2010–11 PBL season

The 2010–11 Russian Professional Basketball League (PBL) was the first season of the Russian Professional League, and the 20th overall of the Russian Professional Championship. CSKA Moscow won the title, by beating Kimki Moscow Region 3–1 in the league's playoff Finals.

PBL
Competition details
Season 2010–11
Dates 9 October 2010 – 16 June 2011
Final positions
Champions CSKA Moscow
(18th title)
Runners-up Khimki
Third place UNICS
Fourth place Lokomotiv Kuban
Relegated Dynamo Moscow
Awards
MVP Poland Maciej Lampe
Playoffs MVP Russia Victor Khryapa

FormatEdit

In the regular season, all ten teams played against each other three times so in the regular season, each team played 27 games.

TeamsEdit

Professional Basketball League 2010–11 club locations
Moscow Region teams:
CSKA, Khimki, Triumph, Dynamo
Team Home City Arena Capacity
Triumph Lyubertsy Lyubertsy Triumph Sports Palace 4,000
Spartak Saint Petersburg Saint Petersburg Sibur Arena 7,044
Dynamo Moscow Moscow Krylatskoye Sports Palace 5,000
Krasnye Krylia Samara MTL Arena 3,500
CSKA Moscow Moscow Universal Sports Hall CSKA 5,500
Enisey Krasnoyarsk Arena Sever 4,100
Khimki Khimki Basketball Center 6,196
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar Basket-Hall 7,500
Nizhny Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod Trade Union Sport Palace 5,600
UNICS Kazan Basket Hall Arena 7,500

Regular seasonEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Qualification or relegation
1 UNICS 27 21 6 2188 1962 +226 Qualification for the playoffs
2 CSKA Moscow 27 18 9 2161 1925 +236
3 Lokomotiv Kuban 27 17 10 2114 1956 +158
4 Khimki 27 17 10 2261 2059 +202
5 Spartak Saint Petersburg 27 17 10 2195 2122 +73
6 Enisey 27 12 15 2114 2252 −138
7 Krasnye Krylia 27 10 17 1987 2128 −141
8 Nizhny Novgorod 27 10 17 1948 2122 −174
9 Dynamo Moscow[a] (R) 27 8 19 323 352 −29 Relegated to Super League
10 Triumph Lyubertsy 27 5 22 2048 2313 −265
Source: Eurobasket
(R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Dynamo Moscow was expelled from the PBL due to the club's difficult financial situation.

PlayoffsEdit

Championship bracketEdit

The quarterfinals were played in a best-of-three format, the semi- and finals were played in a best-of-five format.

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
1
UNICS
2
 
 
 
8
Nizhny Novgorod
1
 
1
UNICS
2
 
 
 
4
Khimki
3
 
4
Khimki
2
 
 
 
5
Spartak Saint Petersburg
1
 
4
Khimki
1
 
 
 
2
CSKA Moscow
3
 
2
CSKA Moscow
2
 
 
 
7
Krasnye Krylia
1
 
2
CSKA Moscow
3
 
 
 
3
Lokomotiv Kuban
0 Third place
 
3
Lokomotiv Kuban
2
 
 
 
6
Enisey
1
 
1
UNICS
3
 
 
3
Lokomotiv Kuban
0
 

Classification bracketEdit

All losing teams from the quarter-finals in the championship bracket played in the classification bracket. All rounds were played in a best-of-three format.

 
First roundFifth position
 
      
 
 
 
 
8
Nizhny Novgorod
2
 
 
 
5
Spartak Saint Petersburg
0
 
8
Nizhny Novgorod
2
 
 
 
6
Enisey
0
 
6
Enisey
2
 
 
7
Krasnye Krylia
1
 
Seventh position
 
 
 
 
 
5
Spartak Saint Petersburg
2
 
 
7
Krasnye Krylia
1

AwardsEdit

Regular Season MVPEdit

Playoffs MVPEdit

All-Symbolic TeamEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit