Best European Basketball Clubs


The Top Ten

1 Panathinaikos BC

I am not panathinaikos but it is sure the is best european team in the last 20 years and one of the best teams in the world just one hour ago panathinaiksa won siena and went to the euroleague final for its sixth title good luck

The best coach in Europe (Zelimir Obradovic), the best player in Europe (Dimitris Diamantidis), the best center in Europe (Mike Batiste) and Sarunas Jasikevicius. Simply legends! Panathinaikos has had players-legends in the last 20 years like Dominique Wilkins, Dejan Bodiroga, Vassilis Spanoulis, Antonis Fotsis and many others! What else? Although European referees play always against Greek teams, there is no doubt that Panathinaikos is the greatest team in Europe. Call him "the emperor"!

simply the best! I am every weekend in the stadium and I will never being bored with this team!

Panathinaikos has a winning mentality. Plays for the win until the last second of the game.
The club has bought so many legendary players and has introduced into the game many classic games played into perfection (Who can forget the "pick and roll" plays of Diamantidis and Bastiste?
Furthermore has the most passionate supporters in Europe.You just have to be there to believe it

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2 Fenerbahçe Ülker

Improving each and every time. Could even become the best European team ever, however need to prove itself with more top statistics in the years to come.

They have great potential

Incredible team! Every year they're getting better.


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3 Olympiakos BC

I am olympiakos and I think is a very good team but panathinaikos is better...

I am Panathinaikos, but surely Olympiakos is by far the best European team. They are ruling in Europe the last years. Already 2 European Championships in a row and Intercontinental Championship? I hope we can manage to compete them soon, we are of the best, but always the first is to be remembered!

There's no one like Olympiakos. He brought the game into a different level. Olympiakos team should be regarded as a lesson in the following years of European basketball.

Except 2014 olympiakos was the winner on the finals four 2012 and 2014! That's means is the best basket team the last 10 years because has also the most winners at these last 10 years!

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4 Real Madrid

Ten European Cups make Real Madrid the king of Europe

If success is a measure of the greatest clubs then real Madrid take the crown

9 european cups more than anyone else

They have a very good history and continue always in that excellent form.

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5 Maccabi Tel Aviv

One of the greatest clubs in the history of European basketball. I am sure that maccabi is the best team in europe even they lost on the final four.

Maccabi are better than Partizan and Olympiakos. They are 6 times European champions.

Best club outside the NBA, top management, love you guys

6 European champions, 15 times final four... and with a relative small budget!

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6 CSKA Moscow CSKA Moscow CSKA Moscow is a major Russian sports club based in Moscow. It is popularly referred to in the West as "Red Army" or "the Red Army team" because during the Soviet era, it was a part of the Armed Forces sports society, which in turn was associated with the Soviet Army.

I think CSKA can win it all I'm with them

7 BC Barcelona

A team that can compete even with big NBA teams - MatrixGuy

Very good team batter then real madrid but not the best :D

8 Partizan

Club with great history and big passion and also best fans in the world

Club which send every year a lot of good young players in NBA and Euroleague

Club with the biggest heart! Coming from small country of Serbia, this team can't match other teams financially, but when measuring talent, skill, and determination, and 1992 Euroliga champions, this team is surely 1 of the best teams of Europe!

Look at their budget and budget from other teams. And they manage to get to the final four.

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9 BC Žalgiris

The best ever for decades.

The history, the soul, the passion

Has some positive values, good team play.

Great and growing!

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10 Aris Thessaloniki

Best team of 20century? And what about jugoplastika?

The most historic team in Greece! The team of Nick Galis!

The best team in 1980

As fiba said Aris was the best team in 20th century in Europe

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The Contenders

11 Montepaschi Siena
12 TAU Ceramica (Baskonia)

This team comes from a small city, in the last years had become in one of the best teams of Europe, inthe last 10 years has played four final fours, apart from the titles that has won in his own league, it's a dangerous team!

13 Malaga
14 Olimpia Milano

The first Italian team to win in Europe. The team with more italian titles. The only Euroleague Italian team

15 Virtus Bologna

The best team in Italy

16 Crvena Zvezda

Greatest fans in the world!

Best fans in the world

Best play this days

Best Serbian club for sure!

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17 Anadolu Efes

We all love Efes for sure

Always Best! Efes Pilsen!

I love you Efes Pilsen!

Simply the best Efes Pilsen

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18 Galatasaray Liv Hospital

Obviously they have most beautiful supporters.

Galatasaray is much better than some teams in top 10

What a support.. What a club.. What a fammily!

Hey, it's Galatasaray men it's Cimbom allright

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19 Jugoplastika Split

Never more, team like that, three time in like europe champion, with local player's. Who can do that today?

I like the statistics..going to Split in August & hope to meet some famous players and see domes games & training there!

Simply GREATEST ever,club destroyed by croatian centralized politics and modern financial dedicated one will ever reach greatness which KK Split had in 20th century cause it was built on local power,sweat and blood without any foreign influence...and yeah,you don't know where SPLIT is and you maybe don't know even one club or player from this place but try to explore a little bit,you will find only PURE GOLD AND POWER...

Most romantic basketball team of all times,coming from small fishermen city which gave greatest athletes in sports history...

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20 AEK Athens B.C.

I think AEK right now is in top 10 of European basket for sure! Last year won FIBA CL.

In the top 3 of Greek league teams the last decade (except from the 2012-2014 ) but the Queen is back!

21 KK Cibona

Two tomes European champions. Two times European cup

Best team ever

European Champions 1985 and 1986! Days of Glory!

22 PAOK Thessaloniki BC

The best fans, rich history, dominated European basketball in the early-90's

23 Olimpia Milano

Forza Milano viva Milano

24 AEK Athens
25 Saski Baskonia
26 Hapoel Jerusalem
27 Antwerp Giants
28 Pallacanestro Varese

Ten Champions Cup final in a row in seventies.
5 European Champions Cup
2 European Cup Winners' Cup
3 Intercontinental Cup

Varese is the best

29 BC Rytas

Good defense,great players

30 Darüşşafaka Basketball

Rising star

31 Alba Berlin

Alba's games are very spectacular

32 Juventus Juventus Juventus Football Club S.p.A., colloquially known as Juve, is a professional Italian football club in Turin, Piedmont.
33 Pallacanestro Cantù
34 KK Union Olimpija

Club with heart of a dragon

35 Brose Bamberg
36 BC Khimki
37 London Lions
38 Apollon Patras

One of the greatest greek teams with great history


39 Iraklis
40 Maccabi Haifa
41 Bayern München Bayern München Football-Club Bayern München e.V., commonly known as FC Bayern München, FCB, Bayern Munich, or FC Bayern, is a German sports club based in Munich, Bavaria
42 Kangoeroes Basket Mechelen
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Top Remixes

1. BC Barcelona
2. Olympiakos BC
3. Maccabi Tel Aviv
1. Partizan
2. Real Madrid
3. CSKA Moscow
1. CSKA Moscow
2. BC Barcelona
3. Maccabi Tel Aviv


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