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is a Norwegian basketball team from the city of Tromsø
Tromsø is a city and municipality in Troms county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Tromsø.Tromsø city is the ninth largest urban area in Norway by population, and the seventh largest city in Norway by population...
, playing in the Norwegian Basketball Premier League, BLNO
BLNO is Norway's premier professional men's basketball league. It was established in 2000.-Competition: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...
. The home arena of Tromsø Storm is Tromsøhallen, which has an official capacity of approximately 2,500 spectators.
Tromsø Storm has been playing in the BLNO since the Norwegian league was officially revitalized in the year 2000. Prior to this, the club was playing in the Norwegian top division under the name Tromsø Basketball Klubb (TBBK). TBBK won the play-offs in the Norwegian top division in 1997 and lost the finals in 1998. For the past ten years the club has not been able to copy this achievement under its new name.
Historically Tromsø Storm has performed in the low and mid-range of the league table, but for the past couple of seasons, the team won the league championship in the 2006/2007 season and took bronze medals in the 2007/2008 season. Despite these achievements, the club has not been able to make it through to the play-off finals.
Tromsø Storm has been one of the two clubs in the league with the highest attendances on average, with an all-time high in the final match of the 2006/2007 season when a full packed arena saw the team beat the arch rival Harstad Vikings
Harstad Vikings was a Norwegian basketball team. The Vikings play their matches in Harstadhallen. The kits are blue and white, and the coach is Tore Berset. Harstad won the BLNO championship in 2006, and has made a total of 5 final appearances.-External links:...
in the final match of the regular season, bringing the team to the top of the league table and winning the league championship.
Roster as of end season 10/11
- 4 Dag Christensen, C
- 10 Ifiok Adahada, PG
- 9 Kurt Figenschau, SG
- 10 Aslak Smalås, SG/PG
- 24 Anders Solem, PF
- Bendik Myhrer, SG
- Ronald Timus, SF/PF/SG
- Gerald January, PF/C
- 11 Hani Issalhi, PG/SG
- 21 Galin Mihaylov, PG/SG
- 55 Dennis Ogolla Johansen, PG/SG
- Alexander Boyko, PF
- Head coach: under consideration
- Assistant coach: No current