Kauhajoki Karhu Basket

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Kauhajoki Karhu Basket (English: Kauhajoki Bear Basket), is a Finnish basketball team from Kauhajoki. The team plays in Korisliiga, the highest tier of Finnish basketball.

Karhu Basket
Karhu Basket logo
LeaguesKorisliiga
Founded2017; 3 years ago (2017)
ArenaKauhajoen Yhteiskoulu
Capacity1850
LocationKauhajoki, Finland
Team colorsBlack, White and Orange
              
PresidentVesa Ojala
Head coachJanne Koskimies
Championships2018, 2019
Korisliiga titles2 (2018, 2019)
Websitewww.karhubasket.fi

In 2018, the club achieved their first Korisliiga title ever after defeating Salon Vilpas 4–2 in the finals. It successfully defended its title the next season to repeat as Finnish champions.

HonoursEdit

European recordEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Advanced
2018–19 Basketball Champions League
QR1
  Oradea 87–84 74–80 Yes, +8
QR2
  Lukoil Levski 88–79 88–93 Yes, +13
QR3
  Nanterre 92 54–91 91–58 No, –70

PlayersEdit

 
Former Karhu primary logo

Current rosterEdit

Kauhajoen Karhu roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
C 0   Spencer, Skylar 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 25 – (1994-07-11)11 July 1994
G 1   Jones, Cameron 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 31 – (1989-05-04)4 May 1989
G/F 2   Jones, Lucky 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 27 – (1993-04-22)22 April 1993
F 3   Davis Jr., Juan 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 23 – (1996-08-15)15 August 1996
G 4   Vehmanen, Thomas 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 20 – (2000-01-02)2 January 2000
F 6   Niskanen, Antti 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 33 – (1986-08-10)10 August 1986
G 10   Šarčević, Bojan (C) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 32 – (1988-01-21)21 January 1988
F 11   Laihonen, Mikael 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 26 – (1994-04-06)6 April 1994
F 14   Järvi, Okko 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 24 – (1996-01-12)12 January 1996
G 20   Innamaa, Eero 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 21 – (1998-09-14)14 September 1998
F 23   Hakamaa, Joona 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 19 – (2001-04-06)6 April 2001
F 34   Givens, Samme 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 30 – (1989-08-09)9 August 1989
F ––   Holyfield, T. J. 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 24 – (1995-09-22)22 September 1995
F ––   Malcolm, Collin 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 23 – (1997-07-02)2 July 1997
Head coach
  •   Janne Koskimies
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Janne Hänninen

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: June 24, 2020

Notable playersEdit

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

Individual awardsEdit

External linksEdit