The Greek women’s Basketball League is the most important competition of Greek women’s Basketball. It is organised by EOK (Hellenic Basketball Federation). It began with the season 1967-68. The first championship in the season 1967-68 was organised by ΕΟΑΠ (Greek:Ελληνική Ομοσπονδία Αθλοπαιδιών). Two years later EOK assumed the competition.
Iraklis Thessaloniki won the first championship, in season 1967-68. From 1976 to 1999, Sporting dominated in competition, winning 20 championships in this period (another championship won in 2004). So far, Sporting had won the most championships (21 totally). From 2008 to 2012 Athinaikos dominated exclusively, breaking the record of consecutive wins in Greek league. The success of Athinaikos entered the Guinness book of record. The serie of Athinaikos stopped to105 wins. The current champion is Elliniko B.C. who won the last championship.
The competition of Women's Basketball League started in 1968. In 1984-85 season the competition renamed to A Ethniki and in 1997-98 season it renamed to A1 Ethniki. Simultaneously the second division was created under the name A2 Ethniki. Since 2010 the organisers of championship decided to take place play off rounds.