A-1 Liga

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For the women's competition, see A-1 Liga Žene.
A-1 Liga
Croatian A-1 League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2015–16 A-1 League
Croatian A1 Liga Logo.gif
Croatian League
Sport Basketball
Founded 1991
No. of teams 14
Country Croatia Croatia
Continent European Union FIBA Europe (Europe)
Most recent
champion(s)
Cedevita (3rd title)
Most titles Cibona (18 titles)
Level on pyramid 1st Tier
Domestic cup(s) Krešimir Ćosić Cup
Official website www.hks-cbf.hr

The A-1 League (Croatian: A-1 Liga) is the first tier level men's professional basketball league in Croatia. It began in 1991, following the breakup of Yugoslavia and therefore the Yugoslav League, and is organized by the Croatian Basketball Federation.

The A-1 League, which is played under FIBA rules, currently consists of 14 teams. 11 teams play in the regular season, and 3 teams join the championship play-offs from the regional ABA League. The most successful club is Cibona Zagreb with 18 championship titles.

Current teams[edit]

For the 2015–16 season.
Team City Venue Capacity
Alkar Sinj ŠD Sinj 1,500
Cedevita Zagreb Dom Sportova 3,100
Cibona Zagreb KC Dražen Petrović 5,400
Gorica Velika Gorica ŠD Velika Gorica 1,000
Jolly Šibenik Šibenik Dvorana Baldekin 1,500
Kvarner 2010 Rijeka Dvorana Dinko Lukarić 1,100
Ribola Kaštela Kaštela ŠD Kaštel Sućurac 1,600
Split CO Split Arena Gripe 6,000
Šibenik Šibenik Dvorana Baldekin 1,500
Škrljevo Škrljevo Dvorana Mavrinci 1,000
Vrijednosnice Osijek Osijek Gradski Vrt 3,538
Zabok Zabok ŠD Bedekovčina 2,500
Zadar Zadar Dvorana Krešimir Čosić 10,000
Zagreb Zagreb ŠD Trnsko 2,500
Teams from Adriatic League

Title holders[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Club Champions Winning years
Cibona
18
1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13
Cedevita
3
2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
Zadar
2
2004–05, 2007–08
Split
1
2002–03
Zagreb
1
2010–11

Playoffs Finals[edit]

Winners in matches between first & fourth and second & third in regular season play against each other for the title

Season Home court advantage Result Home court disadvantage 1st of Regular Season Record
1991–92
Cibona
2–1
Zadar Cibona
8–2
1992–93
Cibona
2–1
Slobodna Dalmacija Cibona
17–1
1993–94
Cibona
3–0
Croatia Osiguranje Cibona
14–0
1994–95
Cibona
3–1
Zrinjevac Cibona
12–2
1995–96
Cibona
3–1
Croatia Osiguranje Cibona
25–3
1996–97
Cibona
3–1
Croatia Osiguranje Cibona
19–3
1997–98
Cibona
3–1
Zadar Cibona
24–2
1998–99
Zadar
1–3
Cibona Zadar
19–3
1999–00
Zadar
0–2
Cibona Zadar
20–2
2000–01
Cibona
3–0
Split CO Cibona
18–4
2001–02
Cibona
2–0
Zadar Cibona
12–2
2002–03
Split CO
2–0
Cibona Split CO
12–2
2003–04
Cibona
3–1
Zadar Cibona
13–1
2004–05
Zadar
3–2
Cibona Zadar
12–2
2005–06
Cibona
2–1
Zadar Cibona
14–0
2006–07
Cibona
3–2
Zadar Cibona
12–2
2007–08
Zadar
3–2
Split CO Zadar
13–1
2008–09
Cibona
3–1
Zadar Cibona
13–1
2009–10
Cibona
3–2
Zadar Cibona
12–2
2010–11
Cedevita
0–3
Zagreb CO Cedevita
12–2
2011–12
Cibona
3–1
Cedevita Cibona
14–0
2012–13
Cibona
3–0
Zadar Cibona
12–2
2013–14
Cedevita
3–0
Cibona Cedevita
13–1
2014–15
Cedevita
3–1
Cibona Cedevita
12–2
2015–16
Cedevita
3–0
Cibona Cedevita
13–1

By Club[edit]

Club W L Total
Cibona
18
5
23
Zadar
2
11
13
Split
1
6
7
Cedevita
3
2
5
Zagreb
1
0
1
Zrinjevac
0
1
1

External links[edit]