Italian Basketball Federation

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Italian Basketball Federation
FIBA Europe
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Association crest
Founded 1921
FIBA affiliation 1932
FIBA Europe affiliation 1958
President Gianni Petrucci
Website FIP.it

The Italian Basketball Federation (Italian: Federazione Italiana Pallacanestro; FIP) is the governing body of basketball in Italy. It is based in Rome.

It organises national competitions in Italy and the Italian basketball leagues, which operate the country's two professional leagues, Lega Basket Serie A (LBA) and Serie A2 Basket.

It is also responsible for appointing the management of the Italian national basketball team (men's) and women's. But also youth men's (under-19 and under-17), women's (under-19 and under-17), 3x3 men's and women's basketball teams.

It is a member of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) as one of the founding member, and has one of the world's longest basketball traditions.[1]

Competitions[edit]

The FEB also organizes several competitions:

Sponsors[edit]

Source: FIP.it

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". FIBA.com. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 

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