2019–20 Swedish Basketball League

The 2019–20 Swedish Basketball League season is the 27th season of the Swedish Basketball League (SBL), the top tier basketball league on Sweden. The season starts on 25 September 2019.[1]

Swedish Basketball League
Competition details
Season 2019–20
Teams 10
Dates 25 September 2019 – TBD
2020–21

The Södertälje Kings are the defending champions.

Competition format

The participating teams first play a conventional round-robin schedule with every team playing each opponent four times for a total of 36 games. The top eight teams qualified for the championship playoffs.

Teams

Location of teams in the 2019–20 Basketligan

Djurgårdens promoted as champion of the Superettan and replaced Uppsala, last qualified in the previous season and relegated.

Team City Venue Capacity
Borås Borås Boråshallen 3,000
Djurgårdens Stockholm Brannkyrkahallen 500[2]
Jämtland Östersund Östersunds sporthall
1,700
Köping Stars Köping Karlbergshallen 800
Luleå Luleå Luleå Energi Arena
2,700
Norrköping Dolphins Norrköping Stadium Arena
4,500
Nässjö Nässjö Nässjö Sporthall Unknown
Södertälje Kings Södertälje Täljehallen
2,200
Umeå Umeå Umeå Energi Arena
1,270
Wetterbygden Stars Huskvarna Huskvarna Sporthall

Regular season

League table

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Södertälje Kings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification to playoffs
2 Borås 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Norrköping Dolphins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Luleå 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Jämtland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Nässjö 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Wetterbygden Stars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Umeå 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Köping Stars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification to relegation playoffs
10 Djurgårdens 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegated to Superettan
Source: SBL

Results

Home \ Away BOR DJU JAM KOP LUL NAS NOR SOD UME WET BOR DJU JAM KOP LUL NAS NOR SOD UME WET
Borås 108–80 94–79 90–91 76–72 82–76 78–66 92–81 88–84
Djurgårdens 108–102 64–74 84–92 70–90 86–80 79–89 77–85
Jämtland 81–99 101–81 94–98 81–82 90–78 98–85 89–86
Köping Stars 75–67 92–78 89–70 84–79 68–76 82–96
Luleå 68–85 111–75 98–95 72–76 63–60 95–87 75–82 85–81 100–59 97–83 112–86
Nässjö 81–89 77–95 80–86 77–83 72–75 90–79 104–109
Norrköping Dolphins 94–80 85–91 113–109 62–71 92–68 103–85
Södertälje Kings 81–77 75–84 94–68 84–83 91–76
Umeå 86–80 95–85 82–84 65–101 84–83 86–94 70–87
Wetterbygden Stars 93–109 107–86 106–87 99–98 83–73 88–87 91–71
Updated to match(es) played on 10 December 2019. Source: SBL
Colours: Blue = home team win; Red = away team win.

Playoffs

The playoffs are played with a best-of-five format (1-1-1-1-1).

Bracket

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinals
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Quarterfinals

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg4th leg5th leg
0 0 000
0 0 000
0 0 000
0 0 000

Semifinals

Seeded teams played legs 1, 3, 5 and 7 at home.

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg4th leg5th leg6th leg7th leg
0 0 00000
0 0 00000

Finals

Seeded team played legs 1, 3, 5 and 7 at home.

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg4th leg5th leg6th leg7th leg
0 0 00000

Relegation playoffs

The ninth qualified and the runner-up of the Basketettan played a double-legged playoff for a place in the next Basketligan season.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg

Swedish clubs in European competitions

Team Competition Progress
Södertälje Kings Champions League Second qualifying round
FIBA Europe Cup Regular season
Borås First qualifying round

References

  1. "Brännkyrkahallen - Idrottshall". Stockholm.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 September 2019.
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