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Russian Basketball Super League

Russian Basketball Super League
Баскетбольная Cуперлига
Logo Super League
Sport Basketball
Founded 1992
Inaugural season 1992
No. of teams 14
Country  Russia
Continent FIBA Europe (Europe)
Most recent champion(s) Ural Yekaterinburg
(1st title)
Most titles CSKA Moscow
(17 titles)
Related competitions VTB United League
Russian Cup
Level on pyramid 2nd Tier (Russia)
Promotion to VTB United League - 1st Tier
Relegation to Higher League - 3rd Tier
Official website basket.ru

The Russian Basketball Super League (Russian: Баскетбольная Cуперлига) is a men's professional basketball league that was the pre-eminent league of Russian professional basketball until 2010. Currently, it is the second-tier division of the Russian professional basketball pyramid.

History

The Super League was relegated to being the second-tier division of Russian basketball after the 2009–10 season, and was replaced with a different first-tier league, starting with the 2010–11 season.[1]

The successor league to the Super League was not controlled by the Russian Basketball Federation, like the Super League is, but by a separate body named the Professional Basketball League (PBL).[2][3]

From the 2010–11 season onwards, the Super League A and Super League B (the previous second division of the Russian basketball pyramid) divisions were united into a single league that serves as the second tier of Russian basketball. The 2010–11 season featured 11 clubs.

2011–12 clubs

Super League A (first-tier league) champions

Super League (second-tier league) champions

Club Winners Winning Years
CSKA Moscow
17
1992–2000, 2003–2010
Ural Great Perm
2
2001, 2002
Ural Yekaterinburg
2
2012, 2013
Avtodor Saratov
1
2014
Spartak Primorye
1
2011

Super League A (first-tier league) regular season winners

Super League (second-tier league) regular season winners

Club Winners Winning Years
CSKA Moscow
12
1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2003–2010
Avtodor Saratov
2
1997, 1998
Ural Great Perm
2
2001, 2002
Universitet Yugra Surgut
1
2011
Ural Yekaterinburg
1
2012

See also

References

  1. ^ Клубы приняли решение о ликвидации баскетбольной Суперлиги (in Russian). Russian Basketball Federation. 15 June 2010. Retrieved 22 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Сергей Панов: Клубам предстоит решить – играть по-честному или по-старому (in Russian). BC Nizhny Novgorod. 2010-06-15. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 
  3. ^ Дмитрий Сватковский: "Главный принцип Совета лиги - прозрачность принятия решений" (in Russian). BC Nizhny Novgorod. 2010-06-21. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

External links

  • Russian Basketball Federation Official Website
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