Hamar men's basketball
|Leagues||1. deild karla|
|Founded||10 September 1992|
|Team colors||Blue, white|
|Head coach||Rui Costa|
Hamar first fielded a men's team during the 1993–1994 season when it participated in 2. deild karla. After three seasons in the 2. deild, Hamar won the league in 1997 and was promoted to 1. deild karla. During its first season in 1. deild, the team finished 5th in the league. During the summer, Hamar hired former Icelandic international player Pétur Ingvarsson as its player-coach. Behind his and star player Oleg Krijanovskij play, Hamar finished fourth in the league and made it to the playoffs. In the semi-finals, Hamar defeated Þór Þorlákshöfn 2-1 and advanced to the finals where it faced former Úrvalsdeild powerhouse Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur. After losing the first game, 102–90, Hamar went on a won the next two for the 1. deild championship and promotion to the top-tier Úrvalsdeild karla.
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- Pétur Ingvarsson 1999-2007
- Ágúst Björgvinsson 2007-2011
- Lárus Jónsson 2011-2013
- Daði Steinn Arnarsson 2013-2014
- *Ari Gunnarsson 2014
- Hallgrímur Brynjólfsson 2014-2015
- Andri Þór Kristinsson 2016
- Pétur Ingvarsson 2016-2018
- Máté Dalmey 2018–2021
- Rui Costa 2021–present
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