2009–10 KML season

The 2009–10 G4S Korvpalli Meistriliiga was the 85th season of the Estonian basketball league and the first under the title sponsorship of G4S. Tallinna Kalev/Cramo came into the season as defending champions of the 2008–09 KML season.

G4S Korvpalli Meistriliiga1
Season2009–10
Teams8
Dates13 October 2009 – 14 May 2010
Final positions
Top seedTÜ/Rock
ChampionsTÜ/Rock
25th title
Runners-upRakvere Tarvas
Third placeTallinna Kalev/Cramo
Fourth placeTTÜ
Awards
Finals MVPEstonia Janar Talts
Best Young PlayerEstonia Rain Veideman
Coach of the YearEstonia Andres Sõber
Statistical leaders
Points United States Charron Fisher 22.41
Rebounds United States Brett McGee 10.96
Assists Estonia Valmo Kriisa 4.51
1 Sponsored league name, referring to G4S.

The season started on 13 October 2009 and concluded on 14 May 2010 with TÜ/Rock defeating Rakvere Tarvas 4 games to 2 in the 2015 KML Finals to win their 25th Estonian League title.[1]

TeamsEdit

Team Location Arena Capacity Head coach
Kuremaa/Tartu Põltsamaa Põltsamaa Felixhall   Priit Paama
Pärnu Pärnu Pärnu Sports Hall 2,000   Rait Käbin
Rakvere Tarvas Rakvere Rakvere Sports Hall 3,000   Andres Sõber
Tallinna Kalev Tallinn Kalev Sports Hall 6,950   Kalle Klandorf
Tallinna Kalev/Cramo Tallinn Saku Arena 7,500   Alar Varrak
  Nenad Vučinić
TTÜ Tallinn TTÜ Sports Hall 2,000   Aivar Kuusmaa
TÜ/Rock Tartu University of Tartu Sports Hall 4,000   Indrek Visnapuu
Valga/CKE Inkasso Valga Valga Sports Hall 2,000   Augenijus Vaškys

Regular seasonEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts PCT Qualification
1 TÜ/Rock 28 23 5 51 .821 Qualification to Playoffs
2 Rakvere Tarvas 28 22 6 50 .786
3 TTÜ 28 20 8 48 .714
4 Tallinna Kalev/Cramo 28 19 9 47 .679
5 Valga/CKE Inkasso 28 11 17 39 .393
6 Tallinna Kalev 28 9 19 37 .321
7 Pärnu 28 7 21 35 .250
8 Kuremaa/Tartu 28 1 27 29 .036

Updated to match(es) played on 25 March 2010. Source: KML Archived 2015-09-23 at the Wayback Machine (2009/2010)

PlayoffsEdit

The playoffs began on 28 March 2010 and ended on 14 May 2010. The tournament concluded with TÜ/Rock defeating Rakvere Tarvas 4 games to 2 in the 2010 KML Finals.

BracketEdit

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Finals
                           
      1 TÜ/Rock 3  
  4 Tallinna Kalev/Cramo 2     4 Tallinna Kalev/Cramo 2    
  5 Valga/CKE Inkasso 1         1 TÜ/Rock 4
      2 Rakvere Tarvas 2
      2 Rakvere Tarvas 3    
  3 TTÜ 2     3 TTÜ 2   Third place
  6 Tallinna Kalev 1   3 TTÜ 0
  4 Tallinna Kalev/Cramo 2

Individual statisticsEdit

Players qualify to this category by having at least 50% games played.

PointsEdit

Rank Player Team Games Points PPG
1   Charron Fisher Tallinna Kalev/Cramo 29 650 22.41
2   Brett McGee Kuremaa/Tartu 26 498 19.15
3   Travis Reed Tallinna Kalev 26 430 16.54
4   Nicholas Covington Tallinna Kalev 29 476 16.41
5   Valmo Kriisa Rakvere Tarvas 37 589 15.92

ReboundsEdit

Rank Player Team Games Rebounds RPG
1   Brett McGee Kuremaa/Tartu 26 285 10.96
2   Travis Reed Tallinna Kalev 26 240 9.23
3   Joosep Toome TÜ/Rock 36 317 8.81
4   Charron Fisher Tallinna Kalev/Cramo 29 244 8.41
5   Giedrius Rinkevičius Valga/CKE Inkasso 15 120 8.00

AssistsEdit

Rank Player Team Games Assists APG
1   Valmo Kriisa Rakvere Tarvas 37 167 4.51
2   Tanel Sokk Tallinna Kalev/Cramo 26 96 3.69
3   Heiko Rannula Valga/CKE Inkasso 29 93 3.21
4   Derek Winston Kuremaa/Tartu 25 66 2.64
5   Kristo Saage Rakvere Tarvas 36 94 2.61

AwardsEdit

Finals MVPEdit

Best Young PlayerEdit

Coach of the YearEdit

All-KML TeamEdit

Pos Player Team
PG   Valmo Kriisa Rakvere Tarvas
SG   Rain Veideman Rakvere Tarvas
SF   Charron Fisher Tallinna Kalev/Cramo
PF   Janar Talts TÜ/Rock
C   Scott Morrison TÜ/Rock

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "85. EESTI MEESTE MEISTRIVÕISTLUSED" (in Estonian). Spordiinfo.ee. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)