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Spanish basketball league system

The Spanish basketball league system, or Spanish basketball league pyramid is a series of interconnected competitions for professional basketball clubs in Spain. The system has a hierarchical format with a promotion and demotion system between competitions at different levels.


There are currently five different competitions on the pyramid - the 1st tier Liga ACB, the 2nd tier LEB Oro, the 3rd tier LEB Plata, the 4th tier Liga EBA, and the 5th tier Primera División, which comprises the lower level regional divisions.

Spanish Basketball Federation while the lower ones are organized by the Regional Federations.

The tier levels

For the 2014–15 season, the Spanish basketball league system is as follows:

Level League
1 Liga ACB
(18 teams)
(previously Liga Nacional)
2 LEB Oro
(16 teams)
3 LEB Plata
(14 teams)
4 Liga EBA
(86 teams)
5 Primera División
Regional divisions

Lower divisions

For the 2012–13 season, the lower divisions for each of the Autonomous Communities is as follows:

Community Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8 Level 9
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