German Basketball Federation

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German Basketball Federation
Sport Basketball
Jurisdiction Germany
Abbreviation Deutscher Basketball Bund (DBB)
Founded October 1, 1949 (1949)
Affiliation FIBA
Regional affiliation FIBA Europe
Chief Exec Ingo Weiss
Official website

The German Basketball Federation (German: Deutscher Basketball Bund, abbreviated as DBB), is a governing body for basketball in Germany. It is headquartered in Hagen, Germany.


The predecessor of the German Basketball Federation, called the "Society for the Promotion of Basketball", was founded in 1947. The German Basketball Federation itself was then was founded on October 1, 1949, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Siegfried Reiner was the German Basketball Federation's first chairman.


President / 1st Chairman Tenure
Siegfried Reiner 1949–1953
Gerhard Nacke-Erich 1953–1964
Hans-Joachim Höfig 1964–1973
Anton Kartak 1973–1984
Manfred Ströher 1984–1994
Roland Geggus 1994–2006
Ingo Weiss 2006–present

Broadcasting rights[edit]

The German Basketball Federation games will stream on Bleacher Report Live in the United States.

External links[edit]