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2011–12 ABA League

The 2011–12 ABA League was the 11th season of the Adriatic League, with 14 teams from Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Israel participating in it. This was the second time a team from Israel, Maccabi Tel Aviv, participated in the league.

2011–12 ABA League season
LeagueAdriatic League
SportBasketball
Duration8 October 2011 – 30 April 2012
Number of games185
Number of teams Serbia (4 teams)
 Slovenia (4 teams)
 Croatia (3 teams)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1 team)
 Montenegro (1 team)
 Israel (1 team)
TV partner(s)TV Slovenija, TV Koper, Šport TV, HRT, RTCG, TV B92, Arena Sport
Regular season
Season championsIsrael Maccabi Electra
Season MVPUnited States David Simon (Radnički)
Top scorerUnited States David Simon (Radnički) (19.38 ppg)
Final four
ChampionsIsrael Maccabi Electra
  Runners-upCroatia KK Cedevita
Finals MVPUnited States Keith Langford (Maccabi)[1]
ABA League seasons

2011–12 ABA League Final Four was held in Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv.

Team informationEdit

Venues and locationsEdit

Country Teams Team City Venue (Capacity)
  Serbia 4
Partizan mt:s Belgrade Pionir Hall (8,150)
Hemofarm STADA Vršac Millennium Centar (5,000)
Radnički Kragujevac Hala Jezero (5,320)
Crvena zvezda BG DIVA Belgrade Pionir Hall (8,150)
  Slovenia 4
Union Olimpija Ljubljana Arena Stožice (12,480)
Krka Novo mesto Leon Štukelj Hall (2,000)
Helios Domžale Domžale Komunalni center Hall (2,000)
Zlatorog Laško Laško Tri Lilije Hall (2,500)
  Croatia 3
Zagreb CO Zagreb Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall (5,400)
Cedevita Zagreb Dom Sportova – Dvorana 2 (3,100)
Cibona Zagreb Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall (5,400)
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 Široki WWin Široki Brijeg "Pecara" (4,500)
  Montenegro 1 Budućnost VOLI Podgorica Morača Sports Center (4,570)
  Israel 1 Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv Yad Eliyahu Arena (11,700)

Head coachesEdit

Team Head coach Seasons as head coach
Budućnost VOLI   Dejan Radonjić
7
Cedevita   Dražen Anzulović
1
Cibona   Jasmin Repeša
1
Zlatorog Laško   Rado Trifunović
2
Hemofarm STADA   Nebojša Bogavac
1
Helios Domžale   Zmago Sagadin
1
Krka   Aleksander Sekulić
1
Maccabi Electra   David Blatt
2
Union Olimpija   Sašo Filipovski
1
Partizan mt:s   Vlada Jovanović
2
Radnički   Miroslav Nikolić
3
Crvena zvezda BG DIVA   Svetislav Pešić
1
Zagreb CO   Vladimir Androić
1
Široki WWin   Ivan Velić
3

Regular seasonEdit

The regular season began on Saturday, 8 October 2011, and ended on Saturday, 14 April 2012.

StandingsEdit

Pld – Played; W – Won; L – Lost; PF – Points for; PA – Points against; Diff – Difference; Pts – Points.

As of 14 April 2012[2]

Schedule and resultsEdit

Stats leadersEdit

PointsEdit

Rank Name Team Points Games PPG
1.   David Simon   Radnički 504 26 19.38
2.   Mike Scott   Radnički 386 22 17.55
3.   Krunoslav Simon   Zagreb 339 22 15.41
4.   Fran Pilepić   Široki 370 25 14.80
5.   Klemen Prepelič   Helios Domžale 370 26 14.23

ReboundsEdit

Rank Name Team Rebounds Games RPG
1.   Mike Scott   Radnički 145 22 6.59
2.   David Simon   Radnički 170 26 6.54
3.   Smiljan Pavič   Krka 148 23 6.43
4.   Drago Pašalić   Helios Domžale 161 26 6.19
5.   Alen Omić   Zlatorog Laško 160 26 6.15

AssistsEdit

Rank Name Team Assists Games APG
1.   Steven Marković   Radnički 146 21 6.95
2.   Jakov Vladović   Široki 110 22 5.00
3.   Daniel Vujasinović   Zlatorog Laško 117 25 4.68
4.   Theodoros Papaloukas   Maccabi 97 24 4.04
5.   Krunoslav Simon   Zagreb 85 22 3.86

BlocksEdit

Rank Name Team Blocks Games BPG
1.   David Simon   Radnički 37 26 1.42
2.   Shawn James   Maccabi 32 23 1.39
3.   Richard Hendrix   Maccabi 25 25 1.0
4.   Boris Savović   Hemofarm 16 16 1.0
5.   Mile Ilić   Crvena zvezda 21 18 0.86

Ranking MVPEdit

Rank Name Team Efficiency Games Average
1.   David Simon   Radnički 579 26 22.27
2.   Mike Scott   Radnički 439 22 19.95
3.   Krunoslav Simon   Zagreb 423 22 19.23
4.   Antwain Barbour   Cibona 366 24 15.25
5.   Klemen Prepelič   Helios Domžale 371 26 14.27

MVP Round by RoundEdit

Round Player Team Efficiency
1   David Simon   Radnički 28
  Miljan Pavković   Radnički 28
  D. J. Gay   Helios Domžale 28
2   David Simon (2)   Radnički 38
3   Nikola Peković   Partizan 34
4   Damir Markota   Union Olimpija 36
5   Smiljan Pavič   Krka 34
6   Nikola Vučević   Budućnost 31
7   Vladimir Panić   Zlatorog Laško 43
8   Nikola Vučević (2)   Budućnost 44
9   Guy Pnini   Maccabi Electra 33
10   Steven Marković   Radnički 39
11   Krunoslav Simon   Zagreb 35
12   Petar Popović   Crvena zvezda 38
13   Vedran Vukušić   Cedevita 30
14   Mike Scott   Radnički 40
15   Miroslav Raduljica   Partizan 47
16   Klemen Prepelič   Helios Domžale 40
17   Mladen Pantić   Hemofarm 28
  Omar Thomas   Crvena zvezda 28
18   Drago Pašalić   Helios Domžale 31
19   Mario Kasun   Zagreb 35
20   Mario Kasun (2)   Zagreb 34
21   Čedomir Vitkovac   Budućnost 34
22   Mario Kasun (3)   Zagreb 29
23   David Simon (3)   Radnički 40
24   Klemen Prepelič (2)   Helios Domžale 35
25   Zoran Dragić   Krka 29
26   Milan Mačvan   Partizan 34
SF   Keith Langford   Maccabi Electra 22
F   Keith Langford (2)   Maccabi Electra 30

Source: NLB League

Final fourEdit

Matches in, Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv, Israel

Semifinals
April 28
Final
April 30
      
1   Maccabi Electra 82
4   Budućnost VOLI 60
1   Maccabi Electra 87
2   Cedevita 77
2   Cedevita 68
3   Partizan mt:s 56

SemifinalsEdit

April 28
20:15
Maccabi Electra   82–60   Budućnost VOLI
Scoring by quarter: 17-12, 25-8, 22-8, 18-22
Pts: Eliyahu 18
Rebs: Eliyahu 9
Asts: 5 players 3
Pts: Dubljević 17
Rebs: Vitkovac 6
Asts: 5 players 2
Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 10,500
Referees: Ilija Belošević (SRB), Dubravko Muhvić (CRO), Srđan Dožai (CRO)

April 28
17:45
Cedevita   68–56   Partizan mt:s
Scoring by quarter: 14-15, 20-17, 17-14, 17-10
Pts: Owens 18
Rebs: 3 players 5
Asts: Warren 3
Pts: Raduljica 15
Rebs: Raduljica 7
Asts: 3 players 2
Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Sašo Pukl (SLO), Matej Boltauzer (SLO), Zdravko Rutešić (MNE)

FinalEdit

April 30
20:15
Maccabi Electra   87–77   Cedevita
Scoring by quarter: 27-11, 12-12, 25-24, 23-30
Pts: Langford 21
Rebs: Hendrix 7
Asts: Ohayon 7
Pts: Warren 24
Rebs: Bilan 9
Asts: Draper 6
Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 11,000
Referees: Ilija Belošević (SRB), Milivoje Jovčić (SRB), Milija Vojinović (SRB)


2011–12 ABA NLB League Champions

 
Maccabi Electra
1st Title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Keith Langford is the Final Four Tournament MVP Archived 2012-05-04 at the Wayback Machine, adriaticbasket.info
  2. ^ Standings – Regular Season Archived 2009-11-24 at the Wayback Machine, adriaticbasket.info

External linksEdit