Changes in the BBL Regulations concerning the qualification for the Eighth-Finals

As we informed earlier, BC Dynamo Moscow pulled out from the BBL competition and will not play their remaining two games of the BBL Regular season.

 

In accordance with the Official FIBA rules Article 20.2.3, if in a tournament the team forfeits for the second time, the team shall be disqualified from the tournament and the results of all games played by this team shall be nullified.

Based on it, the results of the teams with club Dynamo Moscow are nullified.

In accordance with the decision of BBL Board, all qualified teams for the BBL Eighth-Finals will be classified from 1st place to 13th place as follows:

  1. Place in the group;
  2. Winning percentage in the group without the results with the team placed 7th in one group/2 groups of 6 teams and 1 group of 5 teams/ (instead of previous criteria - total number of points in the group without the results with the team placed 7th in one group);
  3. High goal difference off all games in the group without the results with the team placed 7th in one group;
  4. High number of goals scored in all games in the group without the results with the team placed 7th in one group;
  5. A draw shall decide on the classification.