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2010–11 ABA NLB League

The 2010–11 season was the 10th season of the Liga ABA and 14 teams from Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Czech Republic participated in it. It was only time that team from Czech Republic, Nymburk took part in this regional league, and second time since formation that team that is not from former Yugoslavia took part in league.

2010-11 NLB League season
LeagueLiga ABA
SportBasketball
Duration8 October 2010 - 21 April 2011
Number of games185
Number of teams Serbia (4 teams)
 Croatia (4 teams)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (2 teams)
 Slovenia (2 teams)
 Montenegro (1 team)
 Czech Republic (1 team)
Regular season
Season championsSerbia Partizan
Season MVPCroatia Luka Žorić (Zagreb)
Top scorerUnited States Michael Lee (Radnički) (19.60 ppg)
Final four
Finals championsSerbia Partizan
  Runners-upSlovenia Union Olimpija
NLB League seasons

2010-11 NLB League Final Four was held on 19–21 April in Arena Stožice, Ljubljana.

Team informationEdit

Venues and locationsEdit

Location of teams in the ABA NLB League 2010–11
Location of teams in the 2010–11 ABA League
Country Teams Team City Venue (Capacity)
  Serbia 4
Partizan Belgrade Pionir Hall (8,150)
Hemofarm STADA Vršac Millennium Center (5,000)
Crvena zvezda Belgrade Pionir Hall (8,150)
Radnički Kragujevac Hala Jezero (3,570)
  Croatia 4
Cibona Zagreb Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall (5,400)
Zadar Zadar Krešimir Ćosić Hall (9,200)
Zagreb CO Zagreb Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall (5,400)
Cedevita Zagreb Sutinska vrela (2,000)
  Slovenia 2
Union Olimpija Ljubljana Arena Stožice (12,480)
Krka Novo Mesto Leon Štukelj Hall (3,000)
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2
Igokea Aleksandrovac Laktaši Sports Hall (3,000)
Široki TT Kabeli Široki Brijeg "Pecara" (4,500)
  Montenegro 1
Budućnost m:tel Podgorica Morača Sports Center (4,570)
  Czech Republic 1
ČEZ Nymburk Nymburk Sportovní Hala (1,200)

Head coachesEdit

Team Head coach Seasons as head coach
Budućnost m:tel   Dejan Radonjić
6
Cedevita   Aleksandar Petrović
2
Cibona   Zdravko Radulović
1
Crvena zvezda   Mihailo Uvalin
1
Hemofarm STADA   Željko Lukajić
9
Igokea   Slobodan Klipa
1
Krka   Aleksandar Džikić
2
ČEZ Nymburk   Ronen Ginzburg
1
Union Olimpija   Jure Zdovc
3
Partizan   Vlada Jovanović
1
Radnički   Miroslav Nikolić
2
Zadar   Danijel Jusup
6
Zagreb CO   Denis Bajramović
3
Široki TT Kabeli   Ivan Velić
2

Coaching changesEdit

Week Club Outgoing coach Date of vacancy Incoming coach Date of appointment
8th Zagreb   Denis Bajramović 24 November 2010[1]   Mladen Erjavec 25 November 2010
13th Cibona   Zdravko Radulović 30 December 2010[2]   Dražen Anzulović 30 December 2010
16th Zadar   Danijel Jusup 12 January 2011[3]   Tihomir Bujan 12 January 2011
22nd Zadar   Tihomir Bujan 2 March 2011[4]   Pino Grdović 3 March 2011[5]

Regular seasonEdit

The regular season began on Friday, 8 October 2010, and will end on Tuesday, 15 March 2011.

StandingsEdit

Schedule and resultsEdit

Stats leadersEdit

As of 21 April 2011[7]

PointsEdit

Rank Name Team Points Games PPG
1.   Michael Lee   Radnički 490 25 19.60
2.   Luka Žorić   Zagreb 505 26 19.42
3.   Bojan Bogdanović   Cibona 454 24 18.92
4.   Corsley Edwards   Cedevita 367 21 17.48
5.   Dontaye Draper   Cedevita 439 26 16.88

ReboundsEdit

Rank Name Team Rebounds Games RPG
1.   Luka Žorić   Zagreb 213 26 8.19
2.   Vladimir Dragičević   Budućnost 188 27 6.96
3.   Radek Nečas   Nymburk 148 23 6.43
4.   Mario Kasun   Zagreb 135 21 6.43
5.   James Gist   Partizan 140 23 6.09

AssistsEdit

Rank Name Team Assists Games APG
1.   Miljan Pavković   Hemofarm 135 26 5.19
2.   Dontaye Draper   Cedevita 132 26 5.08
3.   Steven Marković   Radnički 127 26 4.88
4.   Vedran Morović   Široki 107 25 4.28
5.   Brian Chase   Igokea 95 24 3.96

Ranking MVPEdit

Rank Name Team Efficiency Games Average
1.   Luka Žorić   Zagreb 614 26 23.62
2.   Dontaye Draper   Cedevita 552 26 21.23
3.   Michael Lee   Radnički 509 25 20.36
4.   Vladimir Dragičević   Budućnost 519 27 19.81
5.   Corsley Edwards   Cedevita 392 21 18.67

MVP Round by RoundEdit

Round Player Team Efficiency
1   Milan Mačvan   Hemofarm 33
2   Bojan Bogdanović   Cibona 29
3   Michael Lee   Radnički 34
4   Bojan Bogdanović(2)   Cibona 39
5   Dontaye Draper   Cedevita 38
6   Milan Mačvan (2)   Hemofarm 33
7   Čedomir Vitkovac   Igokea 28
8   Luka Žorić   Zagreb 42
9   Michael Lee (2)   Radnički 31
10   Michael Lee (3)   Radnički 34
11   Steven Marković   Radnički 38
12   Luka Žorić (2)   Zagreb 39
13   Corsley Edwards   Cedevita 38
14   Marko Car   Zadar 36
15   Chester Simmons   Nymburk 33
16   Corsley Edwards (2)   Cedevita 48
17   Boris Savović   Hemofarm 44
18   Luka Žorić (3)   Zagreb 31
19   Vladan Vukosavljević   Radnički 31
20   Bracey Wright   Cedevita 40
21   Luka Žorić (4)   Zagreb 35
22   Luka Žorić (5)   Zagreb 37
23   Luka Žorić (6)   Zagreb 40
24   Mario Kasun   Zagreb 36
25   Vladimir Dragičević   Budućnost 33
26   Mario Kasun (2)   Zagreb 36
Semifinals   Zoran Dragić   Krka 18
Final   Nathan Jawai   Partizan 19

Source: NLB League

Final fourEdit

Matches in, Arena Stožice, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Semifinals
19 April
Final
21 April
      
1   Partizan 62
4   Budućnost m:tel 58
1   Partizan 77
2   Union Olimpija 74
2   Union Olimpija 67
3   Krka 57

SemifinalsEdit

19 April
18:15
Partizan   62–58   Budućnost m:tel
Scoring by quarter: 14–16, 16–13, 7–16, 25–13
Pts: Jerrells, Katić 13
Rebs: Gist 6
Asts: Gist 2
Pts: Simonović 14
Rebs: Simonović 8
Asts: Kadziulis 3
Arena Stožice, Ljubljana
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Dubravko Muhvić (CRO), Sašo Pukl (SLO), Matej Boltauzer (SLO)

19 April
20:45
Union Olimpija   67–57   Krka
Scoring by quarter: 14–11, 16–17, 22–15, 15–14
Pts: Ožbolt 19
Rebs: Jagodnik 10
Asts: Ilievski 4
Pts: Dragić 13
Rebs: Pavič, Balažič 5
Asts: Krivec 3
Arena Stožice, Ljubljana
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Ilija Belošević (SRB), Zoran Šutulović (MNE), Milija Vojinović (SRB)

FinalEdit

21 April
20:45
Partizan   77–74   Union Olimpija
Scoring by quarter: 26–23, 17–16, 22–19, 12–16
Pts: Jerrells 20
Rebs: Jawai, Veselý 6
Asts: Lučić, Kecman 2
Pts: Ilievski 15
Rebs: Jagodnik 7
Asts: Ožbolt, Ilievski 3
Arena Stožice, Ljubljana
Attendance: 12,000
Referees: Srđan Dožai (CRO), Sreten Radović (CRO), Siniša Herceg (CRO)


2010–11 ABA NLB League Champions

 
Partizan
5th Title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zagreb sacked coach Bajramović". Adriaticbasket. Adriaticbasket.com. 25 November 2010. Retrieved 27 November 2010.
  2. ^ "Rastanak s Radulovićem, novi trener Dražen Anzulović". Cibona.com. 30 December 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Tihomir Bujan novi trener Zadra". kkzadar.net. 12 January 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Poraz Zadra, Bujan podnio ostavku". kkzadar.net. 2 March 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Zadar with a new coach: Pino Grdović". adriaticbasket.com. 3 March 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  6. ^ Standings - Regular Season Archived 24 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine, adriaticbasket.info
  7. ^ "NLB Stats". Archived from the original on 23 March 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2010.

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