Basketligaen

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Basketligaen
Basketligaen logo.png
Country  Denmark
Confederation FIBA Europe
Founded 1995; 22 years ago (1995)
First season 1995–96
Number of teams 8
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to 1st Division
Domestic cup(s) Danish Cup
Current champions Horsens IC (6th title)
Most championships Bakken Bears (14 titles)
TV partners TV2 Sport
Website basketligaen.dk
2016–17 Basketligaen

The Danish Basketball League is the highest professional basketball league in Denmark. The league is officially known as Basketligaen and was founded in 1998. But, the original men's first division was founded in 1957. All-time record holder in league titles is Bakken Bears, which has captured 14 titles in its history. The main TV partner of the league is TV2 Sport. The team consists of 10 teams, with no relegation rules.

Teams[edit]

Team City Arena
Bakken Bears Aarhus Vejlby-Risskov Hallen
SISU Gentofte Kildeskovshallen
Svendborg Rabbits Svendborg Svendborg Idrætscenter
Team FOG Næstved Næstved Arena Næstved
Randers Cimbria Randers Arena Randers
Hørsholm 79ers Hørsholm Fire Arena
Stevnsgade SuperMen Copenhagen Nørrebrohallen
Horsens IC Horsens Forum Horsens

Title holders[edit]

The finals[edit]

Season Champion Runner-up Score Finals MVP
1995–96 Værløse/Farum Stevnsgade Basket
1996–97 Bakken Bears Hørsholm 79'ers
1997–98 Horsens IC Bakken Bears
1998–99 Bakken Bears SISU
1999–00 Bakken Bears Horsens IC
2000–01 Bakken Bears Værløse/Farum 2–1
2001–02 Værløse/Farum Aabyhøj IF 2–0
2002–03 BF Copenhagen Bakken Bears 2–0
2003–04 Bakken Bears Horsens IC 3–1
2004–05 Bakken Bears SISU BK 3–2
2005–06 Horsens IC Bakken Bears 3–1
2006–07 Bakken Bears Svendborg Rabbits 3–0
2007–08 Bakken Bears Svendborg Rabbits 4–0
2008–09 Bakken Bears Svendborg Rabbits 4–3
2009–10 Svendborg Rabbits Bakken Bears 4–1
2010–11 Bakken Bears Svendborg Rabbits 4–0
2011–12 Bakken Bears Svendborg Rabbits 4–2
2012–13 Bakken Bears Svendborg Rabbits 4–3 Denmark Chris Christoffersen
2013–14 Bakken Bears Randers Cimbria 4–0 United States Kenny Barker
2014–15 Horsens IC Bakken Bears 4–2 Republic of Ireland Brian Fitzpatrick
2015–16 Horsens IC Bakken Bears 4–3 United States Nimrod Hilliard

Statistical leaders[edit]

Season Points Rebounds Assists
2012–13 United States Bonell Colas (24.3) United States Bonell Colas (14.7) Spain Miguel Ortega (6.8)
2013–14 United States Joey Haywood (25.0) United States Durell Vinson (15.2) United States Johnell Smith (5.8)
2014–15 United States Darryl Partin (27.0) United States Bonell Colas (12.6) Argentina Antonio Porta (7.1)

Source: Eurobasket.com

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