Italian basketball league system

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The Italian basketball league system or Italian basketball league pyramid, is a series of interconnected competitions for professional basketball clubs in Italy. The system has a hierarchical format with a promotion and demotion system between competitions at different levels. There are currently ten different competitions on the pyramid: the 1st-tier Lega Basket Serie A, the 2nd-tier Serie A2 Gold Basket, the 3rd-tier Serie A2 Silver, the 4th-tier Divisione Nazionale B, the 5th-tier Divisione Nazionale C, the 6th-tier Serie C Regionale, the 7th-tier Serie D Regionale, the 8th-tier Promozione, 9th-tier Prima Divisione, and the 10th-tier Seconda Divisione.

The tier pyramid[edit]

Level League
1. Lega Basket Serie A
National Professional 1st Division
(16 teams)
2. Serie A2 Basket
National Professional 2nd Division
(32 teams)
3. Serie B Basket
National Amateur 3rd Division
(64 teams)
4. Serie C
National Amateur 4th Division
(112 teams)
5. Serie C Regionale
Regional 1st Division
6. Serie D Regionale
Regional 2nd Division
7. Promozione
Regional 3rd Division
8. Prima Divisione
Regional 4th Division
9. Seconda Divisione
Regional 5th Division

Other competitions[edit]

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