EuroBasket is in the books. Time to look ahead to all the national and international leagues in Europe. Here’s when the action starts in all of them. Well, in all of them that have announced their schedules.
Euroleague – 1 October/16 October
The qualifiers for the one remaining slot begin on 1 October but the regular season doesn’t start for another two weeks. Olympiacos begin their quest for a three-peat at home to Unicaja Malaga.
Eurocup – 15 October
Europe’s secondary competition begins its regular season the night before Euroleague.
Eurochallenge – 5 October
Play in Europe’s tertiary competition starts just a couple of weeks after EuroBasket ends. Krasnie Krilya won the crown last season and are back in Eurochallenge this year.
Adriatic League – 4 October
KK Krka have moved up from Liga Telemach after four straight titles. Reigning champions Partizan begin play at home to KK Igokea.
VTB League – 5 October
After a scattered start to the regular season, reigning champions CSKA Moscow open their campaign at home to VEF Riga.
Balkan League – 14 October
Hapoel Gilboa Galil took the title last season and begin their title defence with a road game at KK Teodo Tivat.
Baltic League – 8 October
Reigning champions Ventspils open play against Barsy Atyrau.