Turkish Basketball First League

The Turkish Basketball First League, also called TBL, is the second-tier level league of professional club basketball in Turkey. The league was previously known as Turkish Basketball Second League (TB2L).

Turkish Basketball First League
Founded1969 (1969)
First season1969–70
Country Turkey
ConfederationFIBA Europe
Number of teams16
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toBasketbol Süper Ligi
Relegation toTB2L
International cup(s)TBL Federation Cup
Current championsBursaspor (1st title)
(2018–19)
Most championshipsTofaş (4 titles)
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Format and promotion and relegation

There are a total of 18 teams participating in the league for the 2019–20 TBL season. Each team plays each other in their group twice during the regular season. Team finishes at first place promoted to the top-tier Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL) for the next season, teams ranked 2nd place to 9th place, compete in playoff format and winner of the playoff also promotes. The last two teams are relegated to the third-tier Turkish Basketball Second League.

League champions and promoted teams

TBL history

SeasonChampionRunner-upChampion's Coach
2000–01İ.T.Ü.Oyak Renault N/A
2001–02İzmir BBTekelspor N/A
2002–03TofaşTuborg Pilsener N/A
2003–04BanvitErdemirspor N/A
2004–05Mersin BBTTNet Beykoz Rebah Sıdalı
2005–06TofaşTED Ankara Kolejliler Tolga Öngören
2006–07Antalya BBKepez Belediyesi Ahmet Kandemir
2007–08ErdemirsporAliağa Petkim Gökhan Taştimur
2008–09TofaşBornova Belediye Nihat İziç
2009–10TrabzonsporOlin Edirne Alaeddin Yakan
2010–11Bandırma KırmızıHacettepe Üniversitesi Ahmet Gürgen
2011–12TED Ankara KolejlilerRoyal Halı Gaziantep Murat Özyer
2012–13TrabzonsporUşak Sportif Hasan Özmeriç
2013–14Darüşşafaka Doğuşİstanbul BB Orhun Ene
2014–15Yeşilgiresun BelediyeTüyap Büyükçekmece Ahmet Kandemir
2015–16TofaşBest Balıkesir Orhun Ene
2016–17Sakarya BBEskişehir Basket Selçuk Ernak
2017–18 Afyon Belediye Bahçesehir Can Sevim
2018–19 Bursaspor Durmazlar OGM Ormanspor Arda Vekiloğlu

Turkish Basketball League Federation Cup

Year Champions Result Runners-up
2012–13[1]Bandırma Kırmızı73–64Torku Selçuk Üniversitesi
2013–14[2]İstanbul BŞB94–41Akhisar Belediyespor
2014–15[3]Best Balıkesir102–89Sinpaş Denizli Basket

Current clubs

Team City Arena
1881 Düzce Belediye Düzce Kalıcı Konutlar Merkez Spor Salonu
Akhisar Belediye Akhisar Akhisar Belediye Spor Salonu
Anadolu Basket Ankara Ankara Spor Salonu
Balıkesir Büyükşehir Belediyespor Balıkesir Kurtdereli Spor Salonu
Bandırma Kırmızı Bandırma Kara Ali Acar Sport Hall
Bornova Belediyespor İzmir Altındağ Atatürk Spor Kompleksi
Final Gençlik Bursa Bursa Atatürk Sport Hall
Gemlik Basketbol Bursa Gemlik Spor Salonu
Konyaspor Konya Selçuklu Belediyesi Spor Salonu
Lokman Hekim Fethiye Belediyespor Muğla Fethiye Beşkaza Sport Hall
Mamak Belediye Yeni Mamak Spor Ankara Mamak Belediyesi Spor Salonu
Manisa Büyükşehir Belediye Manisa Manisa Atatürk Spor Salonu
Merkezefendi Belediyesi Denizli Basket Denizli Pamukkale Üniversitesi Sport Hall
Petkimspor Aliağa Enka Sport Hall
Samsunspor Samsun Mustafa Dağıstanlı Spor Salonu
Yalova Spor Yalova 90. Yıl Spor Salonu

References

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