The LNB (Ligue Nationale de Basketball) first-tier team is made up of France’s top professional players. The regular season is approximately 220 games with teams, scoring about 150 points.
There are two divisions in LNB: French Pro A League (first division) and French Pro B League (second division). All 18 Pro A division teams play each other twice during the regular season, that host approximately 220 games with teams, scoring about 150 points. At the end of the regular season, the top eight teams qualify for the playoffs and the two teams with the worst regular season records are relegated to Pro B.
Starting with LNB, all rounds except for the finals are best-of-three series; the final is a single game played at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris. The LNB Pro A betting starts in October and ends in May. The play-offs are held from May until June.
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