The Campeonato Panamericano de Clubes de Básquetbol (English: Pan American Basketball Club Championship) was an international professional basketball tournament that was contested from 1993 to 2000, with the exception of 1998, when it was scheduled to be held in the Dominican Republic, and was cancelled due to Hurricane Georges. The team that won the most championships was Franca Basquetebol Clube, with 4 titles.
|Campeonato Panamericano de Clubes de Básquetbol|
|Number of teams||8|
|Level on pyramid||1|
|Last champions|| Estudiantes de Olavarría|
|Most championships|| Franca|
The Pan American Club Championship, founded in 1993, was the top-tier level annual professional basketball competition for all of Latin America. It was not held in 1998, due to Hurricane Georges. The competition's last season was held in 2000. A new version of the Pan American Club Championship, called the FIBA Americas League, was created in 2007.
|Year||Host City||Champions||Finalists||Third place||Fourth place|
|1993||Quito||Franca||Atenas||Indios de Ciudad Juárez||Adidas|
|1994||Córdoba / Olavarría||Franca||Olimpia de Venado Tuerto||Esporte Clube União Corinthians||Atenas|
|1995||Santa Cruz do Sul / Porto Alegre||Rio Claro||Peñarol Mar del Plata||Pony EC União Corinthians||Franca|
|1996||Franca||Atenas||Cougar/Franca||Dharma/Yara Franca||Independiente de General Pico|
|1997||General Pico||Marathon/Franca||Atenas||Independiente de General Pico||Mogi das Cruzes|
|1998|| Santo Domingo
(cancelled due to Hurricane Georges)
|1999||Santo Domingo||Franca||Vasco da Gama||Mauricio Baez||Independiente de General Pico|
|2000||Montevideo||Estudiantes de Olavarría||Aguada||Atlético Welcome||Marathon Franca|
|Club||Champions||Years Won||Runners-up||Years Finalists|
|Franca||4||1993, 1994, 1997, 1999||1||1996|
|Estudiantes de Olavarría||1||2000||0||–|
|Olimpia de Venado Tuerto||0||–||1||1994|
|Peñarol de Mar del Plata||0||–||1||1995|
|Vasco da Gama||0||–||1||1999|
|Champions||Years Won||Runners-up||Years Finalists|
|Brazil (CBB)||5||1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999||2||1996, 1999|
|Argentina (CAD)||2||1996, 2000||4||1993, 1994, 1995, 1997|
The Campeonato Sudamericano de Clubes Campeones de Básquetbol (Portuguese: Campeonato Sul-Americano de Clubes Campeões de Basquetebol, English: South American Basketball Championship of Champions Clubs), or Campeonato Sudamericano de Clubes de Básquetbol (South American Basketball Club Championship), was an international men's professional basketball cup competition that took place between South American sports clubs. It was originally organized by the South American Basketball Confederation, and then later by FIBA Americas. It was played annually between the league champions in each country, plus the winner of the previous edition.FIBA Americas League
The FIBA Americas League (Portuguese: FIBA Liga das Américas, Spanish: FIBA Liga de las Américas), officially abbreviated as the LDA, is the only intercontinental basketball club competition played annually by clubs of the entire Americas. It is organized by FIBA Americas. The first edition started on 4 December 2007. The FIBA Americas League is a recreation of the now defunct Pan American Club Championship, that existed from 1993 to 2000.The winner of the Final Four, the culminating tournament of each season's FIBA Americas League, is crowned as the champion of all of the FIBA Americas zone region. The tournament's final is called the Grand Final. It is the first-tier and most important professional international club basketball competition in the regions of South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico.
From 2013 to 2015, the winner of each season's FIBA Americas tournament, played against the winner of each season's European top-tier level EuroLeague competition, at the FIBA Intercontinental Cup, in order to determine an official club world cup champion. Since 2016, the champions of the FIBA Americas League contest the FIBA Intercontinental Cup against the champions of one of the two European second-tier level competitions, the FIBA Champions League.Liga Sudamericana de Básquetbol
The Liga Sudamericana de Básquetbol (LSB), or FIBA Liga Sudamericana de Básquetbol (LSB) (Portuguese: Liga Sul-Americana de Basquete, English: South American Basketball League), also commonly known as FIBA South American League, is the second-tier level South American professional basketball competition at the club level, with the first-tier level being the FIBA Americas League. The competition is organized by the South American Basketball Association (ABASU), which operates as a regional sub-zone of FIBA Americas. The winner of each year's competition gets a place at the upcoming edition of the FIBA Americas League.
The league usually includes some national domestic champions, and some runners-up, from the best national leagues and basketball countries on the South American continent. Depending on the country, places may be awarded on the basis of performance in the previous season's national domestic league, or over the previous two or three national domestic seasons. The tournament has been played since 1996, with 2003 being the only year in which it was not held.South American professional club basketball system
The South American professional club basketball system or South American professional club basketball pyramid is a series of interconnected competitions for professional basketball clubs in South America. The system has a hierarchical format with a promotion and relegation system between competitions at different levels. There are currently two different competitions on the pyramid – the 1st tier FIBA Americas League, and the 2nd tier FIBA South American League. The 1st-tier level FIBA Americas League is organized by FIBA Americas, and the 2nd-tier level FIBA South American League is organized by the South American Basketball Association (ABASU), which operates as a regional sub-zone of FIBA Americas.
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|National Cup competitions|