Turkish Basketball Second League

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Turkish Basketball Second League (TB2L)
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event TB2L 2015–16 season
Turkish Basketball Second League logo.png
Formerly Turkish Basketball Third League (TB3L)
Sport Basketball
Founded 2011
No. of teams 24
Country  Turkey
Confederation Turkish Basketball Federation
Most recent
champion(s)
Acıbadem Üniversitesi
Level on pyramid 3rd tier
Promotion to TBL
Relegation to EBBL
Official website [1]

The Turkish Basketball Second League, also called TB2L, is the third-tier level league of professional club basketball in Turkey. The league was previously called the Turkish Basketball Third League (TB3L).

Format and promotion and relegation[edit]

There are a total of 24 teams participating in the league for the TB2L 2015–16 season. Each team plays each other in their group twice during the regular season. The top 8 teams from each group qualify to an elimination round (best of 3 games). Winners in elimination games qualify to the Quarterfinals (best of 3 games). Winners in the quarterfinals qualify to a final group (round robin). The top two teams in the final group are promoted to the second-tier level Turkish Basketball First League (TBL) for the next season.

Clubs 2015–16 Season[edit]

The league currently consists of the following member clubs:

Club City
68 Aksaray Belediye Aksaray
Boluspor Bolu
Bostanlıspor İzmir
Bursaspor Bursa
Çorlu Belediyesi Çorlu
Düzce Belediyesi Düzce
FMV Işıkspor Istanbul
Gemlik Gücümspor Bursa
İstanbulspor Istanbul
İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi İstanbul
İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyesi İzmir
Kepez Belediyespor Antalya
Maliye Milli Piyango Ankara
Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi Mersin
Muğla Orman Muğla
Orman Gençlik Ankara
Samsunspor DSİ Samsun
Selçuklu Belediyesi Konya
TED İstanbul İstanbul
Tofaş Gelişim Bursa
Trakya Üniversitesi Meriçspor Edirne
Yalova Belediyesi Yalova
Yeşilyurt İstanbul
Zirve Üniversitesi Gaziantep

Clubs 2014–15 season[edit]

Club City
68 Aksaray Aksaray
Acıbadem Üniversitesi Istanbul
Bandırma Kırmızı Bandırma
Batman Petrol Batman
Bilecik Belediyesi Bilecik
Boluspor Bolu
Bostanlıspor İzmir
Bursaspor Bursa
Çorlu Belediyesi Çorlu
Düzce Belediyesi Düzce
FMV Işıkspor Istanbul
Gemlik Gücümspor Bursa
İstanbulspor Istanbul
İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyesi İzmir
Kepez Belediyespor Antalya
Kuşadası Gençlik Aydın
Maliye Milli Piyango Ankara
Melikgazi Belediye Spor Kayseri
Muğla Orman Muğla
Orman Gençlik Ankara
Selçuklu Belediyesi Konya
Tofaş Gelişim Bursa
Trakya Üniversitesi Meriçspor Edirne
Zirve Üniversitesi Gaziantep