The basketball season in Europe is about to resume! The most competitive championships on the continent will soon begin, and the teams will return to compete on the floor. Sportiw gives you an overview of the key dates of the main basketball championships in Europe.
France 🇫🇷 Betclic Elite: Resumed on September 16
The French season of Betclic Elite will begin on September 16, offering fans the opportunity to see the stars of French basketball compete for the title. The early resumption of the season can be attributed to two main factors: the prospect of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and the preparation of the French team.
Spain 🇪🇸 Liga ACB: Coming-back on September 23
The 2023-24 season will begin on 16 and 17 September with the Endesa Super Cup dispute in Murcia and will continue a week later, on 23 and 24 September, with the start of the Endesa League. This league is renowned for its high level of play and the presence of some of the best teams in Europe, including Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Valencia Basket.
Adriatic 🗺️ ABA League: Resumed on September 29
The Adriatic region will see its basketball championship resume on September 29. The ABA League brings together high-level men’s professional basketball clubs from the former Yugoslavia Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia.
Finland 🇫🇮 Korisliiga: Resume on September 30
Saturday, September 30 will mark the beginning of the first round of the Korisliiga, with five games on the program, where ten teams will start their season. The remaining two teams, Korihait and Kauhajoki, will start their season three days later, on Tuesday, October 3.
Germany 🇩🇪 BBL : Resume on September 27
The German BBL will resume on September 27. Also, from the 2023-24 season, changes will be made to increase the appeal of the championship. Only the first six places of the regular season will be directly qualified for the playoffs. Teams ranked from seventh to tenth place will have to compete for two more places in the playoffs. In addition, in the BBL Cup, six teams from the 2nd league (Pro B) will be integrated into a qualifying round to increase the competitiveness of the competition
Greece 🇬🇷 Basket League: Coming-back date to be confirmed
The date of resumption of the Greek Basketball League remains to be confirmed, but fans of the country that saw the birth of modern basketball are eager to find their favorite teams in action.
Belgium and the Netherlands🇧🇪🇳🇱 BNXT League: Resumed on September 23
The season will begin on September 23. The BNXT League announced that all ten Belgian clubs active this season have obtained the green light from the licensing commission during the first phase of application review. An eleventh club, the Kortrijk Spurs, led by Christophe Beghin, also received its license. The club won the title in Top Division I. There will therefore be 11 Belgian clubs in the BNXT League next season.
Turkey 🇹🇷 BSL: Resumption date to be confirmed
The Turkish BSL championship is currently awaiting confirmation for its resumption date, but fans are still expecting fierce competition with teams such as Anadolu Efes Istanbul, Fenerbahçe Beko and Galatasaray.
Italy 🇮🇹 Serie A : Resumption on October 1st
In Italy, the Serie A championship also arouses enthusiasm, and resumes on October 1. With popular teams such as Olimpia Milano, AX Armani Exchange Milan and Virtus Bologna, Italian basketball will not fail to offer us exciting moments.
EuroLeague 🇪🇺 Resumed on October 5
In addition to the national championships, Europe also hosts the EuroLeague, the most prestigious club basketball competition on the continent. The EuroLeague kick-off is scheduled for October 5, and fans will be delighted to see the best teams from all over Europe compete in epic matches. High-level meetings and fierce competitions are guaranteed, making the EuroLeague an event not to be missed for basketball enthusiasts around the world.
This basketball season in Europe promises to be promising, with high-level matches, fiery rivalries and unforgettable moments on the field. Basketball fans around the world are eager to support their favorite teams and experience all the intensity of this exciting season! To follow all the basketball news, it’s this way!