2006–07 Korisliiga season

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Korisliiga
Competition details
Season 2006–07
Teams 12
Games played 44
Dates September 30, 2006-April 24, 2007
Final positions
Champions Espoon Honka
(6th title)
Runners-up Namika Lahti
Third place Joensuun Kataja
Fourth place KTP-Basket
Relegated UU-Korihait (11)
Pussihukat (12)
Awards
MVP Finland Sami Lehtoranta (Domestic)
United States Jerald Fields (Foreign)
Finals MVP Finland Jukka Matinen
Statistical leaders
Points United States Chris Davis
23.0
Rebounds United States Marcus Jackson
12.3
Assists United States James Wright
4.9
Records
Average attendance 918

The Korisliiga is the premier basketball league in Finland. The 2006-07 season was the 67th Finnish club basketball season. It began on September 30, 2006 and ended on April 24, 2007. Espoon Honka won the Final series by 3-0 against Namika Lahti and obtained their sixth national championship.[1] Sami Lehtoranta won the MVP Award and Jukka Matinen won the Finals MVP Award.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Team G W L PF/G PA/G PTS
1 Joensuun Kataja 44 34 10 89.5 79.5 68
2 Espoon Honka 44 30 14 88.6 82.1 60
3 KTP-Basket 44 27 17 88.7 85.0 54
4 Torpan Pojat 44 27 17 84.3 81.0 54
5 Namika Lahti 44 24 20 82.8 81.9 48
6 Lappeenrannan NMKY 44 21 23 82.5 80.7 42
7 Porvoon Tarmo 44 21 23 84.8 85.6 42
8 Team Componenta 44 18 26 83.0 84.5 36
9 Kouvot 44 18 26 78.5 82.0 36
10 Tampereen Pyrintö 44 16 28 87.8 94.4 32
11 UU-Korihait 44 16 28 82.0 86.3 32
12 Pussihukat 44 12 32 75.3 85.1 24

Individual leaders[edit]

Statistics are for the regular season.

Scoring[edit]

Rank Name Team PPG
1. United States Chris Davis Team Componenta 23.0
2. United States Ed Nelson UU-Korihait 22.3
3. United States Eric Washington Tampereen Pyrintö 21.2
4. United States James Wright Tampereen Pyrintö 20.3
5. United States Dennis Harrison Tampereen Pyrintö 19.4

Assists[edit]

Rank Name Team APG
1. United States James Wright Tampereen Pyrintö 4.9
2. United States Jermaine Spivey KTP-Basket 4.2
3. Finland Petteri Koponen Espoon Honka 4.1
4. Finland Petri Virtanen Joensuun Kataja 3.7
5. United States Ben Perkins UU-Korihait 3.1

Rebounds[edit]

Rank Name Team RPG
1. United States Marcus Jackson Team Componenta 12.3
2. United States Ed Nelson UU-Korihait 11.6
3. United States Luke Lloyd Joensuun Kataja 10.5
4. United States Ryan McDade Porvoon Tarmo 10.3
5. United States Sidney Holmes Namika Lahti 10.1

Playoffs[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
  3 KTP-Basket 3  
6 Lappeenrannan NMKY 0  
    Espoon Honka 3  
    KTP-Basket 2  
2 Espoon Honka 3
  7 Porvoon Tarmo 0  
      Espoon Honka 3
    Namika Lahti 0
  4 Torpan Pojat 1  
5 Namika Lahti 3  
    Joensuun Kataja 2 Third place
    Namika Lahti 3  
1 Joensuun Kataja 3   Joensuun Kataja 168
  8 Team Componenta 0     KTP-Basket 154

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hongasta upeasti Suomen mestari (in Finnish)". Suomen Koripalloliitto. 2007-04-24. Archived from the original on May 1, 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-22.
  2. ^ "Katajan Sami Lehtoranta äänestettiin Korisliigan vuoden pelaajaksi (in Finnish)". Suomen Koripalloliitto. 2007-05-03. Archived from the original on October 18, 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-22.