Baltic Basketball League (BBL) was founded in the year 2004. Similar to Asian basketball League, this league is mainly focusing on teams from the Baltic States. But there are many other teams have also participated in the Baltic League that includes Finland, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Sweden. After the season of 2017-18, this league declared that it was suspending its operations.
For the season 2015-16, the format of the Baltic Basketball League included a regular season which is composed by 2 groups of 7 teams that played in a round-robin competition system, in which each team facing their opponent 2 times. The teams which are qualified for the 8th finals based on their ranking after the regular season.
Among the 5 teams who participated in FIBA Europe Cup Competition, Pieno zvaigzdes, Rock, Tartu Ulikool, Siauliai, Juventus, and Ventspils and the later 3 did not qualify for the FIBA Europe Cup competition and in this way, it was started playing at the start of the BBL playoffs, seeded respectively 1st, 2nd, and 3rd based on the last season’s results.
All playoff games are played in home-and-away series. While this league was very well-known in the late 2000s, the departure of the powerful teams like B Lietuvos Rytas and BC Zalgiris led to a decline in popularity. In the year 2018, it was declared that the league is suspending their operations.
Baltic Basketball League is also featuring a Baltic Basketball League Cup competition before the beginning of the regular season since the year 2008.
Last season of Baltic League:
The 2017-18 was the 14th and the last season of the Baltic Basketball League and 3rd under the title sponsorship of Triobet. This season began on October 24, 2017, and concluded on April 5, 2018. Last year’s finalist team was Pieno Zvaigzdes defeated Jurmala in the finals.
Basketball Betting :
Basketball is most popular forms of sports betting and is easy to bet on. Also it’s important to know whom you are betting on and what you are going to get from match. Basketball betting online is a fun if you know all basics. Learn simple steps about betting anytime online. Read more about Baltic basketball league at their official website.