Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi

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Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi
Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi logo
Leagues Turkish Basketball League
Founded 1995
History Antalya BB
(1995-present)
Arena Dilek Sabancı Sport Hall
Arena Capacity 2,500
Location Antalya, Turkey
Team colors Orange and Navy
         
President Turkey Recep Tokgöz
Head coach Turkey Timuçin Meriç
Website Antalya BB Basketball

Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi Spor Kulübü (English: Antalya Greater Metropolitan Municipality Sports Club) also known simply as Antalya BB is a basketball team based in the city of Antalya in Turkey that plays in the Turkish Basketball League. Their home arena is the Dilek Sabancı Sport Hall with a capacity of 2,500 seats. The club also sponsored by Antalya Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

It was founded first as Antalyaspor in 1966. It played in First League between 1993-1996. It qualified to play-offs in 1994-1995 season after finishing 6th with 17 wins. It 3-1 defeated Meysuspor at 1st round but was eliminated by Tofaş SAS by 3-0 at quarter final. It was renamed as Muratpaşa Belediyespor in 1996-1997 season and returned to First League in 1997. Muratpaşa Belediyespor played the league between 1997-1999. It merged with basketball branch of Antbirlik (founded in 1978), who played First League between 1981-1982 and 1994-1996. It also played in 2000-2001 season as Muratpaşa Belediyespor Antbirlik. It took present name in 2002 and was promoted to First League as champions of final group in 2006-2007 season. It finished 6th with 18 wins and qualified to play-offs but was eliminated by Fenerbahçe Ülker as 3-1 in 2007-2008 season. It finished again 6th and qualified to play-offs but was eliminated by again Fenerbahçe Ülker as 3-0 in 2008-2009 season.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason Turkish Cup European Competitions
1999–00 2 TB2L 4
2000–01 2 TB2L 9
2001–04 3 EBBL
2004–05 2 TB2L 8 Relegated
2005–06 3 EBBL 1 Promoted
2006–07 2 TB2L 2 PromotedChampion
2007–08 1 TBL 6 Quarterfinalist Group Stage
2008–09 1 TBL 6 Quarterfinalist Quarterfinalist Played EuroChallenge
2009–10 1 TBL 11 Group Stage
2010–11 1 TBL 8 Quarterfinalist Group Stage
2011–12 1 TBL 13 Quarterfinalist
2012–13 1 TBL 16 Relegated Group Stage

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Antalya BB roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 7 Turkey Gülek, Berkay 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 22 – (1994-09-05)5 September 1994
SG 8 Turkey Yıldırım, Seray 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 24 – (1992-06-19)19 June 1992
PG 9 Turkey Rızvanoğlu, Rahim 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 31 – (1986-04-01)1 April 1986
SF 10 Turkey Öz, Reha 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 39 – (1978-04-03)3 April 1978
PF 11 Turkey Karabıyık, Gökhan 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 108 kg (238 lb) 28 – (1988-05-20)20 May 1988
SG 12 United States Lewis, Ron 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 32 – (1984-07-27)27 July 1984
C 13 Turkey Beyaz, Eren 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 110 kg (243 lb) 31 – (1985-10-01)1 October 1985
SF 14 Turkey Pastal, Valentin 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 32 – (1984-06-09)9 June 1984
C 21 Montenegro Golubovic, Vladimir 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) 113 kg (249 lb) 31 – (1986-02-24)24 February 1986
G/F 25 United States Carney, Rodney 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 33 – (1984-04-05)5 April 1984
PF 41 United States Carter, Warren 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 32 – (1985-04-23)23 April 1985
Head coach
  • Turkey Timuçin Meriç

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured


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