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The Ligue nationale de basket (LNB; English: National Basketball League) is the governing body of men's professional club basketball in France. The LNB organises the first-tier Pro A and the second-tier Pro B. Additionally, the federation annually organises the Leaders Cup, Match des Champions and LNB All-Star Game. The LNB was established in 1987 by a committee consisting of high level professional clubs from France. In 1990, the LNB overtook the CCHN as the organizer of the top tier competition in France.

Ligue nationale de basket
Ligue Nationale de Basket logo.svg
Formation27 June 1987; 32 years ago (1987-06-27)
Headquarters117, rue du Château des Rentiers
Paris, France
Coordinates48°49′43″N 2°21′58″E / 48.828691°N 2.3660717000000204°E / 48.828691; 2.3660717000000204Coordinates: 48°49′43″N 2°21′58″E / 48.828691°N 2.3660717000000204°E / 48.828691; 2.3660717000000204
Alain Béral


List of presidentsEdit

  • 1987–1999: Jean Bayle-Lespitau
  • 1999–2003: Alain Pelletier
  • 2003–2010: René Le Goff
  • 2010–2011: Jean-Luc Desfoux
  • 2011–present: Alain Béral[1]

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alain Béral (Président) : «Créer les conditions pour que de grands projets émergent»". 1 December 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2018.

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