2015–16 Basketball Bundesliga

The 2015–16 Basketball Bundesliga was the 50th season of the Basketball Bundesliga. The regular season started on October 2, 2015 and the season ended with the last game of the Finals, on June 12.

Beko BBL1
Competition details
Season 2015–16
Teams 18
Dates 2 October 2015 – 12 June 2016
Final positions
Champions Brose Baskets (8th title)
Runners-up ratiopharm Ulm
Relegated Mitteldeutscher BC
Crailsheim Merlins
Major awards
MVP United States Brad Wanamaker
Finals MVP United States Darius Miller
Statistical leaders
Points United States Kyle Fogg
18.2
Rebounds United States Jon Brockman
9.2
Assists United States Jared Jordan
8.5
Records
Highest attendance 14,052
Alba Berlin v Bayern Munich
(15 November 2015)
Average attendance 4,408
1 Sponsored league name, referring to Beko.

Brose Baskets defended their title.

Team informationEdit

The ProA champions Gießen 46ers promoted to the BBL, along with runners-up s.Oliver Baskets. Crailsheim Merlins received a wild card from the league, to fill up the spot of Artland Dragons.[1]

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team City Arena Capacity[2]
Alba Berlin Berlin Mercedes-Benz Arena 14,500
Basketball Löwen Braunschweig Braunschweig Volkswagen Halle 06,600
Bayern Munich Munich Audi Dome 06,700
BG Göttingen Göttingen Sparkassen Arena 03,447
Brose Baskets Bamberg Stechert Arena 06,800
Crailsheim Merlins Crailsheim Arena Hohenlohe 03,000
Eisbären Bremerhaven Bremerhaven Bremerhaven Stadthalle 04,050
EWE Baskets Oldenburg Oldenburg Große EWE Arena 06,069
Gießen 46ers Gießen Sporthalle Gießen-Ost 04,003
Medi Bayreuth Bayreuth Oberfrankenhalle 04,000
MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg Ludwigsburg MHP-Arena 05,300
Mitteldeutscher BC Weißenfels Stadthalle Weißenfels 03,000
Phoenix Hagen Hagen Enervie Arena 03,402
ratiopharm ulm Ulm Ratiopharm Arena 06,000
s.Oliver Baskets Würzburg s.Oliver Arena 03,140
Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt Fraport Arena 05,002
Telekom Baskets Bonn Bonn Telekom Dome 06,000
Walter Tigers Tübingen Tübingen Paul Horn-Arena 03,132

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Coach Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Alba Berlin   Saša Obradović adidas   ZhongDe Metal Group
Basketball Löwen Braunschweig   Raoul Korner Spalding   Volkswagen
Bayern Munich   Svetislav Pešić adidas   BayWa
BG Göttingen   Johan Roijakkers K1X   Sartorius
Brose Baskets   Andrea Trinchieri macron   Brose Fahrzeugteile
Crailsheim Merlins   Ingo Enskat Hakro   Hakro
Eisbären Bremerhaven   Muli Katzurin Owayo   BLG Logistics
EWE Baskets Oldenburg   Mladen Drijencic Owayo   EWE AG
Fraport Skyliners   Gordon Herbert PEAK   Fraport
Gießen 46ers   Denis Wucherer K1X   Rovema
medi bayreuth   Michael Koch K1X   medi
MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg   John Patrick PEAK   MHP
Mitteldeutscher BC   Silvano Poropat JAKO   Puralube
Phoenix Hagen   Ingo Freyer Owayo   Märkische Bank
ratiopharm Ulm   Thorsten Leibenath K1X   ratiopharm
s.Oliver Baskets   Doug Spradley K1X   Knauf
Telekom Baskets Bonn   Mathias Fischer Spalding   Deutsche Telekom
Walter Tigers Tübingen   Igor Perovic Spalding   Walter AG

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Brose Baskets 34 31 3 3053 2396 +657 62 Qualification to playoffs
2 EWE Baskets Oldenburg 34 27 7 2861 2656 +205 54
3 Skyliners Frankfurt 34 26 8 2688 2318 +370 52[a]
4 Bayern Munich 34 26 8 3096 2644 +452 52[a]
5 MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg 34 23 11 2799 2666 +133 46
6 Alba Berlin 34 22 12 2797 2518 +279 44
7 ratiopharm Ulm 34 21 13 2810 2687 +123 42
8 s.Oliver Baskets 34 17 17 2724 2793 −69 34[b]
9 Gießen 46ers 34 17 17 2649 2691 −42 34[b]
10 Basketball Löwen Braunschweig 34 16 18 2545 2611 −66 32
11 Telekom Baskets Bonn 34 12 22 2763 2947 −184 24[c]
12 Medi Bayreuth 34 12 22 2550 2775 −225 24[c]
13 Phoenix Hagen[d] 34 14 20 2851 3000 −149 22
14 Tigers Tübingen 34 10 24 2689 2858 −169 20
15 Eisbären Bremerhaven 34 9 25 2595 2826 −231 18[e]
16 BG Göttingen 34 9 25 2596 2918 −322 18[e]
17 Mitteldeutscher BC 34 9 25 2673 2933 −260 18[e] Relegation to Pro A
18 Crailsheim Merlins 34 5 29 2464 2966 −502 10
Source: Beko BBL
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Frankfurt 150–147 Munich
  2. ^ a b Würzburg 183–182 Gießen
  3. ^ a b Bonn 149–146 Bayreuth
  4. ^ Phoenix Hagen were deducted six points (three wins) for license violation. Hagen will also lose every potential tiebreaker.[3]
  5. ^ a b c Bremerhaven 2 Pts, +17; Göttingen 2 Pts, −5; Weißenwels 2 Pts, −12

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BAM BAY BER BON BRA BRE CRA FRA GIE GÖT HAG LUD MUN OLD TÜB ULM WEI WÜR
Bamberg 86–77 80–64 109–72 92–66 92–77 93–49 71–58 82–58 113–92 95–65 79–64 100–87 89–76 101–64 100–67 91–61 80–61
Bayreuth 53–85 78–82 77–64 58–98 99–89 78–70 82–69 72–74 85–70 88–93 75–77 69–92 85–73 82–75 76–90 82–77 81–74
Berlin 74–87 97–77 94–73 83–72 69–80 90–68 64–80 91–81 OT 84–66 108–72 74–78 90–74 93–95 91–73 74–54 89–58 83–90
Bonn 65–85 85–69 57–77 74–80 70–65 101–93 59–82 82–93 92–84 111–86 90–85 81–95 77–85 102–99 79–95 89–75 103–79
Braunschweig 63–79 96–88 95–93 OT 46–43 80–85 91–80 59–77 72–68 90–81 93–79 96–103 OT 63–82 58–76 83–79 77–84 90–83 73–52
Bremerhaven 72–91 73–71 53–97 87–72 63–78 72–64 59–67 74–82 81–90 89–96 73–93 80–86 OT 66–95 84–88 86–88 71–78 69–76
Crailsheim 53–93 73–70 75–80 91–89 79–88 81–66 56–72 56–100 63–96 89–80 74–75 78–89 66–90 74–91 99–90 71–85 70–81
Frankfurt 88–86 75–71 82–95 78–48 70–59 91–60 88–73 66–55 100–65 86–70 83–78 74–69 78–63 92–64 92–73 89–51 75–77
Gießen 81–80 68–69 71–104 87–72 73–71 82–67 83–79 61–86 74–66 90–83 65–78 61–87 79–88 86–90 91–69 74–69 81–79
Göttingen 63–87 91–62 63–88 75–68 63–67 77–99 79–70 71–84 91–86 84–94 83–91 65–94 74–79 6580 74–95 77–83 85–78
Hagen 66–87 100–60 83–86 106–82 85–72 82–86 94–83 68–71 86–83 83–96 75–88 82–97 76–74 103–112 75–101 102–81 91–71
Ludwigsburg 62–77 88–85 90–80 85–77 83–61 78–71 OT 100–65 74–70 81–90 90–76 70–87 71–100 82–88 76–65 94–79 97–73 75–59
Munich 90–97 OT 94–65 96–65 84–91 91–70 96–86 106–59 78–76 88–68 114–73 113–80 95–92 82–56 95–70 101–85 92–84 103–79
Oldenburg 102–97 87–82 79–76 99–87 71–64 97–86 83–57 82–80 76–75 85–72 103–86 81–76 88–84 103–72 90–75 103–81 75–82
Tübingen 88–98 65–67 64–80 96–109 66–68 72–89 96–74 58–78 78–87 98–56 87–89 94–84 73–87 75–81 75–76 64–82 95–97
Ulm 83–93 77–80 78–68 82–97 76–67 85–67 83–79 68–61 8771 95–67 95–73 69–71 91–72 80–63 75–59 103–96 78–86
Weißenfels 68–98 89–77 75–84 92–84 83–71 82–89 97–76 64–79 68–70 85–99 72–79 69–77 93–90 87–93 76–83 78–88 76–87
Würzburg 67–80 79–60 69–80 83–68 69–68 81–79 97–77 87–91 104–101 OT 81–67 97–82 88–93 89–93 77–82 66–81 82–100 100–98

PlayoffsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
1 Brose Baskets 3
8 s.Oliver Baskets 0
1 Brose Baskets 3
4 Bayern Munich 0
4 Bayern Munich 3
5 MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg 2
1 Brose Baskets 3
7 ratiopharm Ulm 0
3 Skyliners Frankfurt 3
6 Alba Berlin 0
3 Skyliners Frankfurt 1
7 ratiopharm Ulm 3
2 EWE Baskets Oldenburg 1
7 ratiopharm Ulm 3


AwardsEdit

All-Star GameEdit

The 2016 All-Star Game was played at the Brose Arena in Bamberg.[4] Per Günther was named the BBL All-Star Game MVP.[5]

9 January 2016
20:30
Team National 128–118 Team International
Scoring by quarter: 24–31, 36–29, 35–27, 33–31
Pts: Per Günther 21
Rebs: Theis, Voigtmann 5
Asts: Johannes Voigtmann 8
Pts: Jon Brockman 23
Rebs: Jon Brockman 14
Asts: Kyle Fogg 8
Brose Arena, Bamberg
Attendance: 6,300
Referees: Konstantin Simonow, Carsten Straube, Steve Bittner

StatisticsEdit

Season highsEdit

Category Player Club
Points 37   David Bell Phoenix Hagen
Rebounds 23   Tony Bishop Eisbären Bremerhaven
Assists 18   Jared Jordan Walter Tigers Tübingen
Steals 6   Chris Kramer EWE Baskets Oldenburg
  Roderick Trice MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg
Blocks 6 2 occasions
Three pointers 9   Brandon Jefferson Phoenix Hagen

Source: RealGM

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Crailsheim erhält Wildcard
  2. ^ Teams
  3. ^ "Sechs Punkte Abzug und Geldstrafe von 40.000 Euro: Lizenzligaausschuss sanktioniert Phoenix Hagen" (in German). beko-bbl.de. 17 April 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  4. ^ "All-Star Day". Archived from the original on 2016-01-02. Retrieved 2016-01-08.
  5. ^ Günther führt Nationals zum Sieg

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