2012–13 Turkish Basketball League

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2012–13 Turkish Basketball League
League Turkish Basketball League
Sport Basketball
Number of games 240 (Regular Season)
Number of teams 16
Total attendance 454,895 (Average: 1,743)[1]
TV partner(s) Lig TV
Regular Season
Season champions Galatasaray Medical Park
Top scorer Turkey Ali Karadeniz (Mersin BB)
2013 TBL Playoffs
TBL Finals
Champions Galatasaray Medical Park
Finals MVP United States Jamont Gordon
TBL seasons

The 2012-13 Turkish Basketball League, which is called Beko Basketball League due to sponsorship reasons, was the 47th season of the top professional basketball league in Turkey.

The regular season started on October 13, 2012 and ended on May 15, 2013. Playoffs started on May 17, 2013 and ended on June 15, 2013. Beşiktaş were the defending champions. Galatasaray Medical Park won their 5th title, after not winning one for twenty three years.

Clubs and Arenas[edit]

The league consists of the following member clubs:

Club Location Foun.Year Arena Capacity Last Year Head Coach
Aliağa Petkim İzmir
1963
Enka Sport Hall
2,500
7th(RS), QF(Play-off) Turkey Hakan Demir
Anadolu Efes Istanbul
1976
Ayhan Şahenk Arena (for a while)
3,500
3rd(RS), RU(Play-off) Turkey Oktay Mahmuti
Antalya BB Antalya
1995
Dilek Sabancı Sport Hall
2,500
13th(RS) Turkey Timuçin Meriç
Banvit Bandırma
1994
Kara Ali Acar Sport Hall
2,500
2nd(RS), SF(Play-off) Turkey Orhun Ene
Beşiktaş Istanbul
1933
Abdi İpekçi Arena
12,500
4th(RS), Winner(Play-off) Turkey Erman Kunter
Erdemir Zonguldak
1966
Erdemir Sport Hall
2,250
11th(RS) Turkey Özhan Çivgin
Fenerbahçe Ülker Istanbul
1913
Ülker Sports Arena
13,800
5th(RS), QF(Play-off) Turkey Ertuğrul Erdoğan
Galatasaray Medical Park Istanbul
1911
Abdi İpekçi Arena
12,500
1st(RS), SF(Play-off) Turkey Ergin Ataman
Hacettepe Üniv. Ankara
1982
Ankara Arena
10,400
12th(RS) Turkey Alp Bayramoğlu
Mersin BB Mersin
1993
Edip Buran Sport Hall
2,500
10th(RS) Turkey Mete Babaoğlu
Olin Edirne Edirne
2006
Mimar Sinan Sport Hall
2,100
14th(RS) Turkey Gökhan Taştimur
Pınar Karşıyaka İzmir
1966
Karşıyaka Arena
5,000
6th(RS), QF(Play-off) Turkey Ufuk Sarıca
Royal Halı Gaziantep Gaziantep
2007
Kamil Ocak Sport Hall
2,500
2nd (TB2L) Turkey Cem Akdağ
TED Ankara Kolejliler Ankara
1954
TOBB Sport Hall
2,000
Winner (TB2L) Turkey Ercüment Sunter
Tofaş Bursa
1974
Bursa Atatürk Sport Hall
2,900
8th(RS), QF(Play-off) Turkey Ahmet Çakı
Türk Telekom Ankara
1980
Ankara Arena
10,400
9th(RS) Turkey Ahmet Bülbül