INTRODUCTION

Revamped in 2016 with a merger between two former leagues to become Japan’s top professional basketball league.

FORMAT

The top division is composed of 22 teams divided into two conferences (East and West). Each team plays 60 games throughout the regular season.

PLAYOFFS

The top three teams from each division qualify for the playoffs, in addition to two wild cards.

2021-22 CHAMPION

Utsunomiya Brex defeated Ryukyu Golden Kings in the 2021-22 B.LEAGUE Final with a two-game sweep.

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