Karşıyaka Basket

Karşıyaka Basket, mostly known as Pınar Karşıyaka for sponsorship reasons, is a Turkish professional basketball team located in Karşıyaka, İzmir, that competes in the Turkish Basketball Super League. It is a section of the multi-sport club Karşıyaka SK. The team also goes by the name of KSK, which stands for Karşıyaka Spor Kulübü (i.e. Karşıyaka Sport Club).

Pınar Karşıyaka
Pınar Karşıyaka logo
LeaguesBasketbol Süper Ligi
Founded1966; 57 years ago (1966)
HistoryKarşıyaka Basket
(1966 – present)
ArenaMustafa Kemal Atatürk Karşıyaka Sport Hall
Capacity6,500
Locationİzmir, Turkey
Team colorsGreen, red
   
PresidentTurgay Büyükkarcı
Head coachUfuk Sarıca
Team captainKenan Sipahi
Championships2 Turkish Championships
1 Turkish Cup
2 President's Cups
Websitewww.kskbasketbol.net

HistoryEdit

Karşıyaka SK was founded in 1912 and opened its basketball section in 1966. Karşıyaka Basket is considered to be one of the most important basketball teams in all of Turkey. They first played in the Turkish Basketball League in 1966. They relegated to lower divisions in 1968. The club also played in lower divisions from 1968 to 1974. The team is still participating in the Turkish Basketball League since 1974. Karşıyaka Basket is sponsored by Pınar since 1998. It is the product of Yaşar Holding's Food and Beverage Group. Their home arena is the Karşıyaka Arena with a capacity of 6,500 seats, which was opened in 2005.[1]

Big achievements with SarıcaEdit

Karşıyaka set to name Ufuk Sarıca as head coach in the summer of 2012. Sarıca was dreamed to be in Euroleague with Karşıyaka and he said that "We have a dream and we want to be in Euroleague in 3 years." On February 9, 2014, the team won the Turkish Cup with a victory against Anadolu Efes under managing Ufuk Sarıca.[2] It was the first championship of club in Turkish Cup. On October 8, 2014, the team won the President's Cup by beating Fenerbahçe Ülker. In the 2014–15, Karşıyaka won its second Turkish League after 1987 championship, despite finishing the regular season in the fourth place, by defeating Fenerbahçe Ülker in the playoffs semifinals by 3–1 and Anadolu Efes 4–1 in the finals.

On 29 July 2015, EuroLeague announced the participating teams for the following season and included Karşıyaka with for the 2015–16 EuroLeague season.[3] In its second appearance ever in the top tier of European basketball, the team won 3 games and lost 7.

HonoursEdit

National competitionsEdit

Turkish Super League

  • Winners (2): 1986–87, 2014–15
  • Runner-up (1): 1983–84

Turkish Cup

  • Winner (1): 2013–14
  • Runner-up (1): 2004–05

President's Cup

  • Winners (2): 1987, 2014

European competitionsEdit

Basketball Champions League

FIBA EuroChallenge

Home arenasEdit

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

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

Pınar Karşıyaka roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 0   Brown, Jaylon 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 28 – (1994-09-11)11 September 1994
G 3   McCollum, Errick 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 35 – (1988-01-22)22 January 1988
G 5   Barış, Ali Efe 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 21 – (2001-04-13)13 April 2001
F 10   Durmaz, Berkan 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 25 – (1997-02-20)20 February 1997
SG 11     Akyazılı, Thomas 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 26 – (1997-01-15)15 January 1997
C 13   Kılıçlı, Deniz 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 132 kg (291 lb) 32 – (1990-10-23)23 October 1990
C 17   Cantekin, Duşan 2.21 m (7 ft 3 in) 125 kg (276 lb) 32 – (1990-06-21)21 June 1990
SF 18   Tırpancı, Ergi 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 23 – (2000-01-01)1 January 2000
F 19   Kuzminskas, Mindaugas 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 33 – (1989-10-19)19 October 1989
G/F 24   Angola, Braian 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 28 – (1994-04-06)6 April 1994
C 31   Delgado, Ángel 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 111 kg (245 lb) 28 – (1994-11-20)20 November 1994
PF 33   Brown, Vitto 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 107 kg (236 lb) 27 – (1995-07-13)13 July 1995
PF 35   Celep, Mert 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 27 – (1995-06-23)23 June 1995
PG 55     Sipahi, Kenan (C) 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 27 – (1995-05-26)26 May 1995
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Recep Şen
  •   Arda Demirbağ
  •   Sinan Aksoylar
Strength & conditioning coach(es)
  •   Tolga Altun
Physiotherapist(s)
  •   Merve Karan
Team manager
  •   Selim Çınar

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: November 16, 2022

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Ángel Delgado Deniz Kılıçlı Duşan Cantekin
PF Vitto Brown Berkan Durmaz Mert Celep
SF Mindaugas Kuzminskas Braian Angola Ergi Tırpancı
SG Jaylon Brown Thomas Akyazılı Ali Efe Barış
PG Kenan Sipahi Errick McCollum

(colours: Turkish or homegrown players; foreign players)

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.

Award winnersEdit

Head coachesEdit

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier Division Pos. Playoffs Cup Competitions European Competitions
1966–67 1 TBL 12th
1967–68 1 TBL 15th
1968–74 Lower divisions
1974–75 1 TBL 3rd
1975–76 1 TBL 3rd Korać Cup
1976–77 1 TBL 6th Korać Cup
1977–78 1 TBL 5th
1978–79 1 TBL 3rd Korać Cup
1979–80 1 TBL 5th Korać Cup
1980–81 1 TBL 3rd 4th Korać Cup
1981–82 1 TBL 7th 6th Korać Cup
1982–83 1 TBL 6th Korać Cup
1983–84 1 TBL 4th Runners-up
1984–85 1 TBL 6th QF Saporta Cup
1985–86 1 TBL 7th QF
1986–87 1 TBL 2nd Champions Korać Cup
1987–88 1 TBL 9th European Champions Cup
1988–89 1 TBL 10th
1989–90 1 TBL 9th
1990–91 1 TBL 7th QF
1991–92 1 TBL 11th
1992–93 1 TBL 14th
1993–94 1 TBL 9th 1R
1994–95 1 TBL 10th 1R
1995–96 1 TBL 12th 1R
1996–97 1 TBL 10th 1R
1997–98 1 TBL 12th 1R
1998–99 1 TBL 9th 1R
1999–00 1 TBL 4th QF Quarterfinalist Korać Cup 3R
2000–01 1 TBL 10th 1R Saporta Cup RS
2001–02 1 TBL 6th QF
2002–03 1 TBL 5th QF FIBA Europe Champions Cup RS
2003–04 1 TBL 4th SF Group Stage
2004–05 1 TBL 5th QF Runner-up
2005–06 1 TBL 10th Group Stage
2006–07 1 TBL 12th Semifinalist
2007–08 1 TBL 7th QF Quarterfinalist
2008–09 1 TBL 9th Group Stage
2009–10 1 TBL 6th QF Quarterfinalist
2010–11 1 TBL 5th QF Group Stage EuroChallenge QF
2011–12 1 TBL 6th QF Group Stage EuroChallenge T16
2012–13 1 TBL 5th SF Quarterfinalist EuroChallenge RU
2013–14 1 TBL 6th SF Champion Eurocup L32
2014–15 1 TBL 4th Champions Semifinalist Eurocup QF
2015–16 1 BSL 6th QF Semifinalist Euroleague
Eurocup
RS
L16
2016–17 1 BSL 9th Semifinalist Champions League QF
2017–18 1 BSL 10th Champions League QF
2018–19 1 BSL 11th FIBA Europa Cup QF
2019–20 1 BSL 2nd1 1 FIBA Europa Cup SF1
2020–21 1 BSL 3rd SF Champions League RU
2021–22 1 BSL 7th QF Quarterfinalist Champions League PI
^1 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.

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