The Belgian Basketball League, for sponsorships reasons known as Scooore League, is the highest tier professional basketball league in Belgium. Formerly the Basketball League Belgium (BLB), till 2014 the league was known as the 'Ethias League'.
The most successfull current team of the league is BC Oostende, which holds a record for most titles (15) along with the dissolved team R.C. Mechelen. Other notable
The BLB is played by the international FIBA rules. Since 2014–15 the BLB season has a new format. In the regular season, all teams play each other first home and away. After that first round the league is divided in two groups based on standings; in the first group teams ranked 1–6 play and in the second 7–11. After the split each team plays all others in its group once home and once away. After that the Playoffs are played by eight teams. The quarterfinals consist of best-of-three series and the semi- and finals are played in a best-of-five format.
Not all awards are official ones handed out by the league itself, but all are regarded and respected as BLB awards. As example the Belgian Player of the Year award is handed out by the Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad, but the league itself reports the winner on its website.