The Basketball Champions League explained – in 60 seconds!

The Basketball Champions League explained – in 60 seconds!


FIBA’s Basketball Champions League will
be a new horizon for the sport in Europe, but how does it work? From the start of the regular season, 324
games will be played over 7 months 40 teams from 23 countries are split into
five groups of eight. Game nights are Tuesday and Wednesday. Each team plays the other teams in its group
on a home and away basis. The top four teams from each group, plus the
four best fifth-placed teams will then progress to the playoffs in February – 24 clubs still
fighting for the title. The Top 8 teams of the regular season – which
are the five group winners, plus the three best runners up will move straight to the
Playoffs Phase 2. The other 16 teams will participate in the
Playoff Phase 1 for the right to join them. They will be split into pairs and face each
other home and away. The playoffs in March sees the Round of 16
and quarter-finals narrowing down the field until only the Final Four are remaining. The thrilling climax to the competition will
be held over one weekend – the 28-30th of April – when one team will make history and
lift the first ever Basketball Champions League trophy.

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