KK Włocławek

Klub Koszykówki Włocławek (in English: Basketball Club Włocławek), or known for sponsorship reasons as Anwil Włocławek, is a Polish professional basketball club, based in Włocławek, Poland. The team plays in the Polish Basketball League (PLK) and internationally in the Basketball Champions League (BCL).[1] Their home arena is Hala Mistrzów.

Anwil Włocławek
Anwil Włocławek logo
NicknameRottweilery (The Rottweilers)
LeaguesPolish Basketball League
FIBA Europe Cup
Founded1991; 30 years ago (1991)
HistoryProvide Włocławek
1991–1992
Nobiles Włocławek
1992–1999
Anwil Włocławek
1999–present
ArenaHala Mistrzów
Capacity4,200
LocationWłocławek, Poland
Team colorsBlue, White, Green
     
Main sponsorAnwil S.A.
PresidentArkadiusz Lewandowski
Head coachPrzemysław Frasunkiewicz
Team captainPrzemysław Zamojski
OwnershipWłocławek (67%)
TKM Włocławek (33%)
Championships3 Polish League
4 Polish Cups
3 Polish Supercups
Retired numbers2 (10, 12)
Websitekkwloclawek.pl

The club has won the PLK championship three times - in 2003, 2018 and 2019. The club has also won four Polish Cup titles and three Polish Supercup titles.

HistoryEdit

In the 2017–18 season, Anwil finished first in the regular season with a 24–8 record. In the following playoffs, Anwil beat Turów Zgorzelec in the quarterfinals and defending champions Zielona Góra in the semifinals. On 4 June 2018, Włocławek won its second PLK title after defeating Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski 65–73 in Game 6 of the finals.[2] Anwil's Kamil Łączyński, who averaged 10.8 points and 4.8 assists in the series, was named PLK Finals MVP.[3]

In the 2018–19 season, Anwil made its debut in the Basketball Champions League. In Group A, Anwil had a 4–10 record and did not advance past the regular season. In the playoffs, it eliminated first-seeded Arka Gdynia in the semifinals, 3–2. In the finals, the team beat Polski Cukier Toruń in seven games to repeat as Polish champions. The deciding Game 7 was won 77–89 despite the game being in Toruń.[4]

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The logo of the club features a rottweiler dog. The logo features a star in its logo for every PLK championship won.

HonoursEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

Polish Basketball League

  • Winners (3): 2003, 2018, 2019
  • Runners-up (8): 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2010
  • 3rd place (3): 1995, 2009, 2020
  • Semifinals (6): 1996, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2013, 2016

Polish Basketball Cup

  • Winners (4): 1995, 1996, 2007, 2020
  • Runners-up (3): 2004, 2011, 2017

Polish Basketball Supercup

  • Winners (3): 2007, 2017, 2019
  • Runners-up (2): 2018, 2020

European competitionsEdit

Saporta Cup:

  • Semifinals (1): 2002
  • Quarterfinals (1): 2001

Korać Cup:

  • Quarterfinals (1): 2000

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos Polish Cup Polish Supercup European competitions
1990–91
3
III Liga
1st
not held not held did not participate
1991–92
2
II Liga
2nd
did not qualify not held did not participate
1992–93
1
I Liga
2nd
not held not held did not participate
1993–94
1
I Liga
2nd
not held not held 2 FIBA European Cup
3R
3–1
1994–95
1
I Liga
3rd
Champion
not held 2 FIBA European Cup
QGS
7–9
1995–96
1
I Liga
4th
Champion
not held 2 FIBA European Cup
QGS
5–9
1996–97
1
I Liga
5th
Semifinal
not held 2 FIBA EuroCup
R16
8–6
1997–98
1
PLK
7th
Quarterfinal
not held 3 FIBA Korać Cup
R2
0–6
1998–99
1
PLK
2nd
Semifinal
not held did not participate
1999–00
1
PLK
2nd
did not qualify 3 FIBA Korać Cup
QF
8–4
2000–01
1
PLK
2nd
did not qualify 2 FIBA Saporta Cup
QF
11–3
2001–02
1
PLK
4th
not held did not qualify 2 FIBA Saporta Cup
SF
7–9
2002–03
1
PLK
1st
not held not held 3 FIBA Europe Champions Cup
GS2
10–4
2003–04
1
PLK
4th
Runner-up
not held 3 FIBA Europe League
R16
9–5
2004–05
1
PLK
2nd
not held 3 FIBA Europe League
QR
5–7
2005–06
1
PLK
2nd
Semifinal
not held 2 ULEB Cup
RS
3–7
2006–07
1
PLK
4th
Champion
not held 2 ULEB Cup
RS
3–7
2007–08
1
PLK
5th
Semifinal
Champion
2 ULEB Cup
RS
4–6
2008–09
1
PLK
3rd
Semifinal
not held did not participate
2009–10
1
PLK
2nd
Semifinal
not held did not participate
2010–11
1
PLK
6th
Runner-up
did not qualify 2 Eurocup Basketball
RS
1–5
2011–12
1
PLK
5th
Quarterfinal
did not qualify did not participate
2012–13
1
PLK
4th
Quarterfinal
did not qualify did not participate
2013–14
1
PLK
5th
Semifinal
did not qualify did not participate
2014–15
1
PLK
12th
did not qualify did not qualify did not participate
2015–16
1
PLK
4th
Semifinal
did not qualify did not participate
2016–17
1
PLK
5th
Runner-up
did not qualify did not participate
2017–18
1
PLK
1st
Semifinal
Champion
did not participate
2018–19
1
PLK
1st
Quarterfinal
Runner-up
3 Basketball Champions League
RS
4–10
2019–20
1
PLK
3rd[a]
Champion
Champion
3 Basketball Champions League
RS
5–9
2020–21
1
PLK Runner-up 3 Basketball Champions League
QR1
0–1
4 FIBA Europe Cup
RS
  1. ^ Season curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sponsorship namingEdit

  • Provide Włocławek (1991–1992)
  • Nobiles Włocławek (1992–1996)
  • Nobiles/Azoty Włocławek (1996–1997)
  • Azoty/Nobiles Włocławek (1997)
  • Anwil/Nobiles Włocławek (1997–1998)
  • Nobiles/Anwil Włocławek (1998–1999)
  • Anwil Włocławek (1999–present)

Home arenasEdit

PlayersEdit

Retired numbersEdit

Anwil Włocławek retired numbers
No. Nat. Player Position Tenure Ceremony Date
10   Andrzej Pluta SG 2002–03, 2006–2011 20 September 2011
12     Igor Griszczuk G 1991–2002 16 September 2002

Current rosterEdit

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

Anwil Włocławek roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht.
SG 0   Pluta Jr., Andrzej   1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 20 – (2000-06-03)3 June 2000
SG 00     Dykes, Kyndall 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 33 – (1987-11-12)12 November 1987
PG 2   Jerrells, Curtis 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 34 – (1987-02-05)5 February 1987
SG 5   Tomaszewski, Wojciech 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 19 – (2002-02-02)2 February 2002
SF 6     Almeida, Ivan   1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 31 – (1989-05-10)10 May 1989
SF 8   Zamojski, Przemysław (C) 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 34 – (1986-12-16)16 December 1986
PG 15   Washington, James   1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 33 – (1987-12-12)12 December 1987
PF 20   Komenda, Rafał 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 22 – (1998-06-05)5 June 1998
C 21     Jones, Shawn   2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 28 – (1992-03-25)25 March 1992
PG 24   Piątek, Adam 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 20 – (2000-10-14)14 October 2000
SF 32   Janiak, Damian 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 31 – (1989-10-20)20 October 1989
C 40   Radić, Ivica 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 30 – (1990-09-08)8 September 1990
SF 55   Mielczarek, Artur 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 37 – (1984-01-25)25 January 1984
Head coach
  •   Przemysław Frasunkiewicz
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Marcin Woźniak
  •   Grzegorz Kożan
  •   Kamil Sadowski
Athletic trainer(s)
  •   Hubert Śledziński
Physiotherapist(s)
  •   Paweł Wisła
  •   Mateusz Goleniewski
Team manager
  •   Filip Brylski

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: March 5, 2021

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Ivica Radić Shawn Jones
PF Artur Mielczarek Rafał Komenda
SF Ivan Almeida Przemysław Zamojski Damian Janiak
SG Kyndall Dykes Andrzej Pluta Jr. Wojciech Tomaszewski
PG Curtis Jerrells James Washington Adam Piątek

Squad changes for/during the 2020–21 seasonEdit

Note: exact date is listed for players who joined or left during season.

InEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team, as has been defined under FIBA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIBA nationality.

No. Position Player
0   SG Andrzej Pluta Jr. (from   Río Ourense Termal)
15   C Adrian Bogucki (from   HydroTruck Radom)
18   SG Tre Bussey (from   AEK Larnaca)
11   PF Valery Likhodey (from   BC UNICS)
40   C Ivica Radić (from   Stelmet Enea BC Zielona Góra)
8   SF Przemysław Zamojski (from   Stelmet Enea BC Zielona Góra)
1   PG Deishuan Booker (from   ERA Nymburk)
4   SF Garlon Green (from   BC Enisey)
5   SG Wojciech Tomaszewski (from   Biofarm Basket Poznań)
55   SF Artur Mielczarek (from   HydroTruck Radom)
6   SF Ivan Almeida (from   Ironi Nahariya) (15.09.2020)
3   SG Rotnei Clarke (from   Pallacanestro Mantovana) (23.10.2020)
2   PG Curtis Jerrells (from Free agent) (06.01.2021)
00   SG Kyndall Dykes (from Free agent) (13.01.2021)
20   PF Rafał Komenda (from   Sharks AWFiS Port Gdynia) (25.02.2021)
32   SF Damian Janiak (from   Pogoń Prudnik) (25.02.2021)

OutEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team, as has been defined under FIBA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIBA nationality.

No. Position Player
3   SG Chase Simon (to   JDA Dijon Basket)
9   SG Jakub Karolak (to   Legia Warszawa)
8   PG Igor Wadowski (to   Asseco Arka Gdynia)
0   PG Chris Dowe (to   Maccabi Haifa B.C.)
24   SF Michał Sokołowski (to   Legia Warszawa)
23   PF Rolands Freimanis (to   Stelmet Enea BC Zielona Góra)
13   SF Przemysław Kociszewski (to   AMW Asseco Arka Gdynia)
35   PF Oliwier Bednarek (to   Basket Junior Poznań)
33   C Szymon Szewczyk (to   GTK Gliwice)
1   SF Ricky Ledo (to   Shanxi Loongs)
18   SG Tre Bussey (to   King Szczecin) (13.10.2020)
1   PG Deishuan Booker (to   BG Göttingen) (12.11.2020)
15   C Adrian Bogucki (to   Enea Astoria Bydgoszcz) (12.12.2020)
4   G Garlon Green (to   CSM Oradea) (21.12.2020)
94   PG McKenzie Moore (to   Ironi Nahariya) (30.12.2020)
11   PF Valery Likhodey (to   Legia Warszawa) (2.02.2021)
7   PF Krzysztof Sulima (to   Enea Zastal BC Zielona Góra) (16.02.2021)
3   G Rotnei Clarke (to   Cestistica San Severo) (17.02.2021)

Notable playersEdit

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

Criteria

To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.

Individual awardsEdit

Award Titles Players
PLK Most Valuable Player
2
Igor Griszczuk (1993)
Ivan Almeida (2018)
PLK Finals MVP
3
Damir Krupalija (2003)
Kamil Łączyński (2018)
Ivan Almeida (2019)
PLK Best Polish Player
1
Krzysztof Szubarga (2010)
PLK Most Improved Player
1
Michał Sokołowski (2013)

Head coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Strongest BCL lineup to date ahead of season 5". championsleague.basketball. 3 July 2020. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Anwil Włocławek mistrzem Polski koszykarzy 2017/2018" (in Polish). Eurosport.interia.pl. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  3. ^ "KAMIL ŁĄCZYŃSKI MVP FINAŁÓW EBL". 4 June 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Anwil Włocławek mistrzem Energa Basket Ligi!". Polska Liga Koszykówki. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 21 June 2019.

External linksEdit