KK_Włocławek

KK Włocławek

KK Włocławek

Polish basketball club


Klub Koszykówki Włocławek (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 FIBA Europe Cup. Their home arena is Hala Mistrzów.

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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. Anwil is the only Polish club in history to have won an European club competition, as they won the FIBA Europe Cup in 2023.

History

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.[1] Anwil's Kamil Łączyński, who averaged 10.8 points and 4.8 assists in the series, was named PLK Finals MVP.[2]

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.[3]

On 26 April 2023, Anwil won the 2022–23 FIBA Europe Cup championship after defeating Cholet from France in the two-legged finals. They became the first Polish team to win a European club competition.[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.

Honours

Domestic competitions

Polish Basketball League

  • Winners (3): 2003, 2018, 2019
  • Runners-up (8): 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2010
  • 3rd place (4): 1995, 2009, 2020, 2022
  • 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 competitions

FIBA Europe Cup

Saporta Cup:

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

Korać Cup:

  • Quarterfinals (1): 2000

European North Basketball League:

Season by season

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  1. Season curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sponsorship naming

  • 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 arenas

Players

Retired numbers

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Current roster

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Depth chart

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Notable players

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Individual awards

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^1 In the seasons 1999/2000 – 2002/2003, the best squads of Poles and foreigners were selected.

Head coaches


References

  1. "Anwil Włocławek mistrzem Polski koszykarzy 2017/2018" (in Polish). Eurosport.interia.pl. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  2. "KAMIL ŁĄCZYŃSKI MVP FINAŁÓW EBL". 4 June 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  3. "Anwil Włocławek mistrzem Energa Basket Ligi!". Polska Liga Koszykówki. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 21 June 2019.

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