Ligue nationale de basket

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Ligue nationale de basket
Ligue Nationale de Basket logo.svg
Formation 27 June 1987; 31 years ago (1987-06-27)
Headquarters 117, rue du Château des Rentiers
Paris, France
Coordinates 48°49′43″N 2°21′58″E / 48.828691°N 2.3660717000000204°E / 48.828691; 2.3660717000000204Coordinates: 48°49′43″N 2°21′58″E / 48.828691°N 2.3660717000000204°E / 48.828691; 2.3660717000000204
Director
Alain Béral
Website lnb.fr

The Ligue nationale de basket (LNB) (English: National Basketball League) is the governing body of men's professional club basketball in France. The LNB organises the first-tier Pro A and the second-tier Pro B. Additionally, the federation annually organises the Leaders Cup, Match des Champions and LNB All-Star Game. The LNB was established in 1987 by a committee consisting of high level professional clubs from France. In 1990, the LNB overtook the CCHN as the organizer of the top tier competition in France.

List of presidents

  • 1987–1999: Jean Bayle-Lespitau
  • 1999–2003: Alain Pelletier
  • 2003–2010: René Le Goff
  • 2010–2011: Jean-Luc Desfoux
  • 2011–present: Alain Béral[1]

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ "Alain Béral (Président) : «Créer les conditions pour que de grands projets émergent»". lnb.fr. 1 December 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2018. 

External links

  • Official Site (in French)
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