Open main menu

2010–11 Baltic Basketball League

The MasterCard Baltic Basketball League 2010–11 was the 7th season of the Baltic Basketball League and the second under the title sponsorship of MasterCard. It was the fourth season of BBL as a two division league.

2010–11 BBL season
LeagueBaltic Basketball League
SportBasketball
Number of teams14 (Elite Division)
10 (Challenge Cup)
TV partner(s)Viasat Sport Baltic
Regular Season
Season championsElite Division: BK VEF Rīga
Challenge Cup: BC Juventus
BBL Finals
ChampionsElite Division: BC Žalgiris
Challenge Cup: BC Juventus
BBL seasons
← 2009–10

The format featured 14 teams in the Elite Division and 10 teams in the Challenge Cup. Elite Division regular season started on September 29, 2010 and ended with the Final Four held in the Kaunas Sports Hall. It was won by BC Žalgiris who defeated BK VEF Rīga in the championship game on April 10, 2011.[1]

Challenge Cup regular season started on October 12, 2010 and ended with two-legged finals between BC Juventus and KK Kaunas. The champions were BC Juventus who won both games.[2]

Contents

TeamsEdit

Elite Division

Country (League) Teams Teams (ranking in 2009-10 national championship)
  Lithuania (LKL) 6 BC Lietuvos Rytas^ (1) BC Žalgiris^ (2) BC Šiauliai (SF) BC Rūdupis(QF) BC Perlas (QF) BC Nevėžis (12)
  Latvia (LBL) 4 BK VEF Rīga (2) BK Ventspils (SF) SK Valmiera (SF) BK Liepājas Lauvas (QF)
  Estonia (KML) 3 Tartu Ülikool/Rock (1) BC Kalev/Cramo (SF) TTÜ/Kalev (SF)
  Sweden (Ligan) 1 Norrköping Dolphins(1)

† As winner of the 2009–10 Challenge Cup
‡ As runner-up of the 2009–10 Challenge Cup
^ Qualified directly to playoffs

Challenge Cup

Country (League) Teams Teams (ranking in 2009-10 national championship)
  Lithuania (LKL) 7 BC Juventus (SF) BC Neptūnas (QF) BC Techasas (QF) BC Sakalai (9) BC Alytus (11) KK Kaunas (13) BC Naglis (NKL 1)
  Latvia (LBL) 1 BK Zemgale (QF)
  Estonia (KML) 1 BC Rakvere Tarvas (2)
  Kazakhstan (D1) 1 BC Barsy Atyrau (SF)

Elite DivisionEdit

Regular seasonEdit

The Regular season began on October 29, 2010 with BK Ventspils hosting BC Rūdupis.[3]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff Qualification
1   BK VEF Rīga 39 22 17 5 1777 1571 +206 Qualified for the Playoffs
2   BK Ventspils 39 22 17 5 1751 1561 +190
3   Tartu Ülikool/Rock 36 22 14 8 1711 1617 +94
4   BC Rūdupis 36 22 14 8 1813 1636 +177
5   BC Šiauliai 35 22 13 9 1782 1761 +21
6   BC Nevėžis 35 22 13 9 1654 1628 +26
7   BC Kalev/Cramo 34 22 12 10 1741 1661 +80
8   Norrköping Dolphins 31 22 9 13 1795 1911 -116
9   BC Perlas 31 22 9 13 1593 1608 -15
10   BK Liepājas Lauvas 29 22 7 15 1653 1815 -162
11   TTÜ/Kalev 28 22 6 16 1589 1808 -219 Qualified for the Relegation Playoffs
12   SK Valmiera 23 22 1 21 1452 1734 -282

PlayoffsEdit

2009-10 Elite Division finalists BC Žalgiris and BC Lietuvos Rytas qualified directly to quarterfinals where they were joined by the six top teams of the regular season.[4]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
  BC Žalgiris104 78
 
 
 
  BC Nevėžis70 66
 
  BC Žalgiris108
 
 
 
  BK Ventspils55
 
  BK Ventspils84 62
 
 
 
  Tartu Ülikool/Rock77 61
 
  BC Žalgiris75
 
 
 
  BK VEF Rīga67
 
  BC Lietuvos Rytas90 85
 
 
 
  BC Šiauliai89 72
 
  BC Lietuvos Rytas68
 
 
 
  BK VEF Rīga79 Third place
 
  BK VEF Rīga91 82
 
 
 
  BC Rūdupis65 67
 
  BK Ventspils80
 
 
  BC Lietuvos Rytas84
 
2010/2011 Baltic Basketball League Champions

BC Žalgiris
Fourth Title

QuarterfinalsEdit

BC Žalgiris vs. BC Nevėžis

March 14th
19:15
BC Žalgiris   104–70   BC Nevėžis
Scoring by quarter: 24-19, 24-18, 27-18, 29-15
Pts: Klimavičius 21
Rebs: Klimavičius 9
Asts: Ćapin 5
Pts: Dimša 16
Rebs: Dimša 8
Asts: Alijevas 8
1–0
Kaunas Sports Hall
Attendance: 2411
Referees: Antanas Ramanauskas (LTU)
Antanas Gelazius (LTU)
Arturas Sukys (LTU)
March 19th
17:30
BC Nevėžis   66–78   BC Žalgiris
Scoring by quarter: 23-15, 17-18, 11-22, 15-23
Pts: Alijevas 23
Rebs: Alijevas 11
Asts: Alijevas 5
Pts: Two players 15
Rebs: Three players 5
Asts: Collins 3
0–2
Kėdainiai Sports School
Attendance: 950
Referees: Martynas Gudas (LTU)
Vilius Maciulaitis (LTU)
Gytis Vilius (LTU)

BK Ventspils vs. Tartu Ülikool/Rock

March 11th
19:00
BK Ventspils   84–77   Tartu Ülikool/Rock
Scoring by quarter: 17-20, 23-24, 18-13, 26-20
Pts: Bērziņš 16
Rebs: Two players 7
Asts: Strēlnieks 3
Pts: Veideman 15
Rebs: Doronin 6
Asts: Sokk 5
1–0
Ventspils Olympic Center
Attendance: 1200
Referees: Jurgis Laurinavicius (LTU)
Oskars Lucis (LAT)
Mart Uuehendrik (EST)
March 17th
18:00
Tartu Ülikool/Rock   61–62   BK Ventspils
Scoring by quarter: 16-13, 13-17, 18-13, 14-19
Pts: Eichfuss 12
Rebs: Eziukwu 13
Asts: Sokk 4
Pts: Two players 10
Rebs: Hunter 9
Asts: Bērziņš 4
0–2
Tartu Ülikooli Spordihoone
Attendance: 2000
Referees: Atso Matsalu (EST)
Tomas Jasevicius (LTU)
Andris Aunkrogers (LAT)

Lietuvos Rytas vs. Šiauliai

March 15th
19:00
BC Lietuvos Rytas   90–89   BC Šiauliai
Scoring by quarter: 32-21, 20-26, 23-26, 15-16
Pts: Bajramović 23
Rebs: Jomantas 11
Asts: Jomantas 5
Pts: Ruzgas 19
Rebs: Šarakauskas 9
Asts: Broadus 7
1–0
Lietuvos rytas Arena
Attendance: 670
Referees: Tomas Jasevicius (LTU)
Rimantas Bielinis (LTU)
Andrius Maleckas (LTU)
March 20th
19:00
BC Šiauliai   72–85   BC Lietuvos Rytas
Scoring by quarter: 31-17, 16-21, 13-22, 12-25
Pts: Gvezdauskas 23
Rebs: Delaš 6
Asts: Broadus 4
Pts: Valančiūnas 22
Rebs: Valančiūnas 7
Asts: Strawberry 6
0–2
Šiauliai Arena
Attendance: 2790
Referees: Jurgis Laurinavicius (LTU)
Saulius Paskevicius (LTU)
Virgilijus Urbsys (LTU)

BK VEF Rīga vs. BC Rūdupis

March 15th
19:30
BK VEF Rīga   91–65   BC Rūdupis
Scoring by quarter: 27-22, 30-12, 17-19, 17-12
Pts: Parakhouski 19
Rebs: Three players 5
Asts: Two players 4
Pts: Želionis 18
Rebs: Želionis 6
Asts: Two players 3
1–0
Olimpiskais Sporta Centrs
Attendance: 300
Referees: Olegs Latisevs (LAT)
Martynas Gudas (LTU)
Timo Suslov (EST)
March 19th
16:00
BC Rūdupis   67–82   BK VEF Rīga
Scoring by quarter: 22-26, 9-15, 19-22, 17-19
Pts: Juškevičius 20
Rebs: Lipkevičius 7
Asts: Dainys 5
Pts: Bertāns 18
Rebs: Parakhouski 7
Asts: Bertāns 4
0–2
Prienai Region Municipality's Physical Education and Sports Centre's Hall
Attendance: 500
Referees: Tomas Jasevicius (LTU)
Juris Kokainis (LAT)
Tanel Suslov (EST)

SemifinalsEdit

April 9th
18:00
BC Žalgiris   108–55   BK Ventspils
Scoring by quarter: 30-14, 31-11, 26-12, 21-18
Pts: Brown 21
Rebs: Plaisted 8
Asts: Kalnietis 8
Pts: Hunter 13
Rebs: Three players 4
Asts: Two players 4
Kaunas Sports Hall
Attendance: 4150
Referees: Atso Matsalu (EST)
Arnis Ozols (LAT)
Gintaras Vitkauskas (LTU)
April 9th
20:30
BC Lietuvos Rytas   68–79   BK VEF Rīga
Scoring by quarter: 20-24, 11-14, 17-14, 20-27
Pts: Bajramović 17
Rebs: Two players 9
Asts: Rašić 4
Pts: Parakhouski 20
Rebs: Two players 5
Asts: Hughes 3
Kaunas Sports Hall
Attendance: 3270
Referees: Olegs Latisevs (LAT)
Jurgis Laurinavicius (LTU)
Aare Halliko (EST)

Third place gameEdit

April 10th
15:00
BK Ventspils   80–84   BC Lietuvos Rytas
Scoring by quarter: 21-24, 18-19, 23-27, 18-14
Pts: Hunter 19
Rebs: Hunter 8
Asts: Strēlnieks 6
Pts: Bajramović 20
Rebs: Valančiūnas 8
Asts: Two players 5
Kaunas Sports Hall
Attendance: 2700
Referees: Atso Matsalu (EST)
Jurgis Laurinavicius (LTU)
Arnis Ozols (LAT)

FinalEdit

April 10th
17:30
BC Žalgiris   75–67   BK VEF Rīga
Scoring by quarter: 20-14, 20-21, 13-20, 22-12
Pts: Klimavičius 15
Rebs: Klimavičius 9
Asts: Collins 6
Pts: Hughes 16
Rebs: Three players 5
Asts: Janičenoks 5
Kaunas Sports Hall
Attendance: 4712
Referees: Olegs Latisevs (LAT)
Aare Halliko (EST)
Gintaras Vitkauskas (LTU)

Challenge CupEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Round 1Edit

Group A

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff Qualification
1   BK Zemgale 14 8 6 2 670 633 +37 Qualified for Round 2
2   BC Neptūnas 14 8 6 2 721 612 +109
3   BC Alytus 12 8 4 4 648 670 -22
4   BC Barsy Atyrau 10 8 2 6 634 696 -62
5   BC Naglis 10 8 2 6 598 660 -62

Group B

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff Qualification
1   BC Juventus 14 8 6 2 620 591 +29 Qualified for Round 2
2   KK Kaunas 13 8 5 3 642 606 +36
3   BC Techasas 12 8 4 4 633 642 -9
4   BC Sakalai 11 8 3 5 611 641 -30
5   BC Rakvere Tarvas 10 8 2 6 632 658 -26

Round 2Edit

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff Qualification
1   BC Juventus 17 10 7 3 842 775 +67 Qualified for the Playoffs
2   KK Kaunas 16 10 6 4 807 776 +31
3   BC Techasas 16 10 6 4 807 781 +26
4   BC Neptūnas 15 10 5 5 830 814 +16
5   BK Zemgale 14 10 4 6 815 843 -28
6   BC Alytus 12 10 2 8 752 864 -113

Play-offsEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  BC Neptūnas82 74
 
 
 
  BC Juventus79 94
 
  BC Juventus87 89
 
 
 
  KK Kaunas81 72
 
  BC Techasas82 79
 
 
  KK Kaunas78 88
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  BC Neptūnas93 75
 
 
  BC Techasas77 100
2010/2011 BBL Challenge Cup Champions

BC Juventus
First Title

SemifinalsEdit

BC Neptūnas vs. BC Juventus

March 1st
18:00
BC Neptūnas   82–79   BC Juventus
Scoring by quarter: 18-19, 20-15, 20-23, 24-22
Pts: Vasylius 27
Rebs: Ruikis 7
Asts: Brunins 4
Pts: Čepukaitis 17
Rebs: Kieža 9
Asts: Two players 5
1–0
Neptunas Basketball Arena
Attendance: 700
Referees: Romualdas Brazauskas (LTU)
Saulius Paskevicius (LTU)
Danielius Bandzevicius (LTU)
March 11th
17:30
BC Juventus   94–74   BC Neptūnas
Scoring by quarter: 32-16, 27-24, 22-19, 13-15
Pts: Prekevičius 19
Rebs: Kieža 11
Asts: Prekevičius 6
Pts: Vasylius 18
Rebs: Vasylius 5
Asts: Vasylius 5
1–1
173–156
Utena's Arena
Attendance: 1550
Referees: Mindaugas Vecerskis (LTU)
Vilius Maciulaitis (LTU)
Ramunas Zukauskas (LTU)

BC Techasas vs. KK Kaunas

March 1st
18:00
BC Techasas   82–78   KK Kaunas
Scoring by quarter: 15-10, 28-22, 15-24, 24-22
Pts: Volkus 30
Rebs: Three players 6
Asts: Rinkevičius 6
Pts: Two players 20
Rebs: Čukinas 12
Asts: Vasiliauskas 7
1–0
Cido Arena
Attendance: 600
Referees: Antanas Ramanauskas (LTU)
Tomas Langvinis (LTU)
Ignas Davainis (LTU)
March 11th
17:00
KK Kaunas   88–79   BC Techasas
Scoring by quarter: 19-21, 13-21, 31-14, 25-23
Pts: Čukinas 23
Rebs: Čukinas 10
Asts: Vasiliauskas 6
Pts: Two players 20
Rebs: Valukonis 7
Asts: Two players 5
1–1
166–161
Sports Complex of Sabonis Basketball Centre
Attendance: 200
Referees: Tomas Jasevicius (LTU)
Rimantas Bielinis (LTU)
Andrius Maleckas (LTU)

Third place gamesEdit

BC Neptūnas vs. BC Techasas

March 15th
18:00
BC Neptūnas   93–77   BC Techasas
Scoring by quarter: 29-17, 14-20, 29-26, 21-14
Pts: Ruikis 23
Rebs: Vasylius 11
Asts: Vasylius 5
Pts: Leonavičius 24
Rebs: Šilinskis 8
Asts: Leonavičius 4
1–0
Neptunas Basketball Arena
Attendance: 500
Referees: Jurgis Laurinavicius (LTU)
Antanas Gelazius (LTU)
Algirdas Bataitis (LTU)
March 18th
18:00
BC Techasas   100–75   BC Neptūnas
Scoring by quarter: 22-17, 27-24, 21-14, 30-20
Pts: Valukonis 22
Rebs: Volkus 9
Asts: Rinkevičius 5
Pts: Mažeika 17
Rebs: Bonner 8
Asts: Žurna 4
1–1
177–168
Cido Arena
Attendance: 800
Referees: Gintaras Vitkauskas (LTU)
Martynas Gudas (LTU)
Linas Masiulis (LTU)

FinalsEdit

BC Juventus vs. KK Kaunas

March 15th
18:00
KK Kaunas   81–87   BC Juventus
Scoring by quarter: 20-21, 22-31, 15-20, 24-15
Pts: Čukinas 25
Rebs: Drungilas 8
Asts: Vasiliauskas 7
Pts: Kieža 21
Rebs: Kieža 11
Asts: Three players 3
0–1
Sports Complex of Sabonis Basketball Centre
Attendance: 200
Referees: Antanas Ramanauskas (LTU)
Gintaras Vitkauskas (LTU)
Vilius Maciulaitis (LTU)
March 19th
17:00
BC Juventus   89–72   KK Kaunas
Scoring by quarter: 29-13, 19-18, 16-24, 25-17
Pts: Maceina 14
Rebs: Kieža 10
Asts: Maceina 10
Pts: Uzas 21
Rebs: Two players 8
Asts: Vasiliauskas 4
2–0
176–153
Utena's Arena
Attendance: 1300
Referees: Mindaugas Vecerskis (LTU)
Rimantas Bielinis (LTU)
Ramunas Zukauskas (LTU)

Relegation PlayoffsEdit

TTÜ/Kalev and SK Valmiera from the Elite Division and the Challenge Cup finalists BC Juventus and KK Kaunas participate in a two-legged playoffs for two spots in the BBL Elite Division for 2011–12 season.

Qualification - Pair AEdit

April 10th
17:00
BC Juventus   81–69   SK Valmiera
Scoring by quarter: 19-17, 23-18, 17-17, 22-17
Pts: Prekevičius 24
Rebs: Two players 5
Asts: Kieža 6
Pts: Ziediņš 16
Rebs: Two players 9
Asts: Two players 3
1–0
Utena's Arena
Attendance: 900
Referees: Andres Tobi (EST)
Tanel Suslov (EST)
Timo Suslov (EST)
April 15th
18:30
SK Valmiera   72–76   BC Juventus
Scoring by quarter: 14-18, 15-19, 22-17, 21-22
Pts: Veselovs 16
Rebs: Bērziņš 9
Asts: Three players 4
Pts: Kieža 19
Rebs: Urbonas 10
Asts: Pociukonis 4
0–2
Vidzemes Olimpiskais Centrs
Attendance: 400
Referees: Atso Matsalu (EST)
Aare Halliko (EST)
Mart Uuehendrik (EST)

Qualification - Pair BEdit

April 10th
14:00
KK Kaunas   85–76   TTÜ/Kalev
Scoring by quarter: 20-23, 20-10, 19-24, 26-19
Pts: Čukinas 21
Rebs: Čukinas 8
Asts: Jasikevičius 5
Pts: Osby 21
Rebs: Osby 12
Asts: Kriisa 7
1–0
Sports Complex of Sabonis Basketball Centre
Attendance: 150
Referees: Oskars Lucis (LAT)
Andris Aunkrogers (LAT)
Andris Vaskans (LAT)
April 15th
18:30
TTÜ/Kalev   65–75   KK Kaunas
Scoring by quarter: 19-24, 18-12, 21-18, 7-21
Pts: Pilk 14
Rebs: Osby 17
Asts: Archibald 4
Pts: Jasikevičius 21
Rebs: Drungilas 13
Asts: Vasiliauskas 4
0–2
TTÜ Spordihall
Attendance: 360
Referees: Juris Kokainis (LAT)
Ingus Baumanis (LAT)
Mareks Volskis (LAT)

Individual StatisticsEdit

Note: Excluded are all players who have played less than 10 games during all stages of the season in their respective division.

Elite DivisionEdit

Points

Rank Name Team Games Pts. PPG
1.   Bambale Osby   TTÜ/Kalev 22 410 18.64
2.   Adas Juškevičius   BC Rūdupis 23 356 15.48
3.   Artsiom Parakhouski   BK VEF Rīga 25 381 15.24
4.   Egidijus Dimša   BC Nevėžis 24 359 14.96
5.   Joakim Kjellbom   Norrköping Dolphins 20 296 14.80

Rebounds

Rank Name Team Games Rbs. RPG
1.   Bambale Osby   TTÜ/Kalev 22 263 11.95
2.   Callistus Eziukwu   Tartu Ülikool/Rock 24 214 8.92
3.   Michael Dunigan   BC Kalev/Cramo 18 144 8.00
4.   Vytautas Šarakauskas   BC Šiauliai 24 173 7.21
5.   Saulius Kuzminskas   BK Ventspils 21 143 6.81

Assists

Rank Name Team Games Ast. APG
1.   Evaldas Dainys   BC Rūdupis 16 84 5.25
2.   Rashaun Broadus   BC Šiauliai 12 61 5.08
3.   Valmo Kriisa   TTÜ/Kalev 22 108 4.91
4.   Rolandas Alijevas   BC Nevėžis 20 95 4.75
5.   Aidas Viskontas   BC Perlas 22 96 4.36
 

Challenge CupEdit

Points

Rank Name Team Games Pts. PPG
1.   Ilmars Bergmanis   BK Zemgale 14 266 19.00
2.   Valdas Vasylius   KK Neptūnas 18 311 17.28
3.   Gintaras Leonavičius   BC Techasas 12 202 16.83
4.   Šarūnas Vasiliauskas   KK Kaunas 16 240 15.00
5.   Edgars Krūmiņš   BK Zemgale 14 207 14.79

Rebounds

Rank Name Team Games Rbs. RPG
1.   Aurimas Kieža   BC Juventus 16 159 9.94
2.   Saulius Dumbliauskas   BC Alytus 14 111 7.93
3.   Pavelas Čukinas   KK Kaunas 18 136 7.56
4.   Jekabs Rozitis   BK Zemgale 14 105 7.50
5.   Valdas Vasylius   KK Neptūnas 18 121 6.72

Assists

Rank Name Team Games Ast. APG
1.   Ernestas Ežerskis   BC Techasas 17 79 4.65
2.   Šarūnas Vasiliauskas   KK Kaunas 16 74 4.63
3.   Tomas Rinkevičius   BC Techasas 15 68 4.53
4.   Gediminas Maceina   BC Juventus 18 79 4.39
5.   Vytenis Jasikevičius   KK Kaunas 17 70 4.12

AwardsEdit

Elite Division season MVPEdit

Elite Division Final Four MVPEdit

MVP of the MonthEdit

Elite DivisionEdit

Month Player Team
October 2010   Bambale Osby   TTÜ/Kalev
November 2010   Edgaras Zelionis   BC Rūdupis
December 2010   Artsiom Parakhouski   BK VEF Rīga
January 2011   Michael Dunigan   BC Kalev/Cramo
February 2011   Weyinmi Efejuku   BK Ventspils
 

Challenge CupEdit

Month Player Team
October 2010   Saulius Dumbliauskas   BC Alytus
November 2010   Aurimas Kieža   BC Juventus
December 2010   Žydrūnas Urbonas   BC Juventus
January 2011   Aurimas Kieža   BC Juventus
February 2011   Ilmars Bergmanis   BK Zemgale

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zalgiris take BBL crown for 2010/2011 Archived 2011-08-17 at the Wayback Machine". BBL Homepage (2011-04-10). Retrieved on 2012-02-02
  2. ^ "Juventus take out Challenge Cup". BBL Homepage (2011-03-19). Retrieved on 2012-02-02
  3. ^ "Ventspils opens regular season with a victory over Rudupis". BBL Homepage (2010-09-29). Retrieved on 2012-02-04
  4. ^ "Board of MasterCard Baltic Basketball League decides upon the season 2010/2011". BBL Homepage (2010-08-17). Retrieved on 2012-02-04

External linksEdit