LEB Plata

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Liga Adecco Plata
Current season, competition or edition:
2014–15 LEB Plata season
Sport Basketball
Founded 2000
CEO José Luis Sáez
No. of teams 16
Country Spain Spain
Continent European Union Europe
Most recent champion(s) Fundación Fuenlabrada
Related competitions Copa LEB Plata
Level on pyramid 3rd Tier (Spain)
Promotion to LEB Oro - 2nd Tier (First 2)
Relegation to Liga EBA - 4th Tier (Last 1)
Official website adeccoplata.es (Spanish)

The LEB Plata is the third tier in the Spanish basketball league system, the second tier in the leagues organized by the Spanish Basketball Federation.

Each year, the winner and the runner-up of the league, promotes to LEB Oro. The last qualifieds are relegated to Liga EBA.

LEB Plata history[edit]

From 2000 to 2007, the league was known as LEB 2.

Season Champion Runner-up MVP
2000–01 Llobregat Centre Cornellà CD Universidad Complutense United States Rahshon Turner
2001–02 Bilbao Basket Berri CB Tarragona United States Melvin Simon
2002–03 CB Aracena CBC Algeciras Cepsa United States John Schuck
2003–04 Valls Félix Hotel Calpe Aguas de Calpe United States Shalawn Miller
2004–05 CB L'Hospitalet Alcúdia-Aracena United States Thomas Terrell
2005–06 Autocid Ford Burgos Aguas de Valencia Gandía United States Brett Beeson
2006–07 Beirasar Rosalía Ciudad de La Laguna Canarias United States Jason Blair
2007–08 Akasvayu Vic Illescas Urban CLM United States Stevie Johnson
2008–09 Faymasa Palencia WTC Almeda Park Cornellà Haiti Robert Joseph
2009–10 Fundación Adepal Alcázar Lobe Huesca United States Ronald Thompson
2010–11 Knet Rioja Iberostar Mallorca Bàsquet United States Ian O'Leary
2011–12 River Andorra Aguas de Sousas Ourense Montenegro Marko Todorović
2012–13 Unión Financiera Asturiana Oviedo Baloncesto Palma Air Europa United States Will Hanley
2013–14 Fundación Baloncesto Fuenlabrada CB Prat Nigeria Ola Atoyebi

Teams 2014–15 season[edit]

Team City Arena Coach
Amics Castelló Castelló de la Plana Pabellón Ciutat de Castelló Antonio Ten
Araberri BC Vitoria-Gasteiz Polideportivo Mendizorroza Iñaki Merino
Opentach Bàsquet Pla Marratxí Municipal Toni Martorell
Azpeitia Azkoitia ISB Azpeitia Polideportivo Municipal Iurgi Caminos
Cáceres Patrimonio de la Humanidad Cáceres Pabellón Multiusos Ciudad de Cáceres Ñete Bohígas
Canarias Basketball Academy Las Palmas Pabellón Universitario ULPGC Pepe Carrión
CB Tarragona Tarragona Polideportivo El Serrallo Berni Álvarez
CEBA Guadalajara Guadalajara Polideportivo San José Javier Juárez
FC Barcelona B Barcelona Palau Blaugrana Aleix Durán
Fundación Baloncesto Fuenlabrada Fuenlabrada Polideportivo Fernando Martín Armando Gómez
Grupo Eulen Carrefour "El Bulevar" de Ávila Ávila Multiusos Carlos Sastre
Lucentum Alicante Alicante Pabellón Pedro Ferrándiz Kuko Cruza
Marín Peixegalego Marín A Raña Sergio Cubeiro
Xuven Cambados Cambados O Pombal Yago Casal
Zornotza ST Amorebieta-Etxano Polideportivo Larrea Mikel Garitaonandia

Copa LEB Plata[edit]

The Copa LEB Plata (LEB Plata Cup) is a championship played since 2001.

In the first editions, the three top teams in the first half season and an organizer team played the Cup in a Final Four format. Since 2009, the teams who play this cup are two first qualified in the half season, and it's hosted by the first qualified . The winner of the Copa LEB Plata will be the first team in the play-offs if it finishes between the second and the fifth at the final of the Regular Season.

Year Host Winner Runner-up Score MVP
2001 Algeciras CB Tarragona CB Cornellà 84–82 Spain Salva Camps
2002 Bilbao Bilbao Basket CB Tarragona 84–74 Spain Lucho Fernández
2003 Plasencia CB Aracena CB Plasencia 80–71 United States DeCarlo Deveaux
2004 Logroño CB Clavijo CI Rosalía de Castro 77–75 Spain Manu Coego
2005 Gandía CB Atapuerca Gandía Bàsquet 98–78 United States Tony Smith
2006 Pontevedra CB Atapuerca CB Peñas Huesca 88–78 Argentina Diego Guaita
2007 Santiago Club Ourense Baloncesto CB 1939 Canarias 90–89 Spain Sony Vázquez
2008 Palencia CB Vic CB Illescas 66–64 Dominican Republic Eulis Báez
2009 Palencia Palencia Baloncesto CB L'Hospitalet 69–65 Spain Carles Bravo
2010 Huesca CB Peñas Huesca CD Huelva Baloncesto 89–67 United States Stevie Johnson
2011 Logroño CB Clavijo BC Andorra 79–72 Brazil Sidão Santana
2012 Andorra la Vella Araberri BC BC Andorra 82–74 Spain Alberto Ausina
2013 Guadalajara CEBA Guadalajara Oviedo CB 78–71 Spain Sergio Llorente
2014 Fuenlabrada CB Prat Baloncesto Fuenlabrada B 83–79 Spain Sergio Pérez

Final Four Editions[edit]

Since 2009, the Copa Príncipe de Asturias is only played with the two top teams at the first half of the LEB Plata season

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