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Körfuknattleiksdeild KR, commonly known as KR or KR Basket, is a professional basketball club based in Reykjavík, Iceland. It is a subdivision of Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur. Its men's team is the reigning champion of the Úrvalsdeild karla and are set to play in the FIBA Europe Cup in 2017.[2][3] KR women's team is the second winningest team in Úrvalsdeild kvenna history with 14 Icelandic championships.[4] It currently plays in Division I.

KR
KR logo
Leagues Úrvalsdeild karla
Division I (Women's)
Founded 12 November 1956; 61 years ago (1956-11-12)
History KR
1956–present
Arena DHL-Höllin
Arena Capacity 1,500[1]
Location Reykjavík, Iceland
Team colors Black, White
         
Head coach Finnur Stefánsson (men's)
Benedikt Guðmundsson (women's)
Championships 16 Úrvalsdeild karla
14 Úrvalsdeild kvenna
Uniforms


KR also has a men's reserve team that plays in the amateur level Icelandic 3rd-tier Division II[5] and the Icelandic basketball cup, called KR-b.[6]

Contents

HonorsEdit

Men'sEdit

1964–65, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1973–74, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1989–90, 1999–2000, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2013-14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1979, 1984, 1991, 2011, 2016, 2017

Women'sEdit

1961, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2010
1976, 1977, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2009

Men's season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos. Icelandic Cup European competitions
2006–07 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 1st
2007–08 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 2nd 3 FIBA EuroCup
QR1
0–2
2008–09 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 1st
2009–10 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 2nd
2010–11 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 1st Champion
2011–12 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 3rd
2012–13 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 4th
2013–14 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 1st
2014–15 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 1st Runner-up
2015–16 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 1st Champion
2016–17 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 1st Champion
2017–18 1 Úrvalsdeild karla 4 FIBA Europe Cup
QR1
0–2

Notable playersEdit

Men's coachesEdit

Women's coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team history K.R. Reykjavík". Eurobasket. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  2. ^ KR í FIBA Europe Cup
  3. ^ Rökrétt skref fyrir íslenska körfuboltann
  4. ^ Meistaratitlar kvenna
  5. ^ "2. deild karla". KKI.is. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  6. ^ Ingvi Þór Sæmundsson (3 November 2017). "Marcus Walker hefur engu gleymt". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 4 November 2017. 

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