Greek basketball league system

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The Greek basketball league system or Greek basketball league pyramid, is a series of interconnected competitions for professional basketball clubs in Greece. The system has a hierarchical format with a promotion and demotion system between competitions at different levels. There are currently eight different competitions on the pyramid: the 1st-tier Greek Basket League, the 2nd-tier Greek A2 Basketball League, the 3rd-tier Greek B Basketball League, the 4th-tier Greek C Basketball League, the 5th-tier ESKA A Category, the 6th-tier ESKA B Category, the 7th-tier ESKA C Category, and the 8th-tier ESKA D Category.

The tier pyramid[edit]

Level League
1 Greek Basket League
National Professional 1st Division
(All clubs must be legally licensed, registered, and recognized as fully professional clubs.)
(14 teams)
2 Greek A2 Basketball League
National Professional 2nd Division
(Clubs don't have to be legally licensed as professional entities. Some are and some are not.)
(14 teams)
3 Greek B Basketball League
National Semiprofessional 3rd Division
(26 teams)
4 Greek C Basketball League
National Amateur Division
(48 teams)
5 ESKA A Category
Local 1st Division
(138 teams)
6 ESKA B Category
Local 2nd Division
(132 teams)
7 ESKA C Category
Local 3rd Division
(110 teams)
8 ESKA D Category
Local 4th Division
(77 teams)

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