The LEB Plata is the third basketball division of the Spanish basketball league system and the second basketball division organized by the Spanish Basketball Federation. Since 2019, three teams are promoted to LEB Oro and six teams are relegated to Liga EBA.

LEB Plata
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Founded2000; 21 years ago (2000)
First season2000–01
CountrySpain
ConfederationFIBA Europe
Number of teams28
Level on pyramid3
Promotion toLEB Oro
Relegation toLiga EBA
Domestic cup(s)Copa LEB Plata
Current championsIraurgi SB
(2nd title)
Most championshipsIraurgi SB
(2 titles)
Websitelebplata.es
2020–21 season

LEB Plata historyEdit

League namesEdit

  • 2000–2006: LEB 2
  • 2006–2007: Adecco LEB 2
  • 2007–2015: Adecco Plata
  • 2015–present: LEB Plata

ChampionsEdit

Season Champion Other promoted teams MVP
2000–01 Llobregat Centre Cornellà CD Universidad Complutense   Rahshon Turner
2001–02 Basket Bilbao Berri CB Tarragona   Melvin Simon
2002–03 CB Aracena CBC Algeciras Cepsa   John Schuck
2003–04 Valls Félix Hotel Calpe Aguas de Calpe   Shalawn Miller
2004–05 CB L'Hospitalet Alcúdia-Aracena   Thomas Terrell
2005–06 Autocid Ford Burgos Aguas de Valencia Gandía   Brett Beeson
2006–07 Beirasar Rosalía Ciudad de La Laguna Canarias   Jason Blair
2007–08 Akasvayu Vic Illescas Urban CLM   Stevie Johnson
2008–09 Faymasa Palencia WTC Almeda Park Cornellà   Robert Joseph
2009–10 Fundación Adepal Alcázar Lobe Huesca   Ronald Thompson
2010–11 Knet Rioja Iberostar Mallorca Bàsquet   Ian O'Leary
2011–12 River Andorra Aguas de Sousas Ourense   Marko Todorović
2012–13 Unión Financiera Asturiana Oviedo Baloncesto Palma Air Europa   Will Hanley
2013–14 Fundación Baloncesto Fuenlabrada CB Prat   Ola Atoyebi
2014–15 Cáceres Patrimonio de la Humanidad Amics Castelló   Nick Washburn
2015–16 Marín Ence Peixegalego Sáenz Horeca Araberri   Javonte Green
2016–17 Sammic ISB Comercial Ulsa Ciudad de Valladolid   Sergio de la Fuente
2017–18 Covirán Granada Real Canoe NC   Tyson Pérez
2018–19 HLA Alicante Afanion CB Almansa and Marín Ence PeixeGalego   Jordi Trias
2019–20 Season curtailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[a]
2020–21 Juaristi ISB Barça B and CB Prat   Ibon Guridi

Performance by clubEdit

Club Winners Promotions Winning Years
Iraurgi SB 2 2 2016–17, 2020–21
CB Cornellà 1 2 2000–01
CB Marín Peixegalego 1 2 2015–16
Bilbao Basket 1 1 2001–02
CB Aracena 1 1 2002–03
CB Valls 1 1 2003–04
CB L'Hospitalet 1 1 2004–05
CB Atapuerca 1 1 2005–06
CI Rosalía de Castro 1 1 2006–07
CB Vic 1 1 2007–08
Palencia Baloncesto 1 1 2008–09
CDB Amistad y Deporte 1 1 2009–10
CB Clavijo 1 1 2010–11
BC Andorra 1 1 2011–12
Oviedo CB 1 1 2012–13
Fundación Baloncesto Fuenlabrada 1 1 2013–14
Cáceres Ciudad del Baloncesto 1 1 2014–15
Fundación CB Granada 1 1 2017–18
Fundación Lucentum Baloncesto 1 1 2018–19
CB Myrtia 1 1 2019–20
CB Prat 0 2
CD Universidad Complutense 0 1
CB Tarragona 0 1
CB Ciudad de Algeciras 0 1
CB Calpe 0 1
CB Alcúdia 0 1
Gandía BA 0 1
CB 1939 Canarias 0 1
CB Illescas 0 1
CB Peñas Huesca 0 1
Bàsquet Mallorca 0 1
Club Ourense Baloncesto 0 1
CB Bahía San Agustín 0 1
AB Castelló 0 1
Araberri BC 0 1
CB Ciudad de Valladolid 0 1
Real Canoe NC 0 1
CB Almansa 0 1
Bàsquet Girona 0 1
CB Tizona 0 1
FC Barcelona Bàsquet B 0 1

Current clubsEdit

Location of teams in 2020–21 LEB Plata
  Red: Group East;   Green: Group West
Location of teams from Barcelona in 2020–21 LEB Plata
Location of teams from the Canary Islands in 2020–21 LEB Plata
Team Home city Arena Capacity
Albacete Basket Albacete Pabellón del Parque 1,200
Aquimisa Carbajosa Carbajosa de la Sagrada Municipal
Barça B Sant Joan Despí Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper 472
CAT&REST Intragas-Clima CDP Ponferrada Pabellón Lydia Valentín 2,500
CB Cornellà Cornellà de Llobregat Parc Esportiu
CB Marbella Marbella Carlos Cabezas
CB Morón Morón de la Frontera Alameda 600
CB Pardinyes Lleida Lleida Pavelló Barris Nord 6,100
CB Prat El Prat de Llobregat Pavelló Joan Busquets 500
Círculo Gijón Gijón Palacio de Deportes 5,197
El Ventero CBV Villarrobledo Los Pintores
Enerdrink UDEA Algeciras DAM Algeciras Pabellón Ciudad de Algeciras 2,300
ENERparking Basket Navarra Pamplona Arrosadia 1,500
Fundación Globalcaja La Roda La Roda Juan José Lozano Jareño 500
Gran Canaria B Las Palmas Centro Insular de Deportes 5,200
Grupo Alega Cantabria Torrelavega Vicente Trueba 2,688
Hestia Menorca Mahón Pavelló Menorca 5,115
Hozono Global Jairis Alcantarilla Fausto Vicent
Ibersol CB Tarragona Tarragona El Serrallo
Innova Chef Zamora Ángel Nieto 2,200
Juaristi ISB Azpeitia Municipal 1,000
Mi Arquitecto CB Benicarló Benicarló Pavelló Poliesportiu Municipal 2,000
Melilla Sport Capital Enrique Soler Melilla Guillermo García Pezzi
NCS Alcobendas Alcobendas Antela Parada
Reina Yogur Clavijo CB Logroño Palacio de los Deportes 4,500
Torrons Vicens CB L'Hospitalet L'Hospitalet Nou Pavelló del Centre 700
Zentro Basket Madrid Madrid Antonio Díaz Miguel
Zornotza ST 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
2020 Azpeitia Iraurgi SB Bàsquet Girona 74–69   Spencer Reaves
2021 Sant Joan Despí Iraurgi SB FC Barcelona Bàsquet B 84–82   Ibon Guridi

Final Four EditionsEdit

Since 2009, the Copa LEB Plata 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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Real Murcia was declared champion and promoted to LEB Oro alongside Bàsquet Girona and UBU Tizona.

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