|Number of teams||16|
|Level on pyramid||1|
|Relegation to||I Liga|
|Domestic cup(s)||Polish Cup|
|International cup(s)|| Eurocup Basketball |
FIBA Europe Cup
|Current champions|| Arged BM Slam Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski (1st title) |
|Most championships||Śląsk Wrocław (17 titles)|
|TV partners||Polsat Sport|
|2020–21 PLK season|
Polska Liga Koszykówki (PLK) (English: Polish Basketball League) is a professional men's club basketball league in Poland. It constitutes the first and highest-tier level of the Polish league pyramid. The winning team of the final round are crowned the Polish Champions of that season. It began in 1947–48, with the name of I Liga, and was originally organized by the Polish Basketball Association. The league changed to its current form, beginning with the 1997–98 season, after the Polska Liga Koszykówki SA, PLK SA (the Polish Basketball League Joint-stock company) took control over the league (the PLK SA was created in 1995).In 2000–01 season the league turned professional.
The PLK, which is played under FIBA rules, currently consists of 16 teams. A PLK season is split into a league stage and a playoffs stage (since 1984–85 season). At the end of the league stage, the top eight teams qualify for the playoff stage.
The competition Polish basketball men's championships has existed since the year 1928. Śląsk Wrocław is the record holder for most titles, with 17.
Arged BM Slam Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski are defending champions.
Due to sponsorship reasons, the league has known several names:
As of the 2019/21 & 2020/21 season, the teams playing in the PLK are:
|Anwil Włocławek||Włocławek||Hala Mistrzów||4,200|
|Arka Gdynia||Gdynia||Gdynia Sports Arena||5,500|
|WKS Śląsk Wrocław||Wrocław||Hala Orbita||3,000|
|Arged BM Slam Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski||Ostrów Wielkopolski||Hala Sportowa Stal||1,200|
|GTK Gliwice||Gliwice||Centrum Sportowo-Kulturalne Łabędź / Gliwice Arena||400 / 15,000|
|HydroTruck Radom||Radom||ZSE Radom||1,200|
|Legia Warsaw||Warsaw||OSiR Bemowo||1,000|
|Enea Astoria Bydgoszcz||Bydgoszcz||Artego Arena||5,000|
|MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza||Dąbrowa Górnicza||Centrum Hall||2,944|
|Polpharma Starogard Gdański||Starogard Gdański||Argo-Kociewie||2,500|
|Polski Cukier Toruń||Toruń||Arena Toruń||6,248|
|Enea Zastal BC Zielona Góra||Zielona Góra||CRS Hall Zielona Góra||6,080|
|Pszczółka Start Lublin||Lublin||Globus Hall||5,000|
|PGE Spójnia Stargard||Stargard||Hala Miejska||2,500|
|Trefl Sopot||Sopot||Ergo Arena / Hala Stulecia Sopot||15,000 / 1,000|
|KING Szczecin||Szczecin||Azoty Arena||7,403|
|1997–98||Śląsk Wrocław (13)||Pruszków||4–3||Bobry Bytom|
|1998–99||Śląsk Wrocław (14)||Włocławek||4–3||Bobry Bytom|
|1999–00||Śląsk Wrocław (15)||Włocławek||4–1||Pruszków|
|2000–01||Śląsk Wrocław (16)||Anwil Włocławek||4–1||Trefl Sopot|
|2001–02||Śląsk Wrocław (17)||Trefl Sopot||4–1||Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski|
|2002–03||Włocławek (1)||Trefl Sopot||4–2||Śląsk Wrocław|
|2003–04||Trefl Sopot (1)||Śląsk Wrocław||4–1||Polonia Warszawa|
|2004–05||Trefl Sopot (2)||Włocławek||4–2||Polonia Warszawa|
|2005–06||Trefl Sopot (3)||Włocławek||4–1||Czarni Słupsk|
|2006–07||Trefl Sopot (4)||Turów Zgorzelec||4–1||Śląsk Wrocław|
|2007–08||Trefl Sopot (5)||Turów Zgorzelec||4–3||Śląsk Wrocław|
|2008–09||Trefl Sopot (6)||Turów Zgorzelec||4–1||Włocławek|
|2009–10||Gdynia (7)||Włocławek||4–0||Starogard Gdański|
|2010–11||Gdynia (8)||Turów Zgorzelec||4–3||Czarni Słupsk|
|2011–12||Gdynia (9)||Trefl Sopot||4–3||Zielona Góra|
|2012–13||Zielona Góra (1)||Turów Zgorzelec||4–0||AZS Koszalin|
|2013–14||Turów Zgorzelec (1)||Zielona Góra||4–2||Trefl Sopot|
|2014–15||Zielona Góra (2)||Turów Zgorzelec||4–2||Czarni Słupsk|
|2015–16||Zielona Góra (3)||Rosa Radom||4–0||Czarni Słupsk|
|2016–17||Zielona Góra (4)||Toruń||4–1||Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski|
|2017–18||Włocławek (2)||Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski||4–2||Toruń|
|2018–19||Włocławek (3)||Toruń||4–3||Arka Gdynia|
|2019–20||Zielona Góra (5)||Start Lublin||N/A||Włocławek|
|2020–21||Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski||Zastal Zielona Góra||4–2||WKS Śląsk Wrocław|
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