Liga Leumit (basketball)

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Liga Leumit
Sport Basketball
Founded 1954
CEO Naftali Goshen
No. of teams 14
Country  Israel
Continent European Union FIBA Europe (Europe)
Level on pyramid 2nd Tier (Israel)
Promotion to Ligat Winner
Relegation to Liga Artzit
Domestic cup(s) State Cup
Official website www.ibba.one.co.il
Liga Leumit (basketball) is located in Israel
Kiryat Ata
Kiryat Ata
Beer Sheva
Beer Sheva
Yavne
Yavne
Ramat  HaSharon
Ramat HaSharon
Ramat Gan
Ramat Gan
Hod HaSharon
Hod HaSharon
Kfar Saba
Kfar Saba
Migdal Ha'emek
Migdal Ha'emek
Afula
Afula
Galil Elyon
Galil Elyon
Kiryat Ata
Kiryat Ata
Raanana
Raanana
Ashkelon
Ashkelon
League Map 2015-16

Liga Leumit (Hebrew: ליגה לאומית‎‎, lit. National League) is the second tier level league of basketball competition in Israel. It is the league level that is below the first tier Israeli Premier League.

League system[edit]

The league contains 14 clubs that compete in a home-and-away round-robin. At the end of the season, the top eight clubs advance to the play-offs. The first round is played on a best-of-three basis. The four winning clubs advance to two best-of-five playoffs, the winners of which are promoted to the Super League.

The two teams that finish at the bottom of the table are relegated to Liga Artzit.

2015–16 members[edit]

2013–14 members[edit]

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