The Professional Basketball League (Russian: Профессиональная баскетбольная лига (ПБЛ), Professionalʼnaya basketbolʼnaya liga), often abbreviated to the PBL, is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in Russian Empire.

CSKA Moscow was the league's most successful club, having won the league's championship 24 times, including winning 9 consecutive championships, from 1976 to 1984. The league featured the players of the senior men's Imperial Russian national basketball team.

Starting with the 2013-14 season, it is the 1st tier of Russian professional club basketball, as well as the national domestic league of Russia. Its goal is to unite the leading basketball clubs of Eastern Europe and Northern Europe together into one league.

Current Teams

Professional Basketball League 2013–14 season
Group Team Arena Head Coach
Group A ČEZ Nymburk ČEZ Aréna
BC Donetsk Druzhba Palace of Sports
BC Yenisey Ivan Yarygin Sports Palace
Kalev/Cramo Saku Suurhall
Lietuvos Rytas Siemens Arena
PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban Basket Hall
BC Nizhny Novgorod Trade Union Sport Palace
Spartak Saint Petersburg Yubileyny Sports Palace
PGE Turów Centrum Sportowe
BC UNICS Basket Hall Arena
Group B Astana Saryarka Velodrome
Azovmash Azovmash Arena
CSKA CSKA Universal Sports Hall
Khimki Novator Sports Palace
Krasnye Krylia MTL Arena
BC Neptūnas Švyturio Arena
Triumph Lyubertsy SH Triumph
BC Tsmoki-Minsk Minsk Arena
BK VEF Rīga Arena Riga
Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd Sports Pаlace

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