KK Mornar Bar

KK Mornar Bar (Cyrillic: КК Морнар Бар) is a professional basketball club from Bar, Montenegro, that plays in the Montenegrin Basketball League and ABA League.

Mornar
Mornar logo
LeaguesABA League
Montenegrin League
Founded1974; 46 years ago (1974)
HistoryKK Mornar Bar
(1974–present)
ArenaTopolica Sport Hall
Capacity3,500 (if needed 4,000)
LocationBar, Montenegro
Team colorsBlue, Orange, White
              
PresidentĐorđije Pavićević
Head coachMihailo Pavićević
Championships1 Montenegrin League
Websitekkmornar.bar
Topolica, current home of KK Mornar

The team also plays in international competitions. Mornar made its European debut in the Basketball Champions League during the 2016–17 season. Mornar won its first domestic title the following year in the 2017–18 Montenegrin League.

HistoryEdit

In the 2015–16 season, Mornar managed to reach the Balkan League and Montenegrin League Finals, but lost both. In the 2016–17 season, Mornar returned to European competition when it qualified for the Basketball Champions League regular season.[1] The club also made its debut in the Adriatic League.

In its second ABA League season, the club qualified for the semifinals. In the playoff semifinals, Mornar was eliminated by Crvena zvezda, 2–1.

On 30 May 2018, Mornar achieved its first league ever by defeating Budućnost in the 2017–18 Montenegrin League finals.

HonoursEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

Regional competitionsEdit

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos. Montenegrin Cup Other competitions European competitions
2009–10 1 First League 3rd Runner-up Balkan League QF
2010–11 1 First League 2nd Balkan League SF
2011–12 1 First League 3rd Semifinalist Balkan League QF
2012–13 1 First League 5th Balkan League R1
2013–14 1 First League 3rd
2014–15 1 First League 4th Semifinalist Balkan League R2
2015–16 1 First League 2nd Runner-up Balkan League RU
2016–17 1 First League 2nd Runner-up ABA League 8th 3 Champions League RS
2017–18 1 First League 1st Runner-up ABA First Division 4th 4 FIBA Europe Cup QF
2018–19 1 First League 2nd Semifinalist ABA First Division 9th 2 EuroCup RS

Source: Eurobasket.com

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

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

Mornar Bar roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
PG 0   Pullen, Jacob 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 30 – (1989-11-10)10 November 1989
SG 3   Harris, Lance 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 35 – (1984-11-14)14 November 1984
C 4   Hunt, Dario 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 115 kg (254 lb) 30 – (1989-05-02)2 May 1989
PG 5   Needham, Derek (DC) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 29 – (1990-10-20)20 October 1990
SG 7   Jelenić, Ivan 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 35 – (1985-02-27)27 February 1985
SG 8   Šehović, Sead 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 30 – (1989-08-22)22 August 1989
SG 10   Mugoša, Marko 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 26 – (1993-06-12)12 June 1993
PG 11   Whitehead, Isaiah 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 25 – (1995-03-08)8 March 1995
F/C 14   Pavić, Vukota 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 27 – (1993-02-03)3 February 1993
C 17   Vujošević, Radoje (C) 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 30 – (1989-05-05)5 May 1989
SG 21   Pavićević, Lazar 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 23 – (1996-05-23)23 May 1996
SG 24   Waller, Antabia 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 31 – (1988-07-11)11 July 1988
PF 25   Markota, Damir 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 34 – (1985-12-26)26 December 1985
SG 41   Vranješ, Nemanja 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 31 – (1988-05-11)11 May 1988
F/C 51   Bjelica, Milko 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 108 kg (238 lb) 35 – (1984-06-04)4 June 1984
C 55   Luković, Uroš 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 30 – (1989-06-08)8 June 1989
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DC) Dual citizenship
  •   Injured

Updated: February 13, 2020

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Uroš Luković Dario Hunt Radoje Vujošević
PF Milko Bjelica Damir Markota Vukota Pavić
SF Lance Harris Sead Šehović Marko Mugoša
SG Jacob Pullen Nemanja Vranješ Antabia Waller Lazar Pavićević
PG Derek Needham Isaiah Whitehead Ivan Jelenić

CoachesEdit

ManagementEdit

Current officeholders are:[2]

Notable playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mornar happy to shoulder the extra weight of historic success". Basketballcl.com. 29 September 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Uprava KK Mornar". kkmornar.bar. Retrieved 29 July 2019.

External linksEdit