League Board Approves New Final Four Format

The VTB United League Board approved the teams and format for the 2017-18 season in Moscow today.

There were no changes to the makeup of the League. 13 teams from 5 countries will compete for a championship in 2017-18.


The Board approved a new playoff format, highlighted by the Final Four on June 8-10, 2018.

The regular season will run from October 2017 to May 2018 and the top 8 teams will advance to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinals now feature a 1-2-2 format (the series will open on the higher-seeded team’s court) to determine who reaches the Final Four. 

The Board also approved changes to the championship regulations for the 2017-18 season. One of the biggest innovations is that the League will now have access to each club’s electronic ticketing data. 

The new League logo was also presented to the Board.


OFFICIAL: New VTB United League logo 🏆

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