BK Valmiera

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Valmiera Ordo
Valmiera Ordo logo
Leagues LBL
Baltic League
Founded 2001
Arena Vidzeme Olympic Center
Arena Capacity 0
Location Valmiera, Latvia
Team colors Green, , White
              
President Ivars Rudzītis
Team manager Mārtiņš Bērziņš
Head coach Uvis Helmanis
Championships 1 Latvian league
Website bkvalmiera.lv
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
Former logo of BK Valmiera

BK Valmiera, for sponsorships reasons named Valmiera Ordo, is a professional basketball club based in Valmiera, Latvia playing in the Latvian Basketball League and Baltic Basketball League.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2001, but in the period till 2001 there was Valmiera team named SK Valmiera, which is considered a precursor of this team. Also team has been known under the names Valmiera-Rūjiena, Valmieras Piens and Valmiera/Lāčplēša alus. Valmiera team is three-time Latvian Basketball League bronze medal winners.

Valmiera won its first National title in the 2015–16 season, after beating VEF Rīga by 4–3 in the finals.[1]

Roster[edit]

As of January 26, 2017
# Player Pos. Height Weight
4 United States Ashton Mitchell G 181 cm 84 kg
5 Latvia Jānis Kaufmanis PG 186 cm 88 kg
6 Latvia Ervīns Jonāts F 203 cm 95 kg
7 Latvia Raimonds Gabrāns PG 185 cm 89 kg
12 Latvia Māris Ramanis C 206 cm 86 kg
13 Latvia Haralds Kārlis G 195 cm 82 kg
14 Latvia Artūrs Bērziņš PF 204 cm 107 kg
15 Latvia Rinalds Mālmanis F 204 cm 91 kg
16 Latvia Lauris Blaus C 205 cm 110 kg
24 Latvia Edgars Kaufmanis SG 185 cm 73 kg
32 United States Damier Pitts PG 177 cm 80 kg
33 Latvia Akselis Vairogs F 195 cm 91 kg
54 Latvia Mārtiņš Laksa SF 198 cm 92 kg

Season by season[edit]

Season League Pos. Significant Events Baltic League Pos. European competitions
2000–01 LBL 7
2001–02 LBL 6 Quarterfinalist
2002–03 LBL 3 Bronze medal
2003–04 LBL 4 Semifinalist Played FIBA Europe Cup
2004–05 LBL 3 Bronze medal Elite Division 8
2005–06 LBL 5 Quarterfinalist Elite Division 7
2006–07 LBL 5 Quarterfinalist Elite Division 7
2007–08 LBL 5 Quarterfinalist Elite Division 9
2008–09 LBL 5 Quarterfinalist Elite Division 9
2009–10 LBL 4 Semifinalist Elite Division 8
2010–11 LBL 5 Quarterfinalist Elite Division 14
2011–12 LBL 5 Quarterfinalist Challenge Cup 5
2012–13 LBL 3 Bronze medal Last 16
2013–14 LBL 5 Quarterfinalist Round of 16
2014–15 LBL 7 Round of 16
2015–16 LBL 1 Champion Fourth place

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

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