Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol

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Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol
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Founded 2008; 10 years ago (2008)
First season 2008–09
Country  Portugal
Confederation FIBA Europe
Number of teams 12
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Proliga
Domestic cup(s) Cup
League Cup
Supercup Super Cup
International cup(s) Champions League
FIBA Europe Cup
Current champions Oliveirense
(1st title)
Most championships Benfica
(27 titles)
TV partners RTP (international channels)
Benfica TV
Porto Canal
Website fpb.pt
(in Portuguese)
2017–18 season

The Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol (English: Portuguese Basketball League) is the top men's professional club basketball league in Portugal. From the 2008–09 season onward, the competition has been again organised by the Federação Portuguesa de Basquetebol (Portuguese Basketball Federation) after not having been for 13 seasons. This was caused by the fold of the LCB after many years of financial problems, with the league now being a semi-professional league.

Between the 1965–66 and 1973–74 seasons, the league champions were determined by a tournament between the winners of the Campeonato Metropolitano (representing Portugal) and the champions of the then Portuguese colonies Mozambique and Angola, as a similar fashion to the Portuguese Roller Hockey First Division, which was also played during those seasons. However, the first of these tournaments never came to be because of a protest launched by Mozambican team Sporting de Lourenço Marques.

Portuguese champions

Campeonato Metropolitano champions

Liga de Clubes de Basquetebol champions

Year Final
Champions Score Runners-up
1995–96 Porto (7) 3–1 Benfica
1996–97 Porto (8) 3–1 Oliveirense
1997–98 Estrelas Avenida 3–2 Ovarense
1998–99 Porto (9) 3–1 Illiabum
1999–2000 Ovarense (2) 3–0 Porto
2000–01 Portugal Telecom 3–1 Oliveirense
2001–02 Portugal Telecom (2) 3–0 Oliveirense
2002–03 Portugal Telecom (3) 3–2 Oliveirense
2003–04 Porto (10) 3–1 Queluz
2004–05 Queluz (2) 3–0 Ovarense
2005–06 Ovarense (3) 3–0 Ginásio
2006–07 Ovarense (4) 3–2 Porto
2007–08 Ovarense (5) 4–3 Porto

Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol champions

Year Final
Champions Score Runners-up
2008–09 Benfica (21) 4–0 Ovarense
2009–10 Benfica (22) 4–1 Porto
2010–11 Porto (11) 4–3 Benfica
2011–12 Benfica (23) 3–2 Porto
2012–13 Benfica (24) 3–1 Académica de Coimbra
2013–14 Benfica (25) 3–0 Vitória de Guimarães
2014–15 Benfica (26) 3–0 Vitória de Guimarães
2015–16 Porto (12) 3–1 Benfica
2016–17 Benfica (27) 3–0 Porto
2017–18 Oliveirense 3–0 Porto

Total championships won

Team Won Years won
Benfica 27 1940, 1946, 1947, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
Porto 12 1952, 1953, 1972, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2011, 2016
Sporting CP 8 1954, 1956, 1960, 1969, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1982
Carnide 7 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1941, 1943, 1944
Ovarense 5 1988, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2008
Académica de Coimbra 4 1949, 1950, 1955, 1959
Vasco da Gama 3 1942, 1948, 1951
Sporting de Lourenço Marques (MOZ) 3 1968, 1971, 1973
Portugal Telecom 3 2001, 2002, 2003
Belenenses 2 1939, 1945
Barreirense 2 1957, 1958
Queluz 2 1984, 2005
Conimbricense 1 1933
União de Lisboa 1 1934
Benfica de Luanda (ANG) 1 1967
CD Malhangalene (MOZ) 1 1974
Ginásio 1 1977
Estrelas Avenida 1 1998
Oliveirense 1 2018

Records

  • Benfica became the second team in basketball history to achieve a perfect regular season (100% wins) in the 2008–09 season, after Maccabi Tel Aviv in the 1970s.

External links

  • Official website (in Portuguese)
  • Eurobasket.com league page
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