2013–14 KML season

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Alexela Korvpalli Meistriliiga1
Competition details
Season 2013–14
Teams 9
Games played 130 (Regular season)
26 (Playoffs)
Dates 27 September 2013 – 21 May 2014
TV TV6, Delfi TV
Final positions
Champions Kalev/Cramo
7th title
Runners-up TÜ/Rock
Third place Rakvere Tarvas
Fourth place Tallinna Kalev
Awards
MVP Romania Vlad Moldoveanu
Finals MVP Romania Vlad Moldoveanu
Best Defender Estonia Gregor Arbet
Best Young Player Estonia Sander Saare
Coach of the Year Estonia Alar Varrak
Statistical leaders
Points United States Joe Prophet
19.33
Rebounds United States Frank Elegar
8.77
Assists Lithuania Giedrius Gustas
4.59
All statistics correct as of 13 September 2014.
1 Sponsored league name, referring to Alexela.

The 2013–14 Alexela Korvpalli Meistriliiga was the 89th season of the Estonian basketball league and the first under the title sponsorship of Alexela. Kalev/Cramo came into the season as defending champions of the 2012–13 KML season.

The season started on 27 September 2013 and concluded on 21 May 2014 with Kalev/Cramo defeating TÜ/Rock 4 games to 0 in the 2014 KML Finals to win their 7th Estonian League title.[1]

Teams[edit]

Locations of the 2013–14 Alexela Korvpalli Meistriliiga teams
Team Location Arena Capacity Head coach
Kalev/Cramo Tallinn Saku Arena 7,500 Estonia Alar Varrak
TÜ/Rock Tartu University of Tartu Sports Hall 4,000 Estonia Gert Kullamäe
Rakvere Tarvas Rakvere Rakvere Sports Hall 3,000 Estonia Andres Sõber
TYCO Rapla Rapla Sadolin Sports Hall 5,000 Estonia Aivar Kuusmaa
TTÜ Tallinn TTÜ Sports Hall 2,000 Estonia Tiit Sokk
Valga/Maks & Moorits Valga Valga Sports Hall 2,000 Latvia Sandis Buškevics
Pärnu Pärnu Pärnu Sports Hall 2,000 Serbia Darko Ivanović
Tallinna Kalev Tallinn Kalev Sports Hall 6,950 Estonia Kalle Klandorf
HITO Jõhvi Jõhvi Sports Hall 500 Estonia Priit Sternhof

Coaching changes[edit]

Pre-season
Team Outgoing coach Incoming coach
Pärnu Estonia Priit Vene Serbia Darko Ivanović
In-season
Team Outgoing coach Incoming coach
TYCO Rapla Estonia Indrek Ruut Estonia Aivar Kuusmaa

Regular season[edit]

During the regular season teams will play 4 rounds for 32 games (2 at home and 2 away) with following exceptions:[2]

  • Kalev/Cramo will play 1 round at home against teams other than TÜ/Rock (1 round at home and 2 rounds away in total).
  • TÜ/Rock will play 1 round at home against teams other than Kalev/Cramo (1 round at home and 2 rounds away in total).

Double points will be awarded to teams winning those games.

League table[edit]

Pos Team GP W L Pts PCT Qualification
1 TÜ/Rock 32 30 2 62 .938 Qualification to Playoffs
2 Kalev/Cramo 32 29 3 61 .906
3 Rakvere Tarvas 32 23 9 55 .719
4 TTÜ 32 16 16 48 .500
5 Tallinna Kalev 32 14 18 46 .438
6 Pärnu 32 14 18 46 .438
7 TYCO Rapla 32 10 22 42 .313
8 Valga/Maks & Moorits 32 6 26 38 .188
9 HITO 32 2 30 34 .063

Updated to match(es) played on 8 April 2014. Source: KML (2013/2014)

First half of the season[edit]

Home \ Away KAL ROC TAR RAP TTÜ VAL PÄR TAL HIT
Kalev/Cramo 68–75 86–60 81–50 78–63 79–62 91–51 92–68 87–67
TÜ/Rock 75–78 77–58 77–62 101–66 101–56 78–50 60–40 118–90
Rakvere Tarvas 83–73 67–90 81–61 88–76 79–64 97–54 81–59 122–65
TYCO Rapla 61–87 60–71 59–86 68–74 96–61 86–75 73–75 80–67
TTÜ 78–85 40–66 65–90 76–50 67–61 65–59 75–67 83–58
Valga/Maks & Moorits 55–75 60–87 68–84 58–56 63–70 54–69 81–86 85–64
Pärnu 51–68 68–105 63–74 78–72 66–78 64–59 63–58 97–56
Tallinna Kalev 70–79 65–85 64–109 73–69 65–55 50–54 64–55 96–62
HITO 69–86 68–107 102–118 61–83 75–98 55–70 78–82 58–80

Second half of the season[edit]

Home \ Away KAL ROC TAR RAP TTÜ VAL PÄR TAL HIT
Kalev/Cramo 87–77
TÜ/Rock 86–81
Rakvere Tarvas 79–85 76–96 80–68 81–71 78–70 91–55 101–66 110–79
TYCO Rapla 59–82 69–78 67–66 79–64 79–72 66–74 82–63 107–83
TTÜ 61–80 57–80 56–63 73–64 66–56 58–59 59–58 91–60
Valga/Maks & Moorits 56–83 64–82 60–87 63–68 77–74 57–71 54–71 86–58
Pärnu 46–86 53–73 56–75 74–47 57–85 76–69 78–75 88–63
Tallinna Kalev 53–88 72–84 97–64 75–68 57–63 86–64 70–69 84–54
HITO 65–111 80–105 67–100 79–71 69–73 77–64 73–88 87–97

Playoffs[edit]

The playoffs began on 16 April and ended on 21 May. The tournament concluded with Kalev/Cramo defeating TÜ/Rock 4 games to 0 in the 2014 KML Finals.

Bracket[edit]

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
                           
  1 TÜ/Rock 3  
8 Valga/Maks & Moorits 0  
  1 TÜ/Rock 3  
  5 Tallinna Kalev 0  
4 TTÜ 1
  5 Tallinna Kalev 3  
    1 TÜ/Rock 0
  2 Kalev/Cramo 4
  2 Kalev/Cramo 3  
7 TYCO Rapla 0  
  2 Kalev/Cramo 3 Third place
  3 Rakvere Tarvas 0  
3 Rakvere Tarvas 3 3 Rakvere Tarvas 2
  6 Pärnu 0   5 Tallinna Kalev 1

Individual statistics[edit]

Players qualify to this category by having at least 50% games played.

Points[edit]

Rank Player Team Games Points PPG
1 United States Joe Prophet HITO 15 290 19.33
2 Ghana Asenso Ampim Tallinna Kalev 26 389 14.96
3 Estonia Siim Laur HITO 29 426 14.69
4 Lithuania Giedrius Gustas Rakvere Tarvas 39 540 13.85
5 Romania Vlad Moldoveanu Kalev/Cramo 32 443 13.84

Rebounds[edit]

Rank Player Team Games Rebounds RPG
1 United States Frank Elegar Kalev/Cramo 30 263 8.77
2 Ghana Asenso Ampim Tallinna Kalev 26 211 8.12
3 Serbia Nemanja Miljković Pärnu 30 235 7.83
4 Estonia Jaan Puidet TTÜ 30 222 7.40
5 United States Ferg Myrick Valga/Maks & Moorits 20 147 7.35

Assists[edit]

Rank Player Team Games Assists APG
1 Lithuania Giedrius Gustas Rakvere Tarvas 39 179 4.59
2 Estonia Jaan Puidet TTÜ 30 133 4.43
3 Estonia Erik Keedus TTÜ 34 145 4.26
4 Spain Miguel Ortega Valga/Maks & Moorits 20 78 3.90
5 United States Vincent Simpson TÜ/Rock 35 133 3.80

Awards[edit]

MVP[edit]

Finals MVP[edit]

Best Defender[edit]

Best Young Player[edit]

Coach of the Year[edit]

All-KML team[edit]

Pos Player Team
PG Lithuania Augustas Pečiukevičius TÜ/Rock
SG Estonia Rain Veideman Kalev/Cramo
SF Estonia Tanel Kurbas TÜ/Rock
PF Estonia Janar Talts TÜ/Rock
C United States Frank Elegar Kalev/Cramo

Player of the Month[edit]

Month Player Team
October[6] Lithuania Giedrius Gustas Rakvere Tarvas
November[7] Lithuania Augustas Pečiukevičius TÜ/Rock
December[8] Estonia Joonas Järveläinen TTÜ
January[9] Lithuania Vilmantas Dilys TÜ/Rock
February[10] Latvia Juris Umbraško Rakvere Tarvas
March[11] Estonia Rait-Riivo Laane TYCO Rapla
April[12] Estonia Raido Roos Tallinna Kalev

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eesti Meister 2014 on Kalev/Cramo" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  2. ^ "Korvpalli Meistriliiga võistlusjuhend hooajaks 2014/2015" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  3. ^ "Eurobasketi portaal koostas Eesti korvpallihooaja sümboolsed viisikud" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  4. ^ "Finaalseeria MVP - Vlad Moldoveanu" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  5. ^ a b c "Eesti Korvpalliliit lõpetas hooaja ning tunnustas parimaid" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  6. ^ "Alexela KML - Kuu mängija" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  7. ^ "Alexela KMLi novembri parim mängija on Augustas Peciukevicius" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  8. ^ "Alexela KMLi detsembri parim mängija on Joonas Järveläinen" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  9. ^ "Alexela KMLi jaanuari parim mängija on Vilmantas Dilys" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  10. ^ "Alexela KMLi veebruari parim mängija on Juris Umbraško" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  11. ^ "Alexela KMLi märtsi parim mängija on Rait-Riivo Laane" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 
  12. ^ "Alexela KMLi aprilli parim mängija on Raido Roos" (in Estonian). Estonian Basketball Association. 

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