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The LEB Plata is the third basketball division of the Spanish basketball league system, the second basketball division organized by the Spanish Basketball Federation. Each year, the winner and the runner-up of the league, are promoted to LEB Oro. The four lowest-placed teams are relegated to Liga EBA.

LEB Plata
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Founded2000; 19 years ago (2000)
First season2000–01
Country Spain
ConfederationFIBA Europe
Number of teams24
Level on pyramid3
Promotion toLEB Oro
Relegation toLiga EBA
Domestic cup(s)Copa LEB Plata
Current championsCovirán Granada
(1st title)
Websitelebplata.es
2019–20 season

LEB Plata historyEdit

Current clubsEdit

Location of teams in 2019–20 LEB Plata
  Red: Group East;   Green: Group West.
Location of teams from the Canary Islands in 2019–20 LEB Plata
  Red: Group East.
Team Home city Arena Capacity
Arcos Albacete Basket Albacete Pabellón del Parque 1,200
Barça B Sant Joan Despí Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper 472
Basket Navarra Pamplona Arrosadia 1,500
Bàsquet Girona Girona Fontajau 5,500
Bodegas Rioja Vega Logroño Palacio de los Deportes 4,500
CAT&REST Intragas-Clima CDP Ponferrada Pabellón Lydia Valentín 2,500
CB Benicarló Benicarló Pavelló Poliesportiu Municipal 2,000
CB Marbella Marbella Antonio Serrano Lima
CB Morón Morón de la Frontera Alameda 600
CB Prat El Prat de Llobregat Pavelló Joan Busquets 500
CB Villarrobledo Villarrobledo Los Pintores
Círculo Gijón Gijón Palacio de Deportes 5,197
Enerdrink UDEA Algeciras Algeciras Pabellón Ciudad de Algeciras 2,300
Gran Canaria B Las Palmas Centro Insular de Deportes 5,200
Hestia Menorca Mahón Pavelló Menorca 5,115
Igualitorio Cantabria Estela Santander Palacio de Deportes 6,000
Ilerdauto Nissan Pardinyes Lleida Lleida Pavelló Barris Nord 6,100
Innova Chef Zamora Ángel Nieto 2,200
JAFEP Fundación Globalcaja La Roda La Roda Juan José Lozano Jareño 500
Juaristi ISB Azpeitia Municipal 1,000
Real Murcia Baloncesto Murcia Príncipe de Asturias 3,500
Torrons Vicens CB L'Hospitalet L'Hospitalet Nou Pavelló del Centre 700
UBU Tizona Burgos Polideportivo El Plantío 2,432
Zornotza Saskibaloi Taldea Amorebieta-Etxano Larrea 600

Copa LEB PlataEdit

The Copa LEB Plata (LEB Plata Cup) is a championship played since 2001.

In the first editions, the three top teams in the first half season and an organizer team played the Cup in a Final Four format. Since 2009, the teams who play this cup are two first qualified in the half season, and it's hosted by the first qualified . The winner of the Copa LEB Plata will be the first team in the play-offs if it finishes between the second and the fifth at the final of the Regular Season.

Year Host Winner Runner-up Score MVP
2001 Algeciras CB Tarragona CB Cornellà 84–82   Salva Camps
2002 Bilbao Bilbao Basket CB Tarragona 84–74   Lucho Fernández
2003 Plasencia CB Aracena CB Plasencia 80–71   DeCarlo Deveaux
2004 Logroño CB Clavijo CI Rosalía de Castro 77–75   Manu Coego
2005 Gandía CB Atapuerca Gandía Bàsquet 98–78   Tony Smith
2006 Pontevedra CB Atapuerca CB Peñas Huesca 88–78   Diego Guaita
2007 Santiago de Compostela Club Ourense Baloncesto CB 1939 Canarias 90–89   Sony Vázquez
2008 Palencia CB Vic CB Illescas 66–64   Eulis Báez
2009 Palencia Palencia Baloncesto CB L'Hospitalet 69–65   Carles Bravo
2010 Huesca CB Peñas Huesca CD Huelva Baloncesto 89–67   Stevie Johnson
2011 Logroño CB Clavijo BC Andorra 79–72   Sidão Santana
2012 Andorra la Vella Araberri BC BC Andorra 82–74   Alberto Ausina
2013 Guadalajara CEBA Guadalajara Oviedo CB 78–71   Sergio Llorente
2014 Fuenlabrada CB Prat Baloncesto Fuenlabrada B 83–79   Sergio Pérez
2015 Castellón de la Plana AB Castelló CEBA Guadalajara 88–73   Nick Washburn
2016 Ávila CB Peixefresco Óbila CB 76–66   Antonio Pantín
2017 Granada Fundación CB Granada Fundación Lucentum Baloncesto 80–74   Jesús Fernández
2018 Granada Fundación CB Granada CP La Roda 71–63   Devin Wright
2019 Alicante Fundación Lucentum Baloncesto CB Zamora 86–68   Álex Galán

Final Four EditionsEdit

Since 2009, the Copa Príncipe de Asturias (renamed Copa Princesa de Asturias in 2015) is only played with the two top teams at the first half of the LEB Plata season

Stat leaders at LEB PlataEdit

Season Top rating PIR Top scorer PPG Top rebounder RPG Top Assistant APG
2000–01   Rahshon Turner 24.48   Nacho Yáñez 21.83   Richard Lugo 11.00   Carlos Braña 4.20
2001–02   Melvin Simon 24.31   Danny Moore 20.60   Melvin Simon 10.69   Fernando Pérez 4.15
2002–03   David Schuck 21.86   Duane Virgil 20.12   David Schuck 9.97   José Báez 4.90
2003–04   Shalawn Miller 25.42   Tony Smith 22.69   José Manuel Coego 11.31   Lino López 4.96
2004–05   Thomas Terrell 30.39   Thomas Terrell 22.97   Antonio García 13.07   Lino López 5.10
2005–06   Brett Beeson 22.23   Tony Smith 21.03   Rammel Allen 9.84   Jorge Jiménez 6.03
2006–07   Jason Blair 25.38   Brett Beeson 19.21   Jakim Donaldson 11.26   Frederic Castelló 4.64
2007–08   Stevie Johnson 25.39   Stevie Johnson 21.39   Paulão Prestes 9.40   Josep Marcos 4.66
2008–09   Robert Joseph 23.90   Tarick Johnson 20.11   Pep Ortega 8.73   Lino López 4.40
2010–11   Ian O'Leary 20.38   Mat Witt 16.39   Ian O'Leary 9.50   Mat Witt 6.04
2011–12   Marko Todorović 20.38   Alfredo Ott 17.58   Alex Thompson 8.48   Federico Bavosi 5.83
2012–13   Will Hanley 23.65   Will Hanley 17.65   Will Hanley 11.20   Fran Cárdenas 6.35
2013–14   Olasumbo Atoyebi 20.05   Ibon Carreto 16.25   Olasumbo Atoyebi 10.50   José Antonio Marco 6.08
2014–15   Nick Washburn 20.04   Ridge McKeither 17.70   Dane Johnson 9.13   José Antonio Marco 7.12
2015–16   Javonte Green 21.60   Gabe Rogers 18.38   Jesús Fernández 10.17   Javier Marín 4.42
2016–17   Sergio de la Fuente 19.17   Sergio de la Fuente 17.13   Sergio de la Fuente 10.20   Lamonte Thomas 4.77
2017–18   Tyson Pérez 20.57   Will Saunders 17.41   Karamo Jawara 9.81   Adrián Fuentes 5.86

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