Here we go for the spectator figures for the best and most popular competition in Europe, the Euroleague. After the FIBA EuroChallenge and the EuroCup, BallinEurope.com checked what are the averages of the toughest European competition.
For the calculations of this ranking, we took into account all the games of the regular season and the Top16. It is also important to know that Partizan Belgrade played one game in the Belgrade Arena which gives them a higher average than the size of their usual arena. Here we go for the results of the 2008/2009 season.
- ALBA Berlin 11263.9 spectators per game (versus last season: NQ)
- Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 10937.5 (-0.11%)
- Panathinaikos 10212.5 (-10.42%)
- TAU Ceramica 8985.6 (+10.80%)
- Unicaja Malaga 8893.8 (-1.67%)
- Partizan Belgrade 8617.6 (+48.06%)
- Real Madrid 8437.5 (-8.49%)
- Olympiacos 7740.0 (+21.89%)
- SLUC Nancy 5628.4 (NQ)
- DKV Joventut Badalona 5513.2 (NQ)
- Regal FC Barcelona 5175.9 (+6.59%)
- Cibona Zagreb 4975.0 (+48.82%)
- Zalgiris Kaunas 4881.8 (-1.72%)
- Le Mans 4840.0 (+19.72%)
- Montepaschi Siena 4735.1 (-5.98%)
- Efes Pilsen Istanbul 4600.0 (-2.13%)
- Union Olimpija 4340.0 (-16.77%)
- Fenerbahce Ulker 4337.5 (-11.48%)
- CSKA Moscow 3825.0 (-28.50%)
- Lottomatica Roma 3787.6 (-14.49%)
- Armani Jeans Milano 3050.3 (+29.01%)
- Asseco Prokom Sopot 3050.0 (+4.66%)
- Air Avellino 3007.0 (NQ)
- Panionios Athens 2460.0 (NQ)
The average attendance of a Euroleague game has increased by 1.28% to 6193.8 spectators per game. A new individual game record has been set during the Top16 match between Partizan Belgrade and Panathinaikos Athens with 22567 official spectators. ALBA Berlin immediately stormed to the top of the list with the inauguration of their brand new O2 World Arena. The biggest increase in terms of spectators was registered by Cibona Zagreb where the average rocketed by 48.82%.
Other nice improvements have been registered at Olympiacos and also for Armani Jeans Milano who slowly start to attract more people to their arena.