Istanbul Basketball League

The Istanbul Basketball League (Turkish: İstanbul Basketbol Ligi) was a regional basketball league competition in Turkey, that was run by the Turkish Basketball Federation from 1926 to 1966. The league lost its first level status after the nationwide Turkish Super League was introduced in the 1966–67 season.

Istanbul Basketball League
SportBasketball
Founded1926
Ceased1966
CountryTurkey
Last
champion(s)
Fenerbahçe (7th title)
Most titlesGalatasaray (15 titles)
Official websitetbf.org.tr

ChampionsEdit

Season Winners Runners-up
1926–27 Maccabi ?
1927–28 Maccabi ?
1928–29 Maccabi ?
1929–30 Maccabi ?
1930–31 Maccabi ?
1931–32 Maccabi ?
1932–33 İstanbulspor Galatasaray
1933–34 Galatasaray ?
1934–38 Not held
1938–39 Kurtuluş ?
1939–40 Kurtuluş Galatasaray
1940–41 Not held
1941–42 Galatasaray Kurtuluş
1942–43 Galatasaray Beşiktaş
1943–44 Kurtuluş Beyoğluspor
1944–45 Galatasaray Beyoğluspor
1945–46 Galatasaray Beykoz
1946–47 Galatasaray Kurtuluş
1947–48 Galatasaray Beyoğluspor
1948–49 Galatasaray Beyoğluspor
1949–50 Galatasaray Beyoğluspor
1950–51 Galatasaray Fenerbahçe
1951–52 Galatasaray Modaspor
1952–53 Galatasaray Modaspor
1953–54 Galatasaray Fenerbahçe
1954–55 Fenerbahçe Galatasaray
1955–56 Fenerbahçe Galatasaray
1956–57 Fenerbahçe Galatasaray
1957–58 Galatasaray Fenerbahçe
1958–59 Modaspor Galatasaray
1959–60 Darüşşafaka Modaspor
1960–61 Galatasaray Modaspor
1961–62 Deniz Harp Okulu Galatasaray
1962–63 Fenerbahçe İTÜ
1963–64 Fenerbahçe Galatasaray
1964–65 Fenerbahçe İTÜ
1965–66 Fenerbahçe Galatasaray

Performance by clubEdit

Club Titles Runners-up
Galatasaray 15 9
Fenerbahçe 7 3
Maccabi 6
Kurtuluş 3 2
Modaspor 1 4
Darüşşafaka 1
İstanbulspor 1
Deniz Harp Okulu 1
Beyoğluspor 5
İTÜ 2
Beşiktaş 1
Beykoz 1

ReferencesEdit

  • Atabeyoğlu, Cem. 1453-1991 Türk Spor Tarihi Ansiklopedisi. page(557).(1991) An Grafik Basın Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ
  • Mehmet Durupınar, "Türk Basketbolunun 100 Yıllık Tarihi", İstanbul (2007).
  • Archives of Milliyet Newspaper