ACB clubs reportedly plan a format change

2018-09-13T09:50:18+00:00 2018-09-13T09:50:18+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

13/Sep/18 09:50

The ACB playoffs are set to become more difficult and interesting, as the number of the teams will reportedly increase.

By Eurohoops team /

As reported by AS, ACB clubs (except for Baskonia, Real Madrid and Barcelona), plan on presenting a new competition format, to apply starting next season, in the upcoming General Assembly scheduled for September 18.

The number of teams will remain fixed (18) with this new format and the team to finish last will be relegated in the second division, while the second to last and the third to last will play playouts to remain in the top division.

The big change will occur in the playoffs, as according to the same report, 12 teams out of 18 will make the playoffs. The top four in the standings will play straight to the quarterfinals, while the teams from the 5th position to the 12th position will start from the eight-finals with in order to advance to the quarterfinals.

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