Tofaş Spor Kulübü (English: Tofaş Sports Club) (more commonly known as Tofaş) is a professional basketball team that is based in Bursa, Turkey. Their home arena is the Tofaş Nilüfer Spor Salonu, with a capacity of 7,500 seats. The team is sponsored by Tofaş, which is a Turkish automaker.
|Leagues||Basketbol Süper Ligi|
|Arena||Tofaş Nilüfer Spor Salonu|
|Team colors||Blue, white, green|
|Head coach||Hakan Demir|
|Team captain||Berk Uğurlu|
|Championships||2 Turkish Championships|
3 Turkish Cups
1 Turkish President's Cup
The team competes in the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL).
Tofaş was founded in 1974. The team won the BSL in two consecutive seasons, in the 1998–99 and 1999–2000 seasons. The following year, however, the team withdrew from the league, for financial reasons. They returned to competition in the BSL in the 2003–04 season, but they were relegated down a league level the following year.
Tofaş next played in the BSL, from the 2009–10 season, to the 2014–15 season. In addition to the club's two Turkish Super League titles (1999, 2000), the team has also won three Turkish Cups (1993, 1999, 2000), and a Turkish President's Cup (1999). In the club's heyday, the team also achieved significant success at the European-wide continental level. Such as being the runner-up in the European-wide third-tier level FIBA Korać Cup's 1996–97 season Final against the Greek club Aris Thessaloniki.
In 2015, Tofaş relegated from the BSL to the First League. The club immediately promoted back as it was the 2016 TBL champion. The club played in the European-wide second-tier level EuroCup, in the 2017–18 season. The same season, Tofaş reached the 2018 finals of the BSL. Despite winning game 3 at home, the team fell to Fenerbahçe and lost the series 4–1.
Updated: August 8, 2021
|Pos.||Starting 5||Bench 1||Bench 2|
|C||Jeremy Simmons||Muhsin Yaşar|
|PF||Tomislav Zubčić||Ege DEmir|
|SF||Elgin Cook||Berke Büyüktuncel|
|SG||Pako Cruz||Yiğit Arslan||Batın Tuna|
|PG||Kasey Shephard||Berk Uğurlu||Bora Satır|
Season by seasonEdit
|Season||Tier||Division||Pos.||Turkish Cup||European competitions|
|1990–91||1||TBL||2nd||3 Korać Cup||1R|
|1991–92||1||TBL||6th||2 European Cup||2R|
|1992–93||1||TBL||5th||Champion||3 Korać Cup||3R|
|1993–94||1||TBL||6th||2 European Cup||GS|
|1994–95||1||TBL||4th||3 Korać Cup||R32|
|1995–96||1||TBL||4th||3 Korać Cup||3R|
|1996–97||1||TBL||4th||3 Korać Cup||RU|
|2012–13||1||TBL||8th||Group stage||3 EuroChallenge||L16|
|2014–15||1||TBL||16th||Group stage||3 EuroChallenge||RS|
- "7DAYS EuroCup Board meets ahead of 2017-18 season". EuroCup Basketball. 14 June 2017. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
- TOFAS SPORTS HALL.
- Tofas Bursa Arena: TOFAS SPOR SALONU.