Basketball Champions League playoffs expand to three new countries

15/Feb/19 09:34 February 15, 2019

Giannis Askounis

15/Feb/19 09:34

Three years in and teams from twelve different countries have secured a spot in the Basketball Champions League playoffs.

By John Askounis/

After fourteen grueling Regular Season Gamedays, sixteen teams prevailed securing a place in the Round of 16 stage of the Basketball Champions League. From 5 until 13 of March, the qualified clubs will try to advance to the quarterfinals and from there insert themselves into the Final Four.

BCL isn’t only about club glory. Every team is also representing its country with Lithuania, Israel, Greece, Spain, Russia, Italy, Belgium, France, Turkey and Germany proudly holding up a spot in the Round of 16 stage. Three of the above, Israel, Russia and Belgium, are represented in the final 16 clubs for the first time.