2013–14 A-1 League

The 2013–14 A-1 League (Croatian: A-1 liga 2013./14.) was the 23rd season of the A-1 League, the highest professional basketball league in Croatia.

A-1 League
Season2013–14
Teams10 +3
Games played31
DatesOctober 11, 2013 – June 10, 2014
TVSportKlub
Final positions
Top seedCedevita
ChampionsCedevita
1st title
Runners-upCibona
SemifinalistsZadar
Jolly JBŠ
PromotedRibola Kaštela
Gorica
RelegatedKriževci (withdrew)
Statistical leaders
Points Croatia Dario Šarić (Cibona) 19.3
Rebounds Croatia Dario Šarić (Cibona) 9.6
Assists United States Jerel Blassingame (Cibona) 6.2
All statistics correct as of 13 September 2014.

The first half of the season consisted of 10 teams and 90-game regular season. For second half of the season clubs was divided into two groups. Championship group consisted of 3 teams from ABA League and the best 5 teams from first half of the season. Relegation group consisted of bottom 5 teams from first half of the season.

For the first time in the history of the club, Cedevita were crowned the Croatian league title champions against Cibona with a 3–0 win in the final series.

Teams and venuesEdit

Teams Team City Venue (Capacity)
Regular season teams 10
Alkar Sinj Športska dvorana Sinj (1,500)
Slavonski Brod Slavonski Brod Sportska dvorana Vijuš (2,200)
Jolly Jadranska banka Šibenik Šibenik Sportska dvorana Baldekin (1,500)
Križevci Križevci ŠŠD OŠ Ljudevita Modeca (1,600)
Kvarner 2010 Rijeka Dvorana Dinko Lukarić (1,100)
Split Split Arena Gripe (6,000)
Šibenik Šibenik Sportska dvorana Baldekin (1,500)
Vrijednosnice OS Darda Darda Sportska dvorana Darda (600)
Zabok Zabok Športska dvorana Bedekovčina (2,500)
Zagreb Zagreb Športska dvorana Trnsko (2,500)
Teams already qualified for Championship Round 3
Cedevita Zagreb Dom Sportova (3,100)
Cibona Zagreb Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall (5,400)
Zadar Zadar Krešimir Ćosić Hall (8,500)

Regular seasonEdit

Clinched Champions league berth
# Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
1 Zagreb 31 18 13 5 1479 1344 135
2 Šibenik 30 18 12 6 1465 1416 49
3 Kvarner 2010 30 18 12 6 1382 1264 118
4 Alkar 30 18 12 6 1430 1309 121
5 Jolly JBŠ 29 18 11 7 1399 1322 77
6 Zabok 29 18 11 7 1440 1294 146
7 Split 27 18 9 9 1465 1536 -71
8 VROS Darda 22 18 4 14 1302 1421 -119
9 Križevci 22 18 4 14 1370 1610 -240
10 Slavonski Brod 20 18 2 16 1287 1502 -216

Source: Scoresway.com

Championship RoundEdit

Clinched Playoffs berth
# Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
1 Cedevita 27 14 13 1 1252 1014 +238
2 Cibona 26 14 12 2 1219 1025 +194
3 Zadar 24 14 10 4 1168 1024 +144
4 Jolly JBŠ 19 14 5 9 1010 1091 -81
5 Alkar 19 14 5 9 1019 1130 -111
6 Zagreb 18 14 4 10 1106 1205 -99
7 Kvarner 2010 18 14 4 10 962 1098 -136
8 Šibenik 17 14 3 11 983 1132 -149

Relegation and Promotion RoundsEdit

Relegation RoundEdit

Relegation/Promotion Play off
# Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
1 Zabok 28 16 12 4 1353 1143 +210
2 Split 25 16 9 7 1338 1331 +7
3 PF Križevci 24 16 8 8 1261 1343 -82
4 VROS Darda 23 16 7 9 1255 1246 +9
5 Slavonski Brod 20 16 4 12 1203 1347 -144

Promotion RoundEdit

Promotion
Relegation/Promotion Play off
# Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
1 Ribola Kaštela (Q) 15 8 7 1 +113
2 Gorica 14 8 6 2 +93
3 Škrljevo 13 8 5 3 +27
4 Grafičar Ludbreg 9 8 1 7 -99
5 Borovo 8 8 1 7 -136

Relegation/Promotion Play-offEdit

Relegation league 5th-placed team faces the 2nd-placed Promotion league side in a two-legged play-off. The winner on aggregate score after both matches will earn a spot in the 2014–15 A-1 League.

Gorica vs. Slavonski BrodEdit

May 17
17:00
Gorica 76–75 Slavonski Brod
Scoring by quarter: 11:21, 23:21, 22:19, 20:14
Pts: Bundović 20 Pts: Karlović 20
Dvorana srednjih škola, Velika Gorica
May 20
18:00
Slavonski Brod 75–58 Gorica
Scoring by quarter: 13:18, 21:9, 15:13, 26:18
Pts: Ćosić 23 Pts: Primorac 18
Sportska dvorana Vijuš, Slavonski Brod

Slavonski Brod retained its A-1 League status.

PlayoffsEdit

BracketEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
1 Cedevita 2
4 Jolly JBŠ 0
1 Cedevita 3
2 Cibona 0
2 Cibona 2
3 Zadar 0

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals are best-of-3 series.

Cedevita vs. Jolly JBŠEdit

May 24
18:45 CEST
Cedevita 77–53 Jolly JBŠ
Scoring by quarter: 22:17, 20:4, 15:11, 20:21
Pts: Bilan, Nurkić 15 Pts: Katura 15
1–0
May 27
20:30 CEST
Jolly JBŠ 54–75 Cedevita
Scoring by quarter: 16:17, 15:22, 8:11, 15:25
Pts: Smith 12 Pts: Nurkić 15
2–0
Sportska dvorana Baldekin, Šibenik

Cibona vs. ZadarEdit

May 25
20:30 CEST
Cibona 87–81 Zadar
Scoring by quarter: 25:15, 18:22, 22:15, 22:29
Pts: Planinić 23 Pts: Lyons 19
1–0
Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall, Zagreb
Attendance: 800
Referees: Dubravko Muhvić, Sreten Radović, Davor Stojić
May 28
20:30 CEST
Zadar 86–90 Cibona
Scoring by quarter: 24:14, 22:31, 26:27, 14:18
Pts: Lyons 18 Pts: Šarić 28
2–0
Krešimir Ćosić Hall, Zadar
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Siniša Herceg, Tomislav Vovk, Josip Radojković

FinalsEdit

The semifinals are best-of-5 series.

Cedevita vs. CibonaEdit

June 03
20:00 CEST
Cedevita 84–76 Cibona
Scoring by quarter: 26:13, 24:18, 15:29, 19:16
Pts: Smith 17 Pts: Šarić 24
1–0
June 07
20:00 CEST
Cibona 61–69 Cedevita
Scoring by quarter: 14:15, 18:22, 19:13, 10:19
Pts: Šarić 17 Pts: Smith 19
2–0
June 03
20:00 CEST
Cedevita 87–76 Cibona
Scoring by quarter: 28:24, 18:14, 20:17, 21:21
Pts: Suton 23 Pts: Šarić and Blassingame 18
Cedevita wins series 3–0
2014 A-1 League
Cedevita Zagreb
1st title

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