National Basketball League (Czech Republic)
|Current season, competition or edition:
2015–16 National Basketball League (Czech Republic) season
|No. of teams||13|
|Most titles||ČEZ Nymburk
|Domestic cup(s)||Czech Republic Basketball Cup|
|Official website||Official website|
The Czech Republic National Basketball League (NBL) (in Czech: Národní Basketbalová Liga), also called the Mattoni NBL for sponsorship reasons, is the top level professional basketball league in the Czech Republic. The league operates under a promotion and relegation system. The bottom two NBL teams from each season's standings are relegated to the 1. Liga, while the top two 1. Liga teams from each season's standings are promoted to the NBL. The league is sponsored by Mattoni, a brand of mineral water.
ČEZ Nymburk is by far the most important team in the league, since 2003–04 the team has won every league title.
It is run by the Asociace Ligových Klubů.
- ČEZ Nymburk
- JIP Pardubice
- Unikol Kolín
- USK Praha
- Tuři Svitavy
- Nova Hut Ostrava
- SLUNETA Ústí nad Labem
- Levharti Chomutov
- Lions Jindřichův Hradec
Performance by club
||2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016|
||1997, 1998, 2002, 2003|
||1993, 1900, 2001|
||1994, 1995, 1996|
The champion is determined in a playoff, with the bottom two teams getting sent to the 2. liga.
- Česká Basketbalová Federace - The governing body of basketball in the Czech Republic.
- Czechoslovak Basketball League
- Czech Republic Basketball Cup