Lega Basket, Serie A – the top basketball league in Italy
Lega Basket Serie A was founded in 1920 as an Italian men’s basketball league. It is the highest league in Italian basketball and also one of the highest European basketball leagues. There are 16 teams in the league, and from October to May of the following year, 16 top-flight teams wrestle each other for the top spots. The teams face off against each of their opponents twice over the course of the season as they vie for those all-important two points. There is no second prize, the losers go home empty-handed. Buy and sell Lega Basket Serie A tickets on StubHub to enjoy the best of Italian basketball.
A thrilling, action-packed game
At the end of the season, the team that loses the end-of-season play-offs is relegated. FIBA rules are applied to the Lega Basket Serie A, which is run on the Italian pyramid system. This consists of a number of competitions and play-offs to decide which team ends up champions at the top of the pyramid and which will be relegated to Serie A2. There are many records for the number of times the league has been won. Among them is the record that set by Pallacanestro Olimpia Milano, who won the league an astonishing 28 times. Other multiple champions include EA7 Emporio Armani Milano, who were champions three times in between 2013 and 2018, and Montepaschi Siena ,who won five consecutive years between 2006 and 2011. Lega Serie A teams are regular competitors in the EuroLeague Basketball championships. Buy and sell Lega Basket Serie A tickets on StubHub to be part of these thrilling sporting events.
A global sport
Basketball is played all over the globe by both men and women of all ages. There are numerous leagues and teams and it is immensely popular as a spectator sport. Basketball is fast and requires enormous skill. Players make quick turns and have close control of the ball, making it look as though it is joined to their hands by an invisible thread. The pace is unrelenting. Games are won and lost on split-second decisions, agonising mistakes, and moments of sublime skill. Lega Serie A brings you basketball played at the highest levels of the sport. Buy and sell Lega Basket Serie A tickets on StubHub to experience these thrill-a-minute contests played by some of the top teams in the world.
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