Czechoslovak Basketball League

The Czechoslovak Basketball League (abbreviation CSBL) was the highest level professional club basketball competition for men in Czechoslovakia. Its successor national league in the Czech Republic became the Mattoni NBL, and its successor national league in Slovakia became the Extraliga.

Czechoslovak Basketball League
SportBasketball
Founded1929
Inaugural season1929–30
Ceased1993
Country Czechoslovakia
ContinentEuropean Union FIBA Europe (Europe)
Last
champion(s)
Baník Cigel' Prievidza (2nd title)
Most titlesBrno (21 titles)
Level on pyramid1st Tier (Czechoslovakia)

HistoryEdit

  • 1929–30 to 1938–39  Provincial League of Bohemia and Moravia
  • 1939–40 to 1944–45  Provincial League of Protectorate
  • 1945–46 to 1992–93  Czechoslovak Basketball League

Title holdersEdit

Performance by clubEdit

Club Championships Winning years
Brno
21
1945–46, 1947, 1947–48, 1948, 1948–49, 1949–50, 1950–51, 1951, 1957–58, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1989–90
Uncas Praha
12
1929–30, 1931, 1932, 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35, 1935–36, 1936–37, 1937–38, 1943–44, 1944–45, 1946–47
USK Praha
11
1964–65, 1965–66, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1973–74, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1990–91, 1991–92
Inter Bratislava
4
1978–79, 1979–80, 1982–83, 1984–85
Dukla Praha
3
1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56
Žabovřesky
2
1941–42, 1942–43
Slavia Brno
2
1952, 1953
Slovan Orbis Praha
2
1956–57, 1958–59
Sparta Praha
2
1939–40, 1959–60
Dukla Olomouc
2
1972–73, 1974–75
Prievidza
2
1988–89, 1992–93
Královo Pole Brno
1
1938–39
Sokol Praha
1
1940–41
Iskra Svit
1
1960–61
Pardubice
1
1983–84

Performance by provinceEdit

Province Championships
  Bohemia
30
  Moravia
27
  Slovakia
7

Playoff FinalsEdit

Season Home court advantage Result Home court disadvantage 1st of Regular Season Record
1983–84
Nová huť Ostrava
1–2
Rudá hvězda Pardubice Zbrojovka Brno
16–8
1984–85
Inter Slovnaft
2–1
Chemosvit Inter Slovnaft
19–5
1985–86
Nová huť Ostrava
1–2
Zbrojovka Brno Nová huť Ostrava
20–4
1986–87
Zbrojovka Brno
3–0
Nová huť Ostrava Zbrojovka Brno
28–4
1987–88
Zbrojovka Brno
3–2
Inter Slovnaft Zbrojovka Brno
22–6
1988–89
Baník Cígeľ Prievidza
3–1
Sparta Praha Baník Cígeľ Prievidza
23–11
1989–90
Zbrojovka Brno
3–2
Sparta Praha Zbrojovka Brno
26–10
1990–91
VŠ Praha
3–1
Sparta Praha VŠ Praha
35–5
1991–92
USK Praha
3–0
Baník Cígeľ Prievidza USK Praha
35–9
1992–93
Baník Cígeľ Prievidza USK Praha Baník Cígeľ Prievidza
23–7

Historical playersEdit

Czechoslovak basketball clubs in European and worldwide competitionsEdit

Czechoslovak basketball awardsEdit

Czechoslovak Basketball League statistical leadersEdit

See alsoEdit