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2013–14 Liga Nacional de Básquet season

The 2013–14 Liga Nacional de Básquet season was the 30th season of the top professional basketball league in Argentina. The regular season started on 9 October 2013. Peñarol won their fifth title, defeating defending champions Regatas Corrientes in the finals. This was the first season without relegations to the Torneo Nacional de Ascenso.[1]

2013–14 Liga Nacional de Básquet season
LeagueLiga Nacional de Básquet
SportBasketball
Duration9 October 2013 – 5 April 2014
(regular season)
9 April – 5 June 2014 (playoffs)
Number of teams16
TV partner(s)TyC Sports
Season MVPArgentina Walter Herrmann
Top scorerUnited States Walter Baxley
2014 Liga Nacional de Básquet Playoffs
Finals championsPeñarol
  Runners-upRegatas Corrientes
Finals MVPArgentina Facundo Campazzo (Peñarol)
Liga Nacional de Básquet seasons

Contents

Promotions and relegationsEdit

Torneo Nacional de Ascenso Champions from the previous season Estudiantes Concordia and runners-up Quilmes were promoted.

ClubsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

First stageEdit

The first stage took place between 10 October and 24 November 2013. Teams were divided into two zones. The top four teams from each zone competed in the Torneo Súper 8 that took place in December.

North ZoneEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts Qualification
1 Regatas Corrientes 14 12 2 26 Qualified to Torneo Súper 8
2 Atenas 14 9 5 23
3 Libertad 14 8 6 22
4 Quimsa 14 7 7 21
5 Estudiantes Concordia 14 6 8 20
6 Juventud Sionista 14 6 8 20
7 La Unión 14 5 9 19
8 Ciclista Olímpico 14 3 11 17

South ZoneEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts Qualification
1 Gimnasia Indalo 14 11 3 25 Qualified to Torneo Súper 8
2 Peñarol 14 9 5 23
3 Quilmes 14 8 6 22
4 Obras Sanitarias 14 8 6 22
5 Boca Juniors 14 7 7 21
6 Argentino de Junín 14 6 8 20
7 Bahía Basket 14 4 10 18
8 Lanús 6 3 3 9

Torneo Súper 8Edit

The ninth edition of Torneo Súper 8 took place on 18–21 December 2013 in the city of San Martín, Mendoza. Peñarol won their fourth title, defeating Quimsa in the Final, and were granted a berth in the 2014 Liga Sudamericana de Básquetbol.

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
      
Gimnasia Indalo 61
Quimsa 76
Quimsa 92
Atenas 84
Atenas 91
Quilmes 74
Quimsa 76
Peñarol 82
Regatas Corrientes 82
Obras Sanitarias 57
Regatas Corrientes 89
Peñarol 96
Peñarol 82
Libertad 77

Second stageEdit

The second stage started on 28 November 2013. All 16 teams were ranked together. Each team carried over half of the points obtained in the first stage.

Pos Team Pld W L Pts Qualification
1 Regatas Corrientes 30 25 5 68 Conference quarterfinals
2 Peñarol 30 24 6 65.5
3 Boca Juniors 30 22 8 62.5
4 Libertad 30 16 14 57
5 Atenas 30 15 15 56.5 Reclassification playoffs
6 Argentino de Junín 30 16 14 56
7 Gimnasia Indalo 30 13 17 55.5
8 Juventud Sionista 30 15 15 55
9 Quilmes 30 14 16 55
10 Obras Sanitarias 30 14 16 55
11 Ciclista Olímpico 30 16 14 54.5
12 Quimsa 30 14 16 54.5
13 Estudiantes Concordia 30 14 16 54
14 Bahía Basket 30 12 18 51
15 Lanús 30 6 24 44.5
16 La Unión 30 4 26 43.5

PlayoffsEdit

The Playoffs started on 9 April 2014 and ended on 5 June 2014. Peñarol defeated Regatas Corrientes in the Finals and won their fifth title. Both teams were qualified for the 2015 FIBA Americas League. Since Peñarol had also qualified to the 2014 Liga Sudamericana de Básquetbol after winning the Torneo Súper 8, their berth was given to the next best team that was not qualified yet, in this case Libertad.

  Reclassification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
       
  1 Regatas Corrientes 3  
    12 Quimsa 1  
5 Atenas 1
12 Quimsa 3  
  1 Regatas Corrientes 3  
  6 Argentino de Junín 0  
       
       
  4 Libertad 1
    6 Argentino de Junín 3  
4 Argentino de Junín 3
11 Ciclista Olímpico 0  
  1 Regatas Corrientes 2
  2 Peñarol 4
       
       
  2 Peñarol 3
    9 Quilmes 1  
8 Juventud Sionista 0
9 Quilmes 3  
  2 Peñarol 3
  3 Boca Juniors 0  
       
       
  3 Boca Juniors 3
    7 Gimnasia Indalo 1  
7 Gimnasia Indalo 3
10 Obras Sanitarias 1  

Clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team Competition Progress
Lanús FIBA Americas League Group stage
Regatas Corrientes Semifinals
Argentino de Junín Liga Sudamericana de Básquetbol Semifinals
Boca Juniors Fourth place
Peñarol Semifinals

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Liga sin descensos, Olé. Retrieved 9 May 2017.(in Spanish)