2007–08 LEB Oro season

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2007-08 LEB season
League Liga Española de Baloncesto
Sport Basketball
Duration September 21, 2007-May 16, 2008
TV partner(s) Popular TV
Regular season
Season champions CAI Zaragoza
Season MVP United States Andrew Panko (Bruesa)
Top scorer United States Antwain Barbour (Tenerife)
Playoffs
Finals
Champions Bruesa
Finals MVP Lithuania Martynas Andriuskevicius (Alicante)

The 2007–08 LEB season is the 12th season of the Liga Española de Baloncesto. The 612-game regular season (34 games for each of the 18 teams) began on Friday, September 21, 2007, and will end on Friday, May 16, 2008. The champion of the regular season will be promoted to ACB. The teams between 2nd and 9th position will play a best of 3 games play off between May 20 and May 27 to see who plays the Final Four in Cáceres, between May 31 and June 1. Two bottom teams will be relegated to LEB Plata.

LEB Oro Regular season[edit]

Pos. Teams Pld W L PF PA Avg Qualification or relegation
1 CAI Zaragoza 34 28 6 2950 2465 +485 Promotion to Liga ACB
2 Alicante Costa Blanca 34 24 10 2795 2648 +147 Promotion playoffs
3 Bruesa GBC 34 24 10 2851 2684 +167
4 Leche Río Breogán 34 24 10 2739 2546 +193
5 Tenerife Rural 34 19 15 2809 2678 +131
6 Plus Pujol Lleida 34 19 15 2714 2655 +59
7 Ciudad de La Laguna 34 17 17 2696 2752 -56
8 Beirasar Rosalía 34 17 17 2636 2739 -103
9 Villa de Los Barrios 34 17 17 2505 2557 -52
10 Melilla Baloncesto 34 15 19 2524 2586 -62
11 Ford Burgos 34 15 19 2639 2661 -22
12 Ciudad de Huelva 1 34 14 20 2576 2657 -81
13 CB Alcúdia 2 34 13 21 2464 2596 -132
14 Aguas de Valencia 34 13 21 2599 2686 -87
15 Alerta Cantabria 3 34 12 22 2567 2736 -169
16 Basquetinca.com 4 34 12 22 2590 2679 -89
17 La Palma 5 34 12 22 2626 2782 -156 Relegation to LEB Plata
18 L'Hospitalet 34 11 23 2663 2836 -173

1 Ciudad de Huelva relegated to LEB Bronce due economic problems.
2 CB Alcúdia disappeared.
3 Alerta Cantabria relegated to LEB Bronce due economic problems.
4 Basquetinca.com refounded with Bàsquet Muro under the name of Bàsquet Mallorca.
5 UB La Palma clinched a vacant LEB berth and was not relegated

LEB Oro Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Each quarterfinal was a best-of-three (if third serie necessary) series between teams in the 2-9 positions, with the best-place team receiving home advantage. All opening games were played on May 20, 2008, and all second games were played on May 24. The deciding third games were played on May 27.

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg*
Alicante Costa Blanca 2 - 1 Villa de Los Barrios 73 - 67 52 - 66 103 - 67
Bruesa GBC 2 - 0 Beirasar Rosalía 76 - 67 74 - 73
Leche Río Breogán 2 - 0 Ciudad de La Laguna 76 - 64 94 - 79
Tenerife Rural 2 - 1 Plus Pujol Lleida 86 - 89 92 - 81 91 - 85

* if necessary

Final Four[edit]

The Final Four is the last phase of the LEB Oro season, and is held over a weekend in Cáceres. The semifinal games are played on May 31. The championship final is played on June 1.

Semifinals Finals
           
2 Alicante Costa Blanca 78
5 Tenerife Rural 79
5 Tenerife Rural 76
3 Bruesa GBC 81
3 Bruesa GBC 83
4 Leche Río Breogán 72

Stats Leaders[edit]

Points[edit]

Rank Name Team Games Points PPG
1. United States Antwain Barbour Tenerife Rural 39 762 19.5
2. United States Brad Oleson Beirasar Rosalía 32 570 17.8
3. United Kingdom Darren Phillip CAI Zaragoza 34 600 17.6
4. Argentina Paolo Quinteros CAI Zaragoza 34 595 17.5
5. United States Andrew Panko Bruesa GBC 38 597 15.7

Rebounds[edit]

Rank Name Team Games Points PPG
1. United States Jakim Donaldson Ciudad de La Laguna 36 357 9.9
2. Spain Oriol Junyent Ciudad de Huelva 21 204 9.7
3. Republic of the Congo Serge Ibaka L'Hospitalet 28 234 8.4
4. Czech Republic Ondrej Starosta CAI Zaragoza 34 259 7.6
5. United States Andrew Panko Bruesa GBC 38 287 7.5

Assists[edit]

Rank Name Team Games Points PPG
1. Argentina Lucas Victoriano CAI Zaragoza 34 196 5.8
2. Spain Jorge Jiménez Aguas de Valencia 33 154 4.7
3. Argentina Diego Ciorciari Melilla Baloncesto 34 152 4.5
3. Spain Xavier Puyada CB Alcúdia 34 152 4.5
5. France Stéphane Dumas Alicante Costa Blanca 36 157 4.4