National Basketball League (Bulgaria)

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National Basketball League (NBL)
NBL League Logo.gif
Sport Basketball
Founded 1942
No. of teams 9
Country Bulgaria Bulgaria
Continent European Union FIBA Europe (Europe)
Most recent champion(s) Lukoil Academic
Level on pyramid 1st Tier
Official website Official Website

The Bulgarian National Basketball League (NBL) is the highest professional basketball league in Bulgaria. It was founded in 2008. Previously, it was called the Bulgarian A Division. The A Division is now the second level professional league in Bulgaria.

In 2013-14 season, there will be nine teams in the National Basketball League.

2013-14 teams[edit]

Club
Regular season finish
in 2012-13
Hall
Balkan Botevgrad 3rd Arena Botevgrad
Beroe 7th Municipal Hall
Cherno More Port Varna 6th Palace of Culture and Sports
Chernomorets 8th Boycho Branzov
Levski Sofia 2nd Universiada Hall
Lukoil Academic 1st Sports complex Hall
Rilski Sportist 4th Arena Samokov
Spartak Pleven 9th Balkanstroy
Yambol 5th Diana

Champions[edit]

Titles by Club[edit]

  • Bianco e Rosso.svg Akademik: 23
    • 1957, 1958, 1959, 1963, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • 600px Bianco e Azzurro (Bordato).png Levski Sofia: 18
    • 1942, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2014
  • 600px Rosso con Stella Rossa.png CSKA Sofia: 12
    • 1949, 1950, 1951, 1965, 1967, 1977, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1990, 1991, 1992
  • 600px Rosso e Nero (Strisce).png Lokomotiv Sofia: 6
    • 1943, 1948, 1955, 1961, 1964, 1966
  • 600px Verde Bianco Verde.png Balkan Botevgrad: 4
    • 1974, 1987, 1988, 1989
  • Bianco Con Striscia Nera.svg Slavia Sofia: 3
    • 1952, 1953, 1997
  • 600px Dark blue with V2.png Cherno More Port Varna: 3
    • 1985, 1998, 1999
  • 600px Bianco con striscia verticale spessa Blu.png Spartak Pleven: 2
    • 1995, 1996
  • 600px Blu e Giallo (Quadrati).png Yambol: 1
    • 2002

Champions[edit]

Season Champion Score Runner-up
2008–09 Lukoil Academic 3–1 ChernoMore
2009–10 Lukoil Academic 3–1 Levski Sofia
2010–11 Lukoil Academic 3–0 Levski Sofia
2011–12 Lukoil Academic 3–0 Levski Sofia
2012–13 Lukoil Academic 3–2 Levski Sofia
2013–14 Levski Sofia 3–2 Lukoil Academic

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