2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague licence allocation criteria

Jun 02, 2015 by Euroleague.net Print
2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague licence allocation criteria
A-license (11)
  Anadolu Efes Istanbul
  CSKA Moscow
  EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
  Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul
* FC Barcelona
* Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz
  Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
  Olympiacos Piraeus
  Panathinaikos Athens
* Real Madrid
* Unicaja Malaga
  Zalgiris Kaunas
*As approved within the ECA Shareholders Meeting held in Barcelona on July 9 2014, a limitation of 3 A Licences per country will be applied starting in the 2015-16 season. The team with the lower ranking will lose its Licence at the end of the 2014-15 season. The ranking that will be applied will evaluate sports results (Domestic and Euroleague Basketball competitions), arena attendance and TV income for the 2009–15 period.

 

B-license (8)  
  Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade Adriatic League (champion)
  Cedevita Zagreb Adriatic League (finalist)
  Limoges CSP France (champion)
  Brose Baskets Bamberg Germany (champion)
  Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari/Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia Italy (Highest ranked without an A Licence)
Stelmet Zielona Gora Poland (champion)
  Khimki Moscow Region Russian Federation (Highest ranked without an A Licence)
  FC Barcelona/Unicaja Malaga/Real Madrid/Valencia Basket Spain (Highest ranked without an A Licence)

 

C-license (1)
** Wild card
** Khimki Moscow Region won the 2014-15 Eurocup but also qualified as the highest-ranked team in the VTB United League without an A Licence. Therefore the Eurocup champion spot becomes a wild card.

 

Four wild cards (4)
*** Wild card
*** As approved within the ECA Shareholders Meeting held in Istanbul on May 6 2015, priority will be given to suitable clubs in France, Germany, Turkey and the United Kingdom due to their status as strategic markets for the competition.

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