The proposed lists of participating teams for the 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague and 2015-16 Eurocup have been reviewed by the members of the Euroleague Commercial Assets Executive Board following the criteria approved during the last ECA Shareholders Meeting, held on May 6 in Istanbul.
The lists will be submitted to the ECA Shareholders Meeting for approval on July 8, 2015.
It will be a very special European season for Herbalife Gran Canaria after the greatest one ever. Last season the team went 21-1 during the competition and earned a spot in its first-ever finals. Once there, Russian team of Khimki was the best and beat Herbalife Gran Canaria in the two final games.
Herbalife Gran Canaria achieved the all-time record in wins with 21, and defeat along the way teams such as Pinar Karsiyaka, Dinamo Sassari or KK Cedevita -all teams that ended winning their local Championships.
The complete list of 2015-16 Eurocup teams, as voted by the majority of the Board members, is as follows:
|AEK Athens (Wildcard)||Greece||Quarterfinalist|
|Aris Thessaloniki (Wildcard)||Greece||Semifinalist|
|Besiktas Integral Forex Istanbul (Wildcard)||Turkey||9th Qualified Regular Season|
|*Buducnost VOLI Podgorica||Montenegro||ABA League semifinalist|
|CAI Zaragoza (Wildcard)||Spain||9th Qualified Regular Season|
|CEZ Basketball Nymburk||Czech Republic||Champion|
|Dolomiti Energia Trento||Italy||Quarterfinalist|
|Dominion Bilbao Basket||Spain||Quarterfinalist|
|Enel Basket Brindisi (Wildcard)||Italy||Quarterfinalist|
|Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (Wildcard)||Turkey||Quarterfinalist|
|Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia||Italy||Finalist|
|Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem||Israel||Champion|
|Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas||Spain||Quarterfinalist|
|Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (Wildcard)||Russia||Regular Season|
|Le Mans Sarthe Basket||France||Semifinalist|
|Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius||Lithuania||Finalist|
|Neptunas Klaipeda (Wildcard)||Lithuania||Semifinalist|
|PGE Turow Zgorzelec||Poland||Finalist|
|Steaua CSM EximBank Bucharest (Wildcard)||Romania||Semifinalist|
|Telekom Baskets Bonn||Germany||Quarterfinalist|
|Trabzonspor Medical Park||Turkey||Semifinalist|
|Umana Reyer Venice||Italy||Semifinalist|
|*Union Olimpija Ljubljana||Slovenia||ABA League 5th Qualified Regular Season|
|Zenit St. Petersburg||Russia||Quarterfinalist|