Montenegrin Basketball League

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Erste Basketball League
Current season, competition or edition:
2013–14 Prva A liga
Montenegrin Basketball logo.png
Official KSCG logo
Sport Basketball
Founded 2006
Commissioner Milo Đukanović
No. of teams 11
Country Montenegro Montenegro
Continent European Union FIBA Europe (Europe)
Most recent champion(s) Budućnost
2012-13 Erste Basketball League
Most titles Budućnost
(8 titles)
TV partner(s) RTCG
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Montenegrin Second League
Domestic cup(s) Montenegrin Basketball Cup
Official website Official Website

The First Erste League is the national professional basketball league in Montenegro. It is the top basketball division of the Basketball Association of Montenegro (Košarkaški savez Crne Gore - KSCG). It was established in 2006. shortly after Montenegro declared its independence from Serbia and Montenegro. The league is sponsored by Erste Bank.

History[edit]

In the short history of this competition, the league saw only one champion, KK Budućnost from Podgorica. KK Budućnost didn't lose a single out of all 21 finals matches. This team won also 6 out of 7 cup finals, losing only one to KK Sutjeska in the season 2012-13. KK Sutjeska and KK Lovćen played in the Super League finals twice.

Teams[edit]

The following 11 clubs compete in the Erste Basketball League of Montenegro in the 2013–14 season:

Erste Basketball League of Montenegro
Team City Arena Founded Colours Head coach
ABS Primorje Heceg Novi SC Igalo
1945
          Dejan Jevtić
Budućnost Podgorica Morača Sports Center
1952
          Igor Jovović
Centar Bijelo Polje SC Nikoljac           Goran Vojinović
Ibar Rožaje SC Rožaje, Bandžovo Brdo
1981
          Dragan Kostić
Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje SC Nikoljac           Željko Rakočević
Mornar Bar SC Topolica
1974
          Mihailo Pavićević
Lovćen Cetinje SC Lovćen
1947
          Dragan Radović
Sutjeska Nikšić SC Nikšić
1948
          Dušan Dubljević
Teodo Tivat Dvorana Župa           Slobodan Savović
Ulcinj Ulcinj Gimnasium Bratstvo i Jedinstvo
1976
          Milosav Susić
Zeta 2011 Podgorica SC REX
2011
          Srđan Mandić
Teams that participate in the ABA League
Teams that participate in the BIBL League

Winner by season[edit]

Season Champion Runner-up Score
2006–07 Budućnost Lovćen 3–0
2007–08 Budućnost Mogren 3–0
2008–09 Budućnost ABS Primorje 3–0
2009–10 Budućnost Lovćen 3–0
2010–11 Budućnost Mornar 3–0
2011–12 Budućnost Sutjeska 3–0
2012–13 Budućnost Sutjeska 3–0
2013–14 Budućnost Zeta 2011 3–0
Club Titles Runners-up Years Won
KK Budućnost Podgorica 8 0 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
KK Lovćen 0 2
KK Sutjeska 0 2
KK Mogren 0 1
KK ABS Primorje 0 1
KK Mornar Bar 0 1
KK Zeta 2011 0 1

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