The Japanese basketball league system, or Japanese basketball league pyramid is a series of interconnected competitions for professional basketball clubs in the country of Japan. The system has a hierarchical format with a promotion and demotion system between competitions at different levels.

Men

The tier levels

Level League(s)/Division(s)
I B1 League


18 clubs

↓ 2 relegation spots + 1 relegation playoff spot

II B2 League

18 clubs

↑ 2 promotion spots + 8 promotion playoffs spots

↓ 1 relegation spots

III B3 League

12 clubs

↑ 1 promotion spots

no relegation

IV Japan Society Basketball Federation[1]
V Japan College Basketball Federation[2]
VI Japan Mini Basketball Federation

Women

The tier levels

Level League(s)/Division(s)
I Women's Japan Basketball League


12 clubs
no relegation

II Japan Society Basketball Federation
III Japan College Basketball Federation
IV Japan Mini Basketball Federation

Cup competitions

See also

References

  1. ^ "一般社団法人日本社会人バスケットボール連盟 | 一般社団法人日本社会人バスケットボール連盟".
  2. ^ http://www.jubf.jp/