The teams with most EuroLeague playoffs appearances

15/Apr/19 13:29 April 15, 2019

Giannis Askounis

15/Apr/19 13:29

Eurohoops.net

Looking back at every season since 1987-88 and the quarterfinalists of Europe’s premier competion.

By Stelios Toromanidis and John Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net

Eurohoops takes a stroll down memory lane ahead of the 2019 EuroLeague playoffs. Following their Regular Season success, the eight teams will attempt to secure a Final Four spot, but before the postseason action we take a look at every team that made it to the quarterfinals since the 1987-88 campaign.

Many clubs have participated in the EuroLeague, a selected few have been included in the top eight of the season. We’re ready for the 31st playoffs stage ahead of the 32nd Final Four. Two playoffs stages were set in 2001, one by EuroLeague and by SuproLeague, while in 2002, 2003 and 2004 no playoffs series took place, as the Final Four spots were awarded through the Top 16 stage.

Forty-seven clubs from fifteen different countries have formed the 120 series played to date, which were best-of-three from 1988 to 2008 and best-of-five since. Spain is on top of the list with 57 quarterfinals appearances from eight different teams, Greece, Italy, Turkey and Russia follow rounding up the Top 5.

Top 15 countries with at least one playoffs team since 1987-88:

Country Teams Quarterfinal Berths
1 Spain 8 (Barcelona, Real Madrid, Malaga, Baskonia, Valencia, Bilbao, Estudiantes, Badalona) 57
2 Greece 5 (Olympiacos, Panathinaikos, Aris, AEK, PAOK) 45
3 Italy 5 (Virtus Bologna, Olimpia Milan, Fortitudo Bologna, Treviso, Siena) 32
4 Turkey 5 (Fenerbahce, Anadolu Efes, Ulker, Galatasaray, Darussafaka) 22
5 Russia 5 (CSKA Moscow, Khimki, UNICS Kazan, Dynamo Moscow, Lokomotiv Kuban) 21
6 Israel 1 (Maccabi Tel Aviv) 17
7 France 3 (Elan Bearnais, Limoges, ASVEL) 14
8 Serbia 2 (Crvena Zvezda, Partizan) 7
9 Croatia 2 (Split, Cibona) 7
10 Germany 3 (Koln, Bayer Leverkusen, ALBA Berlin) 4
11 Slovenia 1 (Olimpija) 3
12 Holland 2 (Den Bosch, Den Helder) 3
13 Lithuania 1 (Zalgiris Kaunas) 3
14 Poland 2 (Arka Gdynia, Lech Poznan) 2
15 Britain 1 (Kingston Kings) 1
TOTAL 47 teams 240

After the rankings by country, Eurohoops presents all forty-seven clubs that participated at least once in the playoffs. First the teams from 47th to 11th place and afterwards the Top 10. Teams tied were ranked according to EuroLeague titles won since 1988, finals appearances and Final Four berths.

Teams positioned from 11th to 47th place with at least one EuroLeague playoffs appearance since 1987-88:

Team Playoffs Berths Seasons
11 Partizan 6 1987-1988, 1991-1992, 1997-1998, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010
12 Limoges 6 1988-1989, 1989-1990, 1990-1991, 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
13 Pesaro 6 1988-1989, 1990-1991, 1992-1993, 1994-1995, 2000-2001, 2004-2005
14 Olimpia Milan 5 1987-1988, 1989-1990, 1991-1992, 1996-1997, 2013-2014
15 Treviso 5 1992-1993, 1995-1996, 1997-1998, 2000-2001, 2004-2005
16 Fortitudo Bologna 5 1996-1997, 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001
17 Split 4 1988-1989, 1989-1990, 1990-1991, 2000-2001
18 Aris 4 1987-1988, 1988-1989, 1989-1990, 1990-1991
19 Siena 4 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2010-2011, 2011-2012
20 ASVEL 4 1996-1997, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001
21 Elan Bearnais 4 1987-1988, 1992-1993, 1995-1996, 1998-1999
22 Zalgiris Kaunas 3 1998-1999, 2017-2018, 2018-2019
23 Olimpija 3 1996-1997, 1998-1999, 2000-2001
24 Cibona 3 1991-1992, 1994-1995, 1999-2000
25 Badalona 2 1991-1992, 1993-1994
26 AEK 2 1997-1998, 2000-2001
27 ALBA Berlin 2 1997-1998, 2000-2001
28 Den Bosch 2 1987-1998, 1988-1989
29 PAOK 1 1992-1993
30 Lokomotiv Kuban 1 2015-2016
31 Malaga 1 2006-2007
32 Khimki 1 2017-2018
33 Darussafaka 1 2016-2017
34 Arka Gdynia 1 2009-2010
35 Crvena Zvezda 1 2015-2016
36 Galatasaray 1 2013-2014
37 Lech Poznan 1 1989-1990
38 Ulker 1 1995-1996
39 Koln 1 1987-1988
40 Den Helder 1 1989-1990
41 Bayer Leverkusen 1 1990-1991
42 Kingston Kings 1 1990-1991
43 Estudiantes 1 1991-1992
44 Dynamo Moscow 1 2006-2007
45 Valencia 1 2010-2011
46 Bilbao 1 2011-2012
47 UNICS Kazan 1 2011-2012