2016–17 Úrvalsdeild karla

The 2016–17 Úrvalsdeild karla was the 66th season of the Úrvalsdeild karla, the top tier men's basketball league in Iceland. The season started on October 6, 2016 and ended on April 30, 2017. KR won its fourth title in a row by defeating Grindavík 3–2 in the Finals.

Domino's deild karla1
Competition details
Teams 12
Dates October 6, 2016 – April 30, 2017
TV Stöð 2 Sport
Final positions
Champions KR (16th title)
Runners-up Grindavík
Relegated Skallagrímur, Snæfell
Awards
Finals MVP Jón Arnór Stefánsson
Domestic MVP Jón Arnór Stefánsson
Foreign MVP Amin Khalil Stevens
Statistical leaders
Points Amin Khalil Stevens
29.5
Rebounds Amin Khalil Stevens
15.3
Assists Hörður Vilhjálmsson
6.8
← 2015–16
1 Sponsored league name, referring to Úrvalsdeild karla.

Competition format

The participating teams first played a conventional round-robin schedule with every team playing each opponent once "home" and once "away" for a total of 22 games. The top eight teams qualified for the championship playoffs whilst the two last qualified were relegated to Division 1.

Regular season

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 KR 22 17 5 1920 1732 +188 34 Qualification to playoffs
2 Stjarnan 22 16 6 1884 1715 +169 32
3 Tindastóll 22 15 7 1957 1794 +163 30
4 Grindavík 22 13 9 1877 1857 +20 26
5 Þór Þorl 22 12 10 1856 1769 +87 24
6 Keflavík 22 11 11 1927 1861 +66 22
7 ÍR 22 11 11 1767 1764 +3 22
8 Þór Akureyri 22 11 11 1867 1858 +9 22
9 Njarðvík 22 10 12 1852 1877 25 20
10 Haukar 22 9 13 1819 1821 2 18
11 Skallagrímur 22 7 15 1886 2012 126 14 Relegated
12 Snæfell 22 0 22 1693 2254 561 0
Source: KKÍ

Playoffs

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
  1 KR 3  
0 Þór Akureyri 000  
  1 KR 3  
  6 Keflavík 010  
4 Grindavík 3
  5 Þór Þorl 2  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round)   1 KR 3
  4 Grindavík 020
  2 Stjarnan 3  
7 ÍR 0  
  2 Stjarnan 0
  4 Grindavík 3  
3 Tindastóll 1
  6 Keflavík 3  

References

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