KK Rabotnički

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Rabotnički
Rabotnički logo
NicknameШпедитери (Forwarders)
LeaguesMacedonian First League
Founded1946
ArenaGradski Park
Capacity2,000
LocationSkopje, North Macedonia
PresidentRisto Gapic
Head coachDimitar Mirakovski
Championships15 Championships of Macedonia
10 Macedonian Cups
Websitekkrabotnicki.mk
Active departments of Sports Club Rabotnichki
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KK Rabotnički (Macedonian: КК Работнички) is a basketball club based in Skopje, North Macedonia. They currently play in the Macedonian First League. The club has won the Macedonian championship 15 times and the Macedonian Cup 10 times.

Fans of KK Rabotnički are known as City Park Boys or simply The Boys , the reds or the mighty reds.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1946 in Skopje. In 1964, KK Rabotnički became a member of the first federal "A" league in the former Federation of six republics Yugoslavia and competed there on a regular basis until 1990. In the 1991–92 season, the team played in the Federal YUBA Liga. The have never won a Federal championship but they were finalists in the Federal Yugoslav Cup on two occasions in 1976 and 1983. Since the Macedonian Republic League became the new Macedonian First League, Rabotnički have been the most successful Macedonian basketball team of all time, winning a record 15 league titles and 9 national cups.[1]

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions Coat of arms of the President of North Macedonia.svg[edit]

Macedonian Republic League

  • Winners (9): 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964

Macedonian Republic Cup

  • Winners (4): 1976, 1983, 1985, 1988

Macedonian League

  • Winners (15): 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2018

Macedonian Cup

  • Winners (10): 1993, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2015, 2019

Macedonian Super Cup Winner

  • Winners (2): 2001, 2011

European achievements Shield of the European Union.svg[edit]

FIBA Saporta Cup

FIBA Europe Conference South

Balkan International Basketball League

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Rabotnički roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
G 4 North Macedonia Bošaleski, Petar 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 16 – (2004-07-08)8 July 2004
PF 6 United States Washington, DeVaughn 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 31 – (1989-03-29)29 March 1989
SG 8 North Macedonia Nikolić, Petar 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 27 – (1993-09-25)25 September 1993
PG 10 North Macedonia Mladenović, Marjan 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 33 – (1987-08-27)27 August 1987
C 11 North Macedonia Nikolovski, Kiril (C) 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 32 – (1988-06-09)9 June 1988
F 14 North Macedonia Srbinoski, Vasilij 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 16 – (2004-06-29)29 June 2004
C 15 North Macedonia Mladenovski, Ljubomir 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 110 kg (243 lb) 25 – (1995-05-05)5 May 1995
SF 21 Serbia Balmazović, Stefan 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 31 – (1989-05-28)28 May 1989
PG 23 Croatia Vragović, Karlo 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 31 – (1989-05-13)13 May 1989
SG 25 North Macedonia Efremovski, Viktor 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 22 – (1998-10-21)21 October 1998
PG 32 United States Pitts, Damier 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 30 – (1989-12-03)3 December 1989
G North Macedonia Abrašev, Dragan 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 20 – (2000-05-16)16 May 2000
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • North Macedonia Andrej Lečić Apostolski

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 30 October 2020

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Ljubomir Mladenovski
PF Kiril Nikolovski DeVaughn Washington
SF Stefan Balmazović Viktor Efremovski Vasilij Srbinoski
SG Karlo Vragović Petar Nikolić Dragan Abrašev
PG Damier Pitts Marjan Mladenović Petar Bošaleski

Retired numbers[edit]

KK Rabotnički retired numbers
No. Player Position Tenure
13 Blagoja Georgievski PG 1968–1984

KK Rabotnicki in European competitions[edit]

In their rich European history KK Rabotnicki competed in many European competitions. Their most successful period was in the 1990s. They competed for eleven seasons in four different cups.

Seasons and results of Rabotnicki in Europe:

Rivalries[edit]

KK Rabotnički Skopje's fiercest and long standing city rival is MZT Skopje, the other large and popular basketball club in Macedonia. They also have supporters in the capital city. The rivalry started after the Independence of Macedonia, and the matches between these rivals have been labeled as the Eternal derby.

Team Mutual score
  Rabotnički 89
  MZT Skopje Aerodrom 62

Notable players[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KK FERSPED-RABOTNICKI SKOPJE basketball team History".
  2. ^ http://kkrabotnicki.cubus.com.mk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=46&Itemid=120

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