BC Azovmash ( Ukrainian: БК "Азовмаш") is a Ukrainian professional basketball club. It was founded in 1991 in the city of Mariupol in South-Eastern Ukraine. It now takes part in 4 competitions: Ukrainian SuperLeague, Ukrainian Cup, VTB United League and the ULEB Eurocup and its home court is Azovmash Arena. It is one of the strongest teams in Ukraine along with BC Kyiv, BC Khimik and, BC 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.
Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at
FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.
Season by season [ edit ]
Honours [ edit ]
Gold - 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Silver - 2005, 2012, 2013
Bronze - 2001, 2002
Notable players [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]