LNB Pro B Leaders Cup

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LNB Pro B Leaders Cup
Founded2015; 4 years ago (2015)
No. of teams18
Country France
Most recent
champion(s)
Chorale Roanne (1st title)
Most titles3 teams (1 title)
Related
competitions
LNB Pro B
(French 2nd Division)
French Cup
(Federation Cup)
Official websitewww.lnb.fr

The LNB Pro B Leaders Cup is a professional national basketball cup competition that is played in a given LNB Pro B (French 2nd Division) season. The trophy is the second tier level of its type in France, being one tier blow the LNB Pro A Leaders Cup, in which teams from the LNB Pro A (French 1st Division) compete. The Pro B Leaders Cup was introduced in 2015, in order to give Pro B teams more to play for in a given season.

Format[edit]

In the first phase of the competition, all 18 Pro B teams are divided into groups of three teams. After that, teams play in a knock-out system, with double legs in the quarterfinals and semifinals. The final is played at a neutral venue.

Finals[edit]

Year Winner Score Runners-up Venue City MVP
2015
Antibes Sharks
56–54
BC Souffelweyersheim Disneyland Paris Chessy United States Tim Blue
2016
JL Bourg
81–69
Boulazac Dordogne Disneyland Paris (2) Chessy (2) France Christophe Léonard
2017
Chorale Roanne
88–80
SOMB Disneyland Paris (3) Chessy (3) United States Joe Burton
2018
Denain Voltaire
98–87 (ot)
Orléans Loiret Disneyland Paris (4) Chessy (4) United States Lance Goulbourne