Professional basketball is the highest level of basketball (aside from International tournaments) which players are compensated. Professional players are men and women who are chosen from College or High school in a Draft by professional teams and sign a contract which length and pay vary on teams choice and length of experience.

List of men's professional leagues by nation

Nation Leagues
Algeria Flag Algeria Algerian Basketball Championship
Argentina Flag Argentina Liga Nacional de Baloncesto
Austria Flag Austria Österreichische Basketball Bundesliga
Austrаlia Flag Australia National Basketball League (Australia)
Belgium Flag Belgium Basketball League Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina FlagBosnia and Herzegovina Basketball Championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brasil Flag Brazil Nova Basquete Brasil
Liga de Desenvolvimento de Basquete
Canada Flag Canada National Basketball League (Canada)
Colombia Flag Colombia Baloncesto Profesional Colombiano
Chile Flag Chile Liga Nacional Movistar
PR China Flag China Chinese Basketball Association
Croatia Flag Croatia A-1 Liga
Czechoslovakia Flag Czech Republic National Basketball League (Czech Republic)
Denmark Flag Denmark Danish Basketball League
Finland Flag Finland Korisliiga
Frаnce Flag France Ligue Nationale de Basketball Pro A
Ligue Nationale de Basket Pro B
Germany Flag Germany Basketball Bundesliga
Georgia Flag Georgia Georgian Basketball Super League
Greece Flag Greece HEBA A1
Hungary Flag Hungary Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A
Iceland Flag Iceland Premier League
Israel Flag Israel Ligat HaAl
Liga Leumit
Iran FlagIran Iranian Basketball Super League
Ireland Flag Ireland Irish SuperLeague
Itаly Flag Italy Lega Basket Serie A
Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan Kazakh National League
U.S. Flag United States National Basketball Association
United States Basketball Association
Uruguay Flag Uruguay Liga Uruguaya de Basketball

Professional basketball in the United States

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