Euroleague basketball tournament is the highest-ranked basketball competition in Europe. There are more than 35.000 people that follow Euroleague on SofaScore that get instant notifications and updates via our and mobile app. This includes live scores, teams, best players, table standings and highlights.
A brief introduction to Euroleague
Euroleague was introduced in 2000 when it replaced FIBA EuroLeague. It is one of the most popular basketball leagues in the world in the indoor category. Before that, the league was run by FIBA who was in charge of FIBA European Champions Cup, FIBA European League, FIBA EuroLeague and FIBA SuproLeague.
Today there are 18 teams that compete every year between October and June for the title of the Euroleague championship, with more than 8,000 people on average that visit every game.
Euroleague tournament structure
The Euroleague tournament consists of 18 teams where every team plays against each other two times throughout the regular season. The 11 teams have a long-term contract with the Euroleague organization and have secured their participation every year. The other 7 teams are chosen from the winners of (, , , ) and including the wild card invitations.
After 34 games in the regular season, the best 8 teams enter the Playoffs, followed by the Final Four with two semifinal games, a game for the third position and a championship match. All , results, standings and statistics can also be found on the SofaScore.
Most successful Euroleague teams
Best players and coaches in Euroleague
Just like any other competition, Euroleague was also marked with many great players in its history.
- The top 3 scorers of all time are (still an active player), Juan Carlos Navarro (retired) and (still active)
- The top 3 players with the most assists are Vassilis Spanoulis, and . All of these players are active players today.
- The best players in the rebound category are , and . They are still active players.
- The players with the most blocks are (active), (active) and Fran Vasquez (inactive)
There is plenty more Euroleague information on SofaScore, so follow your favorite team or player and receive live notifications whenever they compete.