Greek A2 Basket League

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Greek A2 Basket League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016–17 Greek A2 Basket League
Greek A2 Basketball League Official Logo.jpg
Sport Basketball
Founded 1986
Inaugural season 1986–87
No. of teams 16
Country Greece Greece
Continent European Union Europe
Most recent
champion(s)
Kymis (1st title)
Most titles Papagou (3 titles)
Sporting (3 titles)
Level on pyramid 2nd Tier (Greece)
Promotion to Greek Basket League
Relegation to Greek B Basket League
Domestic cup(s) Greek Cup
Official website basket.gr (Greek)

The Greek A2 Basket League (Greek: Ελληνική Α2 Μπάσκετ Λιγκ), is the 2nd-tier level professional basketball competition among pro clubs in Greece. It is organized by the Hellenic Basketball Federation (E.O.K.). The league has 16 teams. The top-tier first division is the Greek Basket League, which consists of 14 teams.

History[edit]

In the 1986–87 season, the current format for Greek professional basketball, consisting of the A1 National Category and the A2 National Category was formed.

Starting with the 2015–16 season, playoffs were added between the 2nd and 5th placed teams for promotion to the 1st tier Greek Basket League, and a one-game play-out was added to decide relegation to the 3rd tier Greek B Basket League.[1]

Promotion and relegation[edit]

At the end of each season, the following promotion and relegation takes place:

Champions[edit]

  • 1986–87 to 1991–92: A2 National Category
  • 1992–93 to present: Greek A2 Basket League
Season Champion Runner-up
1986–87
Panellinios Pagrati
1987–88
Sporting Philippos Thessaloniki
1988–89
Peristeri Pagrati
1989–90
Papagou Philippos Thessaloniki
1990–91
Sporting (2x) Dafni
1991–92
Apollon Patras Peiraikos Syndesmos
1992–93
Papagou (2x) Milon
1993–94
Ampelokipi Sporting
1994–95
Papagou (3x) Irakleio
1995–96
Peiraikos VAO
1996–97
Irakleio Dafni
1997–98
Near East Maroussi
1998–99
Dafni Esperos Kallitheas
1999–00
Makedonikos Milon
2000–01
KAOD Ionikos N.F.
2001–02
Makedonikos (2x) Olympia Larissa
Season Champion Runner-up
2002–03
Apollon Patras (2x) Paleo Faliro
2003–04
Panellinios (2x) MENT
2004–05
Kolossos Rodou Gymnastikos S. Larissas
2005–06
Olympias Patras Egaleo
2006–07
Sporting (3x) Kolossos Rodou
2007–08
Trikala 2000 Panorama
2008–09
Peristeri (2x) Ilysiakos
2009–10
Ikaros Kallitheas Iraklis Thessaloniki
2010–11
KAOD (2x) Rethymno Aegean
2011–12
Panelefsiniakos Apollon Patras
2012–13
Nea Kifissia Aries Trikala
2013–14
AEK Athens Koroivos
2014–15
Kavala Arkadikos
2015–16
Kymis Faros Keratsiniou

Greek A2 League MVP award (official)[edit]

(as awarded by the InfoBasket.gr coach's poll)

Player of the Year Team Season
Greece Sakis Giannakopoulos Lavrio
2010–11
Greece Nikos Argyropoulos Apollon Patras
2011–12
Greece Vangelis Karampoulas AENK
2012–13
Greece Sakis Karidas Koroivos
2013–14
Greece Ioannis Gagaloudis Livadeia
2014–15
Greece Stavros Toutziarakis Kymis
2015–16

Eurobasket.com Player of the Year[edit]

(as awarded by the website Eurobasket.com)

Player of the Year Team Season
Greece Dimos Dikoudis Olympia Larissa
1996–97
Greece Dimos Dikoudis (2x) Olympia Larissa
1997–98
Greece Theo Papaloukas Dafni
1998–99
Greece Kostas Charalampidis Makedonikos
1999–00
Greece Kostas Sdrakas KAOD
2000–01
Greece Kostas Charalampidis (2x) Makedonikos
2001–02
Greece Nikos Argyropoulos Apollon Patras
2002–03
Greece Kostas Christou MENT
2003–04
Greece Vangelis Karampoulas Sporting
2004–05
Greece Vassilis Symtsak Doukas
2005–06
Greece Dimitrios Spanoulis Xanthi
2006–07
Greece Nikos Kaklamanos Trikala 2000
2007–08
Greece Apostolos Koutroulias Near East
2008–09
Greece Nikos Liakopoulos Ikaros Kallitheas
2009–10
Greece Sakis Giannakopoulos Lavrio
2010–11
Greece Nikos Argyropoulos (2x) Apollon Patras
2011–12
Greece Vangelis Karampoulas (2x) AENK
2012–13
Greece Petros Noeas Koroivos
2013–14
Greece Giannis Dimakos Psychiko
2014–15
Greece Stavros Toutziarakis Kymis
2015–16

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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