KK Cedevita

2011/12: Finale, 2nd place

2011/12: Finale, 2nd place

KK Cedevita is a basketball club from Botinec, a district of Zagreb, Croatia.

At present, the club participates in the Croatian first league.


Awoke on 14 August 1991 at the Zagreb district Botinec by some young enthusiasts, the idea of ​​a new association. From then on we roamed the lower leagues of the city circle. The small suburban club played under the name KK Botinec in free because you still had no hall. Shortly afterwards moved its games in the sports hall of the primary school in Botinec. During the civil war was called in 1992 for a short time KK Stribor. 1993 was moved then the home games in the hall Trnsko where already KK Zagreb took its home games. Reason for the Hall change the qualification to the second Croatian league was what you missed, however. Since 1994, they played by changes in the structure of competition in the Croatian league B-1 (comparable to the third division ). A year later augagiert Roland Janković draws for the club who is also the first strong sponsor ashore. Through this sponsorship, the company " Hiron ," we changed the name from KK Hiron Botinec, in return the company director gets into the Basketball Board with a.

After another change in the board, but the same also the extension manages the club in 1998 to rise as a master in the A-2 league.

In 2000 assumes Jakša Vulić, former players, the club as a coach and takes him a year later in the A- 1 League, the first Croatian league. In the first year we reached the best ranking and was fifth behind KK Cibona, KK Zadar, Split and KK KK Zagreb. It was strengthened in the league and played a year later his first European campaign. In the FIBA Cup to reach the quarter-finals, failed one is the later German cup winner means BC from Weissenfels. After a few years they wanted to go a step further and qualify for the Adriatic League. In 2005 / 06, the Atlantic Group enters as a general sponsor and change again the name, since the means of the club KK Cedevita. This had the consequence that aufliefen also the first American professional basketball player for the club. These were Craig Forth and Cliff Hawkins.

You saw the last major success this season, as you failed in the semifinals of the Croatian Cup to eventual winners KK Zadar.

After a season of abstinence and the old coach Jakša Vulić come back. In the meantime he was at KK Široki. The dream of the Adriatic League continues to this day still.

See also: Basketball in Croatia


When the club was founded we first played outdoors before they could compete in the sports hall of the primary school Botinec. From 1993 to 2000 the club was located in the hall Trnsko and shared this with KK Zagreb. Since 2000, it is now in the hall Sutinska Vrela which can be found in Podsused district.


Known coach

  • Jakša Vulić