Basket Liga Kobiet

Basket Liga Kobiet, BLK (2001–2013 Polska Liga Koszykówki Kobiet, PLKK) is a professional women's club basketball league in Poland. It constitutes the first and highest-tier level of the Polish league pyramid. The winning team of the final round are crowned the Polish Champions of that season.

Basket Liga Kobiet
SportBasketball
Founded1929
Inaugural season1929
CEOGrzegorz Bachański
No. of teams12
CountryPoland Poland
ContinentEurope FIBA Europe (Europe)
Most recent
champion(s)
CCC Polkowice (3rd title)
Most titlesWisła Kraków (25 titles)
TV partner(s)TVP Sport
Level on pyramid1
Official websitebasketligakobiet.pl

The BLK, which is played under FIBA rules, currently consists of 12 teams (professional basketball's clubs). A BLK season is split into a league stage and a playoffs stage. At the end of the league stage, the top eight teams qualify for the playoff stage.

HistoryEdit

Founded in 1929, it has been carried out every year since except for 1935 and World War II. Wisła Kraków is the most successful team in the championship with 25 titles, followed by AZS Warsaw, Lotos Gdynia and ŁKS Łódź with fourteen, eleven and nine respectively. Gdynia holds the longest winning streak with eight titles in a row between 1998 and 2005.[1]

2019-20 TeamsEdit

Team Location Arena
Ślęza Wrocław Wrocław Hala Sportowa AWF Wrocław
Wisła Can-Pack Kraków Kraków Hala "TS Wisła"
CCC Polkowice Polkowice Hala Sportowa - Polkowice
Artego Bydgoszcz Bydgoszcz Artego Arena
MMKS Katarzynki Toruń Toruń Hala Sportowo-Widowiskowa Toruń
PolskaStrefaInwestycji Enea Gorzów Wielkopolski Gorzów Wielkopolski Hala AJP
AZS Uniwersytet Gdańsk Gdańsk MOSiR Gdańsk
Arka Gdynia Gdynia Gdyńskie Centrum Sportu
Politechnika Gdańsk Gdańsk Centrum Sportu Akademickiego Politechniki Gdańskiej
Widzew Łódź Łódź Hala Parkowa - MOSiR Łódź
Enea AZS Poznań Poznań Hala Politechniki Poznańskiej
Pszczółka Polski-Cukier AZS-UMCS Lublin Lublin MOSiR im. Zdzisława Niedzieli

League championshipsEdit

Wins Team Year(s) won
25 Wisła Can-Pack Kraków 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1988, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
14 AZS Warszawa 1930, 1931, 1937, 1938, 1947, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962
11 Arka Gdynia 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010
9 ŁKS Łódź 1967, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1995, 1997
4 Włókniarz Pabianice 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
4 Spójnia Warszawa 1948, 1949, 1951, 1952
3 CCC Polkowice 2013, 2018, 2019
3 IKP Łódź 1932, 1933, 1939
2 Ślęza Wrocław 1987, 2017
2 Olimpia Poznań 1993, 1994
2 Polonia Warszawa 1934, 1936
1 AZS Poznań 1978
1 Wawel Kraków 1959
1 Lech Poznań 1957
1 TUR Łódź 1946
1 KS Cracovia 1929

In 2019-20 European competitionsEdit

Club Competition Progress
Arka Gdynia EuroLeague Women Qualification round
Artego Bydgoszcz EuroCup Women Regular season
AZS AJP Gorzów Wielkopolski Regular season
CCC Polkowice Regular season

See alsoEdit

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