2014–15 A-1 League

The 2014–15 A-1 League was the 24th season of the A-1 Liga, the highest professional basketball league in Croatia.

A-1 League
Competition details
Season2014–15
Teams11 + 3
DatesOctober 4, 2014 – June 13, 2015
TVHRT
SportKlub
Final positions
Top seedCedevita
ChampionsCedevita
2nd title
Runners-upCibona
SemifinalistsZadar
Zagreb
PromotedŠkrljevo
RelegatedSlavonski Brod (withdrew)
All statistics correct as of 01 December 2015.

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.

Cedevita won its second Croatian league title against Cibona with a 3–1 win in the final series.

Teams and venuesEdit

Teams Team City Venue (Capacity)
Regular season teams 11
Alkar Sinj Športska dvorana Sinj (1,500)
Gorica Velika Gorica Dvorana srednjih škola Velika Gorica (1,000)
Jolly Jadranska Banka Šibenik Dvorana Baldekin (1,500)
Kvarner 2010 Rijeka Dvorana Dinko Lukarić (1,100)
Ribola Kaštela Kaštela Školska športska dvorana Kaštel Sućurac (1,600)
Slavonski Brod Slavonski Brod Športska dvorana Vijuš (2,200)
Split Split Arena Gripe (6,000)
Šibenik Šibenik Dvorana Baldekin (1,500)
Vrijednosnice Osijek Osijek Gradski vrt Hall (1,448)
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 (10,000)
Location of teams in the A-1 League 2013–14

Regular seasonEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Zagreb 20 15 5 1654 1453 +201 35 Clinched champions league berth
2 Zabok 20 14 6 1489 1426 +63 34
3 GKK Šibenik 20 14 6 1576 1515 +61 34
4 Kvarner 2010 20 13 7 1640 1511 +129 33
5 Alkar 20 11 9 1496 1467 +29 31
6 Jolly JBŠ 20 11 9 1432 1427 +5 31
7 Split 20 8 12 1463 1463 0 28
8 Ribola Kaštela 20 8 12 1602 1668 −66 28
9 Gorica 20 7 13 1539 1581 −42 27
10 Vrijednosnice Osijek 20 7 13 1412 1498 −86 27
11 Slavonski Brod[a] 20 2 18 708 1002 −294 22 Relegated
Source: Crosarka.com & Scoresway.com
Notes:
  1. ^ KK Slavonski Brod ceased to exist due to financial troubles in December 2014

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALK GOR JOL KVA KŠT SBR SPL ŠIB VRO ZAB ZAG
Alkar 81–79 69–59 92–78 88–59 20–0 72–62 83–89 81–89 96–93 66–90
Gorica 87–67 63–76 67–84 109–77 20–0 75–87 85–89 94–82 60–70 70–78
Jolly 79–71 90–76 81–65 76–71 76–68 70–63 70–86 77–68 73–61 52–59
Kvarner 90–68 93–69 83–72 90–72 92–82 73–69 99–85 91–68 93–81 76–81
Kaštela 73–68 97–105 96–85 88–97 20–0 85–83 74–83 87–76 66–75 101–90
Slavonski Brod 65–86 71–72 0–20 0–20 90–88 0–20 0–20 74–64 0–20 58–97
Split 67–73 83–87 66–69 92–79 81–85 83–79 79–70 81–65 78–64 84–72
GKK Šibenik 79–78 86–70 86–65 106–101 86–102 80–62 95–86 73–60 65–75 92–91
Vrijednosnice Osijek 64–81 86–80 88–79 68–84 85–75 20–0 83–56 64–66 60–70 76–74
Zabok 78–67 87–86 77–59 82–79 116–110 64–59 77–74 83–82 80–73 76–78
Zagreb 87–89 97–85 111–104 88–73 85–76 20–0 90–69 89–72 95–73 82–61
Source: Scoresway.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Championship roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification CED CIB ZD ZAG ŠIB KVA ZAB ALK
1 Cedevita 14 12 2 1260 954 +306 26 Clinched playoffs berth 76–77 93–68 95–77 83–71 90–58 104–75 99–46
2 Cibona 14 11 3 1143 988 +155 25 70–90 78–67 107–62 84–73 88–72 96–62 90–69
3 Zadar 14 10 4 1087 960 +127 24 68–54 70–60 64–71 79–74 89–60 98–64 77–63
4 Zagreb 14 7 7 1107 1135 −28 21 91–92 74–75 79–88 84–89 85–72 91–88 75–63
5 Šibenik 14 7 7 1055 1086 −31 21 59–104 71–61 61–73 91–97 74–77 72–63 77–67
6 Kvarner 14 5 9 1072 1141 −69 19 75–87 71–88 86–85 80–74 81–85 88–68 97–66
7 Zabok 14 2 12 963 1192 −229 16 53–95 61–81 56–80 62–71 78–91 90–84 71–61
8 Alkar 14 2 12 908 1139 −231 16 66–98 70–88 61–81 69–76 55–67 72–71 80–72

Relegation and promotion roundsEdit

Relegation roundEdit

Teams "carried" the results of the matches played between them from the regular season.

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification JOL GOR KŠT VRO SPL
1 Jolly JBŠ 16 10 6 1297 1221 +76 26 87–91 75–81 94–65 72–66
2 Gorica 16 8 8 1377 1381 −4 24 93–87 87–79 84–86 77–83
3 Ribola Kaštela 16 8 8 1307 1382 −75 24 84–111 97–92 777–75 74–83
4 Vrijednosnice Osijek 16 7 9 1256 1284 −28 23 84–72 85–98 71–75 84–77
5 Split 16 7 9 1240 1209 +31 23 Relegation/promotion play off 66–77 99–66 88–67 78–72

Promotion roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Promotion or qualification ŠKR HER POD JAZ POŽ
1 KK Škrljevo 8 6 2 692 574 +118 14 Promotion 75–60 117–75 79–84 100–63
2 Hermes Analitica 8 6 2 724 661 +63 14 Promotion/relegation play off 80–82 100–89 99–87 108–77
3 KK Podravac 8 4 4 627 642 −15 12 68–78 72–76 80–78 89–58
4 KK Jazine 8 4 4 680 637 +43 12 82–76 91–100 70–76 85–64
5 KK Požega 8 0 8 540 749 −209 8 62–85 88–101 65–78 63–103

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 2015–16 A-1 League.

Hermes Analitica vs. SplitEdit

May 19
18:45
Hermes Analitica 90–103 Split
Scoring by quarter: 22-29, 17-31, 32-17, 19-26
Sportska dvorana KGTŠ, Zagreb
May 23
18:30
Split 91–79 Hermes Analitica
Scoring by quarter: 28-20, 20-21, 15-19, 28-19

Split retained its A-1 League status.

PlayoffsEdit

BracketEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
1 Cedevita 2
4 Zagreb 0
1 Cedevita 3
2 Cibona 1
2 Cibona 2
3 Zadar 0

External linksEdit