Basketball League of Serbia ( Serbian: Кошаркашка лига Србије, Košarkaška liga Srbije), abbreviated as KLS, is the highest men's professional club basketball competition in Serbia. Founded in 2006, it is run by the Basketball Federation of Serbia.
Competition format [ edit ]
The league, operated by the Basketball Federation of Serbia, consists of
Serbian First League which have 14 and Serbian Super League which have 8 teams.
For the 2013–14 season, the top four teams in First League will be promoted to Super League with four Serbian teams from the
Adriatic League. The team positioned 14th in First League will be relegated to a lower league - Basketball League of Serbia B. The best 4 clubs in Super League goes to Playoff stage and top four teams in regular part will qualify for the next season of the Adriatic League.
Arena standards [ edit ]
Currently, clubs must have home arenas with capacity of minimum 1000 seats.
History [ edit ]
Names of the competition [ edit ]
Sinalco Basketball League of Serbia 2007–2009:
Swisslion Basketball League of Serbia 2009–2011:
Basketball League of Serbia 2011–2013:
Agroživ Basketball League of Serbia [1 ] 2013–present:
Basketball League of Serbia
Commissioners [ edit ]
2006–2011: Tihomir Bubalo
2011–2013: Predrag Bojić
2013–present: Darko Jovičić
Other competitions [ edit ]
Current teams [ edit ]
The following 16 clubs compete in the Basketball League of Serbia during the 2014–15 season:
Location of teams in the 2014–15 Basketball League of Serbia
Title holders [ edit ]
Basketball League of Serbia 2006–07 to present
Titles by club [ edit ]
Play-off Finals [ edit ]
All–time table [ edit ]
Super League [ edit ]
All–time champions [ edit ]
21 1975-76, 1978-79, 1980-81, 1986-87, 1991-92, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
16 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1968-69, 1971-72, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1997-98, 2014-15
4 1958, 1960, 1963, 1964
Serbian basketball clubs in international competitions [ edit ]
FIBA and Euroleague Basketball Company [ edit ]
So far, 17 Serbian teams took part in a
FIBA or Euroleague Basketball Company club competition since 1958. The most successful club by participation and trophies is Partizan. They had a total of 39 seasons of which 22 in the elite competition, Euroleague. Partizan won four trophies, the Champions Cup in Istanbul in 1992 and 3 Korać Cups in 1978, 1979 and 1989. The second most successful is Crvena Zvezda with 30 seasons and one trophy in Europe. They won the Cup Winner's Cup in 1974.
Since its formation in 2001, a total of 6 clubs from Serbia took a part in the regional
ABA League. KK Partizan became a champion in six seasons ( 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013), where first five trophies were won consecutively. FMP Železnik won 2 titles in 2004 and 2006, and Hemofarm won one title in 2005.
Statistical leaders [ edit ]
First League MVP Award [ edit ]
Super League MVP Award [ edit ]
Playoff MVP Award [ edit ]
Notable players [ edit ]
Sponsorships and broadcasting rights [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]