Helios Suns

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The Helios Suns are a men's professional basketball club based in Domžale, Slovenia. The Helios Suns currently participates in the Premier A Slovenian League. They have won the national league in the 2006–07 and 2015–16 seasons. Since 1981, their main sponsor is local chemical company Helios.[1] Their home arena is Komunalni center Hall.

Helios Suns
Helios Suns logo
NicknameBarvarji (The Painters)
LeaguesSlovenian League
Founded1949; 72 years ago (1949)
ArenaKomunalni center Hall
Capacity2,500
LocationDomžale, Slovenia
Team colorsBlue, Orange, White
     
Main sponsorHelios d.o.o
PresidentGunther Vesko
Head coachDejan Jakara
Championships2 Slovenian Leagues
1 Slovenian Cup
1 Alpe Adria Cup
Websitehelios-suns.si

HistoryEdit

In August 2014, the team changed its name from KK Helios Domžale to Helios Suns.[2]

HonoursEdit

LeagueEdit

Winners: 2006–07, 2015–16
Runners-up: 2007–08, 2008–09

CupEdit

Winners: 2007
Runners-up: 2008, 2011, 2013
Runners-up: 2007, 2008, 2016

RegionalEdit

Winners: 2015–16
Runners-up: 2016–17

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Helios Suns roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
SG 2   Šuljica, Tim 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 19 – (2002-03-15)15 March 2002
G 3   Bratec, Aljaž 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 23 – (1998-05-31)31 May 1998
SG 4   Ferme, Tadej 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 30 – (1991-10-17)17 October 1991
PG 5   Pašajlić, Miroslav 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 26 – (1995-02-07)7 February 1995
SG 6   Zemljić, Jan 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 17 – (2004-10-14)14 October 2004
F 7   Mirtič, Tibor 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 18 – (2003-02-05)5 February 2003
PG 8   Ervin, Carlbe 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 26 – (1995-03-27)27 March 1995
F 10   Oman, Urban 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 23 – (1998-12-02)2 December 1998
F 21   Mahkovic, Blaž 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 31 – (1990-03-21)21 March 1990
PF 28   Jois, Venkatesha 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 28 – (1993-07-07)7 July 1993
PF 31   Sirc, Lenart 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 17 – (2003-12-17)17 December 2003
PF 34   Prepelič, Bine 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 20 – (2001-08-05)5 August 2001
C 55   Šantelj, Leon 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 26 – (1995-04-25)25 April 1995
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Grega Nachbar

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: 29 September 2021

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Leon Šantelj Venkatesha Jois
PF Blaž Mahkovic Bine Prepelič Lenart Sirc
SF Urban Oman Tibor Mirtič Tim Šuljica
SG Tadej Ferme Aljaž Bratec Jan Zemljič
PG Carlbe Ervin Miroslav Pašajlić

Head coachesEdit

The following is a list of head coaches since 2005:

European matchesEdit

Season Competition Round Club     Home    Away
1992–93 Korać Cup 1st Round   Hiefenech Telekurs 95–68 108–77
2nd Round   Avtodor 55–69 85–87
1993–94 Korać Cup 1st Round   Leuven ABB 84–84 78–89
1994–95 Korać Cup 1st Round   USK Erpet Praha 77–100 75–106
1997–98 Korać Cup Group Stage
(Group M)
  Maccabi Rishon 67–74 72–91
  Aeroporti 60–71 52–80
  Vojvodina 65–68 73–78
1998–99 Korać Cup 1st Round   Sloboda Dita 64–70 68–75
2010–11 EuroChallenge Qualifying   BK Prostějov 62–70 69–84
2015–16 FIBA Europe Cup Group Stage
(Group I)
  Ventspils 72–81 62–67
  Pieno žvaigždės 71–80 77–86
  PGE Turów 50–58 97–86
2016–17 Champions League Group Stage
(Group A)
  Monaco 59–63 55–59
  Banvit 53–60 56–74
  ČEZ Nymburk 57–67 55–85
  Aris 54–62 54–72
  Fraport Skyliners 56–61 62–72
  Ironi Nahariya 60–69 61–76
  Bakken Bears 78–59 74–68

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zgodovina" [History] (in Slovenian). Helios Suns. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  2. ^ S. J. (20 August 2014). "Nov veter v Domžalah prinesel novo ime: Helios Suns" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 20 August 2014.

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