BLNO

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BLNO
Current season, competition or edition:
2011–12 BLNO season
BLNO Logo.jpg
SportBasketball
Founded2000
Inaugural season2000–01
No. of teams8
CountryNorway Norway
Most recent champion(s)Bærum Basket
(2012–13)
Most titlesAsker Aliens
(5 titles)
Official websiteBasket.no
 
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BLNO
Current season, competition or edition:
2011–12 BLNO season
BLNO Logo.jpg
SportBasketball
Founded2000
Inaugural season2000–01
No. of teams8
CountryNorway Norway
Most recent champion(s)Bærum Basket
(2012–13)
Most titlesAsker Aliens
(5 titles)
Official websiteBasket.no

BLNO is Norway's premier professional men's basketball league. It was established in 2000.

Format[edit]

There are 8 teams in the BLNO. Foreign players are allowed on all teams, but a maximum of two Americans are allowed on the court at a time. Also, a minimum of two Norwegian players are required on court by the rules.

Clubs[edit]

The following 8 clubs competed in the BLNO during the 2011–12 season:

Club
Position
in 2011–12
First season in
top division
Number of seasons
in top division
First season of
current spell in
top division
Top division
titles
Last title
Ammerud Basket72007–0852007–08n/a
Asker Aliens22000–01122000–0162010–11
Bærum Basket52006–0762006–07n/a
Centrum Tigers42001–0222011–12n/a
Frøya Basket12009–1032009–1012011–12
Gimle Basket62007–0852007–08n/a
Langhus82011–1212011–12n/a
Tromsø Storm32000–01122000–01n/a

Former members[edit]

Club
First season in
top division
Number of seasons
in top division
Top division
titles
Last title
Bergen Bulldogs2001–021n/a
Bærums Verk Jets2000–01512003–04
Fjellhamar Stallions2006–073n/a
Frøya Ambassadors2002–033n/a
Harstad Vikings2000–011012005–06
Kongsberg Penguins2000–017n/a
Kristiansand Pirates2000–019n/a
Oslo Kings2000–01212000–01
Ulriken Eagles2000–011122008–09
Vålerenga Kings2002–031n/a

Finals[edit]

SeasonChampionResultRunner-up
2000–01Oslo Kings3–2Kongsberg Penguins
2001–02Aker Aliens3–0Kongsberg Penguins
2002–03Asker Aliens3–0Harstad Vikings
2003–04Bærum Basket3–2Harstad Vikings
2004–05Aker Aliens3–0Harstad Vikings
2005–06Harstad Vikings3–2Asker Aliens
2006–07Ulriken Eagles3–1Harstad Aliens
2007–08Asker Aliens3–0Harstad Vikings
2008–09Ulriken Eagles3–2Tromsø Storm
2009–10Akser Aliens3–1Tromsø Storm
2010–11Bærum Basket3–2Tromsø Storm
2011–12Frøya Basket80–78Asker Aliens
2012–13Bærum Basket81–65Tromsø Storm

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player[edit]

YearPlayerPositionNationalityTeam
2011–12Mjos, Stian Stian MjosPG NorwayBærum Basket
2012–13Walace, Gerald Gerald WalaceF United StatesTromsø Storm

Finals MVP[edit]

YearPlayerPositionNationalityTeam
2011–12Kombat, Miilah Miilah KombatF NorwayFrøya Basket

Young Player of the Year[edit]

YearPlayerPositionNationalityTeam
2011–12Midtvedt, Magnus Magnus MidtvedtG NorwayAsker Aliens
2012–13Lepovic, Marko Marko LepovicSG SerbiaCentrum Tigers

Defensive Player of the Year[edit]

YearPlayerPositionNationalityTeam
2011–12Lee-Ingram, Anthony Anthony Lee-IngramF United StatesAsker Aliens
2012–13Thomas, Delano Delano ThomasPF United StatesGimle BBK