| Kalev/Cramo |
|Most titles|| Tartu Ülikool |
|TV partner(s)||Delfi TV|
The Estonian Cup (Estonian : Eesti karikas), also known as the Paf SuperCup for sponsorship reasons, is an annual cup competition for Estonian basketball teams. It is organized by the Estonian Basketball Association.
Until the 2000–01 season, the cup tournament was held in the end of the season in spring. In 2001, the tournament was moved to the first half of the season, and two Estonian Basketball Cup tournaments were held within the same calendar year.
|2001–02||15 December 2001||Kalev||94–78||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||Haapsalu Gymnasium||Haapsalu||N/A|
|2002–03||21 December 2002||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||92–76||Pirita||Keila Tervisekeskus||Keila||N/A|
|2003–04||28 September 2003||TTÜ/A. Le Coq||88–68||Kalev||Pärnu Rabahall||Pärnu||N/A|
|2004–05||17 October 2004||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||89–85||Kalev||Viljandi Sports Hall||Viljandi||N/A|
|2005–06||2 October 2005||Kalev/Cramo||70–64||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||Kuressaare Sports Hall||Kuressaare||N/A|
|2006–07||24 September 2006||Kalev/Cramo||97–92||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||A. Le Coq Sport||Tartu||N/A|
|2007–08||30 September 2007||Kalev/Cramo||71–62||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||Rakvere Sports Hall||Rakvere||N/A|
|2008–09||10 October 2008||Kalev/Cramo||90–61||TTÜ||A. Le Coq Sport||Tartu||N/A|
|2009–10||11 October 2009||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||67–55||Kalev/Cramo||Saku Suurhall||Tallinn||N/A|
|2010–11||30 December 2010||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||81–51||Rakvere Tarvas||Rakvere Sports Hall||Rakvere||N/A|
|2011–12||30 December 2011||Tartu Ülikool||87–81||Kalev/Cramo||Pärnu Sports Hall||Pärnu||Vallo Allingu|
|2012–13||22 December 2012||Rakvere Tarvas||81–64||TYCO Rapla||A. Le Coq Sport||Tartu||Māris Ļaksa|
|2013–14||22 December 2013||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||71–69||Kalev/Cramo||University of Tartu Sports Hall||Tartu||Augustas Pečiukevičius|
|2014–15||21 December 2014||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||84–66||Rakvere Tarvas||Rakvere Sports Hall||Rakvere||Janar Talts|
|2015–16||20 December 2015||Kalev/Cramo||73–55||Tartu Ülikool/Rock||Kuressaare Sports Hall||Kuressaare||Rain Veideman|
|2016–17||18 December 2016||Kalev/Cramo||71–66||Tartu Ülikool||Pärnu Sports Hall||Pärnu||Demonte Harper|
|2020–21||20 December 2020||Kalev/Cramo||95–56||Rakvere Tarvas||Rakvere Sports Hall||Rakvere||Kregor Hermet|
|Tartu Ülikool||1950, 1952, 1956, 1958, 1974, 1976, 1979, 2000, 2001 (2000–2001), 2002, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014|
|Kalev||1946, 1948, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2001 (2001–2002)|
|TPI||1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1970|
|Kalev/Cramo||2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2015, 2016, 2020|
|EPA||1957, 1959, 1963, 1965|
|Harju KEK||1988, 1989|
|TTÜ/A. Le Coq||2003|
Vjatšeslav Botškarjov, Arko Kask, Erki Kivinukk, Aivar Kuusmaa, Mait Käbin, Olev-Illimar Luiga, Margus Metstak, Indrek Rumma, Indrek Ruut, Kauri Sild, Meelis Songe, Raoul Suurorg, Tair Tenno, Rivo Turro, Reemo Veski (Coach: Üllar Kerde)
1999–00 Tartu Ülikool-Delta
Marek Doronin, Tanel Kaljula, Toomas Kandimaa, Tarmo Kikerpill, Aigar Kristovald, Marti Lasn, Jaanus Liivak, Toomas Liivak, Vallo Reinkort, Andrus Renter, Tanel Tein, Veljo Vares, Indrek Visnapuu (Coach: Teet Laur)
2000–01 Tartu Ülikool-Delta
Marek Doronin, Toomas Kandimaa, Tarmo Kikerpill, Aigar Kristovald, Jaanus Liivak, Toomas Liivak, Kuldar Lossmann, Rolandas Mačiulaitis, Ardi Niinepuu, Asko Paade, Rain Peerandi, Heiko Rannula, Vallo Reinkort, Tanel Tein, Veljo Vares, Antti Vasar (Coach: Jüri Neissaar)
Erik Dorbek, Priit Ilver, Tarmo Juhanson, Tanel Kaljula, Kristjan Kangur, Andres Kilk, Valmo Kriisa, Andrey Laletin, Kristjan Makke, Rauno Pehka, Indrek Rumma, Dan Shanks, Seth Sundberg, Alar Varrak (Coach: Üllar Kerde)
2002–03 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
Vallo Allingu, Marek Doronin, Toomas Kandimaa, Tarmo Kikerpill, Silver Leppik, Toomas Liivak, Asko Paade, Heiko Rannula, Vallo Reinkort, Andrus Renter, Tanel Tein, Antti Vasar, Martin Viiask (Coach: Jüri Neissaar)
2003–04 TTÜ/A. Le Coq
Mindaugas Budzinauskas, Larry Daniels, Gert Dorbek, Kert Kesküla, Karmo Allikas, Petri Virtanen, Andre Pärn, Aivar Kuusmaa, Krzysztof Wilangowski, Ivo Uibukant, Leho Kraav, Rauno Pehka (Coach: Heino Enden)
2004–05 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
Heiko Rannula, Rain Peerandi, Martin Viiask, Kristo Aab, Silver Leppik, Tarmo Kikerpill, Vallo Allingu, Marek Doronin, Asko Paade, Antti Vasar, Augenijus Vaškys, Marko Raamat (Coach: Tõnu Lust)
Turner Battle, Erik Dorbek, Gert Dorbek, Karl-Peeter Dorbek, Víctor González, Tanel Kaljula, Rait Keerles, Sten Möldre, Heiko Niidas, Andre Pärn, Kristo Saage, Reimo Tamm, Veljo Vares, Ardo Ärmpalu (Coach: Aivar Kuusmaa)
James Allen, Gregor Arbet, Erik Dorbek, Tanel Kaljula, Kristjan Kangur, Rait Keerles, Valmo Kriisa, Heiko Niidas, Travis Reed, Tanel Sokk (Coach: Veselin Matić)
Marlon Parmer, Tanel Sokk, Martin Viiask, Valmo Kriisa, Bojan Pelkić, Vladimir Vuksanović, Travis Reed, Rait Keerles, Gregor Arbet, Kristjan Kangur, Kristo Saage (Coach: Veselin Matić)
Gregor Arbet, Nate Fox, Indrek Kajupank, Kristjan Kangur, Rait Keerles, Valmo Kriisa, Tanel Kurbas, John Linehan, Martin Müürsepp, Josh Pace, Rain Raadik, Tanel Sokk, Viljar Veski (Coach: Nenad Vučinić)
2009–10 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
Sten Sokk, Todd Abernethy, Vallo Allingu, Janar Talts, Silver Leppik, Martin Viiask, Timo Eichfuss, Asko Paade, Sven Kaldre, Scott Morrison, Kristjan Kitsing (Coach: Indrek Visnapuu)
2010–11 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
Vallo Allingu, Marek Doronin, Timo Eichfuss, Kristjan Evart, Callistus Eziukwu, Joonas Järveläinen, Tanel Kurbas, Silver Leppik, Asko Paade, Rain Raadik, Sten Sokk, Janar Talts, Giorgi Tsintsadze, Rain Veideman (Coach: Indrek Visnapuu)
2011–12 Tartu Ülikool
Vallo Allingu, Marek Doronin, Timo Eichfuss, Taavi Leok, Tanel Kurbas, Silver Leppik, Asko Paade, Bill Amis, Sten Sokk, Kristo Saage, Rain Veideman, Kristjan Evart, Rain Raadik (Coach: Indrek Visnapuu)
2012–13 Rakvere Tarvas
Mihkel Schleicher, Brandis Raley-Ross, Renato Lindmets, Māris Ļaksa, Kaido Saks, Reimo Tamm, Raimond Tribuntsov, Andri Metsaru, Oliver Metsalu, Juris Umbraško, Kevin Täpp (Coach: Andres Sõber)
2013–14 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
Kent-Kaarel Vene, Gert Dorbek, Valmo Kriisa, Janar Talts, Timo Eichfuss, Saimon Sutt, Marek Doronin, Augustas Pečiukevičius, Kristen Meister, Vilmantas Dilys, Joosep Toome, Tanel Kurbas, Vincent Simpson (Coach: Gert Kullamäe)
2014–15 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
Tanel Sokk, Kent-Kaarel Vene, Gert Dorbek, Valmo Kriisa, Janar Talts, Timo Eichfuss, Saimon Sutt, Marek Doronin, Augustas Pečiukevičius, Kristen Meister, Karolis Petrukonis, Joosep Toome, Tanel Kurbas (Coach: Gert Kullamäe)
Gregor Arbet, Josh Boone, Martin Dorbek, Rolands Freimanis, Silver Jurno, Erik Keedus, Sten Olmre, Brandis Raley-Ross, Sten Sokk, Janar Soo, Rain Veideman (Coach: Alar Varrak)
Gregor Arbet, Martin Dorbek, Aleksandr Gavrilov, Mickell Gladness, Demonte Harper, Silver Jurno, Erik Keedus, Vitali Liutych, Cedric Simmons, Sten Sokk, Matthias Tass, Mark Tollefsen, Rain Veideman (Coach: Alar Varrak)
Devin Thomas, Marcus Keene, Sten Sokk, Tanel Kurbas, Maurice Kemp, Kregor Hermet, Jānis Kaufmanis, Rauno Nurger, Janari Jõesaar, Martin Dorbek, Indrek Sunelik (Coach: Roberts Štelmahers)
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