BC Azovmash

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Azovmash
Azovmash logo
Leagues Ukrainian SuperLeague
VTB United League
Eurocup
Founded 1990
Folded 2014
History BC Azovmash
(1990–2014)
Arena Azovmash Arena
Capacity 3,022
Location Mariupol, Ukraine
Team colors Blue, White, Orange
              
Championships 7 Ukrainian Leagues
5 Ukrainian Cups
Uniforms

BC Azovmash (Ukrainian: БК "Азовмаш") was a Ukrainian professional basketball club. It was founded in 1990 in the city of Mariupol in South-Eastern Ukraine. In 2014, the team was folded.

Azovmash was one of the strongest teams in Ukraine along with Kyiv, Khimik and, Cherkasy. The team's performance peak was an appearance in the EuroCup Final of 2007, against Akasvayu Girona.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1990. Azovmash moved up from the Ukrainian third to first division by 1999. Azovmash won the 2002 Ukrainian SuperLeague title. Azovmash added another Ukrainian title in 2004 and following the arrival of point guard Khalid El-Amin, won the domestic championship again in 2006 and 2007.

In 2007, with players like Kenan Bajramović, Panagiotis Liadelis, Serhiy Lishchuk and El-Amin, Azovmash reached the FIBA EuroCup Final Four, defeating Italian Serie A club Virtus Bologna by a point in the semis before falling to Spanish Liga ACB club Akasvayu Girona in the title game. In 2008, Azovmash reached the elimination rounds ULEB Cup and won the Ukrainian domestic championship and cup.

After leaving the Ukrainian Basketball Superleague in 2014, the club did not join any competition until 2016, when the club joined the Higher League, the Ukrainian second division.[1]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Ukrainian Cup United League European competitions
2008–09 1 SuperLeague 1st Winner 2 Eurocup
T16
2009–10 1 SuperLeague 1st Semifinalist 2 Eurocup
RS
2010–11 1 SuperLeague 4th Runner-up Fourth place 2 Eurocup
RS
2011–12 1 SuperLeague 2nd Regular season 2 Eurocup
RS
2012–13 1 SuperLeague 2nd Regular season 2 Eurocup
RS
2013–14 1 SuperLeague
3rd
Regular season

Honours[edit]

Notable players[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Высшая лига сезон-2016/17 расписание игр" (in ua). BC Azovmash. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 

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