Baltic Basketball League
|Current season||Baltic Basketball League 2015/16|
Estonia Latvia Lithuania Sweden
|Title holder||BC Vytautas|
|Record champions||Žalgiris Kaunas (6)|
The Baltic Basketball League is a basketball league from the Baltic states of Estonia , Latvia and Lithuania . In addition, the team BK Barsy Atyrau from Kazakhstan is currently taking part, which plays all of its games away from home. The BBL was founded in 2004 based on the model of the Adria League . Teams from Sweden, Finland and Russia have also participated in recent years.
In the current game mode for the 2015/16 season, 14 teams in two groups will play each against each other in one round. The five best in each group and the better sixth placed qualify for the play-off round of 16. In addition, there are five teams in the play-offs that previously took part in European competitions such as the FIBA Europe Cup .
Participants (season 2016/17)
|Baltic League winners by team|
|Baltic League winners by country|
- 2016/17: BC Vytautas - BC Pieno žvaigždės - 85:88; 89:74
- 2015/16: KK Šiauliai - Tartu Rock - 74:81; 102: 76
- 2014/15: KK Šiauliai - BK Ventspils - 68:70; 88:80
- 2013/14: KK Šiauliai - TonyBet Prienai - 62:57; 78:66
- 2012/13: BK Ventspils - Rudupis Prienai - 91:69; 70:73
- 2011/12: Žalgiris Kaunas - Lietuvos Rytas - 74:70 in Siauliai
- 2010/11: Žalgiris Kaunas - VEF Riga - 75:67 in Kaunas
- 2009/10: Žalgiris Kaunas - Lietuvos Rytas - 73:66 in Vilnius
- 2008/09: Lietuvos Rytas - Žalgiris Kaunas - 97:74 in Tartu
- 2007/08: Žalgiris Kaunas - Lietuvos Rytas - 86:84 in Siauliai
- 2006/07: Lietuvos Rytas - Žalgiris Kaunas - 81:77 in Riga
- 2005/06: Lietuvos Rytas - Žalgiris Kaunas - 86:74 in Tallinn
- 2004/05: Žalgiris Kaunas - Lietuvos Rytas - 64:60 in Vilnius
There is also the Baltic Women Basketball League (BWBL) with currently 10 teams.