Basket 6 1958, 1967, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1994
Helsingin Kisa-Toverit 5 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965
Turun NMKY 4 1973, 1975, 1977, 1982
Kouvot 3 1995, 1999, 2004
Tampereen Pyrintö 3 2010, 2011, 2014
Lappeenrannan NMKY 2 2005, 2006
Namika Lahti 2 2000, 2009
Bisons Loimaa 2 2012, 2013
Ylioppilaskoripalloilijat 1 1939
Eiran Kisa-Veikot 1 1940
Kadettikoulu 1 1941
Uudenkaupungin Urheilijat 1 1990

All-time leaders[edit]

Category Player Total
Games Finland Jarkko Tuomala
623
Points Finland Gerald Lee, Sr.
12,552
Rebounds Finland Jonathan Moore
4,414
Assists Finland Petri Virtanen
1,653
Steals Finland Gerald Lee, Sr.
1,145
Blocks Finland Sami Lehtoranta
551

Last update: 15 November 2014.

Awards[edit]

Attendance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Korisliigan yleisöennätys 7420 katsojaa". basket.fi (in Finnish). Finnish Basketball Federation. 7 November 2005. Retrieved 17 November 2014. 

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