The Lithuanian club of Rytas Vilnius will be among the new clubs joining the Basketball Champions League. Rytas has an impressive set of records and a remarkable list of trophies, among which 5 Lithuanian championships, 3 LKF and 2 King Mindaugas Cups, and 2 ULEB Cup titles.
"We are delighted to welcome these top clubs, playing in some of the strongest leagues in Europe, to the Basketball Champions League family, and I’m convinced they will bring something special to next year’s competition," said Basketball Champions League CEO Patrick Comninos.
"Their presence underscores the successful growth and development of the competition, and we are pleased to see more clubs convinced by the truly pan-European nature of the Basketball Champions League and its focus on providing a great international competition for clubs based on sport results and merit. We are also thrilled to see that more and more clubs with ambitions to win a top European trophy are choosing the Basketball Champions League to pursue their dreams," he said.