National Basketball League (Lithuania)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

National basketball League
NKL logo (Lithuania).png
Country  Lithuania
Confederation FIBA Europe
Founded 2005; 13 years ago (2005)
First season 2005–06
Number of teams 14
Level on pyramid 2
Promotion to LKL
Relegation to RKL
Website nklyga.lt

The National Basketball League (NKL) (Lithuanian: Nacionalinė krepšinio lyga) is the second-tier basketball minor league in Lithuania It is placed below the top division Lietuvos krepšinio lyga (LKL). The competition currently consists of 14 teams. The champions of the league have the option to promote to the LKL, this rarely happens however.

Current teams[edit]

Team Arena Capacity City Founded
BC Delikatesas Saulės elementary school sport hall 200 Joniškis 1994
BC Ereliai Mažeikiai Venta school sport hall 800 Mažeikiai 2005
BC Ežerūnas Molėtai arena 500 Molėtai 2009
BC Jonava Jonava Arena 2200 Jonava 1999
BC KTU Chemistry building sport hall 200 Kaunas 1990
BC Neptūnas-Akvaservis Klaipėda KKRC 400 Klaipėda 1987
BC Palanga Palanga arena 1000 Palanga 2014
BC Perlas Lietuvos rytas Arena 3000 Vilnius 2013
BC Sūduva-Mantinga Marijampolė ŽSM sport hall 600 Marijampolė 2006
BC Šilutė Šilutės Vydūno gymnasium 500 Šilutė 1990
BC Tauragė Sport Center "Bastilija" 400 Tauragė 2010
BC Telšiai Telšiai Sport Arena 750 Telšiai 2012
BC Vytis Šakiai JKSC sport hall 800 Šakiai 2005
BC Žalgiris-2 Žalgiris training facility 500 Kaunas 1999

League champions[edit]

Season Gold medal with cup.svg Champion Silver medal with cup.svg Runner-up Bronze medal with cup.svg Third Place
2005–06 Akademija-MRU Vilnius[1] Nafta-Uni-Laivitė Klaipėda Puntukas-Jarimpeksas Anykščiai[2]
2006–07 Nafta-Uni-Laivitė Klaipėda[3] Dextera Jonava Meresta Pakruojis[4]
2007–08 Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school Kaunas[5] Naglis-Adarkis Palanga Dextera Jonava[6]
2008–09 Rūdupis Prienai[7] Meresta Pakruojis Mažeikiai[8]
2009–10 Naglis-Adarkis Palanga[9] Malsta Jonava Mažeikiai[10]
2010–11 Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys[11] Mažeikiai Nafta-Universitetas Klaipėda[12]
2011–12 LKKA-Atletas Kaunas"[13] Statyba Vilnius Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school Kaunas[14]
2012–13 Mažeikiai“[15] Dzūkija Alytus Žalgiris-2 Kaunas
2013–14 Mažeikiai[16] Trakai Tiumenas-Ežerūnas Molėtai
2014–15 Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipėda[17] Ežerūnas-Karys Molėtai Sūduva-Mantinga Marijampolė[18]
2015–16 Sūduva-Mantinga Marijampolė[19] Žalgiris-2 Kaunas Palanga[20]
2016–17 Sūduva-Mantinga Marijampolė[21] Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipėda Vytis Šakiai[22]
2017–18 Neptūnas-Akvaservis Klaipėda Žalgiris-2 Kaunas Vytis Šakiai

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-5112-akademijos-mru-krepsininkai-tapo-nkl-cempionais.html (Lithuanian)
  2. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-5038-puntukas-jarimpeksas-laimejo-nkl-pirmenybiu-bronza.html (Lithuanian)
  3. ^ http://www.krepsinis.net/news.php?news_id=70929 (Lithuanian)
  4. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-9410-meresta-iskovojo-nkl-bronza.html (Lithuanian)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2015.  (Lithuanian)
  6. ^ http://www.balsas.lt/naujiena/191037/nkl-bronza-jonavos-sk-dextera-krepsininkams (Lithuanian)
  7. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-21864-nkl-cempionais-tapo-rudupio-krepsininkai-foto.html (Lithuanian)
  8. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-21798-mazeikiai-triumfavo-mazajame-nkl-finale.html (Lithuanian)
  9. ^ http://www.15min.lt/naujiena/sportas/krepsinis/nkl-cempione-tapo-palangos-naglis-adakris-23-95594 (Lithuanian)
  10. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-29776-nkl-bronza-antrus-metus-is-eiles-iskeliavo-i-mazeikius.html (Lithuanian)
  11. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-38758-pieno-zvaigzdes-tapo-nkl-cempionais-video-foto-komentarai-statistika.html (Lithuanian)
  12. ^ http://www.krepsinis.net/trecioji-vieta-nkl-cempionate-atiteko-klaipedos-klubui-170689.html (Lithuanian)
  13. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-49777-rezultatyviausiu-zaideju-duetas-atvede-lkka-atleta-i-nkl-virsune-komentarai-statistika.html (Lithuanian)
  14. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-49768-nkl-bronza-saboniukams-statistika.html (Lithuanian)
  15. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-61210-mazeikiai-ateme-is-dzukijos-bilieta-i-lkl-2-video-komentarai-foto.html#.Vbdg-vmqqko
  16. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-72525-stebukla-sukure-mazeikiai-apgyne-nkl-cempionu-titula-video-foto-komentarai-statistika.html#.VbdgCfmqqko
  17. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-84490-ispudingai-zaides-stasys-atvede-klaipedos-kluba-i-nkl-virsune-foto-komentarai-statistika.html#.Vbdfrfmqqko
  18. ^ https://www.basketnews.lt/news-84493-nkl-bronza-atiteko-suduvai-mantingai-komentaras-statistika.html#.Vx3hOjB97IU
  19. ^ https://www.basketnews.lt/news-97333-marijampoles-triumfas-suduva-mantinga-nkl-nugaletojai.html#.Vx3gnzB97IU
  20. ^ http://www.krepsinis.net/naujiena/nkl-bronzos-medaliai-atiteko-finalinio-ketverto-seimininkams/261768
  21. ^ https://www.basketnews.lt/news-109029-tritaskiais-prapliupusi-suduva-mantinga-apgyne-mezon-nkl-cempionu-titula.html
  22. ^ https://www.basketnews.lt/news-108864-mazojo-nkl-finalo-dramoje-50-minuciu-kova-ir-vycio-triumfas.html

External links[edit]